Our primary goal is to understand innovation processes with the help of experts and specialists. Apart from domestic technology experts and company representatives, we are also interested in the opinions of professionals representing other fields (music, astronomy, sport, psychology, design).

Moderator: Edit Szalay

Keynote presentations

8:50 - 9:00: Opening remarks

Gábor Major, Secretary General (IVSZ)

9:00 - 9:15: The story of a non-neglected digital opportunity: retrospection from 2030

Balázs Vinnai, founder (Codecool)

9:15 - 9:30: Let’s reprogram the Hungarian innovation!

Dr. Zoltán Birkner, president (NKFIH)

9:30 - 09:45: Innovation around the globe - the perspective of a startup

Ákos Deliága, co-founder / board member (Talk-A-Bot / IVSZ)

9:45 - 10:00: Human-centered innovation – shaping the impact of technology

József Fülöp, professor, rector (Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design)

10:00 - 10:15: The birth of Fable - from University Project to the Global EdTech Market

David Johan Christensen, CEO (Shape Robotics)

digital is the new normal

This year’s conference will mobilize never before seen synergies by welcoming presenters from several fields other than technology (music, astronomy, sport, psychology, design and medicine).

10:15 - 10:30: Separating conjoined twins using new technologies and methods

Dr. István Hudák, brain surgeon (Honvédkórház)

10:30 - 10:45: Big Data and the era of new discoveries

László Kiss, astronomer (MTA Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences)

10:45 - 11:00: The reality around digitization

Gábor Csató, director (Hungarian Ambulance)

11:00 - 11:15: Connected Soldiers

Ferenc Frész, CEO, owner, senior cyber defense expert (Cyber Services)

digital detox

The relationship between humans and technology/digitization is still a mystery full of misconceptions and false beliefs. Are we all just irreversibly addicted? If not us, what about the next generation, our children? Is technology a necessary evil in today’s world? We are seeking the answer to these questions with the help of expert opinion from psychologists, addictologists and coaches.

11:15 - 11:30: Digital detoxification

Gábor Zacher (toxicologist)

11:30 - 11:45: Motivation vs manipulation - what’s the role of design in innovation?

Bence Bogár (freelancer, experience designer)

11:45 - 12:15: Technophiles and Neo-Luddites unite - panel discussion

12:15 - 12:30: „We hit 50 thousand downloads, even though we removed it in 9 minutes.” - Social analysis of Black Mirror

Csaba Dupcsik, associate professor, sociologist (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, MTA TK)

organizational challenges: Agile innovation

We want to provide the conference’s audience with concrete, tangible knowledge, so we are going to unveil several best practises from companies who have dealt with digitization challenges in the past. To create transparency, our invited experts will discuss the mistakes they made during their journey, the distinction between vision and reality, and all the tools that can help the transition.

12:30 -12:45: The chaotic relationship between innovation, transformation, and corporate structures

Péter Vityi, vice-president/CEO (IVSZ / KÜRT Akadémia)

12:45 - 13:05: Agility = perfection? OTP Bank switched for the sake of innovation

Bence Kisfalvi, Center of Expertis director (OTP Bank)

13:05 - 13:20: Agility in the box

Péter Kalmár, general manager & co-founder (Webtown)

13:20 - 13:50: Challenges of corporate innovation and the boundaries of technology - panel discussion

13:50 - 14:05: Behind the Scenes of Startup-Corporate Collaboration

Anton Schilling, head of Pioneers Discover (Pioneers)

14:05 - 14:20: The impact of digital expectations on leadership mentality

Dániel Bálint, consultant (KPMG)

14:20 - 14:35: Employees want to use their phones; why not give them a mobile platform?

Tamás Barathi, co-founder (Blue Colibri App)

14:35 - 14:50: Microsoft - on the path to a new culture

Bea Dorogi, HR manager (Microsoft)

14:50 - 15:05: How do conscious leaders manage the “digital chaos”?

Hajnalka Szirtes, ügyvezető, pszichológus (IPS Tanácsadó Kft.)

digital education

Talking about the effects of the digital economy doesn’t make much sense until we understand what human resources are needed in the first place and how these people reach the labour force market. Our national and international presenters will discuss the issue in great detail and offer possible solutions and insight.

15:05 - 15:20: Digital education trends

Ádám Horváth, division leader (DPMK)

15:20 - 15:35: Robots vs. teachers: what to expect?

János Setényi, CEO (Expanzió Humán Tanácsadó)

15:35 - 15:50: Is technology outgrowing us? The biggest challengers and challenges of human thinking and education

Ádám Zeitler, CEO and co-founder (Milestone Institute)

15:50 - 16:20: Digital education – panel discussion

16:20 - 16:35: How AI can help us become better parents

István Nagy-Rácz, senior partner, data scientist (DMLAB)