Alumni meeting

DEAN Alumni event Cologne - 19 November 2018

DEAN is a large network of over 200,000 graduates from the four technical universities of the Netherlands which connects you to a rich legacy of innovation and excellence. Be proud and share your experences at our institutions with other people.

Organised by University Fund Wageningen

Mon 19 November 2018 19:00 to 21:00

Venue ESA - European Space Agency

The alumni event in ESA was visited by a total of 25 alumni from the four Dutch universities. They listened to the story of Stefan Siarov  who took a second Master at TU Delft and pavied his way to space. Throughout this journey they encountered some known challenges which come with picking a professional path, astronaut training and operations, manufacturing parts in space and shielding ourselves from space radiation.
Denise Spiekerman, Alumni Relations Officer University Fund Wageningen gave a presentation of 100-years WUR 'Past & Future'

19.00 Reception
19.15 Welcome by representative Dutch Embassy
19.30 Welcome and update from the universities
20.00 Lecture by Stefan Siarov MSc: To lifelong learning: a journey through space
20.30 Closing drinks

European Astronaut Centre
Linder Höhe, D-51147 Cologne

The Dutch Engineers Alumni Network (DEAN) of TU Delft, TU/e, UTwente, and Wageningen launched its first activities in the USA back in 2014 and since then has grown to include communities in Australia, Canada, the Nordics, Spain and Switzerland. And now it's time to come to Germany!

Did you know that Germany represents one of the largest concentrations of TU alumni outside of the Netherlands with over 6000 graduates. Find out more about our unique network by joining one of the events taking place in Berlin, Cologne, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Munich and Hamburg.