14 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019 | Wien, Austria

Agenda

Thursday
14 Mar 2019
09:30 – 12:30
Festsaal
Opening and Keynotes

Welcome from the organisers

  • Henrietta Egerth, Austrian Research & Promotion Agency – FFG
  • Patrick Sagmeister, Advantage Austria, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber – WKÖ
  • Gerhard Hirczi, Vienna Business Agency – Wirtschaftsagentur Wien 
  • Edeltraut Stiftinger, Austria Wirtschaftsservice – AWS
  • Johannes Fröhlich, TU Wien
  • Stefan Riegler, Austrian Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs

Keynote speakers

Keynotes
12:30 – 14:00
Nordbuffet
Lunch break
14:00 – 16:00
B2B Session 1

Pre-arranged face2face meetings between participants. Book or get invited for up to 6 meetings!

Matchmaking
14:00 – 16:00
Orchesterkoje
FIWARE live - building your first smart FIWARE application

Join our guided demonstration how easy and quick a smart and reactive FIWARE application can be built in less than an hour. Max. 20 participants!

Workshops
16:00 – 18:00
B2B Session 2

Pre-arranged face2face meetings between participants. Book or get invited for up to 6 meetings!

Matchmaking
16:00 – 18:00
Orchesterkoje
FIWARE live - building your first smart FIWARE application

Join our guided demonstration how easy and quick a smart and reactive FIWARE application can be built in less than an hour. Max. 20 participants!

Workshops
Friday
15 Mar 2019
09:30 – 12:00
Wappensaal
Pitching Battle

Up to 8 start ups will have the possibility to pitch in front of international investors!
The deadline to apply for this chance was the 15.02.2019 and more then 80 start ups all over the workd used this chance. 

09:30 – 11:00
Grauer Salon
Workshop 1: 5G Trends in Science and Technology

The first 5G frequencies were auctioned recently, allowing highest data rates and shortest response times over 5G radio networks. In this workshop, researchers from TU Wien will present the state of the art and discuss future challenges and industrial applications – e.g. usage scenarios in the transport sector.

Workshops
09:30 – 11:00
Festsaal
Workshop 2: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning and neural networks are the logical continuation of automation provided by higher computing power. Artificial intelligence has already made its entry into everyday life through enormous increases in efficiency, especially for businesses.

In this workshop a round of experts will share their experiences and professional opinions on how to use Artificial Intelligence methods in SMEs in an efficient and targeted manner by discussing best case examples.

Workshops
09:30 – 11:00
Kleiner Salon
Workshop 3: Business Impact of Software Innovation

Moderation: Peter Liber | Sparx Systems

  • What is ITEA, its community and process | Fopke Klok, Director of ITEA
  • ITEA and Bosch: impact of a string of pearls / Options to cooperate with Bosch | Maria Rimini-Doering, Bosch
  • The ITEA project ACOSAR, standardisation and business impact through cooperation | Martin Benedikt, Virtual Vehicle Institute
  • Philips’ solution portfolio and Business impact of ITEA projects | Asli Tanriverdi, Philips
  • SME growth in the slipstream, | Anton Strahilov | EKS InTec

ITEA is a transnational and industry-driven R&D&I programme in the domain of software innovation.

The community of software engineer from the large industry, SMEs, start-ups, academia and customer organisations collaborate in projects that turn innovative ideas into new businesses, jobs, economic growth and benefits for society. The projects are funded by national funding organizations from more than 20 countries.  

Join ITEA community and design the digital transformation in Europe in a fertile and collaborative environment. 
Funding in Austria up to 60% grants.

Workshops
11:00 – 12:00
Festsaal
Keynote Speeches
  • The Yin and Yang of Business Transformation - important Technology Trends and their impact on your business.
    Mark Raben, CTO Middle & Eastern Europe, SAP
  • FIWARE - The open platform for our smart digital future
    Ulrich Ahle
    , CEO
     
  • EIB Lending for the Gigabit Society
    Po-Wen Liu, Senior Economist - PJ/INCO/DIGIINFRA European Investment Bank
Keynotes
12:00 – 13:15
Nordbuffet
Lunch break
13:15 – 16:30
Festsaal
Workshop 4: B2B software start-ups in industrial settings

aws Industry-Startup.Net matches young innovative companies with established businesses. In this workshop selected start-ups/scale-ups join leading corporates in discussing business opportunities of B2B software in industrial settings

CALL: Are you a start-up/scale-up developing B2B Software for the industrial sector? Would you like to get to know some of the biggest Austrian industrial companies and win them over as a cooperation partner? Apply until 28 February!

Agenda:

  • Welcome and Intro | Bernhard Sagmeister, Director Austria Wirtschaftsservice
  • Key Note Speech
  • Reverse Pitching by the participating Corporates
  • Coffee Break
  • Corporate Corners
  • Open Networking

The focus lies on long term partnerships in fields such as Sensor Technology, Data Transfer, IoT/M2M, Cyber Security, Simulations, Predictive Analytics and Maintenance, Optimization.

Workshops
13:15 – 14:45
Wappensaal
Workshop 5: FIWARE

In this workshop we will explain, what FIWARE is, how to use it and introduce some projects and possibilities for co-operations.

FIWARE is a curated framework of open source platform components which can be assembled together with other third-party platform components to accelerate the development of Smart Solutions.

  • Driving key standards for breaking the information silos
  • Making IoT simpler
  • Transforming Big Data into knowledge
  • Unleashing the potential of right-time Open Data
  • Enabling the Data Economy
  • Ensuring sovereignty on your data
Workshops
13:15 – 14:45
Grauer Salon
Workshop 6: Recruiting developers - Best practices and tools

In this workshop you will learn about the state of the art in the recruiting of developers. 

We will cover best practices and tools as well as different perspectives on HR and recruiting like:

  • Strategy and culture
  • Employer branding
  • Developers and how to approach them
  • Usage of technology in recruiting
  • Best practice by Viennese Digital Champions like www.wearedevelopers.org
  • Insights into HR Tech Hub Vienna 
Workshops
13:15 – 14:45
Kleiner Salon
Workshop 7: Visual Computing

The field of Visual Computing includes visual data analytics, computer vision, virtual & augmented reality and others which are similar in their method and use. In this workshop we will talk about the advantages and possibilities, especially for the B2B sector, and take a look on different projects.

This workshop is hosted by Vienna Business Agency in cooperation with VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH, Austria's leading research institution in the field of visual computing.

Workshops
15:00 – 16:30
Wappensaal
Workshop 8: Open Data

This workshop focuses on creating value with open data. 

The Open Data Institute, Open Knowledge Foundation, City of Vienna, Data Market Austria as well as companies from Europe will gather together along with major national and international players and will discuss after a series of inspiring keynotes and case studies through thematic round tables. 

Workshops
15:00 – 16:30
Kleiner Salon
Workshop 9: Gaming as a business solution

In this workshop, experts will introduce you to cutting-edge business solutions of the gaming industry. Find out, how your company can benefit from modern technologies and join our discussion on crossover gaming strategies, regarding for example

  • HR management
  • Recruitment
  • Research
  • Advanced training
Workshops
The event agenda's time zone is CEST.