AGORA 2018


AGORA 2018

The time is nearly upon us and we are very much looking forward to this years edition of AGORA.

On the 24th and 25th of September 2018 we will be in Amsterdam to say a huge thanks to you, our customers. With a plethora of customer cases, workshops and guest speakers on the bill this is shaping up to be the best AGORA yet.

Don’t miss it!


  • Nick Desbarats
    Nick Desbarats

    Data Visualization Educator & Consultant

Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Nick Desbarats!

For over 20 years, Nick Desbarats has been designing information displays that enable senior decision-makers to make better, more data-driven decisions based on potentially large amounts of data, and to do so in less time and with less effort. He has extensive knowledge of data visualization, dashboard design, cognition and cognitive biases, perception, memory and learning, software design and development, and product management.

As an independent data visualization educator and consultant, Nick has taught data visualization and information dashboard design to over 1,000 professionals in ten countries at organizations such as NASA, Bloomberg, The Central Bank of Tanzania, Northwestern Mutual, The United Nations, Marathon Oil and Teradata, among others. In 2014, Nick became the first and only educator to be authorized by Stephen Few to deliver his foundational data visualization and dashboard design workshops

  • Paul Hughes
    Paul Hughes Authority on Growth

Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Paul Hughes!

Paul Hughes is a recognised authority and keynote speaker on Growth. Coming from a long tradition of Irish storytellers, he uses humour, clear articulation, and ‘professional warmth’ to connect with audiences in over 40 countries.

With 25 years experience, he as been voted ‘Best Speaker’ numerous times for his unique speaking style. Paul is known as ‘the expert’s expert’ because his knowledge is not that of one CEO, VP, or Founder of a single company but rather his knowledge is collected from 1000’s of companies. He has interviewed successful people from every field to extract their model of success, including Al Pacino.

Ten Meters of Thinking

Ten Meters of Thinking is a visual storytelling method developed by Paul Hughes to prepare organizations and individuals for transformation. Through his Ten Meters of Thinking, a unique visual-verbal performance, he explores leadership, innovation and communication in order to stimulate individual and organizational development.

  • Ronald Wissink
    Ronald Wissink CEO

    CXO Software

  • Wouter Born
    Wouter Born CTO & CEO USA Inc.

    CXO Software

  • Peter Croeze
    Peter Croeze Director of Software Development

    CXO Software

  • Alexandra Verlaan
    Alexandra Verlaan Customer Engagement Manager

    CXO Software

  • Martijn Rademaker
    Martijn Rademaker Consultant

    CXO Software

  • Andrea Rigamonti
    Andrea Rigamonti Group Financial Controller

    Senior PLC

  • Justine Honour
    Justine Honour Group System Accountant

    Senior PLC

  • Niels Meijer
    Niels Meijer Information Manager

    Randstad Holding

  • Harald Matzke
    Harald Matzke CEO


  • Claudia Blümle
    Claudia Blümle Business Development


AGORA – 24th and 25th of September

Don’t miss it!


Amsterdam EYE

IJpromenade 1, 1031 KT Amsterdam


24th September

Double tree by Hilton – Amsterdam Central Station

12:00 – 12:45    Lunch

12:45 – 13:00    Introduction

13:00 – 15:00    Training –  6.4 or Multisource

15:00 – 15:15     Coffee break

15:15 – 17:00     Training –  6.4 or Multisource

17:00                  Close

25th September - Morning

EYE Film Museum

09:00 – 9:15    Opening

09:15 – 10:00  Vision of the future

10:00 – 10:45  Nick Desbarats

10:45 – 11:00   Break

11:00 – 11:30   CXO Roadmap

11:30 – 12:15   Senior PLC

12:15-13:30    Lunch + EYE Tour

25th September - Afternoon

EYE Film Museum

13:30 – 14:15   Break-Out:  Symrise –  Cubus – Workshop

14:15 – 14:30   Coffee Break

14:30 – 15:15   Break-Out:  Randstad  – 6.4 – Workshop

15:15 – 15:30   Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:15   Break-Out: Sunrise – Cubus – Workshop

16:15 – 17:00   Plenary

17:00                Close

25th September - Dinner


18:00 – 19:00 Reception

19:00               Dinner

AGORA – 24th and 25th of September

Don’t miss it!

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