TNW2019, our tech conference in Amsterdam, deals with the future of technology. Regardless of whether you are a developer, marketer, artist or entrepreneur, there is an interesting discussion that you want to take part in. That's why we've divided our keynote speeches into eleven tracks so you can decide which of them is most relevant.
Find out what we are talking about at the TNW2019. We've outlined the burning questions we'll answer to find out which of the 11 different tracks from this year inspire you the most:
On our main stage, we invite some of the biggest names in the technology industry to share their visions of the future. This track is for the larger, overriding questions: How will we interact with each other in the future? How do we kill? And how will we live our everyday life?
The lineup includes inspiring speakers such as Cassie Kozyrkov, Google's Chief Decision Scientist, to share their technical thoughts on the future of technology. Watch this TNW2018 talk by Kevin Langeree, a professional kitesurfer:
Marketing and technology are increasingly intertwined – how can brands use new technologies to reach the right people? And how can we stay authentic in times of AI and automation?
Re: Brand experts explore the latest trends and how they can help your brand create meaningful experiences for your audience. You hear innovative use cases from exciting companies like National Geographic and Venngage.
Hear from the founders and CEOs of the most successful companies, as they have further developed their startup. As any business owner knows, this is no easy task – especially now when the competition is harder than ever. So how can startups achieve this growth – and sustainable? How can you maintain the corporate culture as your team expands?
These are the questions the leading experts in the field of growth will answer. If you're an entrepreneur or interested in scaling a startup, do not miss it.
It's no secret that cryptocurrency literally had ups and downs. It is clear that Blockchain has changed the entire tech industry. Before we can see, there are some questions that remain: How can we achieve scalability and mass acceptance? How can we create a diverse and equal industry? And how will we raise capital in the future as the popularity of ICOs decreases?
The industry's biggest names share their strategies and predictions to overcome these problems on the hard-fork track. Do not miss speakers like Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro.
See how Margarita Khartanovich (Binary District) leads the discussion on Malta's status as "Blockchain Island" at HardFork2018, our blockchain and cryptocurrency event:
Future of work
It is safe to say that the mentality of 9 to 5 is over. Corporate cultures evolve to recognize the needs of their employees. The future of work is changing – what will our offices look like in 20 years? Will these changes make us more productive? And which leadership qualities will we value in the future?
At the Future of Work, our impressive speakers will show how the traditional office will change – from human resources to the architecture of the building and everything in between. Under the leadership of the business consultancy Heidrick & Struggles, the corporate and corporate culture consultancy, David Allen, bestselling author of Getting Things Done, Marcus Wermuth from Buffer, will give talks.
How will we interact with digital products in the future? As we rely more and more on technology, product teams are charged with the difficult challenge of designing that everyday experience. What are the latest trends we should know about? And how can we design and design products that everyone uses?
The TNW2019 will show you developers, designers and product owners of the world's largest brands, as they have built beautiful, functional and memorable digital products. Do not miss the talks of Stephanie Hannon (Strava), Angel Diaz (IBM) and Jonathan Rochelle (Google) on the sprint track.
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Our ecommerce track explores how new technologies are transforming ecommerce and how businesses can use them to stay ahead. How do you use AI, AR and more? How can smaller companies establish themselves in fierce competition?
The checkout track examines what customers can expect when shopping online. Hear from the experts, including Jack Constantine (CDO at Lush) and Pamela Kaupinen (SVP of Strategy at HelloSociety).
Take a look at Ron Faris' (Nike) last year's conversation about using AR to showcase their online store:
It is becoming increasingly clear that artificial intelligence will radically change our lives. The question remains: How can we prepare for this? From future career skills to what aspect of our world will change that first, our speakers will answer the burning questions we all have.
On the Machine: Learners track we explore the future real applications of AI and neuroscience.
How can we use technology for the better? The 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations can all be achieved through the latest innovations When, where and how can we do that?
Whether you're a policy maker, a business that wants to be green, or simply wants to be part of it, our motivational speakers give you relevant insights on how technology can help us. Hear from experts who make the world a better place, including Sandy Fershee (Ford). Would you like to know more? Take a look at the Future Generations trail.
Take a look at TNW2018's talk by Jason Silva on how the "singularity" will change society:
Art of technology
How will our creativity evolve with the advancement of technology? Photoshop and VR are already changing the way we produce and share art. What's next? How does tech influence the way we value and perceive art?
The Art of Tech track features celebrity artists, digital designers and creatives who explain the ways in which they incorporate technology into their creative process – and how they envision that technology opens up new possibilities to express their imagination.
The future is female. What are the growing opportunities for women to work in the male dominated tech industry as we continue to move towards a gendered world? And how can we close the gap with technology?
This track, moderated by TheNextWomen, is about in-depth workshops and inspiring keynote addresses of successful women in technology. Participate in these empowering discussions if you want to break the glass ceiling. Would you like to know more? Here you will find all details about TheNextWomen Summit.
There you have it – the 11 most important tracks we will explore at TNW2019! No matter what your area of activity, you can count on our inspirational, actionable learning and motivation to be delivered through our diverse range of speaker inspirations. Do not miss our best edition that you should not miss. Get Earlybird tickets before prices go up!
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