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FTRNW Conference 2019

FTRNW Conference is the leading tech and innovation event in Central Europe.

Built on a success of prestigious StartupAwards we continue on spreading tech vibe and building innovation ecosystem beyond the borders of Slovakia.

On November 21, more than a thousand of bright minds gathered in the Old Market Hall to celebrate the 9th edition of innovation and startups.

The Future is Now. Shape it with us.

Learn why you should not miss out the conference.

Topics 2019 - Future of Human Existence

The age we live in is changing at dizzying pace. Some claim we are on the verge of a tectonic shift triggered by climate change, digitalization and disruption of the “old normal”.

What does it mean for us? How will this new era reshape the way we live and work, how will it influence the generations to come and what’s our role in this brave new world?

We are in a unique position to harness the potential and mitigate risks of our future existence, presuppose we embark on this journey with proactive and open mindset.

How? When? That’s what FTRNW Conference 2019 is all about.

New normal

Sustainability - Future of Work - Healthcare Innovation

Digital life will redefine and expand opportunities of our way of living. Our response to the climate change will define the path for future generations and natural ecosystems. The way we work will change forever. Innovations in healthcare will allow us faster and smarter prevention, diagnosis and cure of diseases. It's our responsibility and key priority to address this now. How do we make sure that the world to come will do more good than harm for all of us?

Security Headache

Cybersecurity & AI - Spread of Misinformation

With Internet increasingly permeating all aspects of our lives, the rise of cybercrime has been inevitable. In cyberspace, applications of AI can protect us as well as make us more vulnerable than ever. Security and data breaches have been on the rise, affecting individuals and companies alike. Social media platforms are being used to spread misinformation and undermine democracy. How do we protect ourselves in the hackable world?

Technologies Everywhere

Future of Mobility - Tech for Good - Data-driven business

With boundaries of human creation being crossed every day by the new tech inventions, what used to be science fiction is now becoming reality. How does the new mobility landscape affect the way we travel? How can we use AI to amplify social impact, and how do we effectively build data-driven ventures? Hear from entrepreneurs, data scientists and social innovators as they showcase how the new advances in tech accelerate progress in business and wider society.

Speakers

Stay tuned for this year’s full lineup, coming soon!

In 2018, 25+ innovative minds gathered in Bratislava to spread wisdom about innovative entrepreneurship. Check our last year’s line-up while waiting!

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