The 2020 WCW is only one week ahead of us!

Dear fellow waterfowl enthusiasts,

Almost 70 attendees from seven countries will join the WCW! We are thrilled by this number of people that will get together next week.

In this news item we’d like to inform you about some details about the WCW and your arrival.

Time and location of arrival

Attendees who will not stay over in hotel.

When you have not booked a room at Hotel Mennorode, please be sure you will arrive on time in Barneveld, using your own transportation or public transport. You can park your own car at the campus. Registration in Barneveld will start at 8.00 AM at the main entrance of Aeres MBO Barneveld.

Attendees who will stay over in hotel.

When you have booked your room at Hotel Mennorode, your arrival at the hotel will be at Wednesday 19th February. In the afternoon, you will be welcomed by Peter Kooy (IWWA vice-president), at the reception. Breakfast on Thursday will be at 7.00 AM, bus will leave to Barneveld at 7.45 AM. The bus will arrive in Barneveld on 8.30 AM, for registration at the main entrance.

Please note: Price is based on group rates; p.p. for double-occupancy rooms. We will try to make suitable combinations for double rooms, in conculation with all of our guests.

If you prefer a single room, you can arrange this for €15 extra per night. Please get informed by Peter Kooy at the hotel.

Address details:

Aeres MBO Barneveld
Barnseweg 3
3771 RN Barneveld
The Netherlands

Hotel Mennorode
Apeldoornseweg 185
8075 RJ Elspeet
The Netherlands

Examination of your birds’ faeces.

During the WCW you have the opportunity to examinate the faeces of your own birds. For this workshop, you can bring your birds’ faeces to our campus. At the time of arrival, Thursday morning, you can handover the faeces at the reception.

Requirements for fresh faeces:

  • Fresh faeces must not be dehydrated.
  • You can bring fresh faeces in a small vacuumed and sealed package/baggie.
  • We will provide a label including your name + the species’ name.
  • Please keep your sealed package as cool as possible (not frozen).  

Names of traveling partners

If you registered for more then one person, could you please provide us the names of the other attendees by e-mail (

Public transport

For more information about traveling with public transport and other frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers, please visit our FAQ-page:

Custom travel advice? Call +31 900 – 9292 (€0,90 p/m)

Extra option for using dinner at Hotel Mennorode

If you will not stay at the hotel, but if you like to join dinner with the other guests, you can sign up for dinner at Thursday and Friday morning. Costs on your own: €30 per person.

Have any question?

Frequently asked questions are answered at this page:

For more questions, please get in touch with

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