icity Finale >>> LEVEL-UP BRUSSELS
5 October 2023
After 7 years devoted to strengthening research and innovation in Information and Communication Technologies in Brussels, icity.brussels is coming to an end.
On Thursday, 5 October, the team will address the project’s achievements, its successful collaborations, and its legacy. A networking cocktail will follow.
13.45 | Doors opening – welcome desk
14.25 | OPENING SESSION
>>> Introduction word by Daniele Carati, Director of the ULB Research department
>>> Rudi Vervoort, Minister-President of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region
>>> Annemie Schaus, Rector of the ULB
15.00 | SESSION 1: the icity journey
>>> ‘ icity.brussels: paving the way for digital innovation in Brussels’,
Claudio Truzzi, icity.brussels Project coordinator
>>> ‘The impact of communities in the development of new solutions/applications‘,
Philippe Van Impe, Founder of Green Gateway, ex CEO and Founder of DigitYser, co-Founder of BeCentral
15.30 | Coffee break
16.00 | SESSION 2: the icity legacy
>>> ‘SustAIn.brussels: your company’s single point of access to sustainable digital innovation’, Ludwig Delocht (SustAIn.brussels)
>>> ‘From icity.brussels to FARI: how universities contribute to local AI, Data and Robotics for Brussels’, Carl Mörch (FARI)
>>> ‘Going beyond icity.brussels: lessons learned and routes forwards’, Geoffrey Aerts (VUB Business Development Academy)
17.20 | Q&A session
17.45 | KEYNOTE SPEECH
>>> ‘Hoplr: awarded for best social technology by European Social Network’, Jennick Scheerlinck, CEO and founder of Hoplr
Google ‘smart city’ images and you’ll see the same thing over and over again. A cold skyline with hyper-connected sensors and data centres in the leading role. Actual human beings don’t play a part in this story…
18.30 | Networking cocktail
Thursday 5 October 2023
14.25 – 19.30
BeVenue (VBO-FEB), Rue RavensteinStraat 4
HOW TO GET THERE?
Metro 1 & 5: Gare Centrale
Buses 71 & 95: Royale
Car park: Interparking Square Albertine
Researchers, Academics, Professionals and Passionate people about innovation and digital solutions
By registering at the link below – registration is free but mandatory.
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