Pakhuis de Zwijger
Conference Location: 

The 1st conference of DFRWS EU 2014 Annual Conference was held at the Pakhuis De Zwijger, at the Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Paper, symposia, plenary and poster sessions were held throughout the day on May 7, 8 and 9. See the program for detailed information.

Pakhuis De Zwijger (De Zwijger warehouse) is an original warehouse built in 1934, and was initially, a warehouse located near the silent island. Pakhuis De Zwijger houses a cafe, an auditorium that can seat up to 600 people, multiple halls and meeting rooms, radio and television studios, and multimedia workshops. Apart from being a platform for like-minded people to come together, the venue is a perfect place for private events, including readings, workshops, conferences and gatherings of the design, new media and creative industries; it's all about innovation. Located on the Piet Heinkade above the Jan Schaeffer bridge, the warehouse also holds the offices of several cultural organisations.