09:00
9:00 - 9:15

Opening speech #Professionals

09:15
09:15 - 09:30

Key note: European digital policy and e-health: where do we stand today? #Professionals

09:30
9:30 - 10:30

Medtech: is this the next big thing in the Baltic Region? #Professionals

Digital transformation represents enormous growth potential. Internet of Things, advanced manufacturing, robotics and artificial intelligence are fundamentally changing the way industrial processes work and their business models. E-health and medtech are among the biggest clusters with high potential for further development in the Baltic Sea Region. Despite that, different rules, regulatory framework conditions and diverse national strategies limit their sustainable growth. What should be done at national and European levels to accelerate market access and increase development and implementation of innovative products, technologies or services for e-health and medtech?

10:00
10:00-10:30

Opening speech #Youth

10:30
11:00 - 12:00

Key note on investment #Professionals

10:30 - 11:00

The Gigafactory concept: what is its potential in Lithuania? #Youth

Want to know how to invite Elon Musk to Lithuania? When will we drive only electric cars in Lithuania? And what does the saying “We can build anything, anywhere! We are Lithuanians” mean to us?

11:00
11:00 - 11:30

Topic to be confirmed #Youth

11:00 - 12:00

Panel on investment #Professionals

How to attract business investments to the city? Do we need to find an epiphany that will bring investments flooding or just to implement several simpler, but necessary solutions that would make cities vibrant and more attractive for global capital? How can one use EU financing for that? Being a second, third or even fourth city in a small country might seem to be a handicap, but it forces to find innovative solutions. What are they? Get a chance to ask Government’s and municipalities’ representatives about what they are actually doing to create productive, long term sustainable environment for global and local business. Find out how the second city in Ireland Cork became the hub for global tech companies. Discuss with IDA Ireland, European Commission, Investors’ Forum about how to transform your city and how to use the means already available for investments.

11:00 - 11:15

Opening speech #Education

11:15
11:15 - 12:00

Panel discussion: Can our education system prepare us for future jobs? #Education

11:30
11:30 - 12:00

Modern technology: how does it influence the banking sector? #Youth

12:00
12:00 - 12:30

Keynote: all about blockchain #Professionals

Speech on blockchain technology and its usage

12:00 - 12:30

Technologies in education: an integrated and necessary component. (Case study Finland). #Education

How technologies can be applied in the practical process of learning? The speakers will share their practises, visionary experience and implemented methods.

12:00 - 12:30

Coding for beginners: how you can teach yourself? #Youth

Girls and technologies: challenges and opportunities.

12:30
12:30 - 13:00

The job market: which specialists are in demand today? #Education

Skills and knowledge needed for todays job market. What should we prepare the youth for? What can they expect after closing their school doors?

 

12:30-13:30

Fintech: transforming the finance sector and defining new game rules #Professionals

IT technologies such as cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, automated services are changing the face of financial services sector which is becoming one of the largest users of IT products and services. What opportunities do these innovations bring? How does it change the game for traditional financial sector and what are the challenges for those trying to break into the market as alternative providers? How can we make the EU Single Market for financial services more competitive, inclusive and efficient.

12:30 - 13:00

Artificial intelligence: what is it and how does it work? #Youth

Can computer talk as a human being?

12:40
13:00
13:00 - 13:30

Practical application of technologies in studying activities #Education

Practical means, advices, how to integrate technologies in the learning process. How to use technologies in every-day lessons or management processes.

13:00 - 13:30

Start-ups: how and where can you begin to implement your idea? #Youth

From the idea to business, sports and technologies – how does that match? Biggest challenges when creating a start-up. What to do next when you actually succeed?

 

13:30
13:30 - 14:00

Competition Awards #Youth

13:30 - 14:00

Youth in technology: how can we encourage more young people to aim for a future in the technologies sector? #Education

What tools can encourage the youth? What are they interested in? What should they be tought? What skills does the youth have?

 

13:30 - 14:00

Data-driven economy: how you can be a part of the data – driven revolution? #Professionals

14:00
14:00 - 14:30

Boosting diversity and women´s tech entrepreneurship #Education

Girls and technologies. Their demand in technology sector. Current trends and barriers faced by women while integrating in the It sector.

14:00 - 15:00

The rise of data economy: does data safety impede data-driven innovation? #Professionals

A data-driven economy requires free movement of data: a fragmented market does not provide sufficcient scale for cloud computing, big data, data-driven science and IoT to reach their full potential in Europe. In January 2017 the European Commission adopted a communication where it looks at the issues impeding the free flow of data, presents options to remove unjustified or disproportionate data local restrictions and outlines issues regarding access to and transfer of data, data portability and liability of non-personal, machine-generated digital data. Discuss with the European Commission, governments and industry representatives the problems of data location restrictions within Europe, how they affect innovation and business strategy and how we can slove them.

14:00 - 14:30

Digital revolution: is it happening? #Youth

How do online games become business?

14:30
14:30 - 15:30

Women in technologies: the myths and the reality #Education

Girls and technologies

14:30 - 15:00

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Is it easy for a woman to manage an IT company?

15:00
15:00 - 15:30

99% Digital #Professionals

One can say future is fully digital, but usually not 100% – what is then 99 and what is 1?

15:00 - 15:30

Is it easy to travel only with a smartphone? #Youth

Where did the journey of Makalius begin? How can hobby be turned into a business? What obstacles do young business people face and how they are perceived?

15:30
15:30 - 16:00

A teacher and technology: I did it! #Education

15.30 -16.30

Panel discussion: What is the weakest link in your cybersecurity strategy and how can you rectify it? #Professionals

Companies are as ever involved in new digital transformation projects with the aim to achieve higher level of competitive advantage. As technology advances, so are the tools and methods employed by those who seek to gain unauthorized access to data, or disrupt business processes. Attacks on any organization are inevitable. Cybersecurity has gone beyond IT, it is now a matter of corporate governance and cannot be achieved by deploying technical solutions alone. Discuss how to implement cybersecurity governance and manage cyber risk proactively in your company. Find out about the best management models and be prepared for new requirements of two major EU laws NIS and GDPR which will impact cybersecurity in 2018.

16:30
16:30 - 17:30

Creators and the digital revolution: how to inspire innovation while protecting copyrights? #Professionals

Everyone agrees that the biggest opportunity for growth is digital. Creative industries are no exception. New technologies and digital networks increased access to creative products and services for consumers . They also disrupted existing business models. Most creative industries, depending on a sector, have undergone or have just started to feel the weight of digital revolution. How to make sure that the EU copyright legal framework would promote development, innovation and creativity of today’s digital environment and not just save existing business models?

17:30

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