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PROGRAM 2019

SUNDAY – 8 September 2019

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Registration / Warm up coffee by Jura

11:00 AM – 01:00 PM
Pattern 1: SOCIETY

A Social Contract for the Digital Age

  • Impulse Talk: Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence: Want AI that Doesn't Undermine Democratic Society? Start with Better Data!
    Mark Surman
    Executive Director Mozilla Foundation
    Toronto, Canada
  • Short Talk: Okay, Google: Lead My Life!
    Robert Sparrow
    Professor at Monash University
    Melbourne, Australia
  • Short Talk: Social Justice in an Age of Datafication
    Lina Dencik
    Founder Data Justice Lab, Cardiff University
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Short Talk: Ethical AI: Everyone Wants It, No One Has It
    Cansu Canca
    Founder and Director at AI Ethics Lab
    Boston / Istanbul
  • Short Talk: Cog in the Machine? Responsibility and Data-Driven Technologies
    Pak-Hang Wong
    Research Associate at Universität Hamburg
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Video Talk: Vital Need to Embed Privacy & Security, by Design
    Ann Cavoukian
    Founder and CEO at Global Privacy & Security by Design
    Toronto, Canada
  • Short Talk: Fighting for Our Cybersoul: Technology, Profits and the Prioritization of Cybersecurity
    Parham Eftekhari
    Executive Director Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT)
    Washington, USA
  • Closing Discussion Pattern 1 - SOCIETY: Technology that Serves Society – The Ethical Foundations of the Data Age
    Format: Panel Discussion / Q&A
    Panelists: Surman, Sparrow, Dencik, Canca, Efthekari
    Hosted by: Jeremy Kaplan, Chief Editor, Digital Trends

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM LUNCH BREAK

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Workshop by Qualcomm "The Future of Technology is Personal"
Presenter: Pankaj Kedia
Head of Qualcomm Wearables & Shareable Audio

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT / Meet & Match

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Pattern 2: INTERACTION
Smart Connectivity, Blockchain and a New Era of Autonomy

  • Impulse Talk: Blockchain and the Future of Interaction
    Shermin Voshmgir
    Founder BlockchainHub
    Vienna, Austria
  • Short Talk: Smart Digital Contracts for a Democratic Economy
    Fritz Henglein
    Professor at University of Copenhagen
    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Short Talk: Crypto Assets - Emergence of a New Financial System?
    Philipp Sandner
    Professor at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
    Frankfurt, Germany
  • Short Talk: 5G – Driving Smart Mobility
    Dino Flore
    Vice President Technology at Qualcomm Europe, Inc.
    Barcelona, Spain
  • Short Talk: The World’s First Cloud Native Network
    Kensuke Katsuta
    Vice President of 5G Business & Innovation department at Rakuten Mobile
    Tokyo, Japan
  • Fireside Chat: Making Generation Z Stick
    Syed Mujtaba Ishaq
    Co-Founder and Sales Director at Unipos Europe
    Berlin, Germany
  • Short Talk: From Dataism to Valuism - Running a Social Business in a Highly Competitive Market
    Carsten Waldeck
    Founder and CEO at SHIFT GmbH
    Falkenberg, Germany
  • Closing Discussion Pattern 2 - INTERACTION:
    A New Era of Connectivity and Autonomy? - What Potential Does a Merger of 5G, IoT and Blockchain Hold?
    Panelists: Voshmgir, Padmanabhan, Henglein, Flore
    Hosted by: Jürgen Rink, Chief Editor, c't/heise

05:00 PM – 06:00 Connect with IFA NEXT / Meet & Match

MONDAY – 9 September 2019

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Registration / Warm up coffee by Jura

11:00 AM – 01:00 PM
Pattern 3: INTELLIGENCE

On Learning Machines and Smart Robots

  • Impulse Talk: How to Ctrl-Alt-Del This Quantum Computer?
    Jerry M. Chow
    Senior Manager of Quantum System Technology group at IBM
    New York, USA
  • Short Talk: Humanity & AI: Preparing for an Intelligent Future
    Shalev Lifshitz
    AI Researcher & Entrepreneur at UWaterloo & SickKids
    Toronto, Canada
  • Short Talk: Moral Crumple Zones: Cautionary Tales in Human-Robot Interaction
    Madeleine C. Elish
    Research Lead at Data & Society Research Institute
    New York, USA
  • Short Talk: Nerds, Poets and Rockstars: Fading Breeds in the Quantification of Everything
    Christopher Steiner
    Entrepreneur in Residence at Northwestern University
    Chicago, USA
  • Short Talk: AI and Populism – The Technological Drivers Powering the Growing Social Divide
    Ramzi Rizk
    Founder and CTO at EyeEM
    Berlin, Germany
  • Short Talk: Data Orchestration for AI, Big Data, and Cloud
    Haoyuan Li
    Founder, Chairman, CTO at Alluxio
    California, USA
  • Short Talk: Nanorobots Inside Us – How Could Nanotechnology Change Surgery?
    Tian Qiu
    Cyber Valley Research Group Leader at University of Stuttgart
    Stuttgart, Germany
  • Closing Discussion Pattern 3 INTELLIGENCE:
    Who's Afraid of Intelligent Machines? - Perspectives on the Peaceful Coexistence of Human and Artificial Intelligence
    Panelists: Chow, Elish, Steiner, Lifshitz
    Hosted by: Melinda Crane, Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle TV

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM LUNCH BREAK

02:00 PM – 03:00
Workshop by GEMINI MAN/PARAMOUNT "Creating a Digital Will Smith for Ang Lee’s Gemini Man"
Presenter: Stuart Adcock, Head of Facial Motion Department at Weta Digital Wellington & Wairarapa, New Zealand
Moderator: Steven Gätjen

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT / Meet & Match

03:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Pattern 4: EXPERIENCE
New Experience Spaces and Smart Design

  • Impulse Talk: The Renaissance of the Tangible (Poetry is the New Black)
    Joachim Sauter
    Professor at Berlin University of the Arts
    Berlin, Germany
  • Short Talk: Digital Immortality - How Conversational Bots Will Give Us a Voice, Dead or Alive
    Véronique Larcher
    Director AMBEO Immersive Audio at Sennheiser
    Zurich, Switzerland
  • Short Talk: Some Like Talking, Others Don't - Reaching the Voice Limits
    Diana Derval
    Chair and Research Director at DervalResearch
    Shanghai, China
  • Short Talk: Augmenting Our Home Theater Experience
    Brendon Stead
    Senior Vice President of Product Development & Engineering at Sound United
    California, USA
  • Short Talk: Emotion AI for Employee and Customer Satisfaction
    Hazumu Yamazaki
    Co-founder & CSO at Empath Inc.
    Tokyo, Japan
  • Short Talk: Design Principles for Spatial Computing
    Philip Hausmeier
    UI/UX Designer Mixed Reality at Meshicon
    Berlin, Germany
  • Impulse Talk: You Can’t Eat VR
    Wesley Allsbrook
    VR Artist
    North Carolina, USA
  • Closing Discussion Pattern 4 - EXPERIENCE:
    Enhanced Experience by Design - New Ways of Perception, Experience and Expression
    Panelists: Sauter, Hausmeier, Durval, Larcher
    Hosted by: Melinda Crane, Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle TV

05:00 PM – 06:00 PM Connect with IFA NEXT / Meet & Match

06:00 PM – 10:00 PM ALL YOU CAN MEET goes IFA (Get-Together)

Current status: 02/09/2019 - alterations reserved.

SPEAKERS 2019

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Panel Moderation

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Pak-Hang Wong earned his M.Phil at the University of Hong Kong, and later moved to the Netherlands and completed his PhD at the Department of Philosophy, University of Twente. Afterwards he joined the University of Oxford as a Research Fellow on Climate Geoengineering Governance, and then as a Lecturer in Hang Seng Management College. In 2017, he joined the Research Group for Ethics in Information Technology at the Department of Informatics, Universität Hamburg as a PostDoc Research Associate. Pak's research focuses on philosophy of technology, ethics of information technology, engineering ethics and geoengineering in particular.

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Pak-Hang Wong earned his M.Phil at the University of Hong Kong, and later moved to the Netherlands and completed his PhD at the Department of Philosophy, University of Twente. Afterwards he joined the University of Oxford as a Research Fellow on Climate Geoengineering Governance, and then as a Lecturer in Hang Seng Management College. In 2017, he joined the Research Group for Ethics in Information Technology at the Department of Informatics, Universität Hamburg as a PostDoc Research Associate. Pak's research focuses on philosophy of technology, ethics of information technology, engineering ethics and geoengineering in particular.

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ALL YOU CAN MEET goes IFA

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All You Can Meet

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

The event is organized by the Berlin Music Commission, German Startups Association and Berlinale.

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 within the next decade
  • Speakers that fit into one of our four patterns

Click here to apply.