Ap Dijksterhuis is professor, entrepreneur, speaker and writer, and head of the Department of Social Psychology of the University of Nijmegen. As a researcher, he focuses on unconscious intuitive processes that play a role in decision making and creativity. Dijksterhuis won a handful of scientific prizes (including the very prestigious Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association), and is editor of the authoritative Science. As a writer and popular speaker, he tries to inspire people. He has many hobbies including cooking, reading, and enjoying wine and whisky. His main hobby is traveling. Every year Dijksterhuis travels weeks or even months for inspiration.
Dijksterhuis will talk about his experience being an entrepreneur in relation to his field of expertise.
VentureClasses are public lectures, organised by NIKOS and VentureLab International. They are open to anyone and free of charge. The lecture topic relates broadly to ‘business and science’. The speakers who share their experiences with the audience, have made their mark as an entrepreneur and/or enterprising scientist. See also the overview of speakers of the past six years. The official language at the VentureClasses is English, unless it can be in Dutch. The typical VentureClass format is:
19.15 – doors open and coffee
19.45 – introductions
20.00 – lecture and discussion
21.00 – drinks
22.00 – closing
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