How will the town of the future look?  #MakersTown is the first event of its kind in Brussels bringing together Makers, business leaders and European policy-makers to showcase, share and succeed! The Makers are a new wave of entrepreneurs and Do-It-Yourself experts empowered by Web 3.0 tools, technology and crowdfunding. From 3D printing to robotics, from wearable technology to new ICT, from food to fashion, they are today’s Robert Bosch, Enzo Ferrari or Arthur Guinness.

Part fair, part conference, Makerstown will welcome and showcase more than 50 top European Makers and their innovative products which are changing the way we live! The event provides an opportunity to discuss and share opinions with business leaders and policy-makers in this field from around Europe.

Are you also interested in the Makers movement? MakersTown is set to be a great venue to discover the future of cities as well as the future of businesses in urban environments. As organizer explain: On the 20th June 2017, in Brussels, we will build the city of the future, showcasing how technology will reshape houses, hospitals, schools, vehicles, banks, buildings, factories, nutrition, energy, telecommunications and many other industries in the coming years.

What to expect:

4 panels during the exhibition:

10 am to 11 am: Setting up the right ecosystem for makers

Speakers: Brando Benifei, Federico Ferretti, Christina Rebel, Grégoire Marcheteau

12 pm to 1 pm: Boosting the funding for makers

Speakers: Eva Paunova, Christoph Nagel, Philipp Boeing, Agnieszka Stasiakowska

2:30pm to 3:30pm: Internet of things (IoT) : opportunities and threats

Speakers: Pilar Del Castillo, Tomasz Klekowski, Peteris Zilgalvis, Isidro Laso Ballesteros

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Fostering STEM education in Europe

Speakers: Lieve Wierinck, Tibor Navracsics, Lie Junius, Filippo Yacobn.

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Supported by Intel, Google, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Startup Europe, AB InBev, Coca-Cola and Burson-Marsteller.

Free event with registration. To register: www.eventbrite.com/e/makerstown-tickets-32150266312

Note that it’s the first time the Autoworld is open for free to the world! More info and program at MakersTown website!

Geplaatst door Makerstown op woensdag 1 juni 2016

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