Alumni gathering in Sri Lanka
10-14 November 2008
In the week of 10-14 November the ACRS 2008 (Asian Conference for Remote Sensing) conference was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. During the conference ITC hosted an ITC alumni reception in the Galadari Hotel. The gathering was attended by approximately 50 alumni from Sri Lanka and other countries that were present at the conference.
Mr. Sjaak Beerens opened the gathering with some words of welcome and with a special welcome to Mrs. Leonie de Cuelenaere, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka and Mr. Gerrit Noordam, First Secretary Development Co-operation of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Sri Lanka. Mrs Leonie de Cuelenaere also spoke some words to all the ITC alumni presents and Mr. Sarath Jayatilaka invited everyone to become a member of the Netherlands Alumni Association. After the official speeches everyone enjoyed themselves talking to former classmembers and friends, renewing contacts and forming a new network. Initial ideas were discussed to form an ITC alumni chapter in cooperation with the Netherlands Alumni Association in Sri Lanka.
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