Dear fellow CADS,

Please put the following dates in your diaries for 2013.

January 9th – Benno Pieters book launch at the Apollo.

January 19th – Burns Supper at the British School of Amsterdam.

January 25th – CADS lunch to congratulate Mike Carn, and with speaker Pieter Blickman from Hulphond.

February 22nd – CADS lunch with speaker Willem Bijleveld, from the Amsterdam Maritime Museum.

March 22nd CADS lunch with speaker Wullie McMorland, from the Hielander Whisky Festival in Alkmaar. Please note this is moved to the penultimate Friday, as the last Friday is Easter weekend.

April 26th CADS lunch with speaker Judge Greenwood from The International Court of Justice.

May 31st CADS lunch with speaker Robert Ashcroft, CEO of The Performing Rights Society.

June 29th CADS Boat Trip

July 26th CADS cricket outing

August 30th CADS lunch with no speaker

September 27th CADS lunch with speaker Tim Cooke from Escape Poverty

October 25th CADS lunch with speaker Maarten Frankenhuis, recently retired as director of Artis Royal Zoo. This is a tribute to our founder Gerard Metzelaar, who died earlier in the year.

November 29th CADS lunch with speaker Professor Hugo Heymans from the Emmakinderziekenhuis.

December 13th CADS Friday the 13th Jokathon – be afraid, be very afraid!