After the exciting time Sasha Talks Tech had at the inaugural Dublin Tech Summit, we're super excited to now head to Lisbon, Portugal Nov 6-11 for the annual Web Summit tech conference.
Founded in 2010 by Paddy Cosgrave and co-founders Daic Hickey and David Kelly, the Web Summit is one of the world's largest technology, innovation and entrepreneurship events. The conference launched in 2010 in Ireland and will remain in Lisbon until 2020!
Read on for 4 things we are super excited about at 2017's Web Summit this November.
It could go without saying, but we are SO excited to visit Lisbon! Portugal’s hilly, coastal, cap city is famous for its views and the number 28 yellow tram, which is a major tourist attraction! (#Selfie anyone?)
2,000+ Journalists Under One Roof
Expecting 27,000 attendees from 149 countries, Web Summit has been dubbed "the largest tech conference in the world."
We're excited to mix and mingle with the industries top tech reporters from across the globe! If you're planning on attending please reach out so we can connect!
Inspiring Generation Z
On its official website Monday, Web Summit announced that it is going to put 10,000 tickets on sale for young people ages 16 to 23 at €7.50 (roughly $9USD). The ‘Inspire Portugal’ event is being promoted in partnership with the local government. Last year in a similar giveaway, they allocated 2,000 tickets to Gen-Zers.
25 Conferences Within a Conference
We're especially excited about dropping in on these:
ContentMakers is the world’s leading gathering for content creators, connecting the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, with disruptive new brands, platforms, investors and creators.
Music tech is changing faster than ever before. The MusicNotes conference highlights how cutting-edge tech, the new streaming age and licensing is fundamentally changing the music landscape.
FutureSocieties brings together distinguished politicians, academics and thought leaders in the tech industry to assess the opportunities, challenges, and impact of recent years' technological advancement.
Learn about how advancements in tech are transforming design in the fashion industry at Modum. Topics include the fashion industry in becoming more sustainable, the influence of design on VR and AR and howrapid prototyping and 3D printing has affected the industry.
The best of Web Summit’s networking happens after hours. Night Summit will take over the city from 8pm nightly from November 6 to November 9.
Heading to Lisbon for Web Summit? Connect with me so we can meet up!
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