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Agenda

1-3 JUNE 2017 - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Big hall

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    Eva Duda Dance Company contemporary dance and circus

    Eva Duda Dance Company

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    Lucy McRae Body Architect

    DESIGNING YOUR BODY

    How technology transforms anatomy?

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    On the Spot Award-winning documentarists

    HOW TO KEEP THE NEWS REAL?

    Intimate stories from around the world

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    Wedding Acid Group

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    Brain Bar Future Jobs

    Explore the most exciting professions of the coming decade! Score an interview with your prospective company! Start a conversation with the mentor of your dreams at Brain Bar Budapest! Details coming soon…

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    Péter Árvai CEO and Co-founder of Prezi

    EMBRACE AUTOMATION?

    Machines will take our jobs - and it's a good thing

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    Ari Popper Founder and CEO at SciFutures

    Zsófia Bánhegyi Deputy CEO, Hungarian Tourism Agency

    Zsolt Winkler Gadget freak and digitalization maniac at KPMG

    Zoltán Cséfalvay Ambassador of Hungary to the OECD

    Joerg Bauer President of GE Hungary

    WIN OR LOSE OUT

    The next industrial revolution is here

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    Tim Steigert Leader of Business Innovation at GE

    Re-inventing a giant

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    Josh Valman Founder and CEO of RPD International

    Peter Halacsy Co-founder of Prezi and Budapest School

    Mónika Pintér Global Future Talent Specialist

    DROP IN

    Sorry folks, school is important

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    Léa Peersman Pujol Founder of the Future of People

    Show me your dream job!

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    Melanie Seymour Head of BlackRock Budapest

    Dana Denis-Smith Founder of Obelisk

    Katalin Novák Minister of State for Family and Youth

    DRAWBACK?

    This may be your biggest advantage

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    Iulia Oprea People Operations, Formlabs Europe

    HOW TO APPLY TO A STARTUP SUPERSTAR?

    Insider tips from Formlabs, producer of the coolest 3D printers on Earth

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    Attila Kiss Member of Board of Directors at E.ON

    EVER-LIVING, BORING & PREDICTABLE?

    Why work for big companies?

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    Patrick Vlaskovits Founder of Superpowered Inc.

    Frigyes Endersz Group Strategic Director, Magyar Telekom

    Baybars Altuntas Entrepreneur and angel investor

    György Bacsa Group Strategy and Business Development SVP, MOL Group

    CONVINCE ME!

    You have five minutes.

Small hall

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    RGB feat. Éva Muck

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    Albert-László Barabási Rockstar of network science

    NETWORKED!

    The hidden system behind everything

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    Inna Braverman Co-Founder of Eco Wave Power

    ENERGY BY THE SEA?

    Making ocean waves the ultimate source of electric power

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    Stephen M. Walt Professor of Harvard University

    THE IDEALISM DECEPTION

    Why is it useful to think as a realist?

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    Do you know the land where the lemon trees bloom?

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    Ista Boszhard Co-founder of TextileLab Amsterdam

    EJTECH Techno spiritual arts and material research lab

    Vivien Lászlóffy CEO, ÁERON

    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    Are fashionistas destroying the environment?

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    Márk Hetényi Deputy CEO of MKB Bank

    WILL THE BANKS SURVIVE?

    The Rise of the Challenger Bank

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    Zoltán Várdy TV and Digital Pioneer

    REDEFINING TV

    How the move from 'Televison' to 'Total Video' is transforming our lives

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    Steve Fuller Author of Humanity 2.0

    WHAT IF THE INTERNET IS NOT A HUMAN RIGHT?

    The misuses of tech-egalitarianism

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    Christopher Mattheisen CEO of Magyar Telekom

    TRACKING PERFORMANCE

    Using big data to boost competitiveness

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    Karin Kloosterman Mars farmer

    FARMING ON MARS?

    Explore your menu from 2117

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    Jody Kochansky Head of Software Development, BlackRock

    DAVID FEAT. GOLIATH

    What large corporations can teach startup companies

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    Owain Service Managing Director of Behavioural Insights

    PREDICTING HUMAN BEHAVIOR

    How to make psychology the basis of government decisions?

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    Robert D. Kaplan Senior Fellow at Center for a New American Security

    HOW MAPS MAKE US

    Geography and power in the 21st century

Telekom lounge

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    Vladyslav Lyak Project Manager of GE Global Operations

    John Ford Director of GE Digital Hub

    Laura Paal CIO of GE's Global Operations Business

    Zsombor Tőkés Finance Intern, Support specialist, GE

    TRUE STORY: I work for a global and I like it

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    Zoltán Cséfalvay Ambassador of Hungary to the OECD

    From Globalisation into an Age of Technology: Turning points of a New Epoch

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    János Csák Chairman of Design Terminal

    Levente Magyar Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy

    David Goodhart Director of IntegrationHub

    Pros and cons of Euroscepticism

Tesla Budapest Klub

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    Digital banking powered by MKB

    Building Blocks of the Bank of the Future Realities and plans of platform banking in the CEE region

Central European University

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    BlackRock Aladdin and Future of User Experience

    How we use technology to shape the Future of Investment? What will the future of UX look like in the FinTech industry?

Big hall

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    Freelusion 3D Dance Show

    Freelusion

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    Greg Corrado Principal Scientist of Google

    THE FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

    Machine Intelligence at Google

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    David Goodhart Director of IntegrationHub

    Csaba Tóth Director of Republikon

    PEOPLE VS ELITE

    The revolt against mainstream politics

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    Larissa Huisgen Explorer of customer needs at BMW Group

    UNDERSTANDING FUTURE CUSTOMERS

    How consumer data shapes innovation in mobility

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    Travis Rieder Bioethicist

    Slomó Köves Leading rabbi of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation

    Katalin Novák Minister of State for Family and Youth

    BIRTH CONTROL FOR EARTH?

    Being a parent in the age of overpopulation

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    Freak Fusion

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    Toomas Hendrik Ilves Former President of Estonia

    HOW TO BUILD A DIGITAL NATION?

    Stories from the Estonian startup fairytale

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    Steven Leckart Co-author of Cabin Porn

    ESCAPE FROM THE CITY

    Cabin Porn and the future of loneliness

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    Colin Beavan No Impact Man

    HAPPINESS WITHOUT IMPACT

    Meet the man who leaves no ecological footprint

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    Simone Giertz Queen of Shitty Robots

    DO ROBOTS HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR?

    Meet the girl who creates the stupidest machines on Earth

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    Rocio Fonseca Executive director of Start-up Chile

    Sebastian Tamás Director of Innovations at the National Trading House

    THE WAR AGAINST BRAIN DRAIN

    What young entrepreneurs really want from governments

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    Gabriel Hallevy Author of When Robots Kill

    ARTIFICIAL SEX

    Can artificial intelligence be our new lover?

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    Pamela Ronald Geneticist and coauthor of Tomorrow’s Table

    WHAT IF GMO IS ACTUALLY GOOD?

    The surprising benefits of genetically engineered food

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    Ari Popper Founder and CEO at SciFutures

    WILL JULES VERNE SAVE CAPITALISM?

    Sci-fi prototyping as product development

Small hall

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    BRAIN BAR FUTURE CITIES

    What does globalization mean for mid-size cities?
    How do cities prepare for the future of jobs via automation and the gig economy?
    How should we think about safety, surveillance and diverse communities in the urban future?

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    Boyd Cohen Urban strategist

    How can entrepreneurs and cities work together?

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    Dávid Vitézy Director, Hungarian Transport Museum

    András Fazakas IoT & Business Development lead at Deutsche Telekom

    Attila Isóczki Head of R&D at Knorr-Bremse Budapest

    AGE OF THE JETSONS?

    Dreams and challenges of metropolitan transport

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    Péter Pozsár Co-founder of Hello Wood

    Shir Halpern Founder of the Tel Aviv Farmers Market

    How will future cities feed themselves?

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    Balázs Fürjes Government Commissioner for Major Budapest Developments

    Igor Kovacevic Founder of Center for Central European Architecture

    Laura Aalto Development Director of Helsinki Marketing

    Can cities be governed by design?

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    Roger Scruton Philosopher

    Our town square is a battlefield of the state and technology

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    Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky Deputy Mayor of Budapest

    David Kaspar Leader of Creative Prague Project

    Can locals compete with tourists?

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    Barabás Lőrinc Live Act

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    Stephen Cave Director of the Centre for the Future of Intelligence

    Is immortality possible?

    The Quest to Live Forever and How It Drives Civilization

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    Steve Fuller Author of Humanity 2.0

    YES OR NO? UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME

    In favor and against free lunch

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    Carol Cleland Professor of Astrobiology

    ARE WE ALONE?

    The timeless quest to find extraterrestrial life

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    József Váradi Founder and CEO of WizzAir

    THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

    Trends and secrets from the airline industry

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    James Beacham Physicist at CERN

    István Bogárdi Szabó Bishop

    Faiths vs facts?

    Can science deliver the absolute truth?

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    Peter Sunde Co-founder of Pirate Bay

    SAILING THE DIGITAL SEAS

    Morality and piracy in the 21st century

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    BCCH-uSchool Entrepreneurship Club/ Finals

    There is no age limit for disruptive ideas. Startups, Corporations and Venture Capital came together to teach high-school students how to turn their ideas into world changing innovation projects. Come and see the result!

Telekom lounge

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    David Kaspar Leader of Creative Prague Project

    Zsanett Hegedűs Founder of AIAIÉ bespoke design

    Anna Németh Co-founder of DreamJo.bs

    Ferenc Pongrácz IBM Business Development Executive, Southeast Europe

    Meet the Budapest Makers!

    Introducing the new platform where innovation, business and ideas find their ways to grow. Join our conversation with the founders and members of Budapest Makers!

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    Matt Burgess Journalist at WIRED

    Zsombor Pal Editor-in-chief, Kreatív

    Battling Fake News with Technology

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    How will the digital century change architecture?

High Note SkyBar

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    KPMG Innovation Factory

    Digitalization, cognitive technologies using artificial intelligence – what are impacts on businesses, industries, people and society as a whole? Is disruption an opportunity? Do we know how far and fast we need to transform?

Big hall

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    Recirquel Company Budapest contemporary circus

    Recirquel Company Budapest

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    Peter Hammarstedt Director of Operations at Sea Shepherd

    OPERATION NO COMPROMISE

    Sea Shepherd and the quest to save the oceans

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    George Friedman Founder of Geopolitical Futures

    IS THERE A GLOBAL WAR COMING?

    Peace and violence in the next decade

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    Mona Chalabi Data Editor of The Guardian

    Mae Ryan Show Developer at The New York Times

    SEX AND DATA

    Intimacy, childbirth and menopause in the 21st century

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    Tim Spector Author of The Diet Myth

    THE DIET MYTH

    What if modern fitness is a lie?

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    Soharóza / Deadly Colours catwalk concert premiere

    Deadly colours

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    Shane Tusup Badass of swimming

    BEYOND ALL BOUNDARIES

    Redefining success in sports and business

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    Marije Vogelzang Founder of the Dutch Institute of Food&Design

    THE FUTURE OF DINING

    Plant bones and other oddities on your plate

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    James Beacham Physicist at CERN

    WILL WE EVER TRAVEL IN TIME?

    A physicist's guide to human imagination

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    Budapest Show Choir feat Yank

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    Kevin Kelly Legend of futurism

    INEVITABLE: 12 TRENDS THAT SHAPE OUR FUTURE

    A personal journey with the founder of WIRED

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    BLASTOFF 2017 - CENTRAL EAST EUROPEAN STARTUP COMPETITION

    Where the best startups will be given the chance to pitch their idea or project to the top venture capitalists and representatives of the European tech sector.

Small hall

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    Megan Miller Co-founder of Bitty Foods

    INSECTS FOR BREAKFAST?

    A tasty revolution to fight climate change

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    Ákos Takács Head of marketing at Red Bull Hungary

    THE FUTURE OF BRANDING

    Making mass products cool and loveable for Generation Z

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    Alexa Clay Author of The Misfit Economy

    THE MISFIT ECONOMY

    Learning creativity from gangsters and pirates

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    Lord Michael Hastings Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG International

    THE NEW CULTURE OF BUSINESS

    How to reinvent a stucked corporation?

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    Jónás Vera Duo

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    Roger Scruton Philosopher

    THE CALL OF UTOPIA

    How false hopes and too much optimism are endangering our future

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    Hannah Nordhaus Author of 'The Beekeper's Lament'

    THE TROUBLE WITH BEES

    Why our modern life depends on beehives, and how to save them now

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    Kevin Zollman Guru of game theory

    Pamela Druckerman Author of Bringing Up Bébé

    THE FUTURE OF PARENTING

    How to raise your kids in the 21st century

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    Tomotaka Takahashi Founder and CEO of Robo Garage

    A ROBO FRIEND FOR ALL?

    Building humanoid buddies in your garage

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