NCK Conferentie 2018

The annual conference of the Netherlands Centre for Coastal research (NCK) will be held from Wednesday to Friday March 21-23, 2018 at Teylers Museum in Haarlem, the Netherlands. Please reserve the dates.

The 2018 NCK Days will be hosted by TNO – Geological Survey of the Netherlands as part of its 100-year mapping anniversary. The theme of the meeting is Geo-logic in coastal and shelf research: a matter of multidisciplinarity.

Call for abstracts

Abstracts should be submitted before Wednesday February 7, 2018. This year’s conference organisers specifically welcome abstracts on the following themes (in alphabetical order):

  • Abiotic-biotic relationships
  • Long-term coastal behavior
  • Monitoring and understanding the shoreface
  • Seabed mapping, modeling and management
  • Spatial patterns and self-organization
  • Thresholds and feedback mechanisms

Practical information

Location: Teylers Museum, Spaarne 16, 2011 CH, Haarlem, the Netherlands

The ice breaker will take place on Wednesday evening from 19:30h at nearby Stempels, Klokhuisplein 9, Haarlem, the Netherlands. Lunches and the conference dinner will also be hosted at this location.


  • Full package (including ice breaker, two conference days, excursion, museum access and dinner): € 200
  • Single conference day (Thursday or Friday, excluding dinner): € 85
  • Conference dinner: € 45

For people registering early, the Ambassador City Centre Hotel offers standard rooms for € 89 (single occupancy) or € 99 (double occupancy) per night, excluding € 3.25 tourist tax per person per night but including breakfast. Please use the booking form with group code GF1952 and send it to

Preliminary program

March 21             Ice breaker

March 22             Keynotes Gerd Masselink (University of Plymouth) and Cees Laban (Marine Geological Advice, former Head of Marine and Coastal Research at the Geological Survey of the Netherlands)

Presentations and poster session 1

Excursion: City Walk Haarlem – building stone and coastal geology

Opportunity to see the collection of Teylers Museum

Conference dinner

 March 23            Keynote Carol Cotterill (British Geological Survey)

Presentations and poster session 2

Opportunity to see the collection of Teylers Museum

Best paper and poster awards

Additional information &

contact: Sytze van Heteren



mrt 21 - 23 2018


All Day


Teylers Museum
Spaarne 16


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