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BNP Paribas at #VivaTech : discover the program of Saturday 18 May!

From Thursday 16 to Saturday 18 May 2019, join us at Viva Technology on our Open Innovation Lab dedicated to Positive Banking: an experiential environment presenting 45 innovative projects developed by the Group in collaboration with start-ups.

BNP Paribas at VivaTech 2019

Throughout the general-public day on Saturday 18 May, our Lab will be entirely dedicated to youth and families around 5 major themes :  

  • Health & Disabilities
  • Education & New Technologies 
  • CSR & New Technologies
  • Budget management and crowdfunding
  • Virtual Reality experiences
Fun hands-on workshops, immersive experiences for all ages and pitch sessions on educational topics await you! 


10h30 - 11h30 : MAKE.ORG conference to announce the action plan of the civil society to give a chance to each young person  - VivaTech stage, CEO Forum

 With Bertrand Cizeau, Head of Communications and Deputy Head of Company Engagement at BNP Paribas

14h00 - 16h00 : “Next Startupper Challenge” An interscholastic competition with 10 universities participating to choose the most innovative start-up proposal made by students. - Pitch zone N°3, Hall 1 

With Matthieu Jolly, Services & innovation manager at L'Echangeur by BNP Paribas Personal Finance  

Program of our Lab on Saturday 18 May 

  • 9h30 - 10h15 

    Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                                    Why should you finance your start-up with a crowdfunding campaign and how do you do so? With Sophie Reitzer, Fiona Picot et Gabriel Pimont-Nogues        

  • 10h30 - 11h00 

    Future of Tech                                                                                                                                  Being impactful on Instagram. With Céline Bécaud, Paul and Amelia Nymphea 

  • 11h15 - 11h55 

    Furture of Tech                                                                                                                                    Tech is not rocket sicence! With Xavier Chanel

  • 12h10 - 12h25 

    Recruitment                                                                                                                                      Employer branding promises: "A sustainable and responsible global leader". With Frédéric Auregan

  • 12h25 à 12h40 

    Recruitment                                                                                                                                      Employer branding promises: "An open-minded Group". With Lory Lopes and Audrey Debril       

  • 13h00 à 13h30 

    Positive Impact / Youth                                                                                                                      BNP Paribas partners with innovative start-ups to support young people. With Francis Delchier and Benjamin Ducousso

  • 14h00 à 14h15 

    Recruitment                                                                                                                                      Employer branding promises: "A learning company". With Miguel Campos, Safaa Guennoun, Anne Cavalière and Nina Krankenberg       

  • 14h15 à 14h30 

    Recruitment                                                                                                                                      Employer branding promises: "A place to work differently". Anne Cavalière, Jérome Carré, Nina Krankenberg and Marine Pauthier

  • 14h45 à 15h30 

    Positive Impact / Youth                                                                                                                       Speed-mentoring session for young people. With Make.org  

  • 15h45 à 16h30 

    Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                                  Why should you finance your start-up with a crowdfunding campaign and how do you do so? With Sophie Reitzer

Workshops to test all day long at our Lab 

  • Connect Parc : Robot Programming Workshop and "Understanding Artificial Intelligence" workshop 
  • Simplon : Introductory coding programs to children and young people
  • Ecotree : Environmental Awareness Workshop
  • Lunii : Workshop "Ma fabrique à histoire", kids can create their own adventures and stimualte their imagination. 
  • Red Cross : Life-saving training in virtual reality 

Photo credits : ©Jean-Claude Guilloux

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