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SPECIAL EDITION! Guest Curator Jan Peter Balkenende

Thursday Gathering June 28th

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Thursday Gathering June 28th

17:00–19:00 Info Table: The Lightest Table Ever Made! - Studio Wynd
Within the Info-Table, one of our works will be showcased, which includes visuals and a short description of how a frame-less ultra-lightweight furniture piece is wound from a continuous fiber with minimum possible material usage
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17:00–17:30 Break Out: The Millennial Preach by Yoeri Meessen
De Nieuwe Poort Rotterdam and Venture Café Rotterdam team up to to bring you a 20-minute Millennial Preach: a preach by a millennial for the (young) generation of entrepreneurs and professionals. Expect an inspirational story about life, work and our society; accompanied by live piano music. This week's Millennial Preacher: Yoeri Meessen, Witte de With’s Associate Director Education & Public Affairs!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: A whole new point of view on circular economy! Get your piece of Willemsbrug, Maastunnel or "De Kuip"! - The Talk Of The Town
What happens with the waste materials from community renovation-projects or demolition works? Especially from some of Rotterdams famous icons. Nothing…until now! TTOTT is collecting these waste materials and transform them into new interior products: Willemsbrug lamps, Maastunnel benches... Come and meet the founder of TOTT: Linda Post!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Building online businesses with a startup studio - We Are Builders
Ever wondered what it’s like to build a startup with a startup studio? Join the Break Out session from 18:00-18:30, to get the whole story then meet the We Are Builders team to find out more about this concept and how you and benefit from it!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Between two worlds - StatusQuoCollective
Successful, wealthy, happy, healthy If you had to, which 2 would you choose? Even though in life people don't actually have to, they choose for a limited option from these four. Why? Looking forward to hearing your perspective.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: My neighbours - Charlois Edition - Tasha Orlova
Come and see what happens when a professional photographer meets the citizens of Charlois, the heart of the international community in Rotterdam. Learn how an art project can connect neighbours and make them curious about each other.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Welcome to the 'Stresszone', stress can be enhancing! - Jamzone
Join this 'The happy brain' presentation by Bernard Maarsingh! Afterwards there will be a Demo Stressjam ‘Digital Innovation of the Year!’ where you get to play with your stress system using VR tech + biosensor tech + applied immersive gaming. Demo Darejam: dizzying vertigo experience in VR.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Learn about 'Change the System' expo - Annemartine van Kesteren, conservator Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen & Gyonne Goedhoop, Rdamse Nieuwe
Join this presentation about the next generation of Change Makers in art, design and innovation hosted by Annemartine van Kesteren (Boijmans van Beuningen) & Gyonne Goedhoop (Rdamse Nieuwe)!
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18:00–18:30 Break Out: Visualizing innovation through Art in Architecture - Arttenders
Art as a tool to showcase innovation?! YES! How? We will show you based on some of our recent projects, ranging from 'Urban Jungle' at CIC, the LED ceiling of the Kalverpassage, to the launch of 'Glasbak' by de Jeugd van Tegenwoordig. Presented by Siobhan Burger.
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18:00–18:30 Break Out: Building online businesses with a startup studio - We Are Builders
Ever wondered what it’s like to build a startup with a startup studio? Founder Michael van Lier shares how We Are Builders acts on ideas from investors and accomplished entrepreneurs. Learn how to apply their principles yourself during this session.
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18:30–20:00 Demo: Welcome to the Stress Zone! The place to create 'The Happy Brain' - Jamzone
'The Happy Brain': make stress your friend and rewire your brain for better health and more vitality! Join us at our tropical island in a spectacular VR game with a biofeedback sensors on your chest. Experience your own super power and play with your own stress system in realtime!
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: 0x02 The Information Security Gathering - SecTalks Holland
Round 2 of SecTalks Holland, part of the international SecTalks.org technical meetups on information security! Join this monthly series of gatherings, touching on a couple of security topics each time,a short CTF & lots of infosec knowledge sharing.
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18:30–19:00 Break Out: Gardening Mars - Het Nieuwe Instituut
Het Nieuwe Instituut's Klaas Kuitenbrouwer will tell you about Gardening Mars: the transformation of Mars into an environment that is suitable for earthly life. Join this session and lets together imagine Mars as a second, 'other' earth - the actual start of terraformation!
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18:30–19:00 Break Out: A whole new point of view on circular economy! Get your piece of Willemsbrug, Maastunnel or "De Kuip"! - The Talk Of The Town
What happens with the waste materials from community renovation-projects or demolition works? Especially from some of Rotterdam's famous icons. Nothing…until now! TTOTT is collecting these waste materials and transform them into new interior products: Willemsbrug lamps, Maastunnel benches... Come and meet the founder of TOTT: Linda Post!
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: My neighbours project - Connecting people through art - Tasha Orlova
Come and see what happens when a professional photographer meets the citizens of Charlois, the heart of the international community in Rotterdam. Learn how an art project can connect citizens and make them curious about each other.
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18:30–19:00 Guided Tour: Arts & Architecture at CIC! - CIC & Arttenders
Join CIC Rotterdam's director Melissa Ablett and Arttenders' Siobhan Burger for a guided tour through the CIC space and Arttenders work as part of it!
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19:00–20:00 Break Out: Round Table - Culture & Strategic Urban Development - moderated by Jan Peter Balkenende
Culture should get a much more important role in the total urban planning strategy of the city of Rotterdam. What message should be given to the new council of Rotterdam? Panel members: Aruna Vermeulen (HipHopHuis), Janneke Staarink (De Doelen) en Jacob van der Goot (Rotterdamse Raad voor Kunst en Cultuur). Moderation by Jan Peter Balkenende. Join the discussion!
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