Social Programme

Finalising your plans for your time in Amsterdam? Listed below are the perfect opportunities to meet and network with colleagues at the 2018 PSI Conference!

Drinks with the Scientific Committee

Sunday 3rd June

Join the PSI Scientific Committee for informal drinks at the bar in the NH Barbizon Hotel from 7.30pm. 

As the conference is not being held at a hotel this year, there will not be a formal welcome reception. 

Morning Run

Monday 4th June 

Don’t forget to pack your running shoes! Similar to the last few years, on the Monday morning at 7am we will meet at the NH Barbizon hotel for a 5km run. The pace is mixed so no matter your speed you will have someone to run with. This is a great way to start the conference and last year there were plenty of opportunities for photos and chatting to your fellow runners.

Career Young Statisticians Networking Event

Monday 4th June - during Conference programme

Straight after the two career young statistician parallel sessions on Monday afternoon, there will be a dedicated networking session supported by CALC (Careers and Academic Liaison Committee). So grab a coffee (or your beverage of choice) and take advantage of this informal session to meet new people and catch up with old friends. There will also be a game of People Bingo with the chance to win a chocolate-based prize.  

Networking Event - sponsored by PHASTAR

Monday 4th June

This will be a great opportunity to network and enjoy a drink in a relaxed atmosphere with other attendees at Hannekes Boom, a local bar in Amsterdam. We look forward to seeing you there from 19:45. 


Gala Dinner - sponsored by Cytel

Tuesday 5th June 2018

On Tuesday 5th June 2018, we will hold the PSI Conference Gala Dinner at the Beurs Van Berlage in the great hall. This is the magical location of the wedding of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, and is the largest dining room in Amsterdam city centre.

The Beurs Van Berlage is full of history and interesting architectural features. During the opening of the building, four types of exchange were introduced. The stock exchange, the shippers’ trade exchange, the corn exchange and the commodity exchange each had their own hall with meeting and auction rooms to do business. Over the course of the conference, many of these rooms will be used.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Gala Dinner, from 7pm with the party going on until late. We recommend black tie attire for this event.  

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