17.30 - 21.30
Join us at our traditional Prinsjesdag event! This year, you can look forward to Jiří Drahoš as our keynote speaker. And of course, the excellent Indonesian rijsttafel will be served to bring you a touch of typical Dutch food :-)
Prof Jiří Drahoš
Prof Jiří Drahoš graduated from the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague and has been a professor of chemical engineering since 2003. From 2009 until 2017, he was Chairman of the Czech Academy of Sciences, where he had been working in various functions from 1973.
Jiří Drahoš is a member of the Learned Society of the CR and has won many domestic and international awards. He was repeatedly elected to the prestigious position of President of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering. In 2012 he was awarded the Medal of Merit for the State in Science.
Jiří Drahoš was a candidate for the Presidency of the Czech Republic in the 2018 election. He currently is Senator for Prague 4, chairing the Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Human Rights and Petitions.
17.30-18.00 Welcome drink & registration
18.00-18.05 Opening, Pavel Iványi, NCCC President
18.05-18.20 Highlights of the 'Troonrede', HE Mr. Kees Klompenhouwer, Ambassador of the Netherlands
18.20-18.50 Science, Innovation and Education in the 21st century,
Jiří Drahoš, Senator, President of Academy of Sciences 2009-17, candidate for President of CR 2018
18.50-18.55 Book presentation: Spolu "alejí Evropy" / Samen op de ‘laan van Europa’
18.55-19.00 Project introduction: Night Voucher / Nocleženka, Přemysl Kramerius, Major, Salvation Army
19.00-21.30 Indonesian rijsttafel & networking
As part of this years Prinsjesdag Programme we support our Charity Partner Salvation Army and their project Nocleženka/Night Voucher.
Support people without shelter by buying a NOCLEŽENKA voucher. At Prinsjesdag there will be a stand and possibility to buy vouchers or you can do so immediatelly here and now by clicking on the banner. Together with Salvation Army we thank you very much. Learn about the support programme at noclezenka.cz/en