Enjoy our Main Stage at GoTech World 2021

Updated: Nov 15



An amazing stage that encompasses all that technology means in 2021, in all industries. Experts from top companies trying to bring us up to date with their best learnings gathered in years of trial&error processes.


When and Where?

📅 On MyConnector, on November 10-11, from the comfort of you own space.


The big official event opening is going to be on November 10, on our Main Stage, in the company of Octavian Palade, Content Strategy Manager at Internet Corp, Octavian Oprea President at Authority for the Digitalization of Romania, Alexandru Măxineanu, Project Manager GoTech World, Sabin Sărmaș, President of the Committee on Information and Communication Technology of the Chamber of Deputies and Răzvan Sighinaș, Chief Informational Officer at ING Bank Romania.

With such an amazing opening ceremony, we will just say - Welcome to GoTech World 2021!


Let's see what we have on the menu here ⬇️


Main Stage @GoTech World 2021 – November 10


🟠 11:00 - 11:30 Răzvan Sighinaș, Chief Informational Officer at ING Bank Romania

Why trust is critical in an increasingly hybrid society?

Dealing with the trust of customers while offering a hybrid experience.


🟠 11:30 - 12:00 Charlie Pearmund, CEO Virtual Bodyworks

Virtual reality and the power to change behaviours: is this ethical?

This session will shed light on the science behind the technology, the opportunities for leveraging it to create a more inclusive society but, also, the ethical risks that the industry faces without more research and regulation


🟠 12:00 - 12:30 Steve Jarrett, Global Head of Data and AI at Orange

Data and AI at Orange : Improving people daily lives

This session will explore Orange’s strategy for Data and AI


🟠13:00 - 13:30 Emmanuel Viale, Managing Director of the Accenture Technology Innovation organization in Europe at Accenture

Technology Trends 2021: Leaders Wanted: Masters of Change at a Moment of Truth

Listen to Emmanuel Viale, Managing Director of Accenture Technology Innovation Europe as he takes us through the key tech trends, leaders must embrace to forge a better future.


🟠 13:30 - 14:00 Katja Seidenschnur, Sustainability Director Europe, Middle East, North Africa at Nestlé

Driving effective action to support the transformation of the food system

I will be sharing our net zero climate roadmap and how agriculture can be a solution to tackle the current ecosystem crisis we are in.


🟠14:30 - 15:00 Dr. Newton Howard, Professor of Computional Neuroscience at Oxford University

The future of the brain

This talk will explore the untapped powers of the brain and the future of neurotech.


🟠 15:00 - 15:30 Wieger Wamelink, Ecologist and spacefarmer at Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

To grow crops on Mars and the Moon

When humans are going to settle on Mars or the Moon, one of the challenges will be to grow their own food. Without food security by growing their own crops a longer stay will be almost impossible, especially on Mars giving its long distance from Earth.


🟠 15:45 - 16:45 Octavian Palade, Content Strategy Manager at Internet Corp (Moderator) & Shaloo Garg, Managing Director, Growth Stage Startups & Unicorns at Microsoft

Fireside chat - It's time to start(up) innovating!

You have a groundbreaking idea. What’s next? In an oversaturated market innovation is not a luxury, it’s a necessity.


🟠 16:45 - 17:15 Haiyan Zhang, Chief of Staff, Xbox (Microsoft Gaming) at Xbox

Using Technology to Build a Better World

Haiyan Zhang, Chief of Staff for Xbox (Microsoft Gaming), discusses how new interactive technologies can bring people together, build communities and help people in need.


Main Stage @GoTech World 2021 – November 11


🟠 10:30 - 11:00 Dan Kaufman, Senior Director of Google’s Advanced Technology and Products at Google ATAP

The Next Big Thing (and Who Will Bring It To Market)

A Silicon Valley insider, Dan will share his perspective about the next big thing and who will bring it to market.


🟠 11:00 - 11:30 Tom Raftery, Global VP, Futurist, and Innovation Evangelist at SAP

The Sustainability Imperative – the world economy is about to transition into the climate economy

Sustainability has for years now been a nice-to-have for organisations, but that’s all about to change.


🟠 11:30 - 12:00 Jurjen Söhne, Cross-Industrial Innovation & Transformation Expert at Bodygee

Improving the Quality of Life through Human Digital Twins

What is the current state of Human Digital Twins


🟠 12:00 - 12:30 Ivan Ostojic, Partner McKinsey & Company

Riding the quantum revolution wave: Industry disruption

In this talk, we will examine how quantum technology will evolve and the disruptive impact it will have on various industries in the future.


🟠 12:00 - 12:30 Octavian Palade, Content Strategy Manager at Internet Corp (Moderator) & Scott Lyons, Tech, Commercial & Strategic Partnerships at Ford of Europe

Fireside Chat - Evolution on Wheels: What is your car up to?

We will explore the use cases and partnerships it takes to deliver these features, the role automakers are taking in this space and the changing landscape of the industry as a result.


🟠 14:15 - 15:00 Morten Bonde, Motivational speaker, author and Creative at the LEGO Group

How to reprogram yourself to see possibilities rather than limitations

Is it possible to change your thoughts and see possibilities rather than limitations?


🟠 15:30 - 16:00 Ahsan Syed, Deep Decarbonisation Advisor at Trailhead Cleantech

Climate Change Mitigation: Turning a Catastrophe into an Opportunity

This particular session will focus on the disruption taking place within heavy industry, focused specifically on climate change mitigation and emission reductions?


🟠 16:00 - 16:30 William Collis, Vice President of Data Science at EEG

The Future is Esports

Ever wonder what the big deal about esports is?


Besides these amazing panels, you can also find so many innovative business solutions in our Expo Area.

We encourage you to check them out and to find new ideas for your business or projects.


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See you soon!