Talent Night: Quality Education for All!

Thursday Gathering October 31st

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by Simonas Baltenis in Event
October 24, 2019 comments

Rapid innovative changes present challenges and opportunities, however, the learning environment, the capacities of educators, and the quality of training have not kept pace. Today’s young people need to be equipped with education and the skills allowing them to thrive in tomorrow’s world, and the outdated ways to educate people have to change.

Join us on the 31st of October to learn what the Netherlands has to offer to contribute to the 4th Sustainable Development Goal: Quality Education for All. Explore together with us what efforts are needed to improve learning outcomes for the full life cycle, and what changes have to be made for 21st-century talents to thrive.

At this Talent Night you can expect: :
1. Keynote speakers
2. Career advise
3. Connections with talented people
4. Dynamic workshops to improve your application skills
5. & much more!

Join this special Thursday Gathering to connect with the innovation community, get inspired and receive the right tools to kick-off or take the next step in your career!

Thursday Gathering October 31st

17:00–19:00 Info Table: In search for good mentors for Rotterdam Youth - Stichting B for You
Stichting B for You is searching for mentors from Rotterdam. Supporting the youth between 6-16 years. Talent development, social networking, and personal growth.
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17:00–17:30 Break Out: Have a drink with one of our team - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!
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17:00–18:00 Special Event: Rotterdam Spouse Initiative - Reinvent yourself
For this session, we would like to shine the light on the different kind of groups and communities in Rotterdam. Each one of them will take five minutes to pitch to you why their network best suits you. You can, of course, pick one or more network to be part of. Below we outlined the program.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Invest in Rotterdam & get to know Hieroo: the local consultant - Hieroo Rotterdam
Do you want to invest in a better city of tomorrow? You can now! Stop by and learn more about Hieroo - the new local consultant - and our upcoming crowdfunding campaign!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: AOMB Intellectual Property - AOMB Intellectual Property
Patents? Trademarks? Designs? Copyright? We know all about it and are happy to answer any questions YOU have! Stop by our info table to meet us!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Connecting People And Technology - TRINAMICS
Trinamics is a Technical Recruitment Agency which connects people and technology. With several of their clients they have a tier one preferred supplier framework: they can often provide you with multiple career opportunities at the same client + offer you insights and tips so you can prepare well. Join them at their info table this week!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: International Project Yearbook 2019 - 2020 - Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
The Yearbook is a compilation of research results of the pro-bono consulting projects performed by Rotterdam Business School Master Programmes to a network of local and International stakeholders.
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17:00–18:00 Break Out: The Chinese Belt Road Initiative - Harnessing Growth by using Railway via NL - Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
A Research hired by the Dutch Belt Road Research Center, the Masters candidates of Rotterdam Business school will discuss about the opportunities as well the limitations surrounding the Chinese Belt Road Initiative between The Netherlands - China.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Day for Change: sustainable entrepreneurship for a fairer world - Day for Change
Do you believe that our future lies with our young entrepreneurs? Day for Change challenges young people in the Netherlands to start a sustainable enterprise with a microcredit. Their profit goes to enterprising people world wide. Come and join us!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Startup Academy: Impact - Startup Foundation
Get startup experience and go hands-on with startup life, guided by real founders.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Everything-as-a-Service, the Unconference - Firmhouse
Achieving a circular economy is depending on rethinking and reshaping ownership as we know it. Join the EaaS Unconference and discover the business models of our future!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Ever dated a stranger? Try it! - Anita Abaisa, Black Ladies Talk
Connect with a stranger. It can be really hard to make a new connection while you attend a network meeting. Well, Black Ladies Talk is all about connecting. With our intervention, we aim to create connections between total strangers. So let's date!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Let's join monster night! - Chia Design and Art
Come visit our Info Table to join our Monster night! Chia Design and Art is a visualisation studio. We are busy on building visual storytelling through characters, environment art and 2D animation for games, animations and children books.
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17:30–19:30 Office Hours: Start-up Coaching - Cor the Coach
Do you want to start a business or recently have started your business? Sign up for a chat with Cor the Coach!
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center - CIC
Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Explore alternative climate resilient cities - EthicSchool
Participate in a futuristic role play! Experience life in two cities implementing alternative solutions to combat the effects of climate change: Diana from Venetian-style local and organic Locor meets Jane from cosmopolitic and hightech Costech. Imagine, philosophize and discuss! Hosted by Ineke Malsch.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: How to get acces to your Talents in a sustainble way - TaPasCity
During an interactive and short experience session, TapasCity will tell you how to get access to your personal talents & passion.
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18:00–19:30 Office Hours: Does your idea need IP protection? Get a free & confidential IP consult! - The Netherlands Enterprise Agency, the Netherlands Patent Office
Can you talk about your innovative idea tonight without IP protection? Get a free consult at Venture Café to find out! Get independent information from Karen Kraan-Sam (patent advisor at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency) to see if your idea needs IP protection. A safe environment since secrecy applies: so grab your opportunity to openly talk about your idea here.
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18:00–19:00 Break Out: CIC Sustainability month kick-off - CIC
A showcase of CIC clients that are working on solutions to make the world a more sustainable place. Join this session and learn more from companies such as Finch&Beak, Darel, Noorderwind, Transition Hero, Corekees, Green Age Collective, EIT RawMaterials.
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18:00–18:30 Break Out: SustainaBul: Ranking universities on sustainability - Studenten voor Morgen
The SustainaBul is a bottom-up ranking initiative, which started in 2012, aiming to challenge universities to become more sustainable. The ranking is ever evolving and we would like to share our experiences and exchange ideas for further development.
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18:30–19:30 Keynote Session: Codam - kicking off the Education Revolution! - Codam Coding College
At Codam, we believe high-quality education should be accessible to everyone. We want to fight for equal opportunity, inclusion, and to provide the youth of today with the tools and skills to navigate and impact the world of tomorrow.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Advancing Sustainability at VC and Beyond! - Coalesce.Earth
Learn about academic findings on sustainability within the Venture Café network as well as promising trends and opportunities for businesses and the innovation ecosystem.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: SecTalks Holland - The Spooky Edition mix - SecTalks Holland
Join us for the monthly session of SecTalks Holland, part of the international SecTalks.org meetups on information security!Join this monthly series of gatherings, touching on a few security topics, a short CTF & lots of infosec knowledge sharing
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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