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Learning for Change: A Journey through the Theory & Practice of Transformative Social Innovation

Learning for Change:
A Journey through the Theory & Practice
of Transformative Social Innovation
14-15 September 2017, at BlueCity 010, Rotterdam

TRANSIT will be sharing insights into the transformative nature of social innovation, while also seeking to foster new connections and knowledge in support of a transition to just, resilient and sustainable societies. So far, we have been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown for our finalconference! Because of your affiliation with this topic, we would be delighted if you accept our invitation to register for one of the last spots. This is on a first come, first served basis, as we can host a maximum of 200 guests. Will you join us in exploring the empowering and transformative potentials of social innovation and learning for transformative change? 
We very much look forward to welcoming you on 14-15 September!
All the best,
The Organizing Committee
Flor Avelino, Nilufar Bulut, Linda Zuijderwijk, Sarah Rach, Stefana Cozan, Francisco Santos
 Register here!

Accommodation & Travel
Accommodation in Rotterdam
September is a very busy time in Rotterdam and we encourage you to book your accommodation as soon as possible – we cannot emphasize this enough!
We do not recommend specific hotels, but suggest you consider the following platforms:

Travel to Rotterdam
Rotterdam is easy to access via train, plane, bus and car.
Rotterdam Centraal has Thalys connections to Antwerp, Brussels, Paris and Lille. There are also frequent connections to all parts of the Netherlands.


  • Main option: Rotterdam is easy to reach via public transport from Amsterdam/Schiphol (AMS) and Rotterdam The Hague (RTM), to which most major carriers fly.
  • Alternative options: Low-cost carriers also operate from Eindhoven (EIN), which is a little over two hours from Rotterdam by train. You can also fly to Brussels (BRU), which has a direct train connection to Rotterdam (ca. 2 hours).

All major bus companies stop in Rotterdam (e.g. or
Rotterdam is well connected domestically and internationally by several highways. Parking, however, can be somewhat challenging and not all hotels offers garages