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The impact of new technology on the way we live, work and do business

Richard van Hooijdonk

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Inspiring lectures on world trends, technology and marketing from an internationally recognized top speaker

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Richard van Hooijdonk is the trend watcher of the moment. He examines the influence of the latest technological developments on our lives, in all facets. This provides an exciting and sometimes staggering picture of our future. And make no mistake, that future is coming at the speed of a comet. Richard is a child of the future. And a fantastic storyteller in addition.

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Speaker Richard van Hooijdonk is a futurist and professional speaker on topics of technology, trends, and innovation. Richard demonstrates how to stay ahead of the technology curve while implementing new futurist ideas for company growth.

Why you should book speaker Richard van Hooijdonk

  • Speaker Richard Van Hooijdonk takes you to the inspiring future where our life, work, and entrepreneurship is wholly overhauled and adequately understood.
  • Richard is internationally known as an expert in world trends, technology, and marketing, with lectures that can always be customized.
  • He provides keynotes on a variety of topics. Some ground-breaking topics include: The Organization of the future, the future of work, the future of marketing, and The Future of Cybercrime and Terrorism.

Speaker Richard van Hooijdonk is internationally recognized for his intriguing lectures on world trends, technology, and marketing. From 2015 to 2019, he was voted the most requested trend watcher and futurist in the Netherlands every year. More than 420,000 people have now attended his inspiration sessions. Also, many will know him from radio and television, where he can be found regularly. For example, speaker Richard van Hooijdonk frequents RTL (RTL Late Night, RTL Boulevard), SBS (SBS show news), BNN / VARA, and AVRO / TROS. At BNR Radio, he also presented the program ‘ Mindshiftwhere he talked about things that will significantly change our life, work, and entrepreneurship. Thanks to his knowledge, Richard is also a regular guest lecturer at universities.

Together with the 30 specialists of his international research team, speaker Richard van Hooijdonk examines many trends in the field of robots, self-driving transport, Internet of Things, biotech, nanotech, neurotech, blockchain, 3D and 4D printing and, of course, augmented and virtual reality. The findings are published every week in articles, e-books, white papers, and of course, many readings. His book ‘ The World of Tomorrow ‘ has become a bestseller.

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Trends! On to 2030

In this very popular lecture, trend watcher, futurist, and international top speaker Richard van Hooijdonk takes you to the future of life, work and entrepreneurship. The drastic impact that new technologies will have on everything we do is presented in an inspiring way. Our organizations and people must prepare for these rapid developments.

Audience takeaways:

  • What do these big changes look like? Shall we explore smart cities with our solar-powered self-driving car?
  • Are we going to produce everything with 3D printers? What is the impact on our health and life expectancy?
  • How do we ensure that everyone remains happy?
  • What education and skills do we need to make tomorrow’s world together?

Organizations must prepare for the future. New opportunities and business models will emerge. This lecture can be combined with the lecture ‘ Company of the future ‘. Customization of this lecture is possible.

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Organization of the future

This lecture explains in an inspiring way how managers and directors can prepare organizations for an exponential future. A lecture on the skills and leadership of the future. How can you use the ‘new world’ to take your organization to the next phase? How do you shape the organization of the future?

Audience takeaways:

  • The rapidly changing world around us will be dominated by exponential technology and ‘disruption’. How do you respond to this as an organization?
  • How should you achieve success in the future? What are the steps you can take now?
  • What does the leader of the future do?

This lecture gives you insights, cases, many examples, and a clear step-by-step plan.

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The Future of Work

Every aspect of our work will change with technology. Flexible working at a location of your choice becomes the norm. Attention to the digital individual is central. Teams become self-managing and future labs have more freedom with knowledge that comes from everywhere. Are you prepared for the future of work?

Audience takeaways:

  • How do we create the ‘workforce’ of the future? Our idea of ​​a permanent job is a thing of the past.
  • We get knowledge and specialists from everywhere. We go around the world with the skills of the 21st century. The work now performed by humans will be taken over by robots, machines, and other forms of automation.
  •  Is basic income a solution to the drastic consequences for the working population?

In this lecture, Richard interactively answers these questions.

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The Future of Marketing

We are in for an even greater digital transformation. In the future, the consumer will consist of data. Interaction and communication with consumers will be entirely based on personal data. Algorithms determine how and what in marketing to make it as relevant as possible for consumers.

Audience takeaways:

  • The new form of marketing is imminent. Marketing changes through new technologies to a real challenge and excellent experience.
  • Through the Internet of things, sensors, big data, and smart algorithms, marketers know in real-time how to approach a consumer
  • The future is full of extreme personalization and algorithms that try to predict the future steps of consumers.
  • Virtual reality brings experiences even closer and crowdsourcing lends a hand.
  • Digital ‘helper fires’ will survive. Others are out of the game. Welcome to the future of marketing.
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The Future of Cybercrime and Terrorism

New technologies will not only be used by organizations, governments, and consumers. The hacker and terrorist of the future will use the new technological world for his purposes. With significant consequences for the critical digital infrastructure. Which technologies pose the greatest risk? How do we prepare for this digital threat?

Audience takeaways:

  • The dangers of the future that jeopardize our safety are manifold.
  • Misunderstanding groups operating internationally can attack critical infrastructures. Our health is not separate from this. Think of
  • The development of digital is extremely fast and difficult to follow. However, knowing that we need to prepare and with the right measures, we can avoid many problems.
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Sector-specific lectures

In addition to the above lectures, Richard van Hooijdonk also gives tailor-made lectures for specific sectors. During these lectures he highlights developments that are relevant to the specific sector. Richard gives lectures on:

  • The future of construction
  • The future of agriculture
  • The future of finance
  • The future of education
  • The future of the smart city and smart government
  • The future of logistics and supply chain management
  • The future of healthcare
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The symposium “Pilot versus Nerds, Airpower in the information Age” was a great success. Also in the reactions of the participants you can hear only positive voices. We were able to achieve this result partly due to your efforts and actions.

Alexander Schnitger

Lieutenant General of the Royal Netherlands Army

A flashy journey through new technology. His enthusiastic and energetic way of presenting and visual support for it ensured a successful kick-off of the event.

Patrick Steemers

Partner Deloitte

Driven speaker, a good and versatile story. The lecture was experienced by everyone as 'wow'.

Maarten Buikhuisen

Director of Global Solutions Heineken

What an energetic and enthusiastic speaker! After only a few minutes, the audience was talking about the 'future of care'. In particular how he deals with these developments himself has sparked a lot of discussion. It was a perfect start to our annual conference for our own staff.

Angeline van Dijk

Director - Zorg van de Zaak
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5 out of 5 stars

Richard van Hooijdonk is the trend watcher of the moment. He examines the influence of the latest technological developments on our lives, in all facets. This provides an exciting and sometimes staggering picture of our future. And make no mistake, that future is coming at the speed of a comet. Richard is a child of the future. And a fantastic storyteller in addition.

Roelof Hemmen, Presenter RTL News & BNR News Radio See all references

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