The November water study trip to the Netherlands with representatives of the State of Florida and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) was a success. In less than a week the participants met with numerous Dutch water experts and got a good impression of the Dutch knowledge and expertise. They learned about innovative projects like smart sensors in dikes and the 3Di Water Management Program, a fast 3D computation model that can be used to show stakeholders the impacts of disasters and floods , and also of possible measures.
(12 November, 2012 Orlando, FL.)- This week will be a memorable week for the Netherlands in Orlando. Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Southeast USA, Simone Filippini, will be visiting Orlando for a busy week of meetings with among others local authorities to share vision, exchange knowledge and build new economic ties, as well as attending a unique trade show and celebrating the ties with the United States with Dutch American Heritage Day.
Lots of positive vibes during Samuel Wuersten’s visit to Miami. Samuel is the Director of Holland Dance, Creative Director of the Rotterdam Dance Academy and member of the Board of Codarts; he visited Miami to talk about cooperation.
4 Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale hosts the world’s most renowned Dutch scholar in the field of the CoBrA movement
(Ft. Lauderdale, September 6, 2012) — The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Miami takes great pleasure in announcing that one of the world’s most renowned scholars in the field of the CoBrA movement, Dr. Willemijn Stokvis is visiting the United States on a study trip exploring CoBrA exhibitions on the East Coast of the United States. She will have visited New York, prior to travelling to Fort Lauderdale.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the presence of the hantavirus in Yosemite National Park.
Voting instructions Dutch citizens abroad (registration no longer possible!)
‘It’s not allowed to say that broccoli prevents cancer. But it’s okay to promote sugar and say that candy bars give energy. Twisted?’ This thought-provoking question comes from Rob Baan, a micro-entrepreneur in the field of agriculture. Rob was one of ten speakers at TEDxBinnenhof. In his talk he made a case for a return to common sense in our eating and farming habits.
8 Successful Launch of the South Carolina Chapter of the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce for the South East (NACCSE).
On May 22nd and 23rd the Consul General Simone Filippini and members of the Dutch community had the pleasure to visit the beautiful historic Charleston and the Capitol Columbia in South Carolina.
(Washington, D.C.) — Dutch wind energy experts will join 12,000 other professionals at annual wind energy conference.
(Washington, D.C.) — Commander of the Royal Netherlands Navy will visit the US to present new vessel. Press invited to sailing.