About
FTRNW Conference

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.

Join us for its 9th edition to meet some of the most brightest minds in tech, business, NGO, startups and academia. The Future is Now. Shape it with us.

Learn why you should not miss out the conference.

Early Bird FTRNW Conference Tickets

The price will rise at the end of summer.

Startup

59€ 39€
  • World known tech speakers
  • Inspiring talks
  • Innovative ideas
  • Unrepeatable networking
  • Tailor-made conference app
  • Access to top-notch investors
  • Open door to business
  • Talent pool of bright minds

Business

119€ 99€
  • World known tech speakers
  • Inspiring talks
  • Unrepeatable networking
  • Tailor-made conference app
  • Access to young innovators
  • Open door to academia
  • Talent pool of bright minds

Investor

199€ 169€
  • World known tech speakers
  • Inspiring talks
  • Unrepeatable networking
  • Tailor-made conference app
  • Access to VIP Zone
  • Delicious refreshments
  • Exclusive access to top-notch startups

NGO, Muni & Public Sector

59€ 39€
  • World known tech speakers
  • Inspiring talks
  • Unrepeatable networking
  • Tailor-made conference app
  • Open door to business & innovators
  • Talent pool of bright minds

Students & Academia

free
  • World known tech speakers
  • Inspiring talks
  • Innovative ideas
  • Unrepeatable networking
  • Tailor-made conference app
  • Open door to business & innovators
  • Opportunity to meet your future employer

Media

free
  • World known tech speakers
  • Inspiring talks
  • Unrepeatable networking
  • Scooping great content
  • Tailor-made conference app
  • Access to young innovators

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

New Normal Digital life will redefine and expand limitations and opportunities of our way of living. It will allow us faster and smarter prevention, diagnosis and cure of diseases. The way we work will change forever. Our response to the climate change will define the path for future generations and the planet. 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? Subtopics: o Future of Health o Future of Work o Eco-sustainability

Security Headache

With Internet increasingly permeating all aspects of our lives and society, the rise of cybercrime has been inevitable. Security and data breaches have been on the rise, affecting individuals, companies and states alike. Social media platforms are being used to spread misinformation and undermine democracy. How do we protect ourselves in the hackable world? Subtopics: o Data privacy & cybersecurity o Spread of misinformation

Technologies Everywhere

With boundaries of human creation being crossed every day by AI & machine learning, what used to be science fiction is now becoming reality. Hear from entrepreneurs, data scientists and academics in areas from automotive to biometry as they showcase how the new advances in tech accelerate progress in the world of business and wider society. Subtopics: o AI, machine learning & AR o Building innovation ecosystems