Board Geo Promotion Conference 2019-2020

We would like to introduce you to the board of Foundation Geo Promotion 2019-2020:

Marlies Rijkeboer   –   Chairman

Gisa Vos                        –   Vice-chairman

Els Dijkstra                 –   Secretary

Douwe Feitsma        –   Treasurer

Luuk Meijer                –   Internal Relations

Tobias Meppelink   –   External Relations

On Friday the 6th of March 2020, Geo Promotion’s 23rd event will take place. We hope to welcome you to this conference with interesting workshops and key-note speakers related to the working field of Spatial Sciences.

Company visit at Witteveen+Bos

Geo Promotion’s first company visit ever will take place at Witteveen+Bos! We will visit their brand new headquaters in Deventer on the 7th of june. Our visit will last from 13h-16h and will consist of a tour, a presentation, working on cases and a network drink. Don’t take the risk of missing out and sign up by sending an email to Places are limited so sign up now!

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Happy new year!

We hope you all had a very merry Christmas and we want to wish you all the best in 2019!

Geo Promotion board 2018-2019

Recap 21st Geo Promotion event; Thank You!

Friday the 23rd of february 2018 the 21st Geo Promotion event was held. We want to thank all the participants, speakers, host and partners for their contribution to the event. We hope everyone looks back at it as positive as we do!

Kind regards,

The Geo Promotion board ‘17/’18


Tomorrow, the Geo Promotion board will take care of the coffee room of Ibn Battuta. From 9:30 until 14:30 the board will be present to drink a coffee or tea with some cupcakes and answer your questions about the Geo Promotion foundation and event. Because of this we provide only tomorrow, Thursday the 8th, free applications for every tenth person who applies tomorrow for the event! So come tomorrow to the coffee room of Ibn Battuta to have a chat with us and apply!

Full program online!

The full program of the 21st Geo Promotion event is known!

The host will be: Anton Buijs, Chief Communication Officer at GasTerra B.V..
The Key-note speakers are: Ad van Wijk, influential entrepeneur and researcher in future energy systems; Evert Den Boer, CEO at Greenchoice; and Nienke Homan, part of the provincial executive of the Provincie Groningen.
The panel discussion will be between: Bert de Jonge, legal counsul of Enexis Groep; Chris Zuidema, Assistent Professor at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; Jeroen Bakker Program manager Energy transition at the Provincie Groningen; and Robert van Tuinen, Business manager energyport & dataport Groningen Seaports NV..

Our workshop partners are:
– abcnova
– APPM Management Consultants
– Deerns
– Eelerwoude
– Gemeente Groningen
– Imagem NL
– Kadaster
– Pondera Consult
– Prolander
– Provincie Groningen
– Rio Projects
– Ruimteschepper
– Sweco
– Weusthuis en Partners BV
– Witteveen+Bos

The applications are going fast and we just have a limited amount of places! Don’t miss it and apply now! (

For more background information, see the top menu under 21st Geo Promotion event


Vacancies at our partner Pondera consult!

One of our partners, Pondera consult, has a couple of vacancies open untill the 12th of february for young/medior professionals with a background in spatial sciences! Click HERE for the vacancies

And for more information about the company itselves and what kind of workshop they will give on the Geo Promotion event check:

Apply now!

Apply now for the 21st Geo Promotion event! On the 23rd of February, Geo Promotion organizes an interactive event in the Martinikerk and Provinciehuis. Students, Academics and Professionals with a geographical/spatial interest will come together to listen and discuss about the theme: Energize the Future; the spatial implementation of energy policies. The applications are now open. So apply now, because we only have a limited amount of places! More information can be fine on the menu on top of this page.