Startup Weekend Music Tech Liège

    Friday, April 28 - 30, 2017


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  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
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Startup Weekend Music Tech Liège

Friday, April 28 - 30, 2017



Friday, April 28 - 30, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm

Leansquare
Rue Chapelle les clercs, 3
Liège, Belgium 4000

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EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday April 28th


6:30 pm
Registration
Arrive at La Chapelle and get checked in


7:00 pm
Dinner & Networking
Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants


7:20 pm
Welcome & Speakers
Review agenda for the weekend and introduce speakers, coaches, and community leaders


7:30 pm
Pitches Start
Optionally line up to give your pitch


9:00 pm
Voting
Attendees vote for the top pitches


9:15 pm
Form Teams
Teams start forming and discussing ideas


10:00 pm
Begin Work
Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Saturday April 29th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


9:30 am
Begin Work
Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend


12:00 pm
Lunch


1:00 pm
Check-In
After-lunch check-in, status reports, call for help


2:00 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!


6:30 pm
Dinner


7:30 pm
Check-In
After-dinner check-in, status reports, call for help


10:00 pm
Wrap-Up
Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow

Sunday April 30th


9:00 am
Breakfast
Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee


10:00 am
Check-In
Coaches arrive. Final opportunity to ask questions


12:00 pm
Lunch


12:30 pm
Coach Meetings
Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS


3:00 pm
Presentation Prep & Tech Check
Final hours of worktime should be focused on perfecting your presentation, tech-check for final presentations also takes place


4:00 pm
Dinner


5:00 pm
Final Presentations


7:30 pm
Judging & Awards


8:30 pm
Wrap-Up


9:00 pm
Go Home!


Event Judges


Ben Piquard

Senior Business Development & Interim Management. Focus on Innovation, Startups and Digital Transformation of economy.

Current mission as Operational director for LeanSquare (Meusinvest Group)

Specialties: Sales & Pre-Sales Coaching; business Model and growth of Startups; New Technologies; Business Applications; CRM; Business Intelligence; Datawarehousing; HR Systems; Performance Management; Training & Skills Developments; .


Rudy Leonet
Coordinateur culture 360° RTBF



Fabrice Lamproye
Co-Founder Les Ardentes



Coaches and Mentors


Ben Piquard

Senior Business Development & Interim Management. Focus on Innovation, Startups and Digital Transformation of economy.

Current mission as Operational director for LeanSquare (Meusinvest Group)

Specialties: Sales & Pre-Sales Coaching; business Model and growth of Startups; New Technologies; Business Applications; CRM; Business Intelligence; Datawarehousing; HR Systems; Performance Management; Training & Skills Developments; .


Laurent Eschenauer
Senior Software Architect - Distributed Systems

Laurent is an experienced software architect, passionate about the
design of complex distributed systems. He has been an employee, founder,
CTO or CEO of various startups such as Webside, Pepite, ComodIT and now
Fleye. He worked previously as a researcher at Vodafone and consultant
at the Boston Consulting Group.

Laurent is also active in the open source ecosystem with projects such
as Storytlr and onesocialweb. He has a diploma of Computer Engineering
from the University of Liège and has a mastery in Electrical Engineering
from the University of Maryland.


François Gilson
Country Marketing Manager Google.

François started his career at Unilever Benelux where he performed several positions in sales (2005-2008) and marketing (2008-2011). In 2011, he joined Google Belgium as Agency Relationship Manager. Since 2014, he is leading Google's Marketing Operations in Belgium as Country Marketing Manager. François is a graduate from the HEC Liège Business School. His personal motto is: "If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough."


Vincent Favrat
CEO Musimap

Vincent Favrat is the CEO of Belgian music cognitive technologies company Musimap, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Just Temptation – leader of film music investment in continental Europe, and Investor & Strategic advisor of the digital multi-effect processor company MOD Devices. In his early career, Vincent worked as press manager for the Montreux Jazz Festival, led the Swiss Musicians Union, managed and supervised Stade (Ninja Tune, Sub Rosa, Kitty-Yo), co-directed the Lausanne Jazz Onze+ Festival and worked for Lagardère Active in Paris. Vincent has been regularly invited as investor to markets such as Closing The Gap, 3D Content Financing Market and Sonar+D, as lecturer to the Popakademie and the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and as speaker to leading music tech events such as Music Tech Fest, SXSW, Slush Music, Mondo.NYC and the San Francisco Music Tech Summit. 


Nicolas Roebben
Corporate Strategy & PMO Manager SABAM



Edwin Joassart
CEO HLO



Thomas Daenen
Attorney-at-law - Corporate

Thomas is a lawyer specialized in corporate law, banking and finance. Thomas represents his clients daily in a variety of corporate operations including shareholder agreement, M&A, fundraising, joint ventures and restructuring. In 2016, he co-founded Beyond law firm (www.beyond-lawfirm.com), a niche law firm dedicated to innovative companies and entrepreneurs with a particular focus in ICT, digital-media and startups. Thomas maintains close ties with many different public and private actors supporting innovation and creativity especially in Wallonia and Brussels. He is a founding member of the non profit organization GOTORO which promotes various projects related to innovation in Liege region : TEDxLiège, startup week-end Liege, Pechakucha… (www.gotoro.be).


Tarik Hennen
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tarikhennen/



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Startup Weekend Music Tech Liège team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Liege is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here

  • Gerome
    Vanherf
  • Malik
    Alimoekhamedov
  • Gregory
    Van Ass
  • Cassandre
    Laurent
  • damiano
    fersini

Facilitators


Michel Duchateau
Facilitator Startup Weekend | Partner & Chief Innovation Officer Convidencia, Author ParticipAgile & Hackathon Canvas

Innovation coach, Partner & Chief Innovation Officer at Convidencia,

Michel supports organisations and entrepreneurs developing cooperation, agility, innovation and a sustainable performance. Actively involved in multiple startup communities, he coaches startups and animates hackathons and conferences. He collaborates with accelerators, incubators, business schools and public institutions in Europe.

Michel is Facilitator at Startup Weekend, author of the Hackathon Canvas and co-author of ParticipAgile.


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