2020 Workshop Timetable
We can’t promise you a view of the dunes of the Meijendel from City Hall, but we can offer a fascinating series of interactive workshops providing valuable advice on matters of career, education and personal development.
Click on workshop titles for more info and to sign up online. Unfortunately most of the workshops are now full. If you missed out, you may find another session of interest in the Raadzaal Lectures or Investment Seminars which cover similarly interesting topics around education, career opportunities and buying a home.
Work & Career
12:00 – 12:30 Reignite your career: 6 key steps for more meaningful work
Presented by O’ona Souissi, Career on Purpose WORKSHOP FULL
12:45 – 13:15 Career Opportunities for Internationals
Presented by Gerko Visee , The Hague international Centre WORKSHOP FULL
13:30 – 14:00 Developing your Talent through Volunteering
Presented by Tatyana Benzeroual, Volunteer The Hague WORKSHOP FULL
14:15 – 14:45 Discover your purpose in The Hague
Presented by Alberto Gonzalez Otero, Just on Purpose WORKSHOP FULL
15:00 – 15:30 Starting and scaling your own business in The Netherlands as Expats
Presented by Bhagya Goonewardhane and Jaikishen ‘Jay’ Jayesingha | Co-Founders of Urbandine WORKSHOP FULL
Skills & Personal Development
12:00 – 12:30 Life Wisdom – Tools to a harmonious Life –
Presented by Bouke van den Noort Theosophical Society Point Loma (TSPL) WORKSHOP FULL
12:45 – 13:15 8 Steps to settling into your new life in The Hague
Presented by Ute Limacher-Riebold, Ute’s International Lounge WORKSHOP FULL
13:30 – 14:00 The Impact of How You Dress
Presented by Maud Jansen, House of Colour The Hague WORKSHOP FULL
14:15 – 15:15 How to Write for Love and Money
Presented by Lisa Friedman, Amsterdam Writing Workshop WORKSHOP FULL
15:30 – 16:00 Make your CV stand out to recruiters, employers and AT Software!
Presented by Simona Giancola, ABROAD at YOUR BEST WORKSHOP FULL
Education & Information
12:00 – 12:30 Learning Dutch is fun because it’s so easy
Presented by Dr R.G.W. (Ruud) Hisgen, Direct Dutch Institute WORKSHOP FULL
12:45 – 13:15 Buying a new home in the Netherlands
Presented by Lindy Nikken, Lindy Nikken Real Estate and Rob Wouters, Wouters & Van der Velde Mortgage and Financial Planning WORKSHOP FULL
13:30 – 14:00 Raising Bilingual Children
Presented by Henk Zwart, LanguageOne WORKSHOP FULL
14:15 – 14:45 Recruiting an Au Pair through the Dutch government’s exchange programme
Presented by Patricia van Son, founder of U-auPair
Are you looking for a well trained Filipino au pair? Specialists U-AuPair will take you through the process
Tips and tricks to substantially enhance your chances of passing job selections and landing the job you want
Find out more on buying and financing property in The Netherlands. This workshop we will also address the rental market.
Understand the educational challenges for multilingual children and find hands-on ways in which you can support them
In this interactive workshop you’ll come to see why learning Dutch for conversational use is ‘gezellig’, fun and quick.
Learn about the impact of wearing the right colour & style and get top tips on how to create an ideal wardrobe.
This workshop will help you recognize your talent, make the most of it and move forward in your career.
Are you an international looking for the next step in your career? Join The Hague International Centre for a seminar about work and employment. Learn about the labour market and economic state of The Hague.
What does it take to write professionally? What does it mean to write for yourself? Get personalized insight into your writing at this hands-on workshop.
Career on Purpose present a workshop to help you clarify your direction and raise your game in your career or your business.
This workshop applies a fun and engaging methodology to settling-in quickly in the international community of The Hague, where more than the half of the population comes from abroad.
An interactive session to get inspired, to understand why purpose is important and to access the tools to discover yours
This interactive talk is an introduction to a philosophy of life, helping you to find solutions to life’s many challenges. Based on universal wisdom, the timeless source of all major world religions and philosophies.
The Feel at Home International Community Fair is back in 2021!
Due to COVID restrictions our 14th edition of the Fair in 2021 will be held online