Belnet Networking Conference 2018

Dedicated Connectivity & Multicloud Security

October 18 2018

Brussels - Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

Attend inspiring presentations and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Belnet!

The annual  Belnet Networking Conference (BNC) will take place on Thursday October 18th. Infradata joins the conference and will give a presentation about multicloud protection. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in the heart of Brussels. Here you can also attend inspiring presentations and meet our experts in an informal setting. 

Renowed speakers

This year we are happy to attend the Belnet Networking Conference 2018 with our expert speaker Francesco Di Stefano.  Also Inma Martinez will be at the conference. She is considered by 'Fortune' and 'Time' as one of the most important digital media strategists in the world.

Belnet Networking Conference 2018 Program

09:00 - 09:20 - Welcome breakfast and Welcome to BNC 2018(Jan Torreele, Belnet & Pierre Bruyère, Belspo)

09:40 - 10:45 - Connectivity, added value services and operational excellence to the Belnet community(Dirk Haex, Belnet)
Theme : Future of digitalization (Inma Martínez, Digital Media Strategist)

10:45 - 11:15 - Coffee break and The machine learning revolution in artificial intelligence(Luc De Raedt, KU Leuven)

11:15 - 12:00 - Organizing the NATO summit in Brussels, the challenges and a sneak peek behind the scenes(FPS Chancellery of the Prime Minister)

12:45 - 14:00 - Lunch

14:00 - 14:40 - Parallel sessions.

After the lunch you will have the opportunity to participate to one of our parallel sessions. When registering, we will ask you to choose between one of these three sessions:

SESSION A: “Technical background of the Belnet network and presentation of the redesign project" (Grégory Degueldre & Stefan Gulinck, Belnet)

SESSION B: “Overview of the GÉANT cloud services” (Dr Jacob Tendel, GÉANT & Nicolas Loriau, Belnet)

SESSION C: “How smoothly is GDPR running after the 25th?” (External speakers & Valérie Castille, Belnet)

14:40  - Evolution of the use of Belnet services over the past 25 years(Laurent Debra & Simon François, ULiège)

15:00 - Coffee break

15:20 - UCL to Mars 2018: A Martian expedition on Earth (Maximilien Richald & Carl-Henrik Dahlqvist, President & crew commanders UCL to Mars 2018)

15:40 - Happy birthday Belnet!(Jan Torreele & Frédéric Libotte, Belnet)

16:00 - 18:00 - Networking drink

Free access to our architects

Meet our lead architects and experts in cyber security and cloud networking. Join us and plan your personalized session during this event.

  • Get advice from security experts and cloud networking architects.
  • Zoom in on your security and networking needs and opportunities.
  • Learn about state-of-the-art solutions Infradata provided to some of the world's largest enterprises and service providers.
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