\ Program
March 1 2014
09:30 - 11:00


Between Dr. Lieve Fransen, Director for Social Policies and Europe 2020 at the European Commission and FutureLab Europe members: Estefanía Almenta López, Milan Balaban, Marsida Bandilli

Moderator: Linde Zuidema, FutureLab Europe Programme Leader, European Policy Centre

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00

Panel discussion: The gap between higher education and work: entrepreneurship as a bridge?

María Fanjul, CEO of entradas.com, Investor at Vitamin K, Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum

Gary Stewart, Gary Stewart, Director of Wayra Spain, Associate Professor and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at IE Business School Madrid

Dr. Robyn Klingler-Vidra, Senior Research Fellow at the Coller Institute of Venture at Tel-Aviv University, National Competitiveness Consultant and Executive Education Programme Tutor

Martin Kissinger, Business Development, Rocket Internet GmbHn

Moderator: Gabriele Woidelko, Program Director, Education Department, Körber Stiftung

13:00 - 14:30

Free Time

14:30 - 15:15

Youth Perspectives FutureLab participants and RMR alumni present groundbreaking ideas on employment and entrepreneurship

15:15 - 16:30

Panel discussion: Strategies for fostering entrepreneurship in Europe's South, opportunities and challenges

Eze Vidra, Head of Google for Entrepreneur Europe at Google, Founder of VCcafe.com, Head of Google's Campus London

Dr. Jan Brinckmann, Head of ESADE Business School Entrepreneurship Lab, Professor, Researcher, Business Angel

Irina Anghel, Managing Director at South Eastern European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

José Luis de la Rosa, Founder and CEO of Yerbabuena Software

Moderator: Hans Martens, Consultant and lecturer, former Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre

16:45 - 17:15

Coffee break

17:15 - 18:30

A discourse on the importance on failure

Lecture and Q&A session by

Lourdes Cruz, Director for Sales and Investment Promotion of the Parque Tecnologico de Andalucía

18:30 - 19:00

Closing session by

Rafael Atienza Medina, Chairman of the Real Maestranza de Ronda, lawyer and former Chairman of Helvetia Insurance


Drinks and networking session


Meeting place

Most sessions will be in English. There will be simultaneous translation into Spanish.


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