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Secure Cold Chain Practices

Oct 13 - Oct 14, 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Conference
  • Europe


The successful Four Modules Training will be held following the PDA Europe Conference on Cold & Supply Chain Logistics. In this interactive course, trainees have the opportunity to learn the best secure cold chain practices from an international field of experts.

The first day will be held at the facility of Topa Thermal Packaging and includes a tour of the climate chambers and the mechanical test laboratory. Participants will get insights into Design and Qualification of Containers, Distribution Testing, and Packaging of Shippers.
The second day will cover supply chain cargo security and visibility – industry best practices demonstrating supply chain integrity, temperature monitoring and data analysis, stability budget for the supply chain, and temperature and transport risk management.

Please join, connect, learn, share your views, experiences and implement the usage of the related PDA Technical Reports #53, 58 and 72.


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    Elke von Laufenburg Elke von Laufenberg 
    Manager Training & Education
    Tel: +49 (0) 30 43 655 08-21
    Fax: +49 (0) 30 43 655 08-66

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Novotel Schiphol Amsterdam Airport

Taurusavenue 12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam
Taurusavenue 12
2132 LS  Hoofddorp
Tel: +31 20 721 9180
Email: [email protected]

Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, a beautiful designed hotel with great ambiance and on a very convenient location is an excellent choice for business guests and holidaymakers alike. For several days or a brief stopover, the flawless service and first-rate amenities at this new opened modern 4-star hotel will exceed your expectations as you unwind in style at Novotel.

Ideally located in the new business district Park 20|20, 15 to 20 minutes from the historic heart of Amsterdam and maximal 9 minutes from the airport, the hotel boasts modern spacious rooms, 1300m² convention area with 17 meeting rooms in different shapes and sizes.

PDA Europe has reserved a limited number of rooms until the 9th September 2016. 
Single Room 149 per night including breakfast, WIFI and VAT,  excluding 6% City tax.

How to get there

Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Distance: 6.5 km
Estimated taxi rate: € 39 (one way)

Amsterdam Airport
Distance: 6.4 km
Estimated fee: € 3.80 (one way)
Station: Hoofddorp
3 minutes walking distance

Next to the hotel
408 parking spaces
Prices: € 2/hour
Daily rate: € 15
4 Charging points for electrical cars

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Registration Fees

Regular Price

4 Ways to register

  • Online Registration
  • FAX: +49 30 436 55 08 66
  • [email protected]
  • Mail: PDA Europe, Am Borsigturm 60, 13507 Berlin, Germany

Please remember to log in if you are a member of PDA already! 

If you come from a Governmental or Health Authority Institution or from an Academic Organization please contact Ms. Antje Petzholdt before registering. She will verify your status and register you.

  • All registrations which will involve visa matters will have to be submitted to PDA EU four weeks prior to the start of the event at the latest. For later registrations, PDA Europe will be unable to assist participants in any visa affairs.
  • All costs incurring in connection with visa affairs shall be borne by registrants. (This applies in particular to costs for submitting documents by courier.)
  • Potential participants must be clients of UPS shipping agency and submit their UPS customer reference number to PDA EU (together with their registration).
  • No PDA membership obtainable upon booking training course, workshop or other related event.

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All Participants

1,495 Euro

All fees given in Euro and excluding VAT (21%)


Antje PetzholdtAntje Petzholdt
Manager Registration, Chapters & Membership
Tel: +49 (0) 30 43 655 08-10
Fax: +49 (0) 30 43 655 08-66

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