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GEN European Meetup 2017 Berlin

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Ahoy

Wattstraße 11

13355 Berlin

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The yearly GEN European Meetup is in Berlin October 9 and 10. Monday October 9 is the 'touring day', in which we explore the vibrant Berlin Startup and Scale-up scene including the ecosystem policies, all organised by GEN Germany. Tuesday October 10 there is time for GEN policy making. The focus is on strengthening cooperation, our continued engagement with the EU, and the effective setup of GEN governance at the national level.

Monday, October 9: Berlin Entrepreneurship Tour

11.00-18.00: Exploring Berlin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, including site visits to:

  • Berlin Partner (business service of Berlin)

  • Factory Berlin (tbc)

  • Hub Agency of the Digital Hub Initiative (tbc)

  • Meeting with Berlin Startups and Scale Ups

19.00: Dinner

Tuesday, October 10: GEN Europe Meeting

Location: Ahoy Berlin

9.30-10.30: GEN Europe, internal meeting

  • Looking forward to the GEW 2017

  • GEC 2018 and European presence

  • Pan-European contacts and initiatives

11.00-13.00: EC Affairs, Startup Nations, and SME Assembly 2017, by Kristin Schreiber, Director SME Policy, European Commission

  • Startup Nations Summit (Tallinn),

  • SME Assembly,

  • Working with DG Growth

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.00-16.00: GEN Global: Setting GEN Boards and GEN Strategy 2018, by Jonathan Ortmans, GEN president

16.00-18.00: GEN Europe follow up plans and agenda

19.00: Dinner

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Participants take care of their own travel and accommodation (however, logistical support may be offered by the organisation). The organisation suggests that participants book at the hotels below, which are reasonably priced and close to the conference venue and with easy access to the railway station and airport:

  • Motel One Berlin Hauptbahnhof

  • Intercity Hotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof

  • Steigenberger Hotel am Kanzleramt

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