On Wednesday, January 25, the MiniSymposium on the Future of the Maritime Cluster will be held in the city of Dordrecht. The region of the Drechtsteden is only one of the five partners (Province of South-Holland, MRDH, Rotterdam, Alblasserwaard Vijfheerenlanden, Drechtsteden) which have initiated the Exploration proposal of the future of the Maritime Cluster in South-Holland.

During this symposium, involved and interested parties will discuss the results of the first phase of the exploration of the cluster’s future. Erasmus University’s Dr. Bart Kuiper will present the four hypothetical future scenario’s of the cluster and the selected project teams will elaborate about their possible regional effects. Defacto Was responsible for the research-by-design exploration of the scenario’s for the region of Alblasserwaard-Vijfheerenlanden and Werkendam.