Conference venue

The SSC2017 conference will take place at the Centre of Expertise Smart Sustainable Cities (CoE SSC) of HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht:

Padualaan 99
3584 CH Utrecht

Click here for all location information.

Conference contacts

For any questions about SSC2017-conference, please contact Andy Wagenaar:

For any questions about the Young Professionals Event – Transition Zero Award 2017, please contact Caroline Maessen:
T: +31 (0)6 41 61 94 75

For information about the ESSENCE project, please contact Lenneke Kok:
T: +31 (0)88 481 87 01
Or visit the website

Conference fee

Admission to the SSC17 conference is free and includes access to the conference programme on 14 June, all documentation, lunch and refreshments. Online registration is necessary. In case of no show or cancellation less than five days before the conference, a compensation fee of €50,- will be charged.

Travel & Hotel accommodation

Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements and hotel reservation.
You will find below our suggestions for hotel accommodation in the vicinity of the conference venue.

Mitland Hotel Utrecht (4*)
Ariënslaan 1 – 3573 PT Utrecht
T +31 (0)30 271 58 24

Hotel de Biltsche Hoek – Utrecht (4*)
De Holle Bilt 1 – 3732 HM De Bilt
T +31 (0)30 220 58 11

NH Centre Utrecht (3*)
Janskerkhof 10 – 3512 BL Utrecht
T +31 (0)30 231 31 69

City of Utrecht

Tourist information
Utrecht is a historical city in the centre of the Netherlands, less than half an hour by train from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport.
​For all tourist information about Utrecht, please visit these sites: and Utrecht Convention Bureau.

Public transport
For detailed information on public transport, please visit these websites: for trains (connecting Amsterdam and Utrecht), for busses, or for public transport in general.

Invitation letter for visa application

All delegates requiring a letter of invitation for visa application purposes may request the letter during the online registration. Please contact: Andy Wagenaar.

Conference language

The working language of the conference is English.


Registration will close on 22 May 2017.


Notification of cancellation must be made in writing and sent to