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Talent Night: Getting Resilient (SDG8: Decent Work and Economic Growth)

Thursday Gathering September 17th

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Thursday Gathering September 17th

13:00–14:00 Break Out: Resilient Cities in the better normal: Lessons from Japan - Venture Café Tokyo & SmartCohort
Climate change and also the COVID-19 pandemic bring up the importance of developing resilient cities and infrastructures. In the United States, billions of dollars have been spent on resiliency efforts, yet hundreds of thousands of people have passed away with upwards of 20 million people at risk of eviction. This session will examine the role of urban planning and infrastructure governance in creating resilient cities, insights into Japan’s approach to the natural disasters recovery, such as earthquake, tsunami, and flood which Japan recently faced and tackle for, and resilient cities development for the better normal. Hosted by Venture Café Tokyo and #SmartCohort.
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17:00–17:30 Break Out: Maximize your Virtual Venture Café Experience - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your virtual 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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17:00–19:00 Break Out: Get Connected in our Virtual Networking Space! - Venture Café Rotterdam
Networking is at the heart of Venture Café! Join us in this main networking space to connect, exchange and collaborate. This space will be open for the duration of the Thursday Gathering to allow for serendipitous connections. Join to talk about a specific subject or for an informal chat to get to know other visitors!
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17:00–18:00 Break Out: An introduction to investments - ABN AMRO BANK N.V.
With this presentation we want to inform you about savings and investments. Why do we save or invest? Are there any risks when you choose to safe your money? Together we look in to the all advantages and disadvantages between Saving and Investing. Join to learn more about investments!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: WeScale Challenges for Taiwan Explorer Awards - Taiwan Globalization Network
Are you ambitious, and (almost) ready to scale? Through the WeScale Challenge you can win the support you need to take the next step, at least if you can convince the jury of the advantages for society. Join this info table to learn more!
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17:00–18:30 Info Table: Become a mentor! Support start-ups of PortXL - PortXL
Chat with us about mentoring innovative start-ups in the global port ecosystem with your expertise, knowledge and network!
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17:00–18:00 Break Out: Are you a slave or master of digital work? - Digital Detox Academy
Are you a slave or master of digital work? Can we avoid: infobesitas, Facebook addiction, Internet distraction, e-mail transfer, etc.? Christine makes you aware of the pitfalls of digital work in a humorous way and gives you practical advice on how to use digital tools effectively without becoming a slave. Join this session and get your digital reality check!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Vacancies on the Talent Portal (in Virtual Networking Space)
Join this table if you are interested to learn about Venture Cafe's Talent Portal and the vacancies that are currently on it. We also aim to think along with you in your search for new employees or your next career move!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Looking to Recruit Talent (in Virtual Networking Space)
Join this table if you have open vacancies and/or if you are looking for your next career step and are exploring possibilities!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Try our world-class perfumes and help us build a Machine Learning Algorithm (physical in VC Café area) - House of Formulas
Forget that retail store where you have to go to buy a Cologne. It's 2020. Bring in the online and bring in the algorithms. Sniff our perfumes, and take the Quiz to help us build our algorithm. This way we can provide you a perfume that is perfect for You. You can help us to get started today by stopping by our info table!
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17:00–18:30 Info Table: Internationals in Rotterdam-Table - Rotterdam Expat Centre
Are you an international living in Rotterdam? Do you have any questions about living in the Rotterdam region? Or are you curious what services we offer to the expat community and how we can cooperate? We of Rotterdam Expat Centre are here for you and happy to meet and answer any question you might have around relocating or living in Rotterdam.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: International students and alumni: Let's get your career started! - Holland Alumni network
Visit the Holland Alumni network-NL table to learn how this international student and alumni association can help get you career started in the Netherlands and much more. We run various virtual events on career, professional and persona development.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Valorizing Fish wastewater into Protein Food - TransitionHERO
Find out how a system can convert fish wastewater into sustainable proteins for human consumption... Join Andreas en Petra for this session.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center (physical tours only) - CIC Rotterdam
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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18:00–19:00 Break Out: Why & how we're crowdfunding a new fair hotel booking platform - Beterboeken
Can a company be truly mission driven and have an entrepreneurial mindset at the same time? Yes! Let us tell you the story of Beterboeken. From viral LinkedIn post to crowdfunding, and our discovery of the new business structure 'steward-ownership'.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Microorganisms through a different lens - Masters of Beautiful Achievements
Let’s talk about what microbes and viruses can teach us and how we could use them in a positive way! Join Alexander Prinsen and Marc van Bemmel for this session.
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18:30–19:15 Special Event: Live Webinar on Resilience & Entrepreneurial Mindset with Pauline Calmez - Venture Café Rotterdam
Venture Café's live webinars: a well-known member of our community will be interviewed by Anoesjka Imambaks, Venture Café's Executive Director, to discuss subjects that concern entrepreneurship and/or are close to our heart. This week (our Talent Night!) featuring: Pauline Calmez, founder and director of the non-profit organization: Netwerk Nieuw Rotterdam. They will discuss resiliency and having a entrepreneurial mindset. Tune in or join us live (limited spots, please book a ticket)!
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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