The Futures Of Data Conference

On May 23rd the fifth edition of The Futures Of Data Conference is at the new library De Krook, in Ghent, Belgium. The conference series, organized by Trendwolves, a youth trend agency, aims to provide a different perspectives on our digital world. With this edition 10 inspirational experts as Katryna Dow, Gerrie Smits, Jeroen Lemaire, Ben Caudron, Andrés Colmenares and Lucy Rojas.

This edition The Futures Of Data focus on the digital futures of online privacy, blockchain and internet culture. Exploring the impact of data on or lives today and tomorrow. The programme is hosted by Tom Palmaerts, futurist and trendwatcher and a nice side event are the crazy ping pong tables by Antwerp based design studio Undefined. The conference starts at 3pm, includes a diner and an party starting at 22pm!

Tickets for The Futures Of Data Conference are online available.


15:30u: Doors + Bar

16:00u: Introduction Bart Rosseau + Tom Palmaerts

16:15u: Katryna Dow founder of Meeco. Talk: "Data and privacy in the Digital Age"

16:45u: Privacy Debate: The future of privacy. With: Wim De Waele (B-Hive), Ingrid De Poorter (De Groote De Man), Katryna Dow (Meeco), Dimitri Verhelst (Juru)

17:45u: Dinner

19:00u: Gerrie Smits, blockchain advocate. Talk: "What the F. is blockchain and how will it affect our lives?"

19:30u: Jeroen Lemaire, CEO of In The Pocket. Talk: 
"The next 10 years of mobile technology"

20:00u: Break

20:15u: Ben Caudron is technology sociologist. Talk: "A Story About Our Stories About Technology: Between Optimism & Pessimism"

20:45u: Andrés Colmenares & Lucy Rojas, founders of Internet Age Media. Talk: "The Future of The Internet, Internet Cultures & New Models for Society"

21:15: Q&A + Bar


Miriam Makebaplein 1,
9000 Gent, Belgium

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