The Netherlands Shows Its Innovation Force During The Cyber Security Week (13-17 April)

19 Mar 2015
Author: HSD Foundation

Together with its partners, The Hague Security Delta (HSD) organises a unique ‘Cyber Security Week’ from 13 to 17 April. In the same week, The Hague also hosts the One Conference and the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS2015), bringing more than 100 international delegations to The Hague.

The HSD Campus will host more than 30 workshops, network events, lectures, and demonstrations in the field of cyber security. Both national and international professionals will be experiencing the ways Dutch businesses, governments, and knowledge institutions cooperate in this field.

Alderman Ingrid van Engelshoven (Knowledge Economy, International, Youth and Education): “The GCCS bring more than 100 delegations from all over the world to The Hague. An amazing opportunity to bring forward that The Hague is Europe’s Cyber Security Capital. Peace, justice, and security are key strengths of the city. And that is what we want to show.”

Programme Cyber Security Week
The multifaceted programme includes an Investors Match, Hague Talks, a hacklab for primary school students, an international matchmaking programme, workshops, and debates. The highlight will be a two-day Innovation Room where demonstrations of Dutch innovations in the field of cyber security will be shown. The Innovation Room will be officially opened on Wednesday April 15th by Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs and Jozias van Aartsen, mayor of the city of The Hague.
Download here the full programme.

The Hague Security Delta
The Hague Security Delta (HSD) is the largest security cluster in Europe. In this Dutch cluster –with important regional hubs in The Hague, Twente, and Brabant– businesses, governments, and knowledge institutions work together on innovations and knowledge in the field of cyber security, national and urban security, protection of critical infrastructure, and forensics. They share a common goal: more business activity, more jobs and a secure world. The core is the HSD Campus, the national innovation centre for security in The Hague.

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Read the official press release (in Dutch)