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Nostradamus 2020

Nostradamus is a must for CEO’s of big companies and business owners in Flemish Brabant and Brussels. A visionary keynote - a Nostradamus - offers you interesting insights into global business trends, where you will have the opportunity to meet and discuss with fellow business leaders.

This year presented us with many challenges that forced us to use technology in a different way. Social robots are used in care centers, drones provide us with relevant images, 3D-printers work fast to deliver mouth masks and employees use programs like Zoom or Microsoft Teams daily. Robotics are a part of everyday life, now more than ever. But what does human robot interaction mean for entrepreneurship? How do you approach these matters as a CEO? Moreover, what will our future bring? Our guest speaker Prof. dr. ir. Bram Vanderborght shares his insights with us.

Practical

28th of April 2021, Africa Palace, Paleizenlaan, 3080 Tervuren

This invitation is strictly personal and by invitation only.

Program

  • 18h00: Reception (seated) with matchmaking
  • 19h00: Welcome
  • 19h30: Keynote with Prof. Dr. ir. Bram Vanderborght
  • 20h10: Main course
  • 20h45: Q&A
  • 21h00: Coffee, dessert, and matchmaking
  • 22h00: End

* This event is adapted to the COVID-19 security measures.
The event will take place in a seated setting. Read more about our safety protocol: www.voka.be/protocol (Dutch)

About the Keynote speaker

bramProf. dr. ir. Bram Vanderborght obtained his PhD from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2007 and was appointed as a professor at the VUB since October 2009. He is the core lab manager of Flanders Make and member ofwww.brubotics.eu, the Brussels Human Robotics Research Center.His research interests include cognitive and physical human robot interaction with core technology of soft actuators in applications for health and manufacturing as exoskeletons, prostheses, cobots and social robots. He is the current editor in Chief of the European Innovation Council of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Robotics and Automation Magazine.

Contactpersonen

Peter Van Biesbroeck

Algemeen Directeur

Kristien Put

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