There will be a brief presentation by Techstars Managing Director David Mendez then a panel diving into challenges and opportunities around innovation in Amsterdam. The program is moderated by Carolien Gehrels, European Director Big Urban Cities at Arcadis, the panel will include:
- Patrick van Hoof - Global Director Digital Innovation, Arcadis
- Ger Baron - CTO Innovation Team, City of Amsterdam
- Kenneth Heijns - Managing Director, AMS Institute
- Sarah Bork - Strategic Advisor at the Engineering Office, City of Amsterdam
- Tom van Arman - Smart City Strategist & Future City Maker

The panel will be followed by open Q&A and networking over drinks and snacks.

Doors open at 5:30pm, the panel will begin at 5:45pm. Register here.

The Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator, Powered by Techstars is a 3-month intensive program based in Amsterdam designed to rapidly accelerate software-based startups with disruptive ideas to improve the quality of life across the following topics: mobility, resilience, resources (energy, water, food and air), urban development and regeneration. You can learn more here: