Within the “Top Faculty” initiative, we are very pleased to share two great opportunities :

  • Free ticket for "Systems that learn" conference, Imperial College London, 27th of February
  • Possibility to welcome an MIT Trainee in your company

  • Within the “Top Faculty” initiative, we are very pleased to share two great opportunities :

    • Free ticket for "Systems that learn" conference, Imperial College London, 27th of February
    • An MIT Trainee in your company?

    Agoria and Sirris created the "Top Faculty" initiative to encourage interaction between our technology industry and the world's leading universities. Would you like to know what we have to offer?

    1. "Systems that learn" Conference, Imperial College London

    Agoria organizes a trip to Imperial College London on the 27th of February (Departure : 26th pm, Brussels).

    We invite you to attend the exclusive conference "Systems that learn", which is co-organized by MIT and Imperial College. In the context of our historical partnership with MIT, we propose you some tickets to attend this private event about AI collaboration, safety and dynamics.

    Please consult the program. Some of the top world experts will be there to share their latest discoveries : Alex "Sandy" Pentland, Nick Jennings, Una-May O'Reilly, ...

    The trip fee is 600€ (excluding VAT) and covers :

    • Registration "Systems that learn" conference (free)
    • Eurostar Brussels/London/Brussels & transfers (first class)
    • Accommodation at 4-stars hotel (1 night)
    • All lunches, dinners, activities

    We invite a small group of 4 companies for this exclusive event.
    The principle is “first come, first served” base. 

    If you want to book a place, kindly send an email to Ferdinand.Casier@agoria.be

    The trip is designated to CEO, CTO’s, Chief Data Analysis, …

    2. An MIT trainee in your company

    Thanks to our close cooperation with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), we offer our members the possibility to welcome an MIT student for 3 months (June to August 2018)!

    Indeed, Agoria partners with MISTI (MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives) to facilitate the matching between motivated students and ambitious companies.

    “MISTI works with MIT students, faculty, and international partners to build strong intercultural connections, advance crucial research with global implications, and help MIT students develop into world leaders capable of shaping the future.”

                Molly Schneider – MISTI Belgium Director

    MISTI INTERNSHIP

    We consider this as a unique opportunity for knowledge and cultural exchange, leading to a connection with one of the best worldwide tech university.  

    If you are interested, please feel free to read the following documents to optimize your chances for success :

    How to welcome an MIT student?

    • Step I : Fill in the online interest questionnaire

      • Deadline: February, the 27th

    • Step II : Send 1 to maximum 3 internship’s project description (see examples above)

      • Deadline: February, the 27th

    • Step III : If there is a match, you will be contacted directly by MISTI or Agoria

    • Step IV : You are invited to accept or refuse the applicant

    • Step V : If positive match, last details are managed with all the parties

    For a fruitful internship, the organization will take care of :

    • The presence of a tutor during the internship

    • Good integration of the student in the team

    • Back and forth flight + €1.000 to €1.200 to cover all local expenses

    MIT interns are firstly looking for high-level content job and challenging environment.This suggets that small and medium-sized companies are also eligible!

    Agoria wish you good luck and is at your side for any question!

    Agoria and Sirris created the “Top Faculty” initiative to foster interactions between our technology industry and top-notch worldwide universities.

    It is indeed an accelerator to support competitiveness and innovation to build bridges between our technology industry and a worldwide ecosystem of Top Universities.

    Within the “Top Faculty” initiative, we are very proud to present our renewed partnership with MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Discover here all the services offered in this context!