Koen Snoeckx, Creative Ring, will speak in the opening of Creative Ring Sum-It

Koen Snoeckx, Creative Ring, will speak in the opening of Creative Ring Sum-It, on October 23, at Designhuis in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

About Koen Snoeckx
Koen Snoeckx holds management positions in several non-profit organizations that give shape to cross-disciplinary collaborations involving CCI.

He currently is Strategic Advisor at Baltan Laboratories (Eindhoven) and Collision Maker at Creative Ring.

Graduated Master in Biochemistry, with a post-Master in Journalism and a teacher’s degree, Koen worked the majority of his career at communications departments of high-tech research centers (imec Leuven and Holst Centre Eindhoven).

Between 2014 and 2017, Koen was Director of Baltan Laboratories, co-founder of Creative Lab Brainport and of Creative Ring. Also, he was involved in a cultural startup and in an award-winning restaurant business.

Interview
What drives you?
Passion

What are the three things you would take with you on a deserted island?
Food, water, fire

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
Teleportation, time travel and cold fusion

What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
Save our planet

What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Physics and human nature

What do you hope people to learn from your presentation?
Why Creative Ring is so exciting and what the Sum It will bring

About Creative Ring
Creative Ring is a network unleashing Europe’s most impactful forces in its most innovative cities.

About Creative Ring Sum-It!
In October 2018, during Dutch Design Week, Creative Ring organizes its first international Sum-It!

A one of a kind event, where creative communities find the tools to shape tomorrow’s urban narratives.

Sum-It! takes you beyond inspiration-by-example and provides you with actionable tools, ready to be implemented in your daily practice.

A must-attend for smart-city stakeholders & policy makers, digital innovators, community- and ecosystem builders, public libraries, grassroots initiatives.

The main event takes place on Tuesday 23 October, with a prelude on Monday 22 October and a business tour on Wednesday 24 October.

Sum-It! is a collaboration between Creative Ring, Stichting Cultuur Eindhoven and other relevant partners.

 

 

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