Talent for Transition Event
Together with Hogeschool Rotterdam, Erasmus University and Erasmus Enterprise and Venture Cafe, BlueCity organizes the event for young talent who wants to get started with the circular economy. Whether you want to start your own company or prefer to work for an existing organization, the Talent for Transition Event helps to give your circular career a flying start.
Dive with us into the world of the circular economy and listen to inspiring speakers, go on a tour and discover BlueCity, speeddate with peers or visit the ‘Circular Harvest’ exhibition in the old pool of Tropicana. Taste, experience and expand your network! In addition to the program, this event offers a ‘taste of circular’ where you will be surprised by delicious snacks and drinks from the kitchens of circular entrepreneurs. While enjoying tasty products, there are extensive networking opportunities.
This event is open for students, entrepreneurs, and anyone else who is interested in the circular economy.
16:00 – Welcome by Ans Boersma (Manager at Startup Academy), Liesje Goldschmidt (Head of Business Development at Erasmus Enterprise) and Sabine Biesheuvel (Co-founder & Managing Director Bluecity (010))
16:10 – Guest Speaker Morteza Pourakbar – Associate Professor Supply Chain at Rotterdam School of Management
16:30 – Company Case Study Bert van Son = CEO at Mud Jeans
17:00 – Break-out sessions
- Guided Tour BlueCity (Dutch & English)
- Speed dating with circular makers
- Workshops hosted by Jonge Klimaatbeweging
- A tour and tasting at the Vet & Lazy Brewery
18:00 – Networking drinks – Get a taste of the circular economy
Enjoy alongside the extensive program engaging content at your own pace:
- Hack your career by Liesje Goldschmidt and Up!Rotterdam
- Exhibition Circular Harvest
- Pitch your idea to experts
Apply for the event here