The programme is stretched out over a period of five days (7-11 July, 2014). The conference starts on Monday with preconference tutorials. Tuesday and Wednesday morning are for personal registration. Tuesday evening an opening reception has been scheduled at the city hall, the mayor of Utrecht, Jan van Zanen, welcoming you to the city of Utrecht. On Wednesday the conference will be officially opened by the ISHS president, Larry Ventis. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be full conference days, with a humorous film on Wednesday, the ISHS members’ meeting and the presentation of the next conference on Friday. The closing banquet will be on Friday. Saturday and Sunday are great days to explore Amsterdam or Hoge Veluwe National Park. Excursions to these places will be organized by a separate company and are not included in the conference fee.