Future Proof Yourself and Your Business

SingularityU Greece Summit brings the world’s leading speakers and experts on exponentially accelerating technologies together with Greek business leaders of today and tomorrow, gaining the knowledge and insight we need to compete—and win—in an exponentially changing world.

WHERE

Megaron Music Hall
Athens, Greece

WHEN

11-12 November 2019

Join a Global Community of Innovators Exploring Powerful Technologies

This is an extraordinary moment for humanity. History is being written every day, through evolution and change. And the shift is so fast, that we can hardly comprehend it. Today’s world, our world, is a world of accelerating technologies: Computation, AI, robotics, augmented and virtual reality, digital manufacturing, genomics, biotechnology, sensors, networks, nanotechnology. In today’s world it’s all about exploring your ideals, your moral compass and discovering what’s hidden inside you. What change do you want to make? What makes you want to tackle the world’s biggest problems? Discover it and act. Because you can.

Join Us for an Exponential Vision Forward

SingularityU Greece brought the Silicon Valley mindset in 2018. Today in 2019 we are entering the era of action. “Vision Forward” for Greece is our theme this year to future proof Greece.

By attending SingularityU Greece Summit we will:

  • Expand our horizons.
  • Discover cutting edge technologies.
  • Experience inspiring workshops.
  • Connect with like minded visionaries.

2019 SingularityU Greece Summit Speakers

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David Roberts

SU Faculty - Technology Disruption & Exponential Leadership

David is one of the world’s top experts on technology disruption, innovation and exponential leadership. He is an M.I.T. Computer Scientist & Engineer, where he was a Distinguished Graduate and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Amin Toufani

Chair, Finance & Economics at SU

Amin has founded for-profit and social impact organizations in a range of domains including: artificial intelligence, peer to peer lending, bitcoin, human rights, international development, carbon offsetting and solar energy.

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Anita Schjøll Brede

SU Faculty, Artificial Intelligence

Anita, announced by Forbes to be one of the World’s Top 50 Women in Tech in 2018, is the CEO and Co-Founder of Iris.ai; one of the 10 most innovative artificial intelligence companies in 2017 according to Fast Company.

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RAMEZ NAAM

Chair, Energy & Environmental Systems at Singularity University.

Ramez is a computer scientist, futurist, and award-winning author.  His career has focused on bringing advanced collaboration, communication and information retrieval capabilities to roughly one billion people.

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Dr. Mark Post

SU Faculty - Medicine & Biotechnology

Dr. Post was the first to showcase a proof-of-concept for cultured meat by creating the first burger patty grown directly from cells.

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Scott Summit

SU Faculty, Digital Manufacturing

Scott Summit explores the intersection between the body, human needs, and technology. 3D printing and its potential for improvements in quality of life on a grander scale.

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Dr. Tiffany Vora

Faculty Director & Vice Chair, Digital Biology & Medicine

Dr. Tiffany Vora is an educator, writer, research scientist, and entrepreneur who is excited to bring her diversity of experience to Singularity University as Faculty Director and Vice Chair of Medicine and Digital Biology.

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James Ehrlich

SU FACULTY, SMART CITIES, ENVIRONMENT

James Ehrlich is the Founder of ReGen Villages, a Stanford University spin-off company creating the “Tesla of Ecovillages”. He is a Senior Technologist at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at Opus Novum at NASA Ames.

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Dr. Lauri Reuter

SU FACULTY, Future of Food

Lauri Reuter is an expert in the future of food, and the guy to ask if you’ve ever wondered what we are going to eat in the future, and how all that food is going to be produced. He is a specialist in cell biology, genetic engineering, and protein production, and is passionate about securing food production in the future. On this planet and the next one.

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Dr. Melanie Rieback

SU FACULTY, Cybersecurity

Dr. Melanie Rieback is the CEO/Co-founder of Radically Open Security, the world’s first non-profit computer security consultancy company. She has worked as a Senior Engineering Manager on XenClient at Citrix and was also the head researcher in the CSIRT at ING Bank, where she spearheaded their Analysis Lab and the ING Core Threat Intelligence Project.

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Dr Geci Karuri-Sebina

SU FACULTY – URBAN DEVELOPMENT, POLICY

Dr. Geci Karuri-Sebina is an expert on urban futures, including smart cities, networks, urban planning, governance and development, as well as innovation systems. She will help us to re-think our cities.

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Stacey Ferreira

SU Faculty - Entrepreneurship

Stacey Ferreira is the CEO of Forge, a flexible scheduling and talent sharing platform that empowers businesses to offer flexibility to their hourly employees. She has been named Forbes 30 Under 30 in recognition for her entrepreneurial achievements.

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Harry Broumidis

Chairman and CEO, Vodafone Greece

Harry Broumidis is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Greece, since April 2016. He has occupied senior management positions in the Vodafone Group and has significant experience in the telecommunications and consumer products market. He has completed postgraduate studies in Business Administration at INSEAD University and Cardiff Business School and holds a degree in economic studies from the University of Athens.

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Dimitris Koutsopoulos

CEO, Deloitte Greece

Dimitris Koutsopoulos is the CEO of Deloitte Greece and the firm’s Innovation Leader. During his career he has worked to further develop the firm’s service offerings to solve clients’ complex challenges embedding innovation. Highly motivated by the opportunities brought by Industry 4.0 and the Future of Work, Dimitris and his team help organisations to understand and embrace emerging technologies.

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Mark Mattingley-Scott

IBM Quantum Computing Ambassador

Mark Mattingley-Scott has 33 years experience in the commercial exploitation of technology and research. As a Principal at IBM he is specialised in the identification, nurturing and development of technological innovation, with a primary focus on Big Data Analytics, Neuromorphic Computing and Quantum Computing for IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive Business Unit.

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Martha Tsigkari

ARCHITECT-ENGINEER – PARTNER AT FOSTER + PARTNERS

Martha Tsigkari is an architect-engineer. She has provided solutions for hundreds of diverse projects such as the new airport for Mexico City and Lusail Iconic Stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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Doug Hall

INVENTOR, RESEARCHER AND EDUCATOR

Doug held the title Master Marketing inventor at Procter & Gamble – shipping a record 9 new products in 12 months.  You may not know him – but you probably use his inventions. A study found that the average US home uses an average 18 products or services that Doug has helped invent or reinvent.

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CONCHA MONJE

ELECTRONICS ENGINEER – UNIVERSITY CARLOS III OF MADRID

Concha is an expert on soft robotics. She is an Electronics Engineer distinguished with Woman & Technology Award by Orange, Best Contemporary Researcher Recognition by QUO-CSIC and Research Excellence Award by University Carlos III of Madrid.

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Maggie Nixon

VP, Product Quality and Global Distribution RAQA at Intuitive Surgical

Maggie was one of the early instrument design engineers for the da Vinci® surgical robot. During her tenure, Maggie has held a variety of roles in design, clinical engineering, operations, RAQA and an assortment of leadership positions across the organization. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biomechanical engineering from Stanford University.

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Event Venue: Megaron Athens International Conference Center

The Megaron Athens International Conference Centre is one of the finest and most technologically advanced conference venues in Europe. Situated in the city centre yet surrounded by its own extensive landscaped gardens, Megaron offers a stunning environment, exceptional aesthetics, cutting edge technology and unrivalled client service. MAICC is part of the Athens Concert Hall Organisation.

Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias and Kokkali 1, Athens 115 21

Megaron Athens Concert Hall
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