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Fe+male Tech Heroes


Language: English
Date: 12 Oct 2021
Time: 17:00 - 22:00
Entry fee: 39,50


The Lounge, High Tech Campus Eindhoven

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Join us for the Fe+male Tech Heroes dinner on Tuesday October 12th for an evening full of networking, great food and inspiring speakers who talk about reaching for the stars, falling down and getting back up again.

Date: Tuesday October 12
Time: 17.00 - 21.30 hrs
Location: Restaurant The Lounge (HTC 1A, first floor), High Tech Campus Eindhoven.

We follow the current corona rules in the Netherlands. During this event we will aks you for a valid QR code in the CoronaCheck app. Because of this rule, we let go of the 1,5 meters. We have room for 100 guests.


17.00 Walk in with drinks 
17.45 Welcome by Fe+male Tech Heroes
18.00 First course
18.30 'Reaching the sky' by Oana van der Togt, Senior Business Development Manager Space & Scientific Instrumentation at TNO

Oana van der Togt is Senior Business Developer Manager at TNO, a research institute based in the Netherlands which focuses on developing technologies for a large number of markets, from semiconductor industry, defense, ICT, traffic and transport, buildings and infrastructure, circular economy, etc. Within TNO, Oana is responsible for TNO’s participation in the Space Market. In the same time, Oana is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Board at TNO. For the last seven years, Oana has put gender diversity on TNO’s agenda, creating TNO’s D&I Strategy and defining D&I interventions.

19.00 Main course
19.45 'Sky? What sky?' by Margot Nijkamp, co-founder Ecosystem Thinking Institute (ESTI)

Margot Nijkamp-Diesfeldt is the co-founder of ESTI – Ecosystem Thinking Institute and is specialized in the human factor in open innovation. Margot’s career is characterized by the start-ups of organizations like Packard Bell Europe, Intermec EMEA, Emergency One and applied research institute Holst Centre. Margot has a background in Human Resources, Business Economics and Communications. Margot was involved in these organizations from the start on an MT-level. At the start-up of the Holst Centre in 2005, Margot developed a specific HR-strategy to let talent flourish in open innovation. After 5 years Holst Centre had been built up to 240 international talents, she set up the OpenSme program for niche markets by SME-companies. She is the creator of the EcoSystem Game, a game to learn the inner workings of ecosystems by experiencing it. Margot has done extensive research into the open innovation possibilities between education and the labor market and wrote a book “Samenscholing Geboden”, which is currently being translated into English.

20.15 Dessert
20.45 Coffee and tea
21.30 End

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