Flanders Make event

Symposium 2024

Symposium 2024

Event address

Plattebeekstraat 1
2800 Mechelen

Welcome to our 2024 Symposium!

Welcome to the Flanders Make Symposium 2024! This exciting event is taking place in person on Tuesday, October 22, 2024. Join us for a day filled with innovation, collaboration, and inspiration.

During this inspiring day, you will:

  • Experience plenty of demonstrations of our latest innovations;
  • Get inspiration from local and international keynote speakers;
  • Receive insights in the latest trends and technology.

On our symposium you will meet, a.o. business managers, CTOs and R&D-managers of large companies and SMEs. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out in your career, the Flanders Make Symposium 2024 is the perfect place to gain new insights and connect with like-minded individuals. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to expand your knowledge and grow your network!

Our Symposium is...

Keynote presentations - Symposium 2022

Keynote presentations

Learn more about the keynotes and their presenters of the 2023 Symposium.

Top Technology Demonstrations - Symposium 2023

Top Technology Demonstrations

Discover here which technology we will demonstrate at the 2023 Symposium.

Networking - Symposium 2023


Meet business managers, CTOs and R&D-managers of companies big and small at the 2023 Symposium.


*The entire programme will be presented in English. Programme subject to change.
09.00 Welcome coffee & breakfast
10.00 Opening session
Grisja Lobbestael, CEO, Flanders Make
10.30 Impact of IMR’s pilot factory on faster adoption of innovative technologies in industry
Micheal Cassidy, CTO, Irish Manufacturing Research
11.00 Coffee break & demo visits

Flanders Make Session:

  • Empower your workforce using AR & VR in employee learning and development
    Maarten Wijnants, Core Lab Manager, FlandersMake@UHasselt
  • Innovations together with companies in Flanders #1
  • Innovations together with companies in Flanders #2

Introduction to the demonstrators resulting from Flanders Make’s latest research
Marc Engels, COO, Flanders Make

12.45 Lunch, demo visits & tours

Top industrial keynotes:

  • An Steegen, CEO, Barco
  • Nicolas Deruytter, CEO, ML6
  • Lies Dries, Director IT Transformations, Proximus
16.00 Coffee break & demo visits

Closing session:

Thank you, Urbain Vandeurzen, as our Flanders Make President and welcome to our new President!

17.30 Walking dinner & demo visits

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