Festive opening EIT Digital satellite co-location at CWI

On November 2nd, EIT Digital and Centrum Wiskunde & Informatie (CWI), the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the Netherlands, will launch the new Satellite Co-Location Centre of EIT Digital The Netherlands.
  • When 02-11-2017 from 12:30 to 17:30 (Europe/Amsterdam / UTC100)
  • Where Turingroom at Congress Centre Amsterdam Science Park
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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, Jos Baeten, General Director CWI and Patrick Essers, Node Director EIT Digital The Netherlands, 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
12.30-13.30        Lunch
13.30-13.40        Welcome speech by Jos Baeten, 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 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        
16.00-17.30        Drinks and networking

Participation is free after registration, please use the online registration form.
We hope to welcome you on November 2nd!


Jos Baeten, General Director Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI)
Patrick Essers, Node Director EIT Digital The Netherlands

For questions, please contact:
- CWI: D.C.Kollerie@cwi.nl
- EIT Digital Eindhoven: 088 00 09 344 | eindhoven@eitdigital.eu