June 15 and 16 · Amsterdam
Become an agent of change
Could tech be the key to solving humanity’s greatest challenges? Do you want to drive positive change and sustainable solutions?
Be part of a movement, and reclaim the future.
Join our Impact sessions to explore how technologies and innovations are addressing critical societal challenges. From climate change to food scarcity, mental health to urbanization, gain insights from government, corporates, investors, and the startup ecosystem on how to leverage technology to drive impact.
These sessions are an opportunity for you to gain the knowledge to create strategies for making a real difference in the world, change the way we work and live, and reclaim a future worth living for.
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Day 1. Beyond Boundaries: Tom Furness and the Humanitarian Potential of Extended Reality @ Vision
14:30 — 15:00
Explore the transformative power of technology in amplifying underrepresented voices in the music industry. This session will delve into lessons learned from hip hop, indie, and the rising electronic wave in the Middle East, examining how artists have harnessed innovative tools and platforms to reach wider audiences. Hear from musicians, producers, and industry experts as they discuss strategies for overcoming barriers, fostering inclusivity, and empowering diverse talent. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how technology is reshaping the music landscape and promoting greater representation for all.
Day 1. Empathetic Technologies: Uniting Neuroscience and Innovation @ Vision
16:20 — 16:50
Delve into the fascinating world of empathetic technologies with Poppy Crum, a renowned neuroscientist and innovator at the intersection of technology advancement and human evolution. As CTO of NextSense and adjunct professor in computer research at Stanford University, Poppy is revolutionizing digital health and driving the convergence of consumer and medical technology, data, and insight to enhance our quality of life. Experience the transformative potential of robotics, machine learning, AI, augmented reality, and sensor fusion, as Poppy illuminates the sustainable future of industries supporting our lives, nourishment, mobility, and connections, all while emphasizing empathy and human experience.
Day 2. Resilient Cities: Kyiv's Digital Transformation Journey Amid Crisis @ Vision
14:40 — 15:10
Join us for a captivating session as we explore the themes of "From Resilience to Recovery" and "Future-Ready City" through the lens of Kyiv's experience. Learn how this city, grappling with the aftermath of a pandemic and an ongoing struggle for survival, leverages digital technologies to enhance resilience in the face of adversity. Our esteemed co-presenter, Petro Olenych, the Chief Digital Transformation Officer of Kyiv City and Deputy Mayor of Digitalization, will share invaluable insights on urban planning, smart city initiatives, and the power of digital transformation in overcoming the toughest challenges.
Day 2. Unlocking Human Potential: Exploring the Next Phase of Biohacking @ Vision
15:10 — 15:40
Immerse yourself in the fascinating realm of biohacking with renowned expert Teemu Arina as he reveals cutting-edge strategies to optimize physical and mental performance. Discover the secrets behind enhancing focus, energy, resilience, and overall well-being, and learn how to harness the power of technology, nutrition, and lifestyle changes to unlock your full potential. Engage in this enlightening session and be inspired to take control of your own biology, transforming the way you live, work, and thrive in an ever-evolving world.