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GovTech in the Netherlands

11 March, 2021 @ 3:30 pm 5:00 pm

PUBLIC and GovTech NL invite attendees to the launch event for ‘GovTech in the Netherlands’ – a new research report by PUBLIC exploring the state and maturity of the Dutch Govtech market.

With support from BZK and Gemeente Den Haag, this launch event will bring together public officials, government stakeholders and innovators in the Dutch GovTech ecosystem to consider the findings of the report and its implications for digital government in the Netherlands. 

Read the executive summary of the report

Introductory Presentation: ‘GovTech in The Netherlands’

The event will begin with a summary of PUBLIC’s published report, presented by Johnny Hugill, Head of Research at PUBLIC; Branko van Loon, Senior Policy Advisor, Gemeente Den Haag; & Marieke van Putten, Senior Innovation Manager, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

Panel: How the Netherlands can lead in GovTech

Following the introductory presentation, Rogier Klimbie, Danny Frietman will host a panel session inviting key stakeholders from government and the startup ecosystem to discuss the themes of the report, and the potential next steps for the Netherlands in developing a GovTech strategy.

Confirmed panelists:

  • Cor-Jan Jager, Programma manager ICT, BZK;
  • Ras Lalmy, Managing Director, Yes!Delft;
  • Nitesh Bharosa, GovTech Researcher TU Delft and Research Coordinator at Digicampus;
  • Sandra van Heukelom, Legal and Innovation Expert;
  • Rolf Zedenrust, PIANOo;
  • Karim Bin-humam, SkillLab.

Following the panel discussion, we will open up the discussion to all attendees for a conversation on broader GovTech issues and priorities for Dutch authorities and change-makers. 

Bringing together a wide range of actors in the Dutch GovTech ecosystem, this event will provide a platform to share and discuss views on the future for Dutch GovTech.