IFA⁺ Summit 2019
The IFA+ Summit welcomes you to the NEXT LEVEL OF THINKING
The IFA⁺ Summit is IFA´s think tank dedicated to our digital future. Each year the event gathers leading thinkers, global trendsetters and creative visionaries who draw inspiration for the next exponential technologies and share their thoughts on the upcoming decade. The IFA⁺ Summit 2019 stands for new visions, disruptive ideas and inspiring entertainment for a data-scripted world.
The event is host to more than 550 international experts and leading professionals. Spend two exciting days at the convention and meet scientists, artists, developers, researchers and digital pioneers within your field. Join one of the most valuable conferences of the year at IFA in Berlin.
“The IFA⁺ Summit is a wonderful experience, it brings together academics, speakers and thinkers from all over the world. We have been put together to really deal with challenging ideas and the future.”
Associate Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
IFA⁺ Summit Speaker 2018
SHIFTING PATTERNS - THE RISE OF DATAISM
More and more we live in a scripted world that is generated, driven and governed by data. Algorithms scan data from a variety of sources in search of patterns that reveal something about our future selves.
From various angles this year’s IFA+ Summit will scrutinize today´s comprehensive datafication and will anticipate future results – the good and the potentially bad, that are ahead of us.
Follow the data stream to the IFA+ Summit 2019!
DAY ONE, 8 September 2019
Our entire lives are increasingly transformed into bits and bytes in this dawning age of all-encompassing data collection and analysis. This session asks about the social consequences, the potentials, but also the threats of datafication.
Key Technologies: Commercial Data Collection, Data Privacy and Security, Social Media, Future of Work, Ethics of technology
Blockchain technology, the fifth generation of cellular mobile communications, and new mobility solutions promise completely new possibilities of interaction and exchange. This session will showcase future technologies that will change our human interconnection.
Key Technologies: Blockchain Technology, Smart Mobility Concepts, 5G
DAY TWO, 9 September 2019
In terms of its revolutionary power leading experts refer to Artificial Intelligence as “the new electricity”. This session is intended to trace and anticipate this promising and controversial technology.
Key Technologies: AI, Data-driven Smart Technology, Smart Robots
Virtual and Augmented Reality are on their way to expand our experience space and to transform our experience in general. The Experience session will explore the technologically enhanced and expanded spaces of experience.
Key Technologies: VR/AR, Brain-Computer Interface, Smart Design