Speaker


13-14 NOVEMBER 2019
WARSAW, POLAND


3000+ TALENTED WOMENT IN IT,
ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION


EXPO XXI
PRĄDZYŃSKIEGO WARSAW

Laurent Roux

EIT
Impact Officer - Entrepreneurship and Business Creation

Laurent Roux joined the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT),as Entrepreneurship Officer in September 2013, and became Impact Officer - Entrepreneurship and Business Creation in Nov 2017.
He is mainly responsible for the EIT Knowledge Innovation Communities (KICs) Entrepreneurship and Business Creation activities for innovative European start-ups and scale-ups across EU-28 (50M EUR/year in acceleration and support services), including synergies with other EU and National Business Creation programs.
His work also includes the EIT Monitoring of the EIT KICs activities, through Key Performance Indicators, Scoreboards, including Horizon 2020 indicators, and on site in-depth broader strategic Evaluations and Reviews focusing on Results, Impact and Financial Sustainability.
He leads the EIT Women Leadership and Entrepreneurship activities at European level.
Laurent Roux is a member of the organizing team of EIT annual Innovation and leads the organisation of the annual EIT Awards and Innovation Tour.

Special guests & Speakers

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission

Mariya Ivanova Gabriel is committed to increasing women’s participation in the digital sector and to create awareness of gender imbalance in panels.

She studied in Bulgarian and French languages at the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". She continued her studies at the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux (Institute of Political Studies) in Bordeaux (France), where she studied International Relations, History of the European Institutions, Political Sociology and Comparative Politics. In 2003 she obtained her Master’s degree in ‘Comparative Politics and International Relations’ from the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux.

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Jadwiga Emilewicz

Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology

Wanda Buk

Deputy Minister of Digitalisation