What’s Next… in the world of the CIO (2)

In the run up to the TED-style CIONET Belgium Annual Event on January 30, let us present:

Amelia Andersdotter (Pirate Party MEP) will talk about What’s Next with Privacy.

Amelia joined the Piratpartiet shortly after its formation in 2006. She is the youngest member of the European Parliament and is focussing her efforts around information policy. She is a part of the Parliamentary Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. She’s presently working on a proposal for a recast of the Union’s Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive. She is also a known supporter of public investments in fibre-to-the-home infrastructures.

Tuur Demeester (formerly MacroTrends) will discuss What’s Next with Bitcoin.

Tuur has been publicly commenting on the state of the economy since 2008, his investment newsletter MacroTrends was launched in 2011 and ran until end 2013, when he passed it to a successor. His articles have been featured on ZeroHedge and he is a regular speaker at Bitcoin conferences. Tuur has an ‘out of the box’ approach, combining academic rigor, a focus on historical patterns, productive investment paranoia, and a knack for exploring new territories.

Bart Van Coppenolle (CEO of HolyBrain) will talk about What’s Next in Entrepreneurship.

HolyBrain is a not-necessarily-for-profit company, although it isn’t necessarily excluding profit either. Its founded on the belief that the secret of our success can be unraveled from the structure and evolution of our brain. It aims to contribute to the sustainability of the human species, through books and other communications, besides founding or participating in or licensing knowledge to companies that actualize and realize these insights.

Date: Thursday 30th January
Time: 1:30pm – 9pm
Venue: Théâtre du Vaudeville, Galerie de la Reine 13, 1000 Brussels

CIONET members can register via the event page on CIONET.com
Non CIONET members who wish to attend the Annual Event can contact Mieke Pauwels at mieke@cionet.com

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