Programme 2018

Networking fair with inspiring keynotes

The Fast 50 Business Forum features inspiring keynote speakers, topical breakout sessions and pitches by Belgium’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies.

13:35 - 18:30 : Networking fair the whole afternoon!

Meet the Fast 50 and Rising Stars

The Deloitte Fast 50 tech companies and the 10 preselected Rising Stars will showcase their products and services in more than 50 booths to learn more about their growth journeys. For this fifth edition, we  also introduce a matchmaking, offering Corporates and Fast50 nominees the opportunity to set up a meeting with each other in advance.

Keynote – The future of Extended Intelligence

Mrs. Pattie Maes, renowned AI pioneer and MIT professor, will bring the story of the future of Extended Intelligence which embeds human cognition in a massive, restless fabric of objects, entities and the relationships between them. 

Mrs. Pattie Maes
AI pioneer and MIT professor

Breakout session 1 - Rising Star Monitor 2018: The many faces of growth

Veroniek Collewaert, Professor in Entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School, shares highlights from the 2018 Rising Star Monitor, a report that provides a dynamic view on scale-up practices.

Veroniek Collewaert
Professor in Entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School

Breakout session 2 - Capturing value through Strategic Pricing

Maarten Morreels, Pricing expert Monitor Deloitte, will give a breakdown on Capturing value through Strategic Pricing.

Maarten Morreels
Pricing expert Monitor Deloitte

Breakout session 3 - 5 Years Fast 50

5 Years Fast 50: Key takeaways to scale your business


Networking drink

Nurturing relationships that have been established earlier in the day.

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