Are you curious about the developments in AI technologies and the impact of human and artificial intelligence collaboration? How it will influence technology, innovation and future of engineering even by changing the definition of job roles?  KIE invites you to its Innovation & AI event where Arno Nienhuis, as an AI trend actor and digital leader, will give a  pragmatic presentation about the impact of artificial intelligence in combination with an interactive workshop for the audience and FINDEST, as a young and dynamic startup from Amsterdam, will present their technology scouting services that combines human- and artificial intelligence to find technologies for R&D-challenges. The presentations will be followed by a dialog and Q&A session with the audience and the event will close with a networking cocktail to connect with and inspire each other!

Maximum number of guests: 100


Arno Nienhuis
Sr. Director A&C BNL Oracle - TrendActor - Digital Leader - Speaker - Innovation | Artificial Intelligence | Commerce
Presentation & Workshop Title: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Arno Nienhuis is a trend factor in the field of Artificial Intelligence. In his career, Data, Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence have always been central. Arno started his career as an entrepreneur with his own company in physical and digital archiving. After selling his business, he fulfilled management roles at Getronics, EMC and Oracle in sales- and country management. In addition to his work, he has followed numerous studies at IESE, Michigan University and MIT Sloan Management in the field of digital leadership and artificial intelligence.

As a digital leader and subject matter expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Arno is a popular speaker at colleges, universities and the business community. In an inspiring, clear and energetic way he explains Artificial Intelligence and explains how AI impacts on industries, customers, organizations and employees.

His pragmatic approach is clarifying and has given hundreds of people a refreshing look at the impact that is being made with Artificial Intelligence. In addition to the technological and business opportunities, aspects such as ethics, the successful implementation of AI solutions in organisations, the collaboration of people with AI and the future of work are part of his story. Arno is passionate and always ensures that his message is focused on your industry, customers, organisation and job.

For a good reason Arno is part of the community platform ‘Trend Actors’. A community where subject matter experts share their knowledge with others, who want to learn and apply the knowledge in practice.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Digital
  • Robotica
  • Ethics
  • Internet of Things
  • Future of Work
  • Re-imaging business process


Vincent Franken
Profile: Co-founder and business developer at FINDEST
Presentation Title: Technology Scouting Using IGOR^AI
Findest was listed in the MKB Top 100 most innovative companies of 2018 for their novel technology scouting approach. The secret? Optimizing the collaboration between human and artificial intelligence. Co-founder Vincent will show how IGOR^AI speeds up technology finding at over 50 R&D-driven companies.



 -  uur Opening and introduction by KIVI International Engineers board
 -  uur Arno Nienhuis from TrendActors, Keynote: Impact of Artificial Intelligence
 -  uur Vincent Franken from FINDEST, Technology Scouting Using IGOR^AI
 -  uur Dialogue & Interactive Q&A
 -  uur Networking Cocktail