Mike van der VIJVER

Full Name
Mike van der Vijver
Co-founder and partial owner
Orange Gibbon Ltd.
Brief Bio
Mike van der Vijver is a free-lance Meeting Designer of international meetings for a wide variety of international clients through his companies MindMeeting and Orange Gibbon – whether live, virtual or hybrid. Orange Gibbon specialises in the design of effective meeting programmes in Asia. He is also works as an advisor, trainer and coach in Intercultural Management. Mike regularly conducts sessions or entire events as facilitator, moderator or chairman of the day. Alternatively, he provides content and training on topics such as meeting effectiveness, innovative meeting formats, and especially Meeting Design. He is also a coach and advisor on intercultural management. Mike is the co-author of Into the Heart of Meetings (together with Eric de Groot), published in January 2013, the first book ever on Meeting Design, which has already been called the standard work on the topic. He has also published several articles and book chapters on intercultural management. Mike and Eric’s second book appeared in the late 2022, with the title Meetings, by Default or by Design. Mike is a native of the Netherlands but he has work bases in Taipei (Taiwan) and Naples (Italy).
Meeting Design
B. Sc. Biology, major in Ecology Extensive training in the management of Cultural differences Extensive training in Coaching, Facilitation, Moderation
2022 Meetings, by Default or by Design: You are holding a workbook with 100+ upgrades and enhancements for all those who desire better meetings & events” 2013 Into the Heart of Meetings, Basic Principles of Meeting Design 2011 Cretivity Today 2009 Identità e Globalizzazione (book chapter) 2005 Ritratti Veneti

19 October 2023 (Thursday)

Time Session
Cafeteria, IRCAD 1F

20 October 2023 (Friday)

Time Session
Wayne Huang Moderator
Intl. Conference Hall, Show-Chwan 1F