The 2019 High Tech Small Firms conference is sponsored and hosted by NIKOS and Novel-T

Here you can find the programme. Check below the conference programme per day:

Sunday 26 May

Monday 27 May

  • 8:00 - 9:15 | Breakfast and Registration
  • 9:15-9:45 | Welcome and Opening

    Welcome by Rainer Harms (HTSF 2019 Conference Chair) and Opening by Victor van der Chijs (UT President).

  • 9:45-12:15 | Key Notes & Panel session I

    - 9:45 Key Note Robert Burgelman (Stanford University) – Corporate entrepreneurship
    - 10:40 Key Note Gottfried Vossen (University of Muenster) - Will Data Science Make the SME Future Naughty or Nice
    - 11:25 Panel session with Key Note speakers, Erik Stam (University of Utrecht) and led by Bart Van Looy (KULeuven)

  • 12:00-12:45 | Lunch
  • 12:45-14:15 | Parallel Sessions
  • 14:15-14:30 | Break
  • 14:30-16.00 | Key Notes II

    -          Double Key Note by Dirk Meissner (HSE, Russia) and Jan Kratzer (TUBerlin) – Innovation Culture
    -          Panel session led by Rainer Harms

  • 16:00-16:15 | Break
  • 16:15-17:30 | Parallel Sessions
  • 19:00-21:00 | Dinner and tour at DesignLab

    Dinner will be in Grand Café at The Gallery. It is at walking distance from the hotel.
    During our time there you will also be able to get a tour at the DesignLab

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Tuesday 28 May

  • 8:15-8:45 | Conference Breakfast
  • 8:45-10:45 Key Notes and Panel session III

    -          8:45 Sjoerd Romme “Designing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems”
    -          9:30 Ingrid Wakkee “Failure and Recovery of Entrepreneurs”
    -          10:15 Panel Session with Key Note Speakers and Andre Nijhof and led by Petra de Weerd-Nederhof

  • 10:45-11:00 | Break
  • 11:00-12:30 | Parallel Sessions
  • 12:30-13:15 | Lunch
  • 13:15-14:45 | Key Notes IV

    - Key Note Stefanie Beninger "Sustainable Business Models"
    - Key Note Elisabetta Lazzaro “Entrepreneurship and digital transformation in the arts, culture and the creative industries”
    - Panel Session with guests/session chairs and led by Elisabetta Lazzaro

  • 14:45-15:00 | Break
  • 15:00-16:15 | Parallel Sessions
  • 16:15-16:30 | Conference Closing, Best paper Award and Outlook to the next Conference

    Aard Groen, Peter vd Sijde and next year’s hosts

  • 17:00-19:00 | Survivors Excursion, Drinks & Dinner to Enschede City

    Micro Brewery Stanislaus Brewskovitsch (limited number of participants, can be booked via registration page)