“The best technology conference on the planet” returns to Lisbon, Portugal, in November. Considered the premier tech event in the world, the Websummit gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state, as well as influential investors and international journalists.
By the end of 2020, the volume of big data will reach 44 trillion gigabytes, with the potential to change the business world exponentially. To compete in the digital age, organisations must harness the data they have available to them and use it to discover hidden insights, new opportunities for growth and ultimately drive innovation.
Thousands of attendees – most of which are C-level – from across the world flock to the Webit.Festival Europe, which this year takes place in Sofia, Bulgaria, from May 13th-15th. The technology and innovation event gathers experts from all digital industries, selected startups, leading speakers and networking opportunities where innovation, digital and tech ecosystems meet.
The Economist’s Innovation Summit will provide a playbook for C-level and senior executives responsible for information, technology, strategy, and marketing, on the technologies needed to stay competitive. Under the theme “Defining the digital future”, the summit will cover long-tern strategies to harness technology, including artificial intelligence, blockchain and quantum computing, for positive growth.
Supported by Google, this unique programme is a fully immersive learning experience that focuses on deep-dive case studies and experiential engagement. Aimed at participants experiencing a high level of disruption in their industry, it provides the tools to implement lasting innovation through definition, idea scaling and prioritisation. The Academy, a Google Space, London, United […]
Where Robots meet Buddhas: 50 fascinating speakers from all over the world will talk about the future of media/ tech and work, with the Chinese Year of the Dog as the guiding principle of the event. Topics will range from robotics and AI to virtual reality, biohacking, blockchain and autonomous driving. Through keynotes, a startup […]
Sophia the Robot may be one of the best known, but the Edison Awards recently recognised many other of the most innovative products for 2018. Besides Sophia, we have selected 10 other new products conceived by the world’s most talented innovation leaders, in areas ranging from Social Innovation and Collective Disruption to Health & Wellness.
Through a mix of case-study presentations, interactive roundtable discussions, Q&A sessions and hands-on workshops, the conference provides a diverse and inspiring perspective on the digital future. The multi-stream format allows visitors to create their own programme, move freely between the conferences and choose the sessions of most interest and relevance.
Cryptocurrency and blockchain adviser Markus Wyss tells us why he believes that the innovation possibilities of blockchain technology are limitless.
Over the last two decades, the Internet and online tools have become increasingly important for innovation managers to promote new types of innovation. But as businesses migrate online and adopt more innovative interactions, the risks of cyber security are growing considerably.