Programme

Programme

08:30 – 09:00      Registration and coffee/tea

09:00 – 09:15       Welcome and Introduction

09:15 – 09:45        State of the art of corporate venturing - a tour of the most recent data

09:45 – 10:15        Keynote Speaker – to be announced

10:15 – 11:15          Session 1: Corporate Venturing in family firms

Corporate speaker: Renier van Herel – Head of Innovation Damen Shipyards
Academic speaker: Professor Tommaso Minola - University of Bergamo

11:15 – 11:30          Break

11:30 – 12:30         Session 2: Corporate Venture Capital – beyond capital

Corporate speaker: Tobias Gutmann — corporate experience & researcher at HHL
Academic speaker: Joshua Eckblad — startup experience & researcher at Tilburg University

12:30 – 12:45         Wrap-up morning session

12:45 – 13:30         Lunch and networking

13:30 – 14:00         Keynote speaker – Christian Lindener – CEO Wayra Germany

14:00 – 15:00         Session 3: Creating Value through spin-offs

Corporate speaker: Rolph Segers – Technology Transfer Office - TNO
Academic speaker: to be announced soon

15:00 – 15:15          Break

15:15 – 16:15           The Debate: Nature versus Nurture

Ingrid Verheul – Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship - RSM
Magdalena Cholakova – Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship - RSM
Oriol Pascual Oriol Pascual - Director of IQS Tech Factory, Barcelona
Jeroen van Doornik - Investment Director at Rabo Frontier Ventures (Rabobank).

16:15 – 16:45          Wrap up afternoon session & Closing

16:45 – 17:45          Network drinks

The moderator of the day will be Danny Mekic, speaker, adviser and entrepreneur on innovation & technology. Danny was  awarded by magazines such as Sprout, Quote and Elsevier as "Most successful young entrepreneur”.