Inaugural speech

Couldn’t make it to the inaugural speech, or want to watch it again?
It can be watched online via the integral video of the TU Delft:

Another option is the report (37 minutes) produced by New Energy TV:


I held my inaugural speech on December 7, 2011. You can find information regarding this event here.

When and where will it take place?
The inaugural speech will take place at the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), in the auditorium at Mekelweg 5. The directions can be found blow (click on ‘directions’):

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Would you like to take a look at the official invitation?
You can find it here.

Would you like to be present at this event?
We have tried to personally invite everyone via email. Unfortunately, we’ve hade reports that these have occasionally be caught in spam filters. Please send an email as soon as possible to

Are you a member of the press?
You’re more than welcome to attend! Please contact us first via so we can accomodate you.
The press release is available in English and Dutch.

The feed will be in the air from 15.00 onwards on Wednesday December 7, 2011.
Please note that Microsoft Silverlight is required to watch it. Get it here.
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