AND& summit & festival 2018

From May 2, 2018 until May 5, 2018

4 days & nights of inspiring talks, avant-garde music acts, art interventions in public space, a playful tech-expedition & a startup demo day & scale-up forum.

and& is a one of a kind summit & festival on health & tech & creativity shaping future city life on May 2-5 2018 in the intimate city of Leuven. Curated for the curious, and& champions a well-selected worldwide collage of thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, citizens & artists of all backgrounds with a strong to worldwide impact in healthtech or creativity shaping future city life.
Expect +100 international speakers & artists, including Daan Roosegaarde, Stefan Sagmeister, Hiroshi Ishiguro, Lucy Mc Rae, Shigeru Ban, Carlo Ratti, Carla Camilla Hjort, Johan Thijs, Duco Sickinghe, Luc Van den hove, Peter Hinssen, Andrew Keen, Sophie Vandebroek, Steven Keating, Dimitri Hegemann, Lutz Leichsenring, Koen Kas & Jasna Rok ,Maroš Šefčovič, Bart Preneel.
Music by Bicep, Joy Orbison, Jordan Rakei, Jlin Laurel Halo, STUFF., Le Motel. Legowelt, Project Pablo, Kamaal Williams, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Donna Leake, Binkbeats.
Art interventions by Studio L A, Harry Nuriev, AMO. Curated by Samir Bantal.
and& summit & festival 2018 is the very first edition of a biennial non-profit initiative of Leuven MindGate