EmTech Europe 2024 is a premier gathering of professionals and executives from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, designed to explore the transformative power of technology in shaping our future through the lens of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors.
EmTech Europe 2024 promises to be an enlightening and engaging event, offering attendees the opportunity to learn from leading experts, network with like-minded professionals, and gain insights into the latest trends and innovations in technology and ESG. Whether you're a tech enthusiast, a business leader, or a policy maker, this conference will equip you with the knowledge and connections you need to navigate the rapidly evolving tech landscape.
Over the course of two days, the conference will delve into four key thematic areas: General Tech Trends, Environment, Society, and Governance. Each theme will be explored through authoritative keynotes, fireside chats, engaging panel discussions, and short presentations by innovators and startups.
In the General Tech Trends group, we will explore the latest technological advancements that are reshaping industries and the future of work. This will provide a broad understanding of the current tech landscape and the opportunities it presents.
The Environment group will focus on how technology can drive environmental sustainability. We will discuss the role of renewable energy technologies and the principles of the circular economy in creating a more sustainable future.
In the Society group, we will examine the social implications of technology, focusing on digital inclusion and the transformative role of HealthTech and EdTech in advancing social progress. We will explore how technology can bridge social divides and promote social equity.
Finally, the Governance group will address the governance challenges and opportunities digital technologies present. We will discuss data privacy, the balance between innovation and individual rights, and the role of blockchain in creating transparency and trust in the digital economy.
Chief Platform Officer, 2U
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
Founder & CEO, Metrika
Journalist and Author, Kathimerini
Full Professor in the Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Staff Research Scientist at Google DeepMind
"MIT's Innovators Under 35”
“Forbes' 30 Under 30”
Journalist, Kathimerini/Money Review
CEO & Co-Founder, NT Tao Ltd
Senior Manager of International Partnerships, MIT Technology Review
News Editor, MIT Technology Review
Professor, MIT Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Biology
Executive Director, MIT Center for Collective Intelligence
Senior Post-doctoral Researcher at Senseable City Lab, MIT
CTO @ Stability AI
Scientist and Entrepreneur
Previously Lecturer at ETH Zurich
Co-founder & Strategic Director, Wolfram Group: Founder
Managing Director, SOTIRIA Technology
Below is an overview of the topics. The full agenda will be posted soon. Subject to change as details are confirmed.
This session group will explore the latest trends in technology that are shaping our world. From the rise of artificial intelligence to the future of work, these sessions will provide a broad overview of the current tech landscape. Speakers will discuss how these trends are transforming industries, reshaping how we work, and creating new opportunities for innovation. Startup and TR35 presentations will showcase emerging technologies and innovative applications that are on the cutting edge of these trends.
This session group will focus on the intersection of technology and environmental sustainability. Sessions will delve into how renewable energy technologies and circular economy principles are redefining our approach to sustainability. Speakers will discuss the role of technology in addressing environmental challenges, from reducing carbon emissions to managing waste. Startup and TR35 presentations will highlight practical solutions and innovative technologies that are helping to create a more sustainable future.
This session group will examine the social implications of technology. Sessions will explore topics such as digital inclusion and the role of HealthTech and EdTech in advancing social progress. Speakers will discuss how technology can help bridge social divides, improve access to education and healthcare, and promote social equity. Startup and TR35 presentations will offer a closer look at how these technologies are being applied in real-world contexts to drive social change.
This session group will focus on the governance challenges and opportunities digital technologies present. Sessions will cover topics such as data privacy and the role of blockchain in creating transparency and trust in the digital economy. Speakers will discuss the balance between innovation and individual rights and how blockchain technology can contribute to good governance. Startup and TR35 presentations will delve into the practical aspects of these issues, showcasing innovative approaches to data privacy and blockchain applications.