Last edition’s program – High-Tech Systems

15:00 – 15:30

15:30 – 16:00

Virtual networking

16:00 – 16:30

Expert session (max. 50 participants)

Virtual networking

Expert session: Discussion on the lessons learned from the Covid-19 crisis

During the expert session, we will discuss the impact of the current Covid-19 crisis on the high-tech industry. What will be the lasting changes in the supply chain, will there be a push to more local manufacturing, et cetera. We aim for an open discussion between the panel members and the audience.


Jelm Franse, senior director mechanical development (ASML)

Geert Jakobs, CEO (VDL ETG)

Jan Koudijzer, market & technology development manager (Festo)

16:30 – 17:00

Virtual networking

17:00 – 17:20


Maarten Steinbuch (TUE and Eindhoven Engine)
AI for hardware

Photo credit: Bart van Overbeeke

17:20 – 18:00

Virtual networking