november, 2018

26nov18:0019:3010th EIS Opening Ceremony18:00 - 19:30 Event Type:Opening Ceremony

Time

(Monday) 18:00 - 19:30

Location

Members' Restaurant, European Parliament

Organizer

Knowledge4Innovation Forum

Host

Ivana Maletić, Member of the European Parliament

Speakers for this event

  • Buzek, Jerzy

    Buzek, Jerzy

    Member of the European Parliament

    Polish politician and university professor, Jerzy Buzek is a former Prime Minister of Poland and former President of the European Parliament. A member of the European Parliament since 2004, he currently chairs European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). He is the chairman of the European Energy Forum, a platform for discussion between European energy stakeholders and policymakers. Presently, he lead's EP's work on Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation, being formerly responsible for, inter alia, the Security of Gas Supply legislation, the EU Internal Energy Market, European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) and the EU’s 7th Framework Programme for Research. In 2010, together with Jacques Delors, he proposed the creation of a “European Energy Community”, a strategy to strengthen energy legislation and cooperation within and outside the EU which laid foundations for EU's Energy Union. He has received honorary doctorates from numerous universities and is an honorary citizen of more than a dozen cities in Poland.

    Member of the European Parliament

  • FIsher, Robbert

    FIsher, Robbert

    RECREATE Project Director, Managing Director of JIIP, President of K4I

    RECREATE Project Director, Managing Director of JIIP, President of K4I

  • Jonker, Willem

    Jonker, Willem

    CEO EIT Digital

    Prof. Willem Jonker (1962) has a broad background in ICT, both in industry as well as in academia. He studied mathematics and computer science at Groningen University, worked at Delft University of Technology, received his PhD from the University of Utrecht, and is a part-time full professor in computer science at Twente University. Willem Jonker's industrial experience covers telecommunications (KPN), IT (European Computer industry Research Centre, Munich) and consumer electronics (Philips). He held several positions as researcher, international project leader, department head, sector head, and account manager. In 2006 he was appointed Vice President Philips Research. Prof. Dr. Jonker has served European ICT research in various ways amongst others as project leader, reviewer, and advisor.

    CEO EIT Digital

  • Legre, Yannick

    Legre, Yannick

    Managing Director, EGI Foundation

    Managing Director, EGI Foundation

  • Maletić, Ivana

    Maletić, Ivana

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Neppel, Clara

    Neppel, Clara

    Senior Director, European Business Operations, IEEE European Public Policy Initiative

    Senior Director, European Business Operations, IEEE European Public Policy Initiative

  • Strauss, Roland

    Strauss, Roland

    Managing Director, Knowledge4Innovation

    Managing Director, Knowledge4Innovation

  • van Nistelrooij, Lambert

    van Nistelrooij, Lambert

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Żochowska, Monika

    Żochowska, Monika

    Co-founder & CEO, Phenicoptere Sp. Z o.o.

    Monika Żochowska is the Co-founder and CEO at Phenicoptere Sp. Z o.o., a Warsaw based company with sales in over 60 countries. Monika has created a disruptive product under the GLOV brand in the cosmetic industry that revolutionises every day routine of removing makeup. The idea is to remove makeup only with water, simplifying the traditional makeup removing process. Monika is the main visionary behind Phenicoptere’s products and overall strategy, and has received many awards, among others she was named as Entrepreneur of the Year by EY, the most creative entrepreneur by BRIEF, and she was acknowledged by Sukces Pisany Szminką (in collaboration with Forbes) as Businesswoman of the Year in 2016. Aside from working at Phenicoptere, Monika runs a Diamond Advisory company as a Certified Diamond Grader by HRD. Prior to that she worked for 2 years in Antwerp in the Diamond District for Boulle Rough Diamonds as a Marketing Manager developing ultra luxurious diamond jewellery brand. Monika has been living in Jacksonville FL, Valencia, Antwerp, Brussels, Paris, London, Dubai, Warsaw.

    Co-founder & CEO, Phenicoptere Sp. Z o.o.

Speakers

Moderator:

Dr Roland Strauss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Knowledge4Innovation

Speakers:

Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament

Lambert van Nistelrooij, Member of the European Parliament

Robbert Fischer, Managing Director JIIP

Willem Jonker, CEO, EIT Digital

Yannick Legré, Director, EGI Foundation

Viviane Hoffmann, Deputy Director-General Departments Education, Youth, Sport and Culture

Monika Żochowska, Co-founder & CEO, Phenicoptere Sp. Z o.o.

Clara Neppel, Senior Director, IEEE

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