Innovation Bootcamp - Ghent MeetDistrict, Ghelamco Arena

10 Sep till 14 Sep 2018
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Our Innovation Bootcamps are intensive 5-day perspective-shifting experiences. They are designed to boost your organisation's innovation DNA by showing your team the tools and the insights they need to innovate and experiment.

Hands-on workshops & visionary keynotes from top opinion leaders like Peter HinssenRik Vera, Omar Mohout & many others!

The latest trends & insights about customer centricity, growth hacking, artificial intelligence, storytelling, virtual reality, blockchain & many more subjects.

Our disruptive bootcamps are NOTHING like any other training program in the market! Prepare for radical subjects, unexpected coaches and real impact on how you think and solve problems. 

Sign up now! Registrations are limited and close on Monday September 3, 2018!

This Bootcamp has already taken place but if you want to stay up to date about future bootcamps, leave your credentials below and we'll keep you updated.

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Full program

Monday September 10

Setting the Scene 

The first day of the Bootcamp might be a little bit unsettling. But that’s all part of the plan: this is where we’ll open your eyes to a new reality, and that might take some getting used to.  But don’t worry: we'll use the rest of the week to explore ways to cope with it.

Tuesday September 11

Spotlight on the Customer

Are you up for another round of changing the way you look at the world? Our speakers will show you how to put your customer at the very heart of your company and how this approach will impact your Day after Tomorrow.

Wednesday September 12

Technology as Facilitator

How can big companies act as flexible and fast as little start-ups? On this third bootcampday we will dive deeper in agile workflows and the lean start-up methodology often used by them. We also get some playtime with a whole range of spacy technologies, from AI to AR and VR. They will catapult you ahead of the competition in quantum leaps.

Thursday September 13

Innovation in Company Structures 

On Thursday you will have to think about your organization in the Day After Tomorrow, where cocreation and collaboration are the keywords. You’ll see how to connect many colleagues and customers, which makes more engaged individuals/employees with efficient innovation ideas. On that -almost last- day you will see a lot of challenges but our workshops will make you see the trees through the forest. Let’s get creative!

Friday September 14

Wrapping It Up!

Today is about wrapping it all up. Together, we'll summarize what we saw this week. More importantly, we'll take a look into the future and the challenges ahead of us. Both for ourselves as professionals, and also the businesses we are working in. We'll make sure to go out with a bang. But no worries, this is no goodbye!

Bootcamp Reunion December 19

We said it before: after that one week, there is no goodbye!

We invite you on an exclusive Innovation Bootcamp Reunion with Steven Van Belleghem and you will be invited 4 times a year to our exclusive nexxworks café.

Our speakers

Peter Hinssen
Peter is a serial entrepreneur, Forbes contributor, LinkedIn Influencer, best-selling author and one of the most sought-after thought leaders on organizing for the Day After Tomorrow, radical innovation, leadership and the impact of all things...
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Rik Vera
Rik is a renowned thought-leader, worldwide keynote speaker and author of business bestseller “Managers The Day After Tomorrow”. He’s a trusted advisor on the topics of extreme customer centricity, innovation in the digital era, business model...
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Pascal Coppens
China’s upcoming leadership in global innovation is moving forward with astonishing speed. While the world is seeking to adapt to a New Normal,  China’s New Normal has been a reality since 2013. If we want to understand how to deal with a world of...
Omar Mohout
Omar Mohout
Omar is a tech entrepreneur turned advisor and mentor. As an advisor he tries to practice a "hands-off unless requested" approach. If required, he has hands-on experience with executing go-to-market, with a major focus on scaling cloud and web based...
Bernie Caessens
Bernie Caessens
Bernie Caessens holds a Ph.D. in Psychology. As a post-doc he switched to the neurosciences, and investigated how the brain makes decisions. After several years he moved from the university to corporate life, and worked in consumer electronics and...
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Koen Vingerhoets
Koen Vingerhoets combines a Master in Law with a sound passion for IT. He caught an interest in bitcoin early 2013 and is currently responsible for Blockchain & Digital Transformation at Belfius' The Studio. He is often praised for making...
Jeroen De Wit
Jeroen is CEO at Teamleader, a SaaS application designed for SME’s. It enables companies to manage their relationships, opportunities, projects, timesheets and invoices in a unified and collaborative online solution. Combining these tools provides a...
Yoav Nir
Yoav Nir is the author of the book Game-changing Innovation and will explain us more about the lean start-up method and how he implemented this during his carreer at Barco, Yofi consulting and The Skein Company. Already in 1997, he was involved in...
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Robin Geers
Robin Geers is guest lecturer at VUB and Howest. Robin Geers and Jeroen de Wit wrote the book 'Start-up Survival'.
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Leen Gorissen
Leen Gorissen, Ph.D. in Biology, is specialized in ecology, transition science, regenerative development and bio-inspired innovation. She is the author of the recent book ‘Building the Future of Innovation on millions of years of Natural...
Wim Rombaut
Wim Rombaut
Wim is a performance coach, trainer, speaker and author. He inspires and stimulate leaders and their teams to outperform. Keep the balance right, mental and physical: that is the core message that he’s sharing with you. His vision: management is a...
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Axelle Vanquaillie
Axelle had been an HR and communications entrepreneur for 10 years when she discovered the power of (live) visual storytelling for corporate purposes. Since that day,  She has been combining her passion for drawing with her skills as a facilitator...
Xander Steenbrugge
Xander is a young engineer fascinated by data science and machine learning. Through his thesis on brain-computer interfaces at Ugent, he first came into contact with the vast opportunities provided by data driven computer algorithms. After his...
Ianka Fleerackers
Ianka Fleerackers
Public speaking expert & renowned actress Ianka Fleerackers trains and coaches people in bringing their message, vision or story to the public in a passionate, charismatic and authentic manner that delivers real impact. Ianka regularly speaks at...
Baudouin De Troostembergh
Baudouin de Troostembergh
Baudouin de Troostembergh is CEO and founder from Startup Factory.
Raphael Halberthal
Raphael Halberthal
Raphael Halberthal is managing partner at Startup Factory
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Nicolas Verhelst
From the startup of Niceberg Studiosin 2011, Nicolas Verhelst deployed the technical infrastructure of the Studio and manages the operations of the company.  Niceberg produces and distributes immersive experience movies for the entertainment...
Alexander Van Laer
Alexander Van Laer
Alexander is a result-driven entrepreneur with a strong vision on the future of the peer-to-peer economy. He combined his entrepreneurial dream with his passion for cooking and started FLAVR, a peer-to-peer platform that enables foodies to buy...
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Matthias De Clercq
Matthias De Clercq started as Chief Commercial Officer at nexxworks, and then moved out to become Chief Operations Officer.  Before that, Matthias had been working at Coolblue for the past 7 years, of which the last two years as head of Coolblue...
Jorn Vanysacker
Jorn Vanysacker is VP Marketing at Intuo. Intuo is a talent enablement platform that provides the alternative to the yearly evaluation cycle. They introduced a system that helps people and offers data on skills and careers and translates the...
Ingrid Willems
Ingrid Willems
Ingrid Willems is CEO at DataScouts and and co-founder from we connect data. DataScouts provides strategic marketers and business developers a platform to map their competitive landscape, systematically monitor competitors and build a strategic edge...

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