12:30-13:30 Registration and welcome coffee
13:30-14:00 Welcome and introduction
Jo Bury and Johan Cardoen - Managing Directors VIB
14:00-14:45 Science meets science
Erin O'Shea - President HHMI
14:45-15:15 Science meets technology
Rudi Pauwels - CEO Biocartis
15:15-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:30 Science meets business
Eric Karran - Vice President Foundational Neuroscience Center, Distinguished Research Fellow, AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
16:30-17:00 Science meets people
Krista Bracke - Producer and presenter Radio 1
17:00-17:45 Science meets life - panel discussion with 4 keynotes
Moderated by Hanne Decoutere - Journalist VRT
17:45-18:15 Speech by Philippe Muyters
Flemish Minister for Work, Economy, Innovation and Sport
18:15-20:00 Walking Dinner

Science meets music
Concert with Dirk Brossé (Composer, conductor and Music Director of Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia)

21:30-22:30 Coffee & dessert



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