Program: Friday 4th of May 2018 [Eng]

Cross–disciplinary, visionary, inspirational and stimulating ideas at the crossroads of science, technology and art towards a creative, exciting and sustainable future.

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Presentation: Virginie Claes

13.00   Registration
13.30 Welcome & opening symposium – Rector Prof. dr. Luc De Schepper (UHasselt) / Stijn Bijnens (LRM) / Mayor Wim Dries (City of Genk)
13.50 Opening keynote – Space architecture – Arch. Brent Sherwood (Pasadena – USA)
14.35 Space Industry – Dr. Burton H. Lee (Stanford University – USA)
14.55 Towards a 21st Century Thinker – Frederik De Wilde (B)
15.20 Pauze / Break
15.40 Flash talk – Mix & Match
15.55 Beyond DIY – Empowering engineering novices to build sensor systems – Prof. dr. Raf Ramakers (UHasselt/EDM – B)
16.20 Between sensing and making sense: a material aesthetics view on fashiontech – Pauline van Dongen (The Netherlands)
16.45 Electronic plants – Prof. dr. Eleni Stavrinidou (Linköping University – Sweden)
17.10 Pauze / Break
17.30 Closing keynote – Daan Roosegaarde (Studio Roosegaarde – The Netherlands)
18.30 Closing of symposium & Opening ‘DUNE’
inspiring ideas for a
creative, exciting and
sustainable future