A “getting to know you" lunch which will continue into a meeting aimed at setting up the organisation and goals for the relaunched BENELUX Chapter. Chapter members and potential Chapter members are welcome to attend.
There is no attendance cost - the only cost for the event will be that of the lunch (between 20€ & 25€ per capita, paid individually), as well as anything additional which people might order during the afternoon’s meeting.
1. PARTICIPANTS INTRODUCE THEMSELVES AND THEIR INTERESTS
2. CHAPTER ORGANISATION
2.1 Chapter Secretary
2.2 Local Coordinator for The Netherlands
2.3 Local Coordinator for Luxembourg
2.4 Chapter Bank Account
2.5 Possible special interest groups
3. CHAPTER WEB PAGE
3.1 Web Master
3.3 Access and Log in
4. RELATIONSHIP WITH RPS BATH
4.1 Help/Advice to Distinctions candidates
4.2 Suggestions concerning the RPS Journal
4.3 Making the Chapter’s voice heard in the UK
4.4 Promotion of the RPS and the Chapter in the BENELUX area
4.5 Chapter Finance
5. CONTACTS WITH OTHER CHAPTERS
5.1 International Chapters
5.2 Regional Chapters in the UK
5.3 Chapter/Members’ support to visiting Groups/Individuals
6. CONTACTS AND LINKS WITHIN THE BENELUX AREA
6.1 Photography Clubs and Federations
6.2 Photography Museums
7. POSSIBLE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
7.1 Distinctions Advisory Days (DAD)
7.2 Challenges, Assignments and Competitions
7.3 Peer Review Sessions
7.4 Training and Workshops
7.5 Visits to Museums and Photographic Exhibitions
7.6 Chapter Exhibitions
7.7 Financing of Events and Activities
8. THE MARCH VISIT TO THE NETHERLANDS BY THE RPS HISTORICAL GROUP
9. ANY OTHER BUSINESS
10. DATE AND PLACE OF THE NEXT MEETING
[It is suggested that the next meeting - at a date to be decided - could take place in The Netherlands.]
There will be an exhibition of photographs before, during and after the event at the meeting venue. They are by Stephen Johns and are from his exhibition with a Belgian sculptor last July near Rome: “When Photography Meets Sculpture”. We hope that it might encourage other members to exhibit (with Chapter exhibitions to follow) both in Brussels and elsewhere in the BENELUX area.
Register to attend
If you would like to attend please contact Stephen Johns on the email address below. We have the flexibility to accept latecomers. All you need to do is to send Stephen an e-mail indicating your attendance. This can be done until close of business on Friday 14th March. It will even be possible arrange to attend at the very last moment by calling Stephen on his cell ‘phone +32479 016 320 on the Saturday morning.
The closest Metro station is Annessens on Ligne 4 which provides a direct connection to and from the Gare du Nord, the Gare du Midi and the Place De Brouckere, while the Grand’ Place is within easy walking distance
Information on the venue can be found here and a map here.
Image © Stephen Johns LRPS
The cancellation policy is "no cost” for this event - however, if you can't attend please email Stephen as soon as possible so that he can adjust the numbers attending accordingly.
Hearing and access requirements
Unfortunately there are no dedicated disabled facilities. This is something which we shall bear in mind for future events.