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20th Euro-IX Forum


Apr 01, 2012 - Apr 03, 2012
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Hotel and venue

Hotel information
Apollo Museum Hotel P.C. Hooftstraat 2 1071 BX   Amsterdam  

Tel : +31 (0) 20 6621402

Fax: +31 (0) 20 6733918


NOTE: Euro-IX will be paying for two nights accommodation, in a Standard Double for Single use room, for two attendees per member IXP, if you require more than two nights accommodation please add this information to your registration information and Euro-IX will book these nights for you, you do NOT need to make any contact with the hotel.

All attendees will be expected to pay for any extra nights, double rooms and any other extra hotel expenses on check-out.

***Please remember that Associate Member IXPs, Patrons and guests are expected to pay for their own accommodation costs.

Hotel reservations canceled within 7 days of arrival will incur a full cancellation fee for the entire reserved period.

If you are unclear about the accommodation policy or have any other queries, please contact Bijal


Venue information

KvK (Kamer van Koophandel/Chamber of Commerce)

De Ruyterkade 5 1000 CW Amsterdam


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Schiphol Airport to Apollo Museum Hotel

Local currency: The local currency in The Netherlands is the EUR.

If you have not brought EUR cash with you from your own country, it is possible to change foreign currency and travellers cheques at the 'Bureau de change' in the arrival terminal where you can also find some ATMs which accept most international cash cards.

There are three transportation options for getting from the Airport to the Apollo Museum Hotel, please note the easiest and quickest way to reach the hotel will be to take the bus:

Train :

  • A ticket costs 3.60 EUR or you can use an OV Chip card.. These tickets can either be bought from the yellow ticket machines or the ticket sales counter. Tickets can NOT be bought on the train!
  • Once you have a ticket follow the signs to the train station which is one level below the arrivals terminal. Look on the information board for any train that goes to "Amsterdam Centraal". Generally these trains leave from platform 1, 2 or 3 and depart every 10 - 15 minutes. Map of Schiphol Airport 
  • The train journey takes approximately 15-20 minutes. You will hear an audio announcement just before the train arrives at the central station. Walk to the Main (or south) Exit of the station.
  • From here one can take tram number 2 or 5 to stop Hobbemastraat from central station. The trams leave quite frequently and cost 1.60 EUR. Tickets can be b ought on board the tram (cash only).
  • The stop is right in front of the Rijksmuseum, the hotel is situated right behind the Rijksmuseum.

Bus (Recommended) : 

  • You can take a bus connection number 197 from Schipol, which is situated outside the terminal, accross from the taxi lanes.
  • The bus is red in colour and you can pay using an OV Chip card if you have one or its approximately 4 EUR's cash.
  • The bus runs every 15 minutes and you will leave the bus at the bus stop for Hobbemastraat/Rijksmuseum from here it is a 2 minute walk to the Apollo Museum Hotel. See map below for walking directions.

Taxi :

  • You can take a taxi from the taxi stand outside Schipol Airport, the taxi will take approximately 40 minutes and will cost around 55 EURs.


115 attendees, representing 58 organisations

First name Surname Company Country
Bijal Sanghani Euro-IX United Kingdom
Ondrej Filip NIX.CZ Czech Republic
Job Witteman AMS-IX Netherlands
Henk Steenman AMS-IX Netherlands
John Souter LINX United Kingdom
Arnold Nipper DE-CIX Frankfurt Germany
Greg Hankins Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. United States of America 
Barry Rhodes INEX Ireland
Riccardo Casiraghi Cisco Systems Inc Italy
Kurt Erik Lindqvist Netnod - Stockholm Sweden
Ajai Kumar NIXI - New Delhi India
Nigel Stephenson Juniper Networks United Kingdom
Andy Davidson LONAP United Kingdom
Frederic Libotte BNIX Belgium
Radu Ghidiceanu RoNIX Romania
Luca Cicchelli TOP-IX Italy
Robert Lister LONAP United Kingdom
Ludwig Pregernig Euro-IX Switzerland
Gerrie de Jongh Extreme Networks
Tony Coombs Extreme Networks France
Malcolm Hutty Euro-IX United Kingdom
Will Hargrave LONAP United Kingdom
Bastiaan Goslings AMS-IX Netherlands
Emma Frost IXLeeds United Kingdom
Harald Michl VIX Austria
Vanessa PIERNE SFINX France
Monika Schneider VIX Austria
Adam Beaumont IXLeeds United Kingdom
Jorma Mellin FICIX - Helsinki Finland
John Shade CIXP Switzerland
Flavio Luciani NaMeX Italy
Aleksi Suhonen TREX Finland
Marc Gauw NL-ix Netherlands
Joerg Ammon Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Germany
Bernhard Hahn DE-CIX Frankfurt Germany
Eric Sallaz CIXP Switzerland
Avgust Jauk SIX Slovenia
Remco van Mook Equinix Zurich Netherlands
Massimo Durando TOP-IX Italy
Michael Morrisroe GPX MEIX Ireland
Nick Hilliard INEX Ireland
Matthias Cramer SwissIX Switzerland
Ed Zalmstra MRV Communications Netherlands
Sylwester Biernacki PLIX Poland
Paweł Nastachowski PLIX Poland
Peter Gamble MRV Communications United Kingdom
Niklaus Hug SwissIX Switzerland
Panagiotis Christias GR-IX Greece
Chris Malayter Coresite United States of America 
Matthias Dolle MRV Communications Germany
Pieter Hanssens BNIX Belgium
Florian Hibler EuroTransit GmbH Germany
Derek Cobb LINX United Kingdom
Alessandro Galardini TOP-IX Italy
Thorleif Wiik BCIX Germany
Colin Silcock LINX United Kingdom
Anders Due DIX - Lyngby Denmark
Timo Hopponen FICIX - Helsinki Finland
Mario Klobucar CIX Croatia
Simon Muyal SFINX France
Kjetil Olsen NIX Norway
Bo Ståhle DIX - Lyngby Denmark
Alexander Ilin MSK-IX Russian Federation
Irina Trentea LyonIX United Kingdom
Arnaud Fenioux LyonIX France
Petr Jiran NIX.CZ Czech Republic
Stefan Jakob DE-CIX Frankfurt Germany
Serge Radovcic RIPE NCC Australia
Elena Voronina MSK-IX Russian Federation
Solene Souquet France-IX France
Thomas Mangin IXLeeds United Kingdom
Svetoslav Naydenov BIX.BG Bulgaria
Katsuyasu Toyama JPNAP - Tokyo I Japan
Anna Kocks Euro-IX Netherlands
Ignas Bagdonas Cisco Systems Inc United Kingdom
Takejiro Takabayashi JPIX - Tokyo Japan
Adam Golecky NIX.CZ Czech Republic
Takanori Furushio JPIX - Tokyo Japan
Eiichiro Watanabe JPNAP - Tokyo I Japan
Vincent Rais Neo Telecoms Spain
Carolina Parteli MIX-IT Italy
Simone Morandini MIX-IT Italy
Akihiro Shimotake JPNAP - Tokyo I Japan
Stefan Wahl ECIX Berlin Germany
Lucian Obrocea InterLAN Romania
Marty Lans Extreme Networks United States of America 
James Martin II ISC United States of America 
Hans Wekking Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Netherlands
Milton Kashiwakura PTT Sao Paulo (SP) Brazil
Nico Scheper AMS-IX Caribbean Netherlands Antilles
Tom van der Werf GN-IX Netherlands
Henning Hinderthür ADVA Optical Networking Germany
Jos Van Eycken ADVA Optical Networking Belgium
Mihai Capatina InterLAN Romania
Aydin Yildiz Atrato IP Netherlands
Oliver Suhai ADVA Optical Networking Germany
Chris de Groot GN-IX Netherlands
Robert Huey Equinix Zurich United States of America 
Monica O'Meany IX Reach United Kingdom
John Scudder Juniper Networks
Martin Levy CloudFlare, Inc. United States of America 
David Whitaker ADVA Optical Networking United Kingdom
Mischa van Rossum NL-ix Netherlands
Jan Hoogenboom NL-ix Netherlands
Aris Lambrianidis AMS-IX Netherlands
Josh Snowhorn
Cara Mascini AMS-IX Netherlands
Renaud Larsen Juniper Networks
Kay Rechthien ECIX Berlin Germany
Tasos Karaliotas GR-IX Greece
Fearghas McKay flexOptix GmbH
Vincent Wammes Interxion
Lucas van Schouwen NL-ix Netherlands
Bertrand Duvivier Cisco Systems Inc Belgium
Peter Brouwer AMS-IX Netherlands


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