and& festival & summit

Join a three day forward-thinking conference, shaped through 21 questions for the 21st century, with acclaimed top speakers from around the globe. Become inspired to build a better future. 

and&, an innovation festival, looks for answers and ideas through a unique hybrid (both on and offline) experience in Leuven. It provides a platform for interdisciplinary innovation to transform our society towards a better world.

What can you expect?

A forward-thinking and inspiring Conference shaped through 21 questions & gathering acclaimed top speakers from around the globe. An Entrepreneurial Summit with a focus on purpose driven entrepreneurship that stimulates the wellbeing of our planet. A compelling Music & Arts programme offering culture & knowledge in times we need it the most. Co-creative, artistic projects such as Play to immerse the next generation in creativity & new technologies. And last but not least: accessible & entertaining iCapital showcases on why Leuven is Europe's innovation capital.

Some of the speakers in 2021:

  • Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia
  • Erika Cheung, innovation ecosystem builder 
  • Chris Meddina, inventor of the #hashtag
  • Payal Arora, digital antropologist

Practical info

  • 21.04 - 25.04.2021
  • Tickets
    Participation in 1 talk: FREE
    Participation to all talks: 29 euro
    Participation to all talks + entrepreneurial summit: 39 euro

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