The 2016 ICNC meeting will be at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre. The RAI is a spacious, modern, luxurious and green venue that has previously hosted numerous international meetings and can easily accommodate the expected number of delegates. State-of-the-art IT infrastructure and audiovisual equipment will be made available, including wireless networks, internet access and conference Apps for smart phones and tablets. Social media will be used to communicate to participants prior to and during the conference.
Amsterdam is highly accessible for international travelers. Schiphol Amsterdam International Airport has been voted best airport in the world and is one of only four airports graded 4 stars. It provides direct connections with most continents and many countries, with 99 non-stop intercontinental and 301 direct European destinations. The Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre is within ten minutes reach of Schiphol Airport by train, and close to the heart of historical Amsterdam. Thousands of hotel rooms in all possible price categories, ranging from luxury hotel chains to low-budget accommodation, are available within walking distance from the conference venue.
The city of Amsterdam is very keen to host large international congresses and offers a Young Scientists Award of 5.000 Euro which the scientific committee can award to the most promising participating young scientist at the conference.