In addition to the scientific program, the conference offered the opportunity
to meet colleagues at various informal occasions.
The meeting started with an informal welcome reception at the Conference Centre. The Welcome
Reception was hosted by the board of the University of Nijmegen.
Buffet Dinner and Guided Tour in the National Heritage Museum
The Local Organizing Committee of Measuring Behavior 2000
arranged a unique visit to the National
Heritage Museum at which the delegates could discover how the Dutch have been living and
working since 1600. For centuries farmers and agricultural laborers
played a major role in the Dutch economy. Delegates took a peek in a dairy farm
or a turf hut from the Northern region, and discovered the ambience of
Buffet Dinner and Boat Trip on the Nostalgic Steamboat Brandaris
The Local Organizing Committee of Measuring Behavior 2000 welcomed
the delegates on board Steamboat Brandaris. The soft furnishing, mahogany carpentry
and brasswork give the boat a nostalgic character and took the delegates back
to the 1920s. And with a sign of the the steam whistle, a beautiful trip
on the river Waal and a special 'officers' buffet commenced.
After the final session of Measuring Behavior 2000 it was time
to say goodbye again. It was also a good moment to evaluate the conference
with all delegates during the farewell drinks.