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PROGRAM 2018

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DAY ONE, 2 September 2018

10:00 AM Arrival & Registration

11:00 AM Opening DAY ONE

INTELLIGENCE 2024: Hybrid Minds – The Age of Superintelligence

11:00 AM Garry Kasparov: Timeless Values in the Digital World – Where Human Responsibility Meets AI Decisions

11:30 AM Robin D. Hanson: Meet Your Replacements - When Robots Rule the Earth

11:40 AM Elisabeth André:
The Illusion of Empathic Machines: Where They Are Needed and Why

11:50 AM Trent McConaghy: Nature 2.0: The Cradle of Civilization Gets an Upgrade

12:00 PM Gesa Schöning: Literature.ai - Prediction of the Next Bestselling Author Using Artificial Intelligence?

12:10 PM IHS Markit Fireside Chat: AI and the Real-World (Tom Morrod, Holger G. Weiss)

12:30 PM Panel Discussion Fears of Redundancy - The Relationship between Biological and Non-Biological Intelligence (Elisabeth André, Robin D. Hanson, Garry Kasparov, Ondrej Vlcek)

1:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00 - 3:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT

2:00 PM Workshop by Avast

SOCIETY 2024: Moral Machines – Technology Shifting Our Social Fabric

3:00 PM Wendell Wallach: Crown of Creation - Emerging Technologies and Ethics

3:30 PM Isabel Pedersen: When You Are Your Computer: The Future of Embodied Computing

3:40 PM Stephan G. Humer Digital Self 2.0 - Social Rules of the Identity Game

3:50 PM James Curran: The Internet Enigma - Digitization and Society

4:00 PM Jillian C. York: The Land of the Free? - Censorship in the Digital Age

4:10 PM IHS Markit Fireside Chat: The Algorithm Will See You Now: Ethics and Privacy in Datafied Medicine (Daniel Knapp, Roeen Roashan)

4:30 PM Panel Discussion: Does the Revolution Eat Its Own Children? - Modern Societies and Emerging Technologies (James Curran, Stephan G. Humer, Isabel Pedersen, Wendell Wallach, Jillian C. York)

4:55 PM Closing DAY ONE

5:00 - 6:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT

DAY TWO, 3 September 2018

10:00 AM Arrival & Registration

11:00 AM Opening DAY TWO

INTERACTION 2024: Emerging Alliances – Living in an Interconnected World

11:00 AM Kevin Warwick: Self-Empowerment or Loss of Control? - When Your Brain Becomes a Node in the Internet

11:30 AM Alexander Mankowsky: Human Agency in the Robotic Age

11:40 AM Uma Subramanian: Urban Air Mobility: Learnings from the Real World

11:50 AM Jens Lambrecht: Assigned to Assist: Robots Are Not here to Take Your Job

12:00 PM Tim Landgraf: Futile Resistance - How Robots Learn the Essentials of Social Interaction

12:10 PM Yedan Qian: Embodied Storytelling: Creating Fully Immersive Experiences through VR and Haptic Technologies

12:20 PM IHS Markit Fireside Chat: Visionary Mobility - Living in an Interconnected World (Christof Hellmis, Gerrit Schneemann)

12:40 PM Panel Discussion: The Computer Inside of Me - The Future of Interaction in the Age of Cyborgs (Isabel Pedersen, Kevin Warwick)

1:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00 - 3:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT

2:00 PM Workshop by Nokia

EXPERIENCE 2024: Augmented Cognition – Engaging with Tomorrow's Hyperrealities

3:00 PM Poppy Crum: The Post-Poker Face Era - Human Perception and Technological Advancement

3:30 PM Karen Palmer: A Message from the Future: How Consciousness Storytelling Can Save Us

3:40 PM Rachel Sibley: Ethical Intimacy in the Age of the Avatar

3:50 PM Moon Ribas: Earthbeat - The Art of Creating Your Own Senses

4:00 PM IHS Markit Fireside Chat: What next for UHD: Even More Pixels or Re-think the Experience? (Paul Gray, Stephan Heimbecher)

4:20 PM Panel Discussion: New Ways to Dream - New Technologies and our Experience Possibilities (Poppy Crum, Kyu C. Lee, Karen Palmer, Yedan Qian, Rachel Sibley)

4:45 PM Closing DAY TWO

4:50 PM Performance by Moon Ribas

5:00 - 6:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT

Poppy Crum

Poppy Crum

Professor of Computer Science @ Augsburg University

Elisabeth André is Full Professor of Computer Science, Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Augsburg University since 2001​. As a leading expert in "Intelligent User Interfaces", "Virtual Agents" and "Social Computing", André researches aspects and new technical methods of interaction between humans and computers with the aim of simplifying the handling of technical devices for humans.

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Elisabeth André

Elisabeth André

Professor of Computer Science @ Augsburg University

Elisabeth André is Full Professor of Computer Science, Chair of Human-Centered Multimedia, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Augsburg University since 2001​. As a leading expert in "Intelligent User Interfaces", "Virtual Agents" and "Social Computing", André researches aspects and new technical methods of interaction between humans and computers with the aim of simplifying the handling of technical devices for humans.

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Clusters 2018

DAY ONE

DAY TWO

Cluster Intelligence 2024

What impact will Artificial Intelligence have in the future? How will the potential of new and smart technologies affect different aspects of life? What opportunities and risks do these developments entail? This cluster focused on the wide scope of Artificial Intelligence.

Technology focus in 2018: AI, learning devices, M2M, deep learning

Cluster Interaction 2024

What will life look like in a connected world? How will consumers interact with their devices and with each other in the future? This cluster focused on how new technologies will change the way people interact in an interconnected world.

Technology focus in 2018: Robots, virtual assistants, autonomous cars, future mobility

Cluster Society 2024

How will digitization continuously change our social interaction? What will different aspects of everyday life, e.g. public administration, health care or the financial world look like in 10 years? This cluster focused on the various social aspects of digitization.

Technology focus in 2018: Smart Government, data security, blockchain, robots in healthcare

Cluster Experience 2024

Will virtual reality soon be taken for granted? How will our usage behavior of future realities develop? This cluster focused on future consumer experience and attitudes towards new technologies.

Technology focus in 2018: VR, AR, mixed reality, gamification, facial recognition, voice recognition

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ALL YOU CAN MEET goes IFA

All you can meet event

All You Can Meet

The IFA+ Summit brought together some of the world’s brightest minds. They all could be met off stage and in a relaxed atmosphere: At ALL YOU CAN MEET at the Marshall-House visionaries and visitors came together to exchange ideas over drinks and dinner.

All you can meet event

The event was organized by the Berlin Music Commission, German Startups Association and Berlinale. It was also the launch party for the sampler “listen to berlin”. In 2017 singer-songwriter Dota Kehr played an acoustic set in the Marshall House.

The entrance to the event is included in the IFA+ Summit ticket.

The Berlin Music Commission

Call for Speakers – Application Form

Be part of IFA+ Summit and present your project to an international audience of digital leaders and decision makers on the IFA+ Summit stage!

We're looking for:

  • Pioneers in every field of digitization
  • Inspiring presentations and visionary topics
  • Products / trends / research that are not yet ready for the market but could be conceived until 2024
  • Speakers that fit into one of our four clusters

Click here to apply.