Conference

September
27 THU
28 FRI
Ticket
2018

SuperNova offers a two-day conference featuring today’s game changers - where thought leaders share their visions and insights on the technology, business concepts and creative ventures of tomorrow. On top of internationally-renewed experts, SuperNova also features local heroes and sofa session experts. 

Ray Kurzweil
28FRI

One of the world’s leading inventors, thinkers, and futurists

 

Tim Harford
27THU

Author of the million-selling The Undercover Economist and other bestsellers

Biz Stone
28FRI

American entrepreneur known best as co-founder of Twitter, Medium, and Jelly

Seth Godin
27THU

Global best-selling author famous for his philosophies in leadership & business

Philip Inghelbrecht
27THU

Founder of Shazam, the most widely-used music app counting 150+ million users worldwide

Local Hero
Anna Rosling Rönnlund
28FRI

Founder of Gapminder and Bill Gates’ personal hero, Anna breaks prejudices with big data visualization

Nina Tandon
27THU

CEO and Co-founder of EpiBone, the world’s first company growing living human bones for skeletal reconstruction

Vivienne Ming
27THU

AI serial entrepreneur, acclaimed neuroscientist, named one of Top 10 Women to Watch in Tech

Sebastiaan Hooft
28FRI

International DJ and one of the Netherland’s top tech entrepreneurs

Angelo Vermeulen
28FRI

Actively working on bio-inspired concepts for interstellar travel

Armin Pohl
27THU

CGI Visionary and CEO of Mackevision

Neil Harbisson
28FRI

The World's First Cyborg Officially Recognized by the Government

Jane McGonigal
28FRI

A world-famous game designer recognized as one of the world's top innovators by MIT

SNASK
27THU

A Swedish creative agency ranked as one of top 50 desired workplaces for creatives

Jan Rabaey
27THU

Founding director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC) and maker of the InfoPad, predecessor of the iPad

Local Hero
Louis Jonckheere
27THU

Co-founder of Showpad

Local Hero
Pieterjan Bouten
27THU

Co-founder of Showpad

Local Hero
Luc Van den hove
27THU

CEO and President of imec

Local Hero
Jürgen Ingels
27THU

Founder of Clear2Pay and Scale-Ups.eu

Sofa Session
Duco Sickinghe
27THU

Founder of Fortino Capital

Local Hero
Bram Vanderborght
27THU

Passionate about robots and their use for society and economy

Local Hero
Jonathan Berte
28FRI

CEO of Robovision

Local Hero
Alain De Taeye
28FRI

The Original Digital Map Maker

Sofa Session
Wim De Waele
27THU

Co-founder & CEO of B-Hive

Sofa Session
Dieter Boen
27THU

Innovation Manager at VRT

Sofa Session
Dominique Leroy
28FRI

CEO of Proximus Group

Sofa Session
Françoise Chombar
28FRI

CEO & Co-founder of Melexis

Sofa Session
Geert Noels
28FRI

Author of Econoshock and co-founder of Econopolis

Sofa Session
Jorg Snoeck
28FRI

Founder of Retail Detail

Sofa Session
Jozefien Daelemans
28FRI

Founder of Charlie Magazine

Sofa Session
Lorenz Bogaert
28FRI

Serial online media entrepreneur

Sofa Session
Mieke De Ketelaere
27THU

Customer Intelligence Director at SAS - West Europe

Sofa Session
Pieter Lesage
28FRI

Founder & CEO of Studio Dott

Sofa Session
Peter Verstraeten
27THU

Founder and CEO of Proceedix

Sofa Session
Rik Vandenberghe
28FRI

CEO of Besix Group

Sofa Session
Koen Elsen
28FRI

Owner of Achilles Associates

Sofa Session
Charlotte D’Hulst
28FRI

CEO and Co-Founder of MouSensor, Inc.

Local Hero
Steven Leunens
27THU

Pioneer in e-sports

Sofa Session
André Bouffioux
27THU

CEO of Siemens

Sofa Session
Aline Muylaert
27THU

Co-founder of CitizenLab

Local Hero
Leon Jacobs
28FRI

Writer and creative director

Local Hero
Jan Adriaenssens
28FRI

Director of City of Things at imec

Local Hero
John Baekelmans
28FRI

Vice President & Managing Director for imec in the Netherlands

Local Hero
Robert Dingemanse
28FRI

PAL-V

Local Hero
Peter Maynard
28FRI

Director of Program Management at Microsoft

Local Hero
Jan Peter Balkenende
27THU

Former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Local Hero
Jasna Rokegem
28FRI

Founder of Jasna Rok

Local Hero

Come find out

Ticket Required
September
27 THU
28 FRI
2018

For a few days only, today’s thought leaders, the most promising scale-ups, and outstanding companies from around the globe gather in Antwerp - to talk, pitch and showcase. As a professional, entrepreneur, creative, researcher, innovator or investor, SuperNova allows you to squeeze time and embrace tomorrow.

Free
September
29 SAT
30 SUN
2018

The SuperNova festival is a one-of-a-kind immersive experience, occupying “Het Eilandje” in Antwerp. Feed your curiosity and discover the new ideas and technologies for tomorrow!  

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