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VPT Academy at CUE2020

During CUE2020 the VPT organises an elaborate knowledge program, the VPT Academy. It consists of three arenas where via presentations, workshops, readings, demos and networking sessions knowledge can be exchanged and inspiration can be found.

The Conference Room of Ahoy area is the domain of the VPT Academy during CUE. You can find three arenas with the themes: seek knowledge, experience knowledge and gain knowledge.


Kennisarena 1 - De Agora - Seek Knowledge

The Foyer will be a marketplace and network arena for schools, institutes and education, masterclasses and additional knowledge. The Agora can be visited continuously throughout the day. Network events will be organised every morning and a special 'student program’ will be organized.


Present yourself at the Agora

Companies, schools, institutes and instances who offer courses, educations or services like insurances, legal advice, certification, mediation etc. can rent a table at the Agora for €250,00 excl. 21% vat.

The participation form can be downloaded via this link.


Knowledge arena 2 - The Lab - Experience Knowledge

The conference room will be a "do it yourself area”; a lab where you can gain practical experience and attend demonstrations, tests and presentations. There is a varied collection of equipment, technologies and test set-ups.


Knowledge arena 3 - The Docks - Gain Knowledge

In the Docks on the 3rd floor an expanded reading program is organised. Besides the stories about technical developments and special products there will readings by artists, architects, anthropologists, psychologists, ICT specialists and lawyers.



On Monday and Tuesday the following themes will be discussed: sound, light, rigging, video/image. The exact parts of the day will be determined later. Wednesday is all about the Eurovision Song Contest, focused on light and sound.


VPT Innovation Prize

The VPT encourages and honours innovation with the VPT Innovation Prize. By doing so, the VPT gives the sector an incentive to expand its innovative power. The prize will be presented during CUE2020.

You can find more information about the VPT Innovation Prize via this link