177th Dies Natalis
Academic Ceremony
Climate Action

Date: Friday 11 January 2019
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
Venue: Aula Conference Centre
Mekelweg 5
2628 CC Delft

Opening speech ‘Universities 4.0: grand challenges in
a digital society’ by Professor Tim van der Hagen,
Rector Magnificus/President

Reflections on the symposium by Dr. Stef Lhermitte,
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Foundation Day Lecture ‘Forewarned is Forearmed:
Coping with our changing Climate’

by Professor Pier Siebesma, Faculty of Civil
Engineering and Geosciences

Musical Interlude

Honorary doctorates for:
Søren Hermansen, Adjunct prof. Aalborg University,
Denmark (Energiakademi Samsø)
Honorary promotor:
Professor Andy van den Dobbelsteen, Faculty of
Architecture and the Built Environment
Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Honorary promotor:
Professor Paulien Herder, Faculty of Mechanical,
Maritime and Materials Engineering

Closing by Professor Tim van der Hagen,
Rector Magnificus/President

Reception

The celebration of the 177th Dies Natalis takes place at the TU Delft Aula Conference Centre and starts at 15:00. You are kindly requested to take your seats in the auditorium by 14:45. The event will be held in English.

Please register before 8 January 2019.

Symposium
Climate Action

Date: Friday 11 January 2019
Time: 10:00-14:00
Venue: Aula Conference Centre, Mekelweg 5, 2628 CC Delft