16:00 Welcome coffee
16:30 Digital revolution: ready or not …
Are Belgian companies ready for the digital revolution? Do they see it as a threat or an opportunity? What about their employees? And what do we think about this other potential revolution in finance: Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency?
Koen De Leus, Chief Economist, BNP Paribas Fortis (English)
17:00 Leveraging imec’s eco-system to create sustainable impact
During this presentation, we’ll receive insight into:
- imec’s groundbreaking innovations, powered by nano & digital technology, that focus on 'enhancing a better life'. How can imec and its eco-system partners make a difference in today’s sustainability challenges (climate, health, etc.)?
- the challenges faced by imec’s ICT team. How can/do they drive and support digital transformation and information security in a high-tech R&D environment?
Inge Neven, Chief of Staff and CIO, imec (English)
17:30 The priorities of the Belgian business market, and an update on Beltug's initiatives
Be among the first to find out the priorities of Belgium's ICT decision makers. This year, 313 members responded to our annual Priorities Survey. The information and insight from the survey is the foundation of Beltug’s user-driven action plan for the upcoming working year, with concrete deliverables combining information sessions, case studies and interactive discussions.
The world of digital technology is in constant (r)evolution, so Beltug continues to work on the barriers companies face in their digital strategy; we'll briefly update you on what we have achieved over the past months, and what we are working on now.
Danielle Jacobs, CEO, and Ann Guinée, Communication Manager, Beltug (English)
17:50 Wrap up & Summer Bar