SHIFT Business Festival combines an artsy festival feel with top-notch employee training. On Thursday, the program focuses on the impact of deep technologies, and of Friday, more on the significance of artificial intelligence in the maritime industry and circular economy.
In addition to expert keynotes, the two festival days contain art, experiences and music. The media will have access to ample news content about sciences and the economy as well as amazing photo opportunities.
Stage program highlights, research into and use cases of AI:
Jumanne Rajabu Mtambalike, CEO of Sahara Ventures, and Mirva Antila, Country General Manager of IBM Finland: the benefits of investing in Africa; how deep technologies can help solve the biggest social challenges and counter climate change.
Richard Yonck, Intelligent Future: the future coexistence of human and machines and the challenges of developing artificial emotional intelligence.
The father of deep learning Yoshua Bengio (online), Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, Christian Guttmann, Nordic Artificial Intelligence Institute, Peter Sarlin, Silo.AI, and Luca Crnkovic-Friis, Peltarion, will take us beyond AI hype.
Stage program highlights, the role of AI in the maritime industry:
Stage program highlights, industrial applications of circular economy:
Two book releases (books in Finnish):
In addition to keynotes, the SHIFT program and side events feature business solutions with an impact on society and everyday life. For example, the 5G Hackathon final by Elisa and the city of Turku will showcase top innovations for preventing loneliness and social isolation. Side events will cover topics such as how to improve and diversify the uses of hospital ships. The network university FiTech brings 100 technology students to SHIFT to meet their future employers.
August 29–30, 2019
SHIFT Business Festival is an international business event. The next event is held August 29—30 at the old shipyard in Turku, Finland.
The organization behind SHIFT is a non-profit with a mission to help radical innovators shape a better future through intelligent business and deep technology.
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