The conference venue is the University of Amsterdam, located in the beautiful historic center of the city of Amsterdam, which is the capital of the Netherlands.
The conference talks will take place in Lecture room D0.08 of the
Oudemanhuispoort complex, which houses the Amsterdam Research Institute for Legal Studies.
Address: Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, 1012 CN, Amsterdam.
The poster sessions will be in the Atrium building, which is around the corner.
On Thursday July 6, preceding COLT, ManfredFest is a celebration in honor of Manfred Warmuth’s 60th birthday. ManfredFest will consist of an outdoor morning activity, followed by a talk-packed afternoon in Oudemanhuispoort D1.08. More information.
The welcome reception is on Thursday, July 6 from 18:00 to 20:00.
The reception will take place in the Oudemanhuispoort main hallway.
The WiML-T luncheon is on Friday, July 7 from 12:00 to 14:30; it will take place in A0.09 of the Oudemanhuispoort building.
The social program on Saturday July 8 consists of a scenic boattrip along the canals, which takes us to the IDock restaurant, where we will have the conference banquet.
Four boats will leave the Roking harbor (address: Oude Turfmarkt 143) at 18:40. They will drop you off at IDock restaurant at 19:45.
The banquet is on Saturday, July 8, starting at 19:45, at IDock Restaurant. The address is IJdok 4, 1013 MM Amsterdam.
The banquet ends around 23:00. Return to your hotel is on your own. The restaurant is within walking distance of Central Station.
Getting to Amsterdam
The closest airport to Amsterdam is Schiphol. The train station underneath Schiphol provides abundant direct trains to Amsterdam Central station (and many other Amsterdam city train stations). Buy your ticket from the yellow vending machines. It takes 15 minutes to get from Schiphol to Amsterdam Central station. For detailed train (and night bus) schedules see the 9292 public transport planner.
If you are planning to fly KLM/Air France, then booking via this link will get you a discount.
Amsterdam is well-connected to Belgium, France and Germany by rail. You can book tickets at
Please consider that parking in Amsterdam is expensive, annoying and impossible.
Getting around Amsterdam
Amsterdam has an extensive public transport network run by the GVB company. Timetables and directions can be queried here 9292. One-hour tickets can be bought for € 2.90 at stations and in trams (but not in buses).
It is possible to get a multi-day unlimited travel ticket from GVB.
For locals, the most common mode of local transport is the bicycle. You can find information about renting a bike here.
For more info, see IAmsterdam.