On the 22nd and the 23rd of May Europe will meet Gelderland and Gelderland will meet Europe. During the two-day international conference Empowering Sustainability you will meet other European partners, innovative start-up and scale-up hubs and clusters from various European regions. The aim is to work to accelerate innovation in sustainability. The conference is the time to be inspired as well as a next step to European cooperation with other entrepreneurs, authorities and education institutes.
Day 1. Get inspired
The invited speakers represent a variety of disciplines, looking at the theme of Empowering Sustainability from different perspectives. Each with their conclusions, their experience and their dreams. All with the same goal: we have to act now for a sustainable future. Why is it so urgent and why is collaboration between science, entrepreneurs and government the only way to speed up innovation on sustainability? Meet entrepreneurs, administrators, policy-makers and innovation hubs from the Netherlands and Europe. Check the international cooperation corner, chat with experts, and participate in the partner search.
Day 2. Empowering connection
The second day people will be split into 5 groups, with more thematic goals. Look into the themes that matter: (agri)Food, Health, Energy, Industry and SME Tools. Learn from sustainable projects, innovative companies and remarkable locations in Gelderland.
- Dinner on day 1 and lunch on day 2
- Possibility to stay overnight with breakfast service in Hotel Papendal (at own expense)
- Transport from and to Arnhem Central Station
- Transport during the work visits on day
Registratino for the event is available here.
The organisers try to place all participants in the work visit of their preference. In the registration process you can also select your second choice for the work visit. In case of oversubscription, the subscription will be closed and you can choose one of the other sessions.