Unconvention 2017

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The 5th edition of Unconvention in Brussels brings together young Europeans with innovative ideas and those who help them to #GrowGlobal: successful entrepreneurs, investors, academics, opinion leaders, top policy makers and corporate executives.

The focus of Unconvention 2017 is on how European startups can grow global and how Europe can attract the best startups, talent and investment from across the globe. Key topics include AI, smart cities, 4th industrial revolution and autonomous machines.

Unconvention 2017: 23-25 January at European Parliament, Brussels

Sessions on tech and policy.

InnoPitch: pitch your best idea!

Visual Reality showcase.

Networking cocktails with BNP.

EU Drone Awards and VIP Dinner.

Venture forum – meeting investors.

Speakers of Unconvention 2017

Peter Hopwood: Presence and Public Speaking Coach and founder of Hopwood Communications.

Tytus Cytowski: respected legal expert, an attorney and a founder of Cytowski & Partners.

David Hoffman: Associate General Counsel and Global Privacy Officer at Intel Co.

Paul-Francois Fournier: Head of SEVP Bpifrance Innovation since 2013.

Dirk Ahlborn: Founder and the CEO of JumpStarter Inc.,

Carol Lee: Partner at PwC in London where she leads technology, media and telecom valuation practise in the UK.

Isidro Laso: Head of Start-Up Europe – European Commission, Fellow at Cambridge University, Lecturer at Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Peter van Kemseke: Senior Diplomat, Deputy of the Permanent Representation to the EU, Lecturer at KU Leuven.