Brightlands at TEFAF / Entrepreneurs & Young Professionals Event

Event date: March 15, 201715:30u
End date: March 15, 2017

During the 2017 European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), Brightlands will be holding the Brightlands at TEFAF Event for Entrepreneurs and Young professionals at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen. The theme of the event is SMART Intelligence. The event gives young professionals and entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet each other.

Topics that will be covered include Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Start-ups and Digital Art. A strong link with the prestigious TEFAF art fair in Maastricht will be maintained by incorporating art in our SM(ART) Intelligence program.

Lars Sørensen will be the moderator of the event.


15.30 – 15.45 Registration

15.45 – 16.00 Welcome to entrepreneurs and young professionals by Peter Verkoulen, CEO of Brightlands Smart Services Campus

16.00 – 16.45 Block 1: Artificial intelligence/ Blockchain
By key-note speaker Uri Levine, Co-founder of Waze and FeeX.

16.45 – 17.00 Panel discussion (Q&A)
Panel discussion with four successful young professionals from different organizations, keynote speaker Uri Levine and moderator Lars Sørensen. We encourage the audience to take part in the discussion.

17.00 – 17.45 Block 2: Start-ups from the Euregion
Three start-ups based at one of the Brightlands campuses talk about their organizations, goals and progress. The start-ups are active in the fields of Health, Smart Services and Materials. Also joining this session will be German engineer and entrepreneur Oliver Grün, founder and CEO of GRÜN Software AG in Aachen, and Tom Braekeleirs. Tom is the Director of the Microsoft Innovation Center in Flanders.

17.45 – 19.30 Block 3: Interactive Exhibition Digital Art
Discover the Brightlands Smart Services Campus and enjoy the interactive digital art presentations on display throughout the building. Experience the BISS data visualization lab, meet people from the start-ups and organizations at the campus, and engage in interesting conversations with the start-ups giving presentations during the program.

19.00 – 20.00 Networking
Socialize with other participants while enjoying snacks and beverages.

Please note that the event is by invitation only.

Entrepreneurs can register here.
Young professionals can register here.

There are only 300 places available, so we recommend you to register as soon as possible.

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