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Go deep, far, and wide with our star line-up of speakers who embody the quote by A. Lincoln: “The best way to predict future is to create it“.

Forget professional “keynote speakers” and their sales agents. We dive deep into the personal networks of our guarantors and supporters to dig out fresh faces who not only talk about a subject but are important movers and shakers in their field.

 

Conference | Festival | Machine Ethics Symposium

 

Future Port Conference

Sept 6, 2018

  • Philip Rosedale

    Philip Rosedale

    Co-founder High Fidelity and Second Life

    US

    The tech entrepreneur behind Second Life and a visionary who just raised $35M to build High Fidelity, a real-time social virtual reality platform combined with blockchain, which, he says, could become more important than the real world. 

  • Gerd Leonhard

    Futurist, Humanist, Author of 'Technology vs. Humanity', CEO The Futures Agency

    DE

    Gerd is a futurist and keynote speaker who focuses on the future of humanity and technology, raising important questions about the ethics of exponential technologies.

    He’s listed by Wired Magazine as one of the top 100 most influential people in Europe. A note to remember (and Google) about Gerd: #Hellven challenges.

    LinkedIn

  • Dr. Anita Sengupta

    Dr. Anita Sengupta

    Vice President & Engineering Queen at Hyperloop One

    US

    They say rocket scientists are smart. Anita certainly is, having sent probes to Mars and built engines that power spacecraft as part of her work at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Aerospace Engineer, Professor, Pilot, and Space Exploration Veteran, she’s now working at Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop One to revolutionize how we travel here on Earth.

    LinkedIn

  • Yuri van Geest

    Yuri van Geest

    SingularityU, Futurist

    NL

    Everything you need to know about bringing your firm into the exponential era can be found in Exponential Organizations, which start-up artists Yuri van Geest helped create with Salim Ismail, Mike Malone, and Peter Diamandis.

    LinkedIn

  • Tadahiro Kawada

    Tadahiro Kawada

    President of Kawada Technologies, Inc.

    JP

    Robots are going to be part of our future, but the question is what roles will they fulfill and are there aspects we should be concerned about? Find out from Tadahiro Kawada, who besides being the fourth-generation president of Kawada Industries has a passion for robots and his firm has been building and developing them since 2000. The newest robotics product, NEXTAGE, is an industrial‐use collaborative robot (cobot) that empowers manufacturing companies.

    LinkedIn

  • Amy Peck

    Amy Peck

    EndeavorVR / CEO

    US

    Amy is an evangelist for AR/VR development in the commercial arena. Her personal mission is to see VR/AR fundamentally improve every aspect of our lives and change the way we work, learn, communicate, and play.

    LinkedIn

  • Dolfi Müller

    Dolfi Müller

    Mayor of Zug

    CH

    Dolfi Müller is the current Mayor of Zug, a city home to nearly 30,000 residents and one of the hottest European tech destinations that runs on blockchain. Hear how Zug became the place to be for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other blockchain initiatives.

    Website

  • Scott Amyx

    Scott Amyx

    Global IoT Influencer, Singularity University Mentor

    US

    Futurist, speaker, and author that focuses on the Internet of Things. Scott is the Chair & Managing Partner at Amyx Ventures, an active managing partner at Future of Fashion, and acts as a mentor and startup board member at Singularity University Smart City Accelerator. Scott has been nominated to the World Economic Forum as a committee member for the Future of the Internet.

    LinkedIn

  • Christian Jacobsson

    Christian Jacobsson

    Head of Energy Artificial Intelligence at DTI/Alpiq

    SW

    The future of energy is one of society’s big questions. Christian Jacobsson is one of the people working on an answer. As head of Energy AI at DTI/Alpiq, he is pioneering the use of artificial intelligence to manage energy devices, from connecting to processing to forecasting, optimizing and trading, and executing decisions, all in real-time.

    LinkedIn

  • Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy

    Associate Professor at University of Louisville

    US

    Dr. Yampolskiy has racked up an impressive academic career that has been dedicated to topics spanning the range from AI to cybersecurity to pattern recognition. His numerous teaching awards, however, promise that his talk will be both lively and exceptionally insightful.

    LinkedIn

  • Martin Ruubel

    Martin Ruubel

    Estonian e-government pioneer

    EST

    Martin’s company is behind many of the blockchain and e-government projects that made Estonia famous. As digital transformation spreads to more elements of our daily lives, cybersecurity will only grow in importance. Should you fear technology? What are the real threats out there? You can ask Martin Ruubel, Vice Chairman of the European Cybersecurity Organization (ESCO).

    LinkedIn

  • Martin Pumera

    Prof. Martin Pumera

    Nanorobotics expert

    CZ

    Martin Pumera was named the “2017 Highly Cited Researcher” by Clarivate Analytics. He is a man with a passion for nanorobots and micromachines, 3D printing, and 2D materials. After spending 20 years abroad as a professor and researcher in Singapore, Japan, Spain, and the US, Martin returned to Prague to be the Director of the Center for Advanced Functional Nanorobots.

Future Port Festival

Sept 6-7, 2018

  • Kevin Warwick

    Prof. Kevin Warwick

    Cyborg & Researcher

    UK

    Kevin is a unique combination of a scientist and a movie star but he is probably best known for achieving the world’s first direct electronic communication between two human nervous systems; the basis for thought communication. Researcher in artificial intelligence, robotics, and biomedical engineering, Kevin uses his body as a cyborg laboratory for experiments with implants.

    LinkedIn

  • Wendell Wallach

    Wendell Wallach

    Robots ethicist

    US

    Can robots be taught right from wrong? There is no one more better than Wendell Wallach, one of the world’s preeminent robot ethicists, to answer that question.

    LinkedIn

  • Yossi Vardi

    Yossi Vardi

    Godfather of Israel's hi-tech industry

    IL

    Yossi Vardi has helped build over 85 companies in a variety of fields ranging from software to energy to water technologies. He’s been active in the public sector and now works to spread a culture of innovation and creativity in Israel and around the world. Not only that, but his son Arik is the co-founder of ICQ and Vardi even holds a patent for instant messaging on telephones.

    TED Talk

  • Charlie Fink

    Charlie Fink

    Forbes contributor, AR/VR Expert, writer & futurist

    US

    Multitalented and multidisciplinary Charlie Fink is a former Disney executive who famously came up with the idea of “The Lion King”. Charlie has won over 15 awards for musical productions, has been a pioneer of VR and AR, which he covers for Forbes.

    LinkedIn

  • Diana Rádl Rogerová

    Office Managing Partner, Deloitte

    CZ

    Diana has led Deloitte’s practice in the Czech Republic as managing partner since 2016. Before that, she was a partner and led the firm’s financial services industry team, as well as leading the real estate industry team for Central Europe. In other words, there are few with Diana’s knowledge of auditing and finance in this part of the world.

  • Larry Sanger

    Co-founder of Wikipedia, CIO Everpedia

    US

    With over 3 million unique users monthly and over 6 million articles, Everpedia is currently the world’s largest English Encyclopedia. Meet Larry Sanger, the co-founder of Wikipedia, who joined Everpedia as the CIO  and now works on turning it into the first encyclopedia on the blockchain.

    LinkedIn

     

  • Josef Prusa

    Josef Průša

    3D Pioneer

    CZ

    Josef has been building 3D printers since 2009. His work has led to the Prusa i3 being the second-most used model in the world, which transformed a one-man start-up into a constantly expanding firm with more than 250 employees.

    LinkedIn

  • Kyle Acierno

    Lunar Commerce Specialist

    LX

    Kyle Acierno is the Managing Director of ispace Europe, which produces the lightest rover ever made weighing in at a mere 4 kilos. Kyle specializes in lunar commerce as part of the Space Resources Initiative and won the Space Generation Advisory Council’s Space Leader Award in 2015.

    LinkedIn

  • petr smid

    Petr Šmíd

    Marketing Manager Google

    CZ

    Petr Šmíd leads Google’s B2C marketing for Central and Eastern Europe. He built his team from the ground up and has won several internal and external awards for his innovative marketing campaigns. Before embarking upon his life with Google, Petr worked for McKinsey & Company for seven years.

    LinkedIn

  • Liliana Berezkinova

    Liliana Berezkinová

    Nanopharma CEO

    CZ

    Liliana’s passion lies in innovation and merging the scientific and entrepreneurial worlds into breakthrough projects. She is the CEO of Nanopharma, a company pioneering the use of nanofibers, having developed the first artificial organ. In 2017, she was voted one of the TOP 3 Women Entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic.

    LinkedIn

  • Irie Meltzer

    Irie Meltzer

    CEE Director at OrCam Technologies

    IL

    Irie has years of experience in business and now works as the CEE director and business developer at OrCam Technologies, helping people be more independent through the use of new technologies.

    LinkedIn

  • Denis Rivin

    Factotum / Founding Father

    DN

    Denis Rivin took a long way around to get to exponential technologies, starting in art history, curation, music management, and publishing. Once he realized the challenges and opportunities that come with digital transformation, he pivoted and can now shed light on how to better address local and global challenges using technology.

    LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/denisrivin/

     

  • David Pavlík

    David Pavlík

    CIO Kiwi.com

    CZ

    David Pavlik’s CV reads like a list if hot tech tech companies. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who also worked at Microsoft, Netflix, and SpaceX. Now, David is the newest member of the Kiwi.com management team, taking the post of Chief Information Officer (CIO).

    LinkedIn

  • Jan Pichl

    Jan Pichl

    An electrical engineer-to-be

    CZ

    Do you want to have a lively conversation about almost any topic? You should talk to Jan, who leads a team the won second place in last year’s Amazon Alexa Prize for their conversational AI that aims to be able to keep up a coherent and engaging conversation with a user about any topic. And this year the team is back and has entered an improved version!

    LinkedIn

  • Martin Saska

    Martin Saska

    AI Researcher

    CZ

    Martin is a leader in melding drones with AI, helping open up new applications for the technologies. His team at the Czech Technical University recently won the prestigious MBZIRC competition, beating 143 applicants from some of the best universities in the world.

  • Kevin Williams

    Kevin Williams

    Founder at KWP

    UK

    Kevin Williams is a well-known name in the entertainment industry. He announced himself back in 1984, the early days of the computer era, by designing his first game: Bear George. He a driver in the industry to this day and has vast experience in developing and promoting the latest immersive technologies.

    LinkedIn

  • Ran Kleiner

    Ran Kleiner

    Drone Master

    IL

    Meet Ran Kleiner, the Israeli Drone Master. Ran started his career in the drone industry some 25 years ago as a pilot. Since then, he has been involved in some of the most innovative and exciting drone projects worldwide and he has contributed to building an international commercial drone ecosystem.

    LinkedIn

  • Tomas Sebek

    Tomáš Šebek

    Surgeon

    CZ

    Tomáš works as a surgeon at the St. Francis Hospital in Prague and he’s also co-founder of MeDitorial and uLekare.cz, projects that help inform the general public about health resources on the internet. Tomáš also works with Doctors Without Borders, providing care in places like Haiti or Afghanistan and he’s an evangelist for telemedicine, which uses smart technologies to connect doctors with their patients.

    Website
    LinkedIn
    Facebook

  • Barbora Korandova

    Barbora Korandová

    Telemedicine enthusiast

    CZ

    Barbora is an experienced healthcare and education specialist that spent many years working for NGOs, having led the National Leaving Certificate Helpline. She also worked with the physically challenged, and she filled the streets of Strasbourg with hundreds of disabled people rallying to fight for their rights. Barbora’s new mission is to pioneer telemedicine in the Czech Republic while working as the head of medical and client services at uLékaře.cz.

    LinkedIn

    Web

  • Ján Ilavský

    Hyperbolic Magnetism, Co-founder

    CZ

    Ján Ilavský is a true creative soul, designing and developing dozens of applications and games, picking up an Apple Design Award design award along the way. He’s also helped birth the best-selling VR game in the world – Beat Saber. Anyone interested in the future of games can’t miss his talk.

    Twitter

     

  • Bob Tetiva

    Bob Tetiva

    Sense Arena / Founder and Project Director

    CZ

    Bob Tetiva has worked in telecommunications, IT, and marketing for 22 years. In 2017, he founded the Sense Arena, which is developing a training platform to improve the cognitive processes of hockey players in game situations.

    LinkedIn

  • Fernando de los Rios

    Fernando De Los Rios

    CEO at Hyperion Robotics

    US

    Fernando has gone from finance to online grocery stores to construction and was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2017. He has also founded Hyperion Robotics, which is committed to changing the way we build houses by using 3D printing and robotics to build livable “printed” houses.

    LinkedIn

  • Kris Layng

    Artist-in-Residence at NYU Future Reality Lab

    US

    Kris Layng is a filmmaker and the Artist-in-Residence at the NYU Future Reality Lab. He’s also a VR director. Fascinating, wouldn’t you say?

    LinkedIn

  • Jan Lukačevič

    Jan Lukačevič

    Space Engineer

    CZ

    Jan may be only 26, but he’s developing an antenna for the European Space Agency’s ExoMars 2020 mission that will measure electric discharges in dust storms on the red planet. He’s also the recipient of British Interplanetary Society Award for Best Technical Paper and was chosen by the Financial Times and Google as one of the New Europe 100 challengers in Central and Eastern Europe in 2017.

    LinkedIn

  • Daniel Sykora

    Daniel Sýkora

    Czech Technical University

    CZ

    He may not be an artist, but he created algorithms that paint for him. Daniel also leads a research group at the Czech Technical University that works with Adobe to change the way animated films are made. In 2017, Daniel’s work was recognized with the first-ever Neuron award for young scientists in the field of Computer Science.

    LinkedIn

  • René Waclavicek

    Space Architect

    AT

    René Waclavicek may be one of the first people to build a city in a space. He has the broad skill set necessary for such a task, with experience in international space architecture, design, 3D-modeling, and construction planning for terrestrial buildings.

    LinkedIn

  • Tomáš Těthal

    Tomáš Těthal

    CEO of IQ Structures

    CZ

    Tomas might be one of the most experienced holographic experts; not just in the Czech Republic, but also in the UK, where he has been running businesses since 1994. Yes, holographic images are THAT old.

    LinkedIn

  • Marek Polčák

    Marek Polčák

    CEO & Co-founder of VRgineers

    CZ

    Marek imagined of making a VR headset with true-to-life imaging. And now his VRHero is installed in Audi’s Holodeck in Ingolstadt. That’s called working toward and realizing your goals.

    LinkedIn

  • Katarina Cabakova

    Katarína Čabáková

    Co-CEO of Ecocapsule

    SK

    Katarina spent 12 years in advertising and marketing, with a stop at Orange Slovakia. She’s won awards for local and global campaigns, but now her new challenge is to change how people live by bringing the Ecocapsule to markets around the world.

    LinkedIn

  • Tomas Zacek

    Tomáš Žáček

    Ecocapsule

    SK

    Tomáš spent years honing his craft as an architect before he opened his own studio, Nice Architects. Now, he is the CEO and design director at Ecocapsule, where he strives to make living more environmentally-friendly.

    LinkedIn

  • Martin Švík

    Executive IT architect at IBM

    CZ

    Small technology start-ups have the power to disrupt current models and transform how things are done. Martin Švik works as a venture capitalist in residence at IBM to develop and foster proof of concepts all over the world.

    LinkedIn

  • Samar Singla

    Samar Singla

    Jugnoo = Founder of the largest AI rickshaw startup

    IN

    What markets can be and should be disrupted? How can we use technology to make people’s lives easier and better? Samar Singla may have some insight. His firm Jugnoo is the largest auto rickshaw aggregator in India, revolutionizing the local delivery market.

    LinkedIn

  • Alžběta Krausová

    Alžběta Krausová

    Legal Researcher

    CZ

    What are the legal implications of merging technology and organic life? Alžběta, who specializes in the legal aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics, and brain-computer interfaces, can shed light on the future of what was once just sci-fi as cyborgs and androids become part of our society.

    LinkedIn

  • Jean-Baptiste Latil D’albertas

    Jean-Baptiste Latil D’albertas

    Development Manager at Navya

    FR

    Jean-Baptiste is passionate about innovations related to sustainability and improvements for everyday life. No wonder he is park of NAVYA, a pioneer and specialist in the autonomous vehicle market.

    LinkedIn

  • Michal Gloger

    Michal Gloger

    Expert in biomechanics and biorobotics

    CZ

    Michal is a phenomenal tech doctor. Thanks to his passion for biomechanics and biorobotics, we will be able to help the disabled or elderly get and stay on their feet someday soon.

    LinkedIn

  • Jan Hovora

    CEO Pocket Virtuality

    CZ

    Jan Hovora is the co-owner and CEO of Pocket Virtuality, the firm that developed Fata Morgana, which creates interactive 3D models for virtual reality. He can certainly clear up whether virtual reality’s future is only an illusion…

    LinkedIn

  • Lada Vyvialová

    Lada Vyvialová

    Nanotech Fashion Designer

    CZ

    Clothes make the man, but what makes the clothes? Lada is a fashion designer whose minimalist silhouettes allow the exceptional materials she uses to shine. Her designs target women of any age and merge nanotechnologies with apparel, which is why Lada will host a fashion show of nano outfits on the festival stage.

    LinkedIn

  • Marv Shamma

    Marvan Shamma

    OneProve CEO

    CZ

    Marv’s background is in artificial intelligence and machine learning with a passion for emerging technologies and visions for the future. He’s a member of TechCast Global, a research-based corporation that grew out of his studies at George Washington University. Marv combined his love of technology, art, and creativity by co-founding ONEPROVE Technology.

    LinkedIn

  • Bach Nguyen

    Bach Nguyen

    Marketing Manager at SatoshiLabs

    CZ

    Bach joined SatoshiLabs in 2016 to foster the community around Trezor and to spread awareness about the need for a secure hardware wallet. You can him about the future prospects of pickpockets!

    LinkedIn

  • Pavel Koenig

    Pavel König

    Founder of nvias.org

    CZ

    Pavel educates kids and helps them evolve from consumers to creators. He founded nvias.org where he uses Minecraft and Future Factory to inspire kids to creates successful products.

    LinkedIn

  • Diego Saikin

    Diego Saikin

    Aerospace Enthusiast

    IL

    Diego studied electrical and computer engineering at Ben Gurion University and the Czech Technical University in Prague. He’s an aerospace enthusiast and has been a volunteer at the SpaceIL NGO for about 3 years now where he works on simulations.

  • Andreas Furmanek

    Andreas Furmanek

    Fusion Drone CEO

    DE

    Andreas is a renowned scientist who worked on nuclear fusion projects before inventing the Fusion-Drone. This revolutionary project could answer some of society’s biggest mobility problems, including road and air traffic congestion.

    Website

  • Jindřich Fialka

    Jindřich Fialka

    The Greenest Company Co-Founder

    CZ

    Jindřich specializes in the customer experience, product development, and innovation design. He also claims there’s something fundamentally wrong with modern buildings, which are killing our ability to focus, learn, and thrive. Come to hear his talk about how tech helps people live in modern cities. What’s will the future of living look like?

    LinkedIn

  • Vladimir Vencalek

    Vladimír Vencálek

    Cryptominer

    CZ

    Vladimír has been fascinated by blockchain technologies since 2013 and he launched his own project in 2016. Since then, Invictus Mining has grown rapidly, becoming one of Europe’s leaders in cryptomining services and Vladimír now focuses on developing ways to bring cryptomining and rendering powers to the public.

  • Petr Vaclavek

    Petr Václavek

    Foodgroot Founder

    CZ

    If you need to know where to get the best coffee in Basel, or where to find the best herring in Gothenburg, Petr could probably give you some good advice. However, he’s probably better at helping you start a business and making it grow. His project Foodgroot wants to democratize information about food by providing the world’s first complex food rating mobile app.

    LinkedIn

Machine Ethics Symposium

Sept 7, 2018

  • Nell Watson

    Nell Watson

    Co-founder of EthicsNet

    US

    An engineer, entrepreneur, and futurist thinker who grew up in Northern Ireland. Nell founded Poikos (now QuantaCorp), a machine learning-driven ‘AI for body measurement’. She lectures globally on Machine Intelligence, AI philosophy, Human-Machine relations, and the Future of Human Society, serving on the Faculty of AI & Robotics at Singularity University.

    Linkedin

  • Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy

    Associate Professor at University of Louisville

    US

    Dr. Yampolskiy has racked up an impressive academic career that has been dedicated to topics spanning the range from AI to cybersecurity to pattern recognition. His numerous teaching awards, however, promise that his talk will be both lively and exceptionally insightful.

    LinkedIn

  • Wendell Wallach

    Wendell Wallach

    Robots ethicist

    US

    Can robots be taught right from wrong? There is no one more better than Wendell Wallach, one of the world’s preeminent robot ethicists, to answer that question.

    LinkedIn

  • Ryan Jenkins

    Senior fellow at the Ethics

    US

    Ryan is a professor of philosophy and the questions he tries to answer have important real-world impacts. That’s because Ryan explores the ethical quandaries in emerging technologies such as automation, cyber warfare, autonomous weapons, and driverless cars; all things that have or will touch all our lives.

    LinkedIn

  • Yolanda Lannquist

    Yolanda Lannquist

    AI Policy Researcher, The Future Society

    US

    Yolanda works as an AI policy researcher with the AI Initiative at The Future Society, a think-tank incubated at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She will bring her expert perspectives on the policies, ethics, and governance of AI.

    LinkedIn

  • Anish Mohammed

    Anish Mohammed

    Technologist

    UK

    Anish is the epitome of the modern renaissance man. He’s worked as a medical doctor, bioinformatician, strategic consultant, and cryptographer, spending half his career researching cryptographic algorithms and protocols.

    LinkedIn

  • Skinner Layne

    Skinner Layne

    Exosphere Academy / Founding Rector

    US

    Skinner Layne has broad experience in business, finance, technology, and politics, having consulted for NASDAQ companies, advised the campaigns of a U.S. Senator, and founded multiple startups. He’s lived in Latin America for nearly a decade and is a popular speaker for his contrarian views. Comes have a listen to his unique point of view.

    Website

  • Denis Rivin

    Factotum / Founding Father

    DN

    Denis Rivin took a long way around to get to exponential technologies, starting in art history, curation, music management, and publishing. Once he realized the challenges and opportunities that come with digital transformation, he pivoted and can now shed light on how to better address local and global challenges using technology.

    LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/denisrivin/

     

  • Alžběta Krausová

    Alžběta Krausová

    Legal Researcher

    CZ

    What are the legal implications of merging technology and organic life? Alžběta, who specializes in the legal aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics, and brain-computer interfaces, can shed light on the future of what was once just sci-fi as cyborgs and androids become part of our society.

    LinkedIn

Future of You

Sept 6-7, 2018

  • Jan Straka

    Educator

    CZ

    How will education develop in the coming years? Will positive progress be made in Czech education in the coming years? Let the “co-CEO” of Učitel naživo, which trains teachers to build relationships based on trust with students and helps them become excellent educators, will answer all your questions.

    LinkedIn

  • Jan Vojáček

    Lifestyle adviser/physician

    CZ

    Have you heard of functional medicine? What direction should medicine go to be as beneficial as possible? “The key is recognizing the causes,” according to Jan Vojáček, a Czech physician who treats each patient individually and tries to solve their problems complexly. He seeks out the causes in the overall lifestyle. This is a relatively new field and has its foundation in ancient eastern medicine.

    Web

     

  • Julia Gaia Poupětová

    Sex Coach

    CZ

    A sexual development educator and author of several successful courses about female and partner sexuality, Julia Gaia Poupětová is radio station Frekvence 1’s sex coach. She hosts her Sexy život (Sexy Life) program on the station in the evening hours.

    Web

     

  • Silvie Lauder

    Journalist at EKONOM

    CZ

    Silvie writes about politics and domestic and international societal topics, as well as gender issues. She’s been nominated for the Open Society journalism award several times and currently works for the weekly Respekt. She considers her greatest success her interview with Václav Havel. Who better to discuss the future of media?

    Web

     

  • Zuzana Marie Kosticová

    Researcher at Charles University

    CZ

    Will spirituality help us escape the monotony of the everyday? What is consciousness transformation? Zuzana Marie Kostićová studies religion and Iberian-American studies, and she will speak about changes in the approach to faith and spirituality in the near and not-so-near future on the Future of You stage.

    Web

  • David Kořínek

    UMPRUM/filmaker

    CZ

    Is it possible that people will no longer be necessary to create art? Will forms of artistic expression change? David Kořínek, a leading Czech expert on electronic media and digital visual culture, will discuss the future of art. As a director, he has created dozens of documentary and reportage works and he is a member of the Rafani art group. He’s also an associate professor at the Academy of Arts, Architecture, and Design in Prague.

    Web

  • Filip Mikschik

    Founder of StartupJobs.com

    CZ

    Filip and his StartupJobs team helped over 8.000 people in CZ find a new job in startups and tech companies. Now he is expanding StartupJobs globally as a StartupJobs.com and building the best startup job portal in the world.

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikschik/

  • Hana Púllová

    ATAIRU Partner

    CZ

    The future of work in the digital age, the development of Czech employment, and changes on the labor market: These are all topics for Hana Púllová, former CEO of Randstad, the second-largest human resource consulting firm in the world. Will we all find work? Come and ask!

    LinkedIn

  • Ingrid Popovič

    Grow with Google Initiative Manager

    CZ

    Ingrid Popovič believes that new technologies are changing the future of work, offering new exciting opportunities for growth and well-being. She is managing Grow with Google initiative in Central Europe, which has provided free digital skills training and in-person coaching to 135 thousand people in CZ, SK and HU, helping them to benefit from digital era.

    LinkedIn

  • Josef Šlerka

    Director of the Independent Journalism Endowment Fund

    CZ

    Is fake news a new problem it just an old one with a new name? How do social networks influence public opinion? Do today’s journalists still know how to write independently? Josef Šlerka, experienced matador of the Czech digital scene, will discuss the crisis in media and social bubbles.

    LinkedIn

  • Martin Šíp

    TREZOR Evangelist at SatoshiLabs

    CZ

    Research into the world of finance and the Austrian School of economics led him to an intense interest in bitcoin and its nascent surrounding ecosystem in 2011. Martin now works at Czech bitcoin start-up SatoshiLabs, which was the first firm to create the super-secure hardware wallet called the TREZOR. He is also the guarantor and organizer of the weekly Bitcoin meetup at Paralelní Polis in Prague. Come and expand your blockchain horizons at the Future of You.

    LinkedIn

     

  • Tomáš Hajzler

    Slušná firma and PeopleComm founder

    CZ

    How to live a happy life in a rapidly changing society? How to be inline with yourself and not let yourself be exhausted with a consuming life? What does a decent and fair business look like? This is what the founder of the Slušná firma and PeopleComm project – a popular blogger, a minimalist promoter and zero waste.

    LinkedIn

  • Diana Rádl Rogerová

    Office Managing Partner, Deloitte

    CZ

    Diana has led Deloitte’s practice in the Czech Republic as managing partner since 2016. Before that, she was a partner and led the firm’s financial services industry team, as well as leading the real estate industry team for Central Europe. In other words, there are few with Diana’s knowledge of auditing and finance in this part of the world.

  • petr smid

    Petr Šmíd

    Marketing Manager Google

    CZ

    Petr Šmíd leads Google’s B2C marketing for Central and Eastern Europe. He built his team from the ground up and has won several internal and external awards for his innovative marketing campaigns. Before embarking upon his life with Google, Petr worked for McKinsey & Company for seven years.

    LinkedIn

  • Jan Lukačevič

    Jan Lukačevič

    Space Engineer

    CZ

    Jan may be only 26, but he’s developing an antenna for the European Space Agency’s ExoMars 2020 mission that will measure electric discharges in dust storms on the red planet. He’s also the recipient of British Interplanetary Society Award for Best Technical Paper and was chosen by the Financial Times and Google as one of the New Europe 100 challengers in Central and Eastern Europe in 2017.

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  • Alžběta Krausová

    Alžběta Krausová

    Legal Researcher

    CZ

    What are the legal implications of merging technology and organic life? Alžběta, who specializes in the legal aspects of artificial intelligence, robotics, and brain-computer interfaces, can shed light on the future of what was once just sci-fi as cyborgs and androids become part of our society.

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