'Thinking out-of-the-box' - Detailed programme

October, 17th - Chocolate Nation, Astridplein, Antwerp - 9u30 until 18u00

TTO Flanders event

9u30: Welcome coffee (with chocolates ... hopefully)
10u00: Welcome speech by Silvia Lenaerts and Jurgen Joossens
10u30: Keynote lecture by Jürgen Ingels
11u15: Interactive lectures

  • Creating impact through spin-outs in the Social Sciences and Humanities - Chris Fellingham
  • Dealing with joint inventions as university TT office - Gabriel Clerc
  • How to deal with equity cases - Rudi Cuyvers and Ian Freelance

About the speakers and content

12u45: Tasty lunch

IOF event

13u45: Panel discussion

IOF 3.0 - A discussion on the past and the future perspectives of the Industrial Research Fund with:

Moderated by Ellen Bogaert - UAntwerp

14u30: Workshops Part 1

  • Workshop ‘Career perspectives’
  • Workshop 'Communication strategy'
  • Open discussion and networking opportunity

15u15: Break

15u40: Workshops Part 2

  • Workshop 'Senior/Junior interaction'
  • Workshop ‘Consortium build-up’
  • Speed dating session

About the workshops

16u40: Closing presentations 

17u00 - 18u00: Networking reception (again with chocolates)

Registration is possible until October, 10th