Alumni meeting

Alumni Open Day - Saturday 5 October 2019

Following the World Wide Wageningen Alumni Day in 2018, the first Alumni Open Day took place on the Wageningen Campus on Saturday 5 October 2019. It was a beautiful sunny day and more than 350 alumni came to the Campus. Many enthusiastic meetings between former fellow students took place. On this page you can enjoy a photo and video impression and you can find the presentations.

Organised by University Fund Wageningen

Sat 5 October 2019 13:15 to 19:00

Venue Orion, gebouwnummer 103

Next year, the Alumni Open Day will take place on Saturday 3 October 2020.

Please take note that the language of the Alumni Open Day was Dutch. This means that the report, most of the presentations and the video are all in Dutch. For more information about the Alumni Open Day, please visit the Dutch page by selecting 'Nederlands' in the upper right corner of this page.

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The Alumni Open Day is free for everyone. Did you find it a valuable day and do you support the university and the current students? You can donate through an online donation with Ideal.

Presentations speakers


The programme of the first Alumni Open Dag on October 5th was as follows:

13.15 – 14.00 Registration with coffee and tea
14.00 - 14.30 Presentation Rector Magnificus prof. dr. ir. Arthur P.J. Mol
14.30 - 15.45 Lecture by prof. dr. Marcel Dicke, "Insects as allies in a circular economy"
15.45 - 16.30 Break
16.30 - 18.00 Selection programme: excursions and lectures
18:00 - 19:00 Closing networking drinks

I met my partner in Wageningen. 40+ years and going!