#odysseyhack FEBRUARY
4 - 5 / 2020
The knowledge exchange for the ecosystem builders who want to solve complex 21st-century challenges through mass collaboration.
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About Odyssey Connect

Join the 2-day knowledge exchange event helping innovators, builders, governments, corporates, and non-profit partners to turn knowledge into impactful action.

Odyssey Connect is a curation of over 30 deep dives to provide prospective Odyssey Hackathon participants with all the relevant input to successfully tackle the challenges. Thought leaders will inspire those who want to tackle complex 21st-century challenges with a multi-disciplinary perspective on problem-solving.

On Day 1, you can discover the 21 challenges and learn about the root causes behind them. This is a perfect opportunity to learn which challenges resonate and how you could make an impact. Governmental, corporate, and non-profit partners can explore synergies between challenges to strengthen collaboration.

On Day 2, ecosystem members, international experts and visionaries provide insights into the right tools that teams could use. Participants can learn about state-of-the-art technologies and building blocks in their solutions. Get inspired by immersing yourself in knowledge from tech, governance and legal experts.

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Speakers

Audrey Tang

Digital Minister

Taiwan's Digital Minister in charge of Social Innovation

Christopher Allen

Blockchain Commons

Internet Cryptography Pioneer, Founder #RebootingWebOfTrust

Nicholas Robinson

ICEL

Challenge Lead, Track: Sovereign Nature

Michael Zargham

Blockscience

Founder & CEO

Jamie Burke

Outlier Ventures

Founder & CEO

Trent McConaghy

Ocean Protocol

Founder

Enrica Calonghi

KLM Cargo

Challenge Lead, Track: Internet of Logistics

Kester Meijer

KLM Cargo

Challenge Lead, Track: Internet of Logistics

Nick van Apeldoorn

Kadaster

Challenge Lead, Track: Opening Up Real Estate

Gintaras Pelenis

VMware

Challenge Lead, Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Michiel Sintenie

Vattenfall

Challenge Lead, Track: Fossil Free Future

Monique Taverne

UMCG

Challenge Lead, Track: Healthcare

Matan Field

DaoStack

CEO

Romy Dekker

Rathenau Instituut

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Fossil Free Future

Axel Eriksson

Vattenfall

Challenge Lead, Track: Fossil Free Future

Micha Reusen

Bouwinvest

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Opening Up Real Estate

Esther van Kooten Niekerk

Contakt Consulting

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Opening Up Real Estate

Erik Rutkens

Qbit Cyber Security

Challenge Lead, Track: Public Safety and Security

Neil Smyth

YES!Delft

Digital Technical Director

Yvo Hunink

City of The Hague

Challenge Lead, Track: Conscious Cities

Jan-Willem Lammers

VMware

Challenge Lead, Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Sven de Laaf

City of The Hague

Challenge Lead, Track: Conscious Cities

Eva Houtsma

Acute Zorg

Challenge Lead, Track: Healthcare

Jan-Peter Doomernik

Enexis

Challenge Lead, Track: Nature 2.0

Sander Koot

Dutch National Police

Challenge Lead, Track: Public Safety and Security

Harmke Korthuis

Ambulance Care Groningen

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Healthcare

Danny Mulder

TVM

Challenge Lead, Track: Internet of Logistics

Bas Bolmer

Lifelines

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Healthcare

Giulietta Marani

Digicampus

Challenge Lead, Track: Self-Sovereign Identity

Klaas Holtman

Bedrijvenvereniging WEST

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety and Security

Laurens van der Varst

Dutch Public Safety Alliance

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety and Security

Geert Kuiper

TConsult

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Internet of Logistics

Manon den Dunnen

Dutch National Police

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety and Security

Ernst Tjaden

TConsult

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Internet of Logistics

Martijn Krijnsen

Martijn Krijnsen

Dutch National Police

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety and Security

Jan Mulder

TVM

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Internet of Logistics

Thomas van Noort

TVM

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Internet of Logistics

Ewout van der Beek

NEDU

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Fossil Free Future

Armand ter Schure

KLM Cargo

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Internet of Logistics

Danielle Freriks

Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Opening Up Real Estate

Jeroen Lemereis

Jeroen Lemereis

National Control Room for Cooperation

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety and Security

Afke Boersma

GGD Groningen

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Healthcare

Andrew Mooijman

Dutch Blockchain Coalition

Challenge Lead, Track: Self-Sovereign Identity

Inal Kardanov

Waves Platform

Developers Advocate

Etienne Gehain

Engie

Challenge Lead, Track: Energy Singularity

Ewald Hesse

Grid Singularity

Challenge Lead, Track: Energy Singularity

Simoon Fransen

Presencing Institute Netherlands

Core Team

Arno Laeven

Energy Web Foundation

Head of Strategy & Market Development

Jan Pellis

Stedin

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Energy Singularity

Kerstin Eichmann

Innogy

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Energy Singularity

Dave de Fijter

IOTA Foundation

Developer Advocate

Janneke Hoedemaekers

MESA+ and Nanolab

Business Director

Gilles Gravier

wipro

Director, Senior Open Source and Blockchain Strategy Advisor

Yvette Mulder

NEN

Committee Manager and Program Lead

Nicola Peill-Moelter

VMware

Challenge Lead, Track: Outcompete Disruptive Systems

Frank Hartkamp

RVO

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Outcompete Disruptive Systems

Vivek Srivastava

DAML

Client Engineering

Aleksandr Bulkin

ADAPT

Founder

Sasha Ivanov

Waves

Founder and CEO

Nina Orlić

Loyens & Loeff

Attorney at Law

Jonathan Ruff

Loyens & Loeff

Senior Associate - Attorney at Law

Kim Lucassen

Loyens & Loeff

Partner - Attorney at Law

Marc Wiggers

Loyens & Loeff

Partner - Attorney at Law

Martijn Schoonewille

Loyens & Loeff

Partner - Attorney at Law

Olivier Marquais

Loyens & Loeff

Senior Associate - Attorney at Law

Stéphanie De Smedt

Loyens & Loeff

Senior Associate - Attorney at Law

Yannick Geryszewski

Loyens & loeff

Associate - Attorney at Law

Teohna Williams

Teohna Williams

Business Plan for Peace

Challenge Lead, Track: Conflict Prevention

Magnus Berg

Vattenfall

Challenge Lead, Track: Fossil Free Future

Gadi Michaeli

SolarEdge Technologies

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Fossil Free Future

Alex van der Slot

Alex van der Slot

Van der Slot

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Internet of Logistics

Ruud van der Geer

Ruud van der Geer

MSD

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Internet of Logistics

Nina Heinz

Nina Heinz

DHL

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Internet of Logistics

Michiel Heij

Michiel Heij

Socialtec

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Hairo van den Berg

Dutch Tax Administration

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Marijn Fraanje

City of the Hague

Challenge Lead, Track: Conscious Cities

Tea Martic

AZNN

Challenge Lead, Track: Healthcare

Jetse Goris

UMCG

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Healthcare

Achim Jedelsky

Achim Jedelsky

FIBREE

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Opening Up Real Estate

Peter Hermans

Stedin

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Fossil Free Future

Rink Jansen

Rink Jansen

Public Prosecution Service

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety & Security

Sander Veenstra

Sander Veenstra

RIEC

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety & Security

Victor Tafur

Victor Tafur

ICEL

Challenge Lead, Track: Sovereign Nature

Koh Kheng Lian

Koh Kheng Lian

ICEL

Challenge Lead, Track: Sovereign Nature

Sven de Laaf

City of the Hague

Challenge Lead, Track: Conscious Cities

Yvette Entius

City of the Hague

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Conscious Cities

Grisjo Koers

Province of Zuid-Holland

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Conscious Cities

Marc Buckley

United Nations

Official UN SDG Advocate

Maximilian Fey

Vattenfall

Challenge Lead, Track: Fossil Free Future

Bas Bijlsma

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Conflict Prevention

Irene Gonzales

Irene Gonzales

Public Prosecution Service

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Public Safety & Security

Siobahn Gardiner

Deloitte

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Mike Bachman

DELL

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Dimitri de Jonghe

Keyko
Howard Roe

Howard Roe

Sargasso Sea Alliance

Challenge Stakeholder; Track: Sovereign Nature

Dirk Jan Brocks

Dirk Jan Brocks

Ministry of Defence

Challenge Lead, Track: Conflict Prevention

Gertie Arts

Ministry of Defence

Challenge Lead, Track: Conflict Prevention

Reind-Jan Brouwer

vattenfall

Challenge Lead, Track: Fossil Free Future

Jacco Duindam

Royal FloraHolland

Challenge Stakeholder, Track: Internet of Logistics

Talia Klein

Digital Asset

Challenge Lead, Track: Outcompete Destructive Systems

Why Join?

Get a head start on hackathon preparation by pre-connecting with the challenge leads and their stakeholders. Get to know the Odyssey ecosystem members and what they can offer you.

Learn the required building blocks and perspectives to co-create solutions for ecosystems. Deep dive into tech, ethics, law, and governance to create a product in tune with global realities.

Find out more about pilot possibilities in industries ranging from real estate and energy, to conscious cities and air cargo, and driving solution adoption in the long-run.

Tap into a new source of knowledge, inspiration, ideas and creativity. Engage with the international community, Odyssey partners, speakers, and future hackathon teams.

odyssey 2020

WATCH THE TRAILER
ODYSSEY CONNECT

February 4-5, 2020

The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Johanna Westerdijkplein 75

Day 1

Discover the 21-century challenges of Odyssey 2020 and the real problems behind these challenges.

Day 2

Learn more about the tools and building blocks for new solutions to the challenges.