Practical Information


The official language at the conference is English. The local language is Dutch, but most residents of Wageningen speak English.


In The Netherlands, you are obliged by law to carry photographic identification (e.g. a passport).

Liability and insurance

The conference fees do not include provisions for the insurance of participants against personal injuries, sickness, theft or property damage incurred during the conference. It is recommended that delegates make prior arrangements for health, accident and other insurance they deem necessary. Neither the Conference Organization nor its sponsors are responsible for any loss, injury or damage - however caused - to persons or belongings.

Credit cards

All major hotels and most restaurants accept credit cards.


A light lunch will included in the conference fee.

Coffee and Tea breaks

Coffee and tea, and other refreshments will be free of charge during coffee and tea breaks.


Wireless internet will be availalable throughout the conference centre. You are welcome to twitter about the conference, with hash tag #mb2014.