Year End Event

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18:00 - 22:00


Havenhuis, Antwerpen

Personal invitation only


New and unprecedented technological capabilities challenge us to rethink who we are as organisations, where we compete, with what and against whom. How do CEO’s and policy makers look at this new playing field. Our keynote speakers will share their insights. 



17.45 Registration and welcome drink

18.30 Welcome by CIOforum
Erwin Verstraelen, Chairman CIOforum

18.35 Keynote Speaker by Daniel Lievens, CEO Nxtport (Dutch)
In the digital world, the enabling role of a platform vision is undisputed. But how do you get started, what are the challenges and how do you get the ecosystem on board and commited. Daniel Lievens, CEO of Nxtport, a digital platform recently launched in the Port of Antwerp, will share his experience on how a vision transformed itself into reality over a timeframe of 12 months and what the road ahead might look like

19.15 Welcome by House of Flanders (Dutch)
Honoré Pitteljon, Chairman House of Flanders

19.20 Keynote Speaker by Ben Smeets, Director General a.i. Digital Transformation FOD,
Kabinetschef Alexander De Croo (Dutch)

BeDigital, the government’s digital transformation program

20:00 Closing & networking opportunity accompanied by walking dinner and drinks



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