• AGENDA 2019

    FRIDAY

     

    04:00 pm Doors opening

    04:05 pm Coding areas setup

    04:30 pm Welcome words by Kamel Amroune, CEO - Farvest

    04:35 pm Official speech by Mr Marc Hansen, Minister Delegate for Digitalisation

    04:55 pm Keynote by Steve Collar, President & CEO - SES

    05:15 pm Keynote by Márton Fülöp​, CIO & COO - Docler Holding

    05:35 pm Secure your code by Pascal Steichen, CEO - Securitymadein.lu (SMILE)

    06:00 pm Presentation of the challenges

    • Digital Luxembourg and the Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg | presentation by Monique Kieffer - BnL
    • Docler Holding | presentation by Kolos Kaszály & Carlos Gonser - Docler Holding
    • SES | presentation by Joël Grotz & Muriel Hooghe - SES
    • GovSat | presentation by Alexandru Serban - GovSat

    06:30 pm Beginning of the 24h coding

    SATURDAY

     

    06:30 pm End of the coding competition

    06:45 pm Pitch sessions

    09:15 pm Deliberation of the jury members

    10:15 pm Closing and Awards Ceremony

  • SPEAKERS 2019

    Marc Hansen

    Minister Delegate for Digitalisation

    After the legislative elections of 14 October 2018, Marc Hansen was appointed Minister for the Civil Service, Minister for Relations with Parliament, Minister Delegate for Digitalisation and Minister Delegate for the Administrative Reform on 5 December 2018 in the coalition government formed by the DP, the LSAP and déi gréng.

     

    Marc Hansen started his professional career with DNR (Den Neie Radio). He worked at RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg and RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg from 1995 to 2009. From 2009 to 2011, he served as a parliamentary attaché. From 2011 to 2014, Marc Hansen was the chief executive officer and managing director of Éditions Lëtzebuerger Journal. He is also the cofounder of several innovative start-ups in the information technology sector.

    Steve Collar

    President and CEO - SES

    Mr. Steve Collar was appointed CEO of SES in April 2018. He had been the CEO of SES Networks since May 2017. Prior to SES Networks, Mr. Collar was CEO of O3b Networks and guided the company through the successful build and launch of its constellation of state-of-the-art satellites. In 2015, O3b Networks became the fastest growing satellite operator in history. In 2016, O3b was fully acquired by SES and now forms an integral part of SES Networks.

     

    Mr. Collar is a satellite industry veteran, having previously worked in a variety of commercial, business development and technical roles at SES World Skies, New Skies Satellites, Astrium and Matra Marconi Space (now Airbus).

     

    Mr. Collar is a British national.

    Márton Fülöp​

    Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Operating Officer - Docler Holding

    Pascal Steichen

    CEO - Securitymadein.lu

    Monique Kieffer

    Director - Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg

    Kolos Kaszály

    CTO - Docler Holding

    Kolos Kaszaly is CTO at Docler Holding and he’s passionate about engineering and leadership. He coordinates engineering teams of our streaming platform. He’s working on building up the biggest engineering community in Luxembourg.

    Carlos Gonser​

    Engineering Manager - Docler Holding

    Carlos is an Engineering Manager at Docler Holding, where he leads different development teams responsible for one of the most visited streaming websites in the world. Carlos is passionate about growing engineering teams, using technology to bring high scalability to businesses and building products people care about.

    Joël Grotz

    Systems Architecture and Innovation Manager - SES

    Joël works on the next generation of satellite communication systems. He has worked on developing real time modem systems in the past.

    Muriel Hooghe

    Contengency and Transition Planning Manager - SES

    Muriel also spent some years in the SES Flight Dynamics team and was involved in station-keeping and collocation of the SES satellites.

    Alexandru Serban

    Responsible for Service Management - GovSat

    Alexandru Serban has held various engineering roles, mainly on IP communications, in various telecom providers of which for more than five years in SES.

  • CHALLENGES 2019

    Docler Holding | Code your game | This year’s Docler challenge gives you and your team the...
    Digital Luxembourg | Hack to the future - investigate Yesterday’s news Cultural heritage...
    GOVSAT | Information security is of everybody’s concern and we bet yours too, so are you...
    SES | #DoYouCode #GetSpaced | The development of space technology is moving faster now than at...
  • JURY 2019

    OPEN DATA CHALLENGE

    Thierry Degeling

    Security Analyst - GOVCERT.LU

     

     

     

     

    Thierry works as security analyst at GOVCERT.LU. He is one of the initiators of a project which started during the very first Game of Code in 2016 called "Transport for Luxembourg".

    Francis Kaell

    Responsable de la Division open data et accès à l'information - Le Gouvernement du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg

     

    Francis Kaell is a main responsible of government’s open data project and is actually head of the open data and access to information division at Luxembourg’s information and press service SIP.

    Ralph Marschall

    Responsable de la digitalisation – Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg

    Patrick Weber

    Project Manager - Ministère de la Mobilité et des Travaux Publics

     

     

     

    Patrick has been involved from the start in the Open Data initiative as a project manager, and has been working on the Geoportail.lu team since 2013. Previously, he spent 10 years as a data scientist (before the term even existed!), researcher and lecturer at University College London, working on Geographic Information Science projects, and completing a Computer Science Engineering Doctorate.

     

    He is a specialist in (spatial) data analysis, processing and visualisation, developing projects in such diverse areas as business location decision-making and interactive historic data visualisation (www.bombsight.org), but also a keen interest in crowd sourcing projects such as OpenStreetMap.

    Dany Thielen​

    Chef de division « Présence Internet » - Centre des technologies de l’information de l’Etat

     

    Dany Thielen is responsible for Guichet.lu, the Government’s official information portal of administrative procedures for citizens and businesses.

  • DOCLER HOLDING'S CHALLENGE

    Serge Linckels

    Directeur Adjoint à la formation professionnelle - Ministère de l'Education nationale, de l'enfance et de la jeunesse

     

    Serge holds a PhD in Internet- and Systems Technologies and an engineering degree in computer science. He has been teaching technologies in Luxembourg since 1997. He has given several lectures in Germany, Switzerland, and Luxembourg, and written more than 30 conference papers on ICT in education. In addition, four published books fall under his name.

    Larissa Best

    CEO - Equilibre Luxembourg

     

     

     

     

    Larissa is the director and co-founder of Equilibre, a Luxembourg-based think and action tank delivering research, advisory and advocacy for ‘gender complementarity’ at work – working with companies of all sizes, government bodies and associations to harnessing the power of diversity. She has been nominated president of the Luxembourg Business Angel Network and is a member of the board of the European Business Angel Network.

    Xavier Buck

    Serial Entrepreneur, Visionary and ICT “Guru” - EuroDNS

     

     

     

    Xavier Buck has been an Internet Entrepreneur since 1996. He founded Datacenter Luxembourg SA in 2000, which became a leading hosting company in Europe, to be followed two years later by EuroDNS, one of the leading global Internet Registrar Groups.

     

    Having gained experience in building companies from scratch, Xavier has decided to help talented teams and individuals with knowledge, networking and funds. For example, he invested in niche Internet start-ups like Doctena.com. Xavier recently joined the Board of known VCs as Groupe HLD, One RagTime and CDCL. Since 2014 Xavier Buck is the president of the ICT Cluster Luxembourg.

    Carlos Gonser​

    Engineering Manager​ - Docler Holding

     

     

     

    Carlos is an Engineering Manager at Docler Holding, where he leads different development teams responsible for one of the most visited streaming websites in the world. Carlos is passionate about growing engineering teams, using technology to bring high scalability to businesses and building products people care about.

     

    Kolos Kaszály

    CTO - Docler Holding

     

     

     

     

    Kolos Kaszaly is CTO at Docler Holding and he’s passionate about engineering and leadership. He coordinates engineering teams of our streaming platform. He’s working on building up the biggest engineering community in Luxembourg.

     

  • GOVSAT / SES'S CHALLENGE

    Muriel Hooghe

    Contengency and Transition Planning Manager - SES

     

    Muriel also spent some years in the SES Flight Dynamics team and was involved in station-keeping and collocation of the SES satellites.

    Joël Grotz

    Systems Architecture and Innovation Manager - SES

     

    Joël works on the next generation of satellite communication systems. He has worked on developing real time modem systems in the past.

    Martin Halliwell

    Strategic Advisor - SES

     

     

    Martin was appointed Strategic Advisor to the President & CEO on 1st January 2019 and worked as Chief Technical Officer from on 1st May 2011 until 31st December 2018.

    Alexandru Serban

    Responsible for Service Management - GovSat

     

    Alexandru Serban has held various engineering roles, mainly on IP communications, in various telecom providers of which for more than five years in SES.

  • WINNERS 2019

    Congrats to all Game of Code 2019's winners!

  • HACK TO THE FUTURE

    Digital Luxembourg & Bibliothèque Nationale de Luxembourg

    1

    Error402

    Banque de Luxembourg

    2

    SAD Games

    Docler Holding

    3

    LUCA

    ARHS Cube

  • COUP DE COEUR

    Saperlipopette

    PwC Luxembourg

  • CODE YOUR GAME

    Docler Holding

    1

    Virtual Rangers

    Virtual Rangers

    2

    Guardians

    Docler Holding

    3

    CoderDojoGirls

    Code Club Coder Dojo

  • COUP DE COEUR

    CoderDojoGirls

    Code Club Coder Dojo

  • #DOYOUCODE #GETSPACED

    SES

    1

    BIL DEV TEAM

    Banque Internationale à Luxembourg

    2

    Bit Flippers & Don't mess with the Spectrum

    SES

    3

    LTS Alpha

    Luxembourg Tech School

  • ACME SAT.

    GovSat

    HOPTEAM

    InTech S.A.

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