Festive opening EIT Digital satellite co-location at CWI
On November 2, 2017, EIT Digital and Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), will launch the new Satellite Co-Location Centre of EIT Digital The Netherlands. The Co-Location Centre will be situated at CWI, located at Amsterdam Science Park.
We, Patrick Essers, Node Director EIT Digital The Netherlands and Jos Baeten, General Director CWI, would like to invite you for the festive opening of this new Co-Location Centre. You are very welcome to join us for an inspiring afternoon of Digital Finance on November 2nd.
With the new Co-Location Centre, EIT Digital aims to give momentum to the new Action Line Digital Finance in the Netherlands. Business developers of EIT Digital situated at the Co-Location Centre at CWI will help Dutch FinTech companies to expand their international networks and to raise capital. CWI is already closely involved with many of EIT Digital’s innovation activities.
Peter Penning, IT Manager ING Bank, Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital and Ger Baron, CTO at City of Amsterdam will talk about the opportunities for the financial services sector. Tijs van der Storm, researcher at CWI and professor of Software Engineering at University of Groningen, will speak about a blockchain innovation activity of CWI within EIT Digital.
Programme (Thursday, November 2, 2017)
|12:30 - 13:30||Lunch|
|13:30 - 13:40||Welcome speech by Jos Baeten, General Director CWI and Patrick Essers, Node Director EIT Digital The Netherlands|
|13:40 - 13:45||Opening Satellite Co-Location Centre EIT Digital The Netherlands by Ger Baron, CTO at City of Amsterdam, Jos Baeten and Patrick Essers|
|13:45 - 14:00||Ger Baron, CTO at the City of Amsterdam|
|14:00 - 14:15||Willem Jonker, CEO EIT Digital|
|14:15 - 14:30||Leonard Franken, InnovationHub at AFM|
|14:30 - 15:00||Tea break and networking|
|15:00 - 15:15||Daniel Michel, Interim Digital Finance Action Line Leader|
|15:15 - 15:30||Tijs van der Storm, researcher at CWI and professor of Software Engineering at University of Groningen|
|15:30 - 15:45||Peter Penning, IT Manager ING Bank|
|16:00 - 17:30||Drinks and networking|
Amsterdam Science Park Congress Centre - Turingzaal
Science Park 125
1098 XG Amsterdam
Participation is free after registration, please use the online registration form:
We hope to welcome you on November 2nd!
Patrick Essers, Node Director EIT Digital The Netherlands
Jos Baeten, General Director Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
For questions, please contact:
EIT Digital Eindhoven: 088 00 09 344 | firstname.lastname@example.org