Past Meetup

Peter Diamandis in the Netherlands

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For the first time ever, Peter Diamandis - Founder of Singularity University (, XPrize (, Planetary Resources ( and Author of Abundance ( - will join us for our biggest and greatest event yet.

During the event we will also launch the GIC14 contest to win a free ticket for the 10-week Singularity University summer program at the NASA AMES campus.

Sign up is now closed, we will have a livestream ( provided by Cisco on our website for everyone who won't be able to join us.


13:00 - 14:00 Registration

14:00 - 14:10 Rens de Jong (BNR) - Welcome & Introduction

14:10 - 14:15 Pieter Hilhorst (Municipality of Amsterdam) - Internet week Amsterdam, Launch AMS (MIT, TU Delft, TU Wageningen)

14:15 - 14:25 Wassili Bertoen (Deloitte) - Center for the Edge Europe, Bringing Peter to NL

14:25 - 14:30 Dutch Documentary about SU HQ by Vodafone Firestarters

14:30 - 14:55 Yuri van Geest (SU NL) - SU NL, Launch Contest 2014 (Focus: Education), Evolution of freedom

14:55 - 15:15 David Roberts (VP Graduate Studies Program SU) - Living a life with purpose

15:15 - 16:55 Peter Diamandis (Co-Founder SU) - X-Prize, SU, Abundance, Planetary Resources & Exponential Organization

16:55 - 17:00 Rens de Jong (BNR) - Closing

17:00 - 18:00 Drinks

Thanks to all our partners for making this event possible: Deloitte Center For The Edge, The Executive Network, Decos, FreedomLab, Vodafone Firestarters, Amsterdam Economic Board, Cisco, KLM and Koninklijk Theater Carré.