Save the Date: Alumni Angel Meetup on May 3, 2022

The Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security invites alumni, students and young founders in cooperation with the startup incubator Cube 5 to the first Alumni Angel Meetup.

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In addition to exciting presentations by Dr. Axel York Poschmann (Executive Director xen1thLabs and RUB alumni) and Prof. Dr. Ghasssan Karame (Faculty of Computer Science, RUB), a digital speed dating event lasting approximately one hour offers all participants the opportunity to meet again, get to know each other and network. Here, memories, experiences or expertise can be exchanged in a digital format, business models can be presented and investors and advisors for startup companies can be found.

The event will take place as part of ITS.Connect and the eurobits Security Summit as a hybrid event

Date: May 3, 2022
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Location: Event Center RUB and Online


15:00 - 15:15: Welcome address
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Paar
Director MPI-SP and Project Leader Cube 5

15:15 - 15:45: Keynote 1
"Starting Point Bochum"
Dr. Axel York Poschmann / Executive Director xen1thLabs and RUB Alumni

15:45 - 16:15: Keynote 2
"How research becomes innovation"
Prof. Dr. Ghasssan Karame / Faculty of Computer Science, RUB

16:15 - 17:15: Speed dating

from 17:15: Evening in the Bermuda3Eck

Interested people can register at

General note: In case of using gender-assigning attributes we include all those who consider themselves in this gender regardless of their own biological sex.