Welcome to the 3rd edition of Accenture event Dutch Technology Week at the HighTech Campus, Eindhoven.

What: Accenture's 'Technology Connects - People First' event

When: Thursday May 26, 15:30 - 19.30 as part of the Dutch Technology Week (May 23- 28)

Where: HighTech Campus, Conference Center - The Strip 1

The program is organized by successful partnership of the Brainport Foundation and High Tech Campus. The program gives an opportunity to bring distinct partners of the digital ecosystem join forces and bring awareness to the forefront of guests from various high tech companies in and around Eindhoven region. These partners include technology innovation giants, innovation powerhouse startups, consulting and system integration firms and various non-profit organizations actively contributing to technology and innovation endeavors. Such a collaborative effort results into boosting regional economy by enabling meaningful investment, technology innovations, talent development, social empowerment and employment creation in this region. By joining this event, you are able to meet and connect with a large number of innovators ranging from entrepreneurs to corporates.

By means of an active partner and event organizer, Accenture enables valuable discussions, leadership dialogue, innovation demonstrations and experience exchanges opportunities during the event. The goal of this technology networking event is to collect insights and share experiences on innovation in High Tech industry.

During this event, several of the technology innovations in the field of digital economy positively influencing peoples life are presented by means of demonstration pitches, followed by a Q&A where the audience can ask questions. In addition to the demonstration pitches, there are also 5 round tables on interesting topics, an inspiring keynote speaker and you’ll be able to experience the innovations on the Innovation Market.

During these round table conferences, business leaders exchange thoughts over burning platform and hot topics casting large impact on innovations on people’s life. There are 2 Panel discussions offering cross industry views in an interactive manner to share how technology and innovations can improve quality of life. Finally, during network drink afterwards you will be able to connect with peers from the Eindhoven High Tech community and the startup entrepreneurs on the Innovation Market.

On this website you will find the overall program and information concerning all of the High Tech concepts. On behalf of Accenture, High Tech Campus Eindhoven, and Brainport we wish you a pleasant afternoon and evening full of inspiration and innovation!

Who is who

Event Sponsors: Guido d’Hert, Monique Dekker, Niek de Jong

Event Partners: High Tech Campus, Brainport, HighTech XL

Moderator: Jeroen Vrouenraets

Panel discussion 1: Frank Rennings, Bart de Lore, Harry de Vos, Lamber Rooyakkers,

Panel discussion 2: Joost Brinkman, Stefan de Troch, IoT Academy, Guus Frericks, Media/Publishing

Experience Exchange hosts: Siem Uittenhout, Diederik van Krieken, Pim, Jacqueline van der Holst, Sophie Brenny, Anne Vonk & Koen Putman

Roundtable hosts: Arjen Klomp, Sandrine Willemars, Hub Dekker, Daniel Goudsmit, Coen Huesmann

Innovation Market hosts: Youri de Koster, Carel van Straten, Jasper Hillebrand, Henk-Jan Schuurman, Arnoud van Zuijlen & Mike Tettero

Futurist trend-watcher: tbd

Media columnist: tbd

Event organizing team: Anubhav Kapoor, Susanne Ammerlaan, Jeroen Hack, Myrthe Zwaan, Nick v/d Weijden, Paul Mattheij, Jeroen Hack, Ferdinand Kolfschoten

For more information visit www.dutchtechnologyweek.nl or contactanubhav.a.kapoor@accenture.com