UvA Alumni Chapter London event

15Nov2018 18:30 - 22:00


Join the UvA Alumni Chapter event in London with a lecture by Sietske de Groot 'Brexit: My Search for Silver Linings Amongst the Clouds'. Brexit is similar to a 'velvet' revolution, and this time history affects you. Find out how to use your skills to make the most of it.


Thursday 15 November | Proeflokaal Rembrandt @ The Bolton

6:30 – 7:00 pm   Doors open and registration

7:00 – 7:05 pm   Welcome by Lennard van Otterloo, Chair of UvA Alumni Chapter London

7:05 - 7:15 pm    Update UvA news by Sonja van der Woude-Veldhuizen, Project Manager UvA Alumni Relations and University Fund

7:15 - 7:45 pm     Lecture by Sietske de Groot, Brexit: My Search for Silver Linings Amongst the Clouds

7:45 - 10:00 pm   Informal networking reception

About the speaker

Sietske de Groot studied French Linguistics at the University of Amsterdam and Politics at the Free University of Amsterdam. She is the founder of TradePeers Ltd and former Head of EU Affairs of the UK Federation of Small Businesses. She has almost two decades of experience with EU legislation and represented several British organisations in Brussels. A seasoned EU expert, she is well-placed to anticipate what can be expected in the UK-EU negotiations and from the UK’s new relationship with the EU.


After the lecture, there will be an informal networking reception until 10 pm. This event will be hosted by UvA Alumni Relations and Amsterdam University Fund, and Lennard van Otterloo, Chair of UvA Alumni Chapter London.


Proeflokaal Rembrandt @ The Bolton
326 Earls Court Road
Kensington, London

Nearest Tube: Earl’s Court and West Brompton.


If you wish to attend, please register before 12 November. Admission is free of charge for UvA alumni, staff, (former exchange) students and UvA guests.

Published by  Bureau Alumnirelaties en Universiteitsfonds