27-28 NOVEMBER 2018
WARSAW, POLAND

1000+ TALENTED WOMENT IN IT,
ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION


EXPO XXI
PRĄDZYŃSKIEGO WARSAW

Wonderful women of new technologies – students, professionals and CEOs’ of the most innovative global technology companies will meet in Warsaw this coming November to discuss the future of IT and Big Engineering, develop networks, explore career opportunities, and to learn from and inspire each other.

The Warsaw Summit will become a center of discussion about the future of technology and its social impact, and about women contribution in this vital area.

“Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit” will be the first such event in the Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEE&CA) addressed to female IT students and professionals. A record number of 1000 participants is expected from Poland, other European Union countries and Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. The Warsaw Summit will become a center of discussion about the future of technology and its social impact, and about women contribution in this vital area.

The Summit will create a meeting space for the female talents in technology. The participants will have the opportunity to listen to and meet the managers of the biggest global technology companies, to update their scientific and technical knowledge and to gain the tools for development of their own professional careers.

An accompanying Career Fair for students, with present offers from the top technology companies that place special emphasis on supporting and employing women, and interested in building a diversity culture in their organizations. Universities and IT faculties will present their achievements and establish contacts with high tech businesses.

Mariya Gabriel, the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society will honor the Summit as its Special Guest.

Talented students and young IT engineers from the East can apply for a grants enabling them to participate in this event.

We believe in the potential of women in technology, science and innovation; in their power to change the world for the better.
Join us!

Dr. Bianka Siwinska
CEO, Perspektywy Education Foundation

OVER 1000
PARTICIPANTS
Poland as new  
   IT Education
and industry
hub

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society

Mariya Ivanova Gabriel is committed to increasing women’s participation in the digital sector and to create awareness of gender imbalance in panels.

She studied in Bulgarian and French languages at the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". She continued her studies at the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux (Institute of Political Studies) in Bordeaux (France), where she studied International Relations, History of the European Institutions, Political Sociology and Comparative Politics. In 2003 she obtained her Master’s degree in ‘Comparative Politics and International Relations’ from the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux.

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Donya-Florence Amer

Executive Vice President, Corporate Sector Information Systems & Services, Robert Bosch GmbH

Anna Berenberg

Principal Software Engineer, Google Cloud Networking

OVER 100 WONDERFUL SPEAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

heads of the best tech companies, popularisers, experts and researchers

Dominika Bettman

CEO Siemens

Alexis B. Björlin

Corporate Vice President of the Data Center Group (DCG) and General Manager of the DCG Connectivity Group, Intel Corporation

Krystyna Boczkowska

CEO Bosch Poland

Joanna Chwastowska

Engineering Coach / Growth Manager at DeepMind Health, Google

Azita Emami

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering, Caltech Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator

Patricia Florissi

PhD - Vice President & Global CTO for Sales, Dell

Judith Garcia Galiana

Vice President for Global Service Centers, 3M

Nigist Tilahun Gebremedhin

Director, Hawassa University STEM Centre

Jo Hannaford

Head of the Technology Division for EMEA and Global Head of Quality Assurance Engineering, Goldman Sachs

Stephanie Hoogenbergen

Head of IT, Credit Suisse

Ulrika Jägare

Director Technology & Architecture, CTO office, Ericsson Group

Teresa Janowski

General Manager, STEM Nation

Małgorzata Kasperska

Vice President, IT Division for MEE region, Schneider Electric

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley

CEO & Founder, ChickTech

Ewa Maciaś

Manager inżynierii oprogramowania, Google

Lesley Marjoribanks

Head of Applied Security, Royal Bank of Scotland

Jody Medich

Director of Design, Singularity University

Martin Mellor

Head of Ericsson, Poland

Sasha Mobley

Writer & Coach, Silicon Valley

Anja Monrad

Senior Vice President & General Manager CEE, Dell

Helena Norrman

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Head of Marketing & Corporate Relations, Ericsson

Jayne Opperman

Managing Director, Head of APAC/EMEA Consumer Technology, Citi

Lila Papadoperaki

Engineering Manager, leader of Workplace by Facebook Platform team, Facebook

Bożenna Pasik-Duncan

Deputy Chair of the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education, Professor of Mathematics, University of Kansas

Gulsun Sağlamer

President, EWORA (European Women Rectors Association)

Dona Sarkar

Engineering Leader of the Windows Insider Program, Microsoft

Jayshree Seth

Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate, 3M

Vivienne Sze

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, MIT

Rolf Tarrach

President, EUA (European University Association)

Ingrid Tschol

Senior Vice President Strategy, Robert Bosch Stiftung

Pavel Vassilovski

R&D Department Head, Samsung

Corinne Vigreux

Co-Founder, TomTom

Angela Wang

Partner & Managing Director, Beijing, BCG

Esra Yavuz

Director, Information Technology Data Management, Data & Analytics, P&G

26 November

PRE EVENTS

Tech-Warsaw says Hello!

  • 16.00-18.00 - Welcome parties in various parts of Warsaw (hosted by Tech-Partners)
ADDITIONAL EVENTS

Open space:

  • Company stands
  • Mentoring sessions
  • Networking area
  • Tech and IT communities space

27 November

1st DAY
8.30-9.00 registration
9.00-9.15 welcome speech
9.15-11.10 keynote speakers
11.10-11.30 break
11.30-12.30 workshops / seminars
12.30-12.45 break
12.45-13.45 workshops / seminars
13.45-14.45 lunch break
14.45-15.45 workshops / seminars
15.45-16.00 break
16.00-17.40 keynote speakers
17.40-18.00 ending
Gala Event

28 November

2nd DAY
8.30 - 9.00 registration
9.00 - 9.15 welcome speech
9.15-11.10 keynote speakers
11.10-11.30 break
11.30-12.30 workshops / seminars
12.30-12.45 break
12.45-13.45 workshops / seminars
13.45-14.45 lunch break
14.45-15.45 workshops / seminars
15.45-16.00 break
16.00-17.40 keynote speakers
17.40-18.00 ending

27 November 2018
(Tuesday)

09:00 - 09:15

Opening of the conference

Bianka Siwińska

CEO, Perspektywy Education Foundation

Speeches of honorary guests

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, (tbc.)

Georgette Mosbacher

US Ambassador, (tbc.)

Representative of the Polish goverment

09:15 - 11:10

First plenary session

Keynote Speakers

Alexis B. Björlin

Corporate Vice President of the Data Center Group (DCG) and General Manager of the DCG Connectivity Group, Intel Corporation

Jo Hannaford

Head of the Technology Division for EMEA and Global Head of Quality Assurance Engineering, Goldman Sachs

Stephanie Hoogenbergen

Head of IT, Credit Suisse

Anja Monrad

Senior Vice President & General Manager CEE, Dell

Liz Ericson

Partner, McKinnsey

Rolf Tarrach

President, EUA (European University Association)

11:10 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Discussion Panel 1

If singularity is NOT coming – so what is the real disruptive potential of Artificial Intelligence?

Seminars and Workshops

How Agile May Bring More Happiness into Your Life

Future Car Engineering – Group of Engineers from Aptiv Krakow, Aptiv

Recent Advances in Neural Machine Translations

Live Hacking Session – RBS pentest team, RBS

Beyond Data Driven, Towards Machine Driven

Women in Tech Communities United – workshops: Geek Girls Carrots, Women in Technology, Girls in Tech, Programuj, Dziewczyno!

Debunking the Myth of a Clear Career Path – Facebook

12:30 - 12:45

Coffee break

12:45 - 13:45

Discussion Panel 2

Before the Big Clash – Computer Science/IT education for high tech industry

Seminars and Workshops

IoT in practice

Four Key Transformations (IT, Digital, Workforce, Security Transformation)

Big Data, big threat, big opportunity, big challenge

Intro to People Engineering

[Human-Computer Interactions] Don`t Make the User Think – P&G

Women in Tech Communities United – workshops: Geek Girls Carrots, Women in Technology, Girls in Tech, Programuj, Dziewczyno!

Mastering Negotiations in Tech World: Part I

13:45 - 14:45

Lunch

14:45 - 15:45

Discussion Panel 3

Ready for future challenges of the smart world? – International experiences in STEM education Moderator: Prof. Arkadiusz Mężyk, Rector, Silesian University of Technology, Poland Panelists: Prof. Damir Shynybekov, Rector, IT University, Kazakhstan, Rep

Seminars and Workshops

Artificial Intelligence and Ethics – Urgently Needed Combination

Data science in business – BCG

SCRUM in practice – Tomtom

Use of Chatbots – Citi

The use of Big Data

Women in Tech Communities United – workshops: Geek Girls Carrots, Women in Technology, Girls in Tech, Programuj, Dziewczyno!

Mastering Negotiations in Tech World: Part II

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:40

Second plenary session

Keynote Speakers

Helena Norrman

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Head of Marketing & Corporate Relations, Ericsson

Corinne Vigreux

Co-Founder, TomTom

Anna Berenberg

Principal Software Engineer, Google Cloud Networking

Dona Sarkar

Engineering Leader of the Windows Insider Program, Microsoft

Małgorzata Kasperska

Vice President, IT Division for MEE region, Schneider Electric

Gulsun Sağlamer

President, EWORA (European Women Rectors Association)

17:40 - 18:00

Summing up the first day of conference

Supplementary program on the 1st day

ongoing coding event
career fair
mentoring area

28 November 2018
(Wednesday)

09:00 - 09:15

Opening of the second day of the conference

09:15 - 11:10

Keynote Speakers

Jayne Opperman

Managing Director, Head of APAC/EMEA Consumer Technology, Citi

Judith Garcia Galiana

Vice President for Global Service Centers, 3M

Lesley Marjoribanks

Head of Applied Security, Royal Bank of Scotland

Donya-Florence Amer

Executive Vice President, Corporate Sector Information Systems & Services, Robert Bosch GmbH

Angela Wang

Partner & Managing Director, Beijing, BCG

Ingrid Tschol

Senior Vice President Strategy, Robert Bosch Stiftung

11:10 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Discussion Panel 1

Leadership in innovative organizations

Seminars and Workshops

Design Thinking

Science Applied to Life using the example of R&D Departament

Bringing Deep Learning Down to Earth – Moving Computations from Cloud to the Edge for Smart Home Telemedicine Solutions

Taking Control of Java Runtime at Enterprise Scale

Feminine Intuition vs Data Analytics: Empowering Global Energy Management

Women in Tech Communities United – workshops

Future of Jobs in Tech – How to Search for Career in Industry

12:30 - 12:45

Coffee break

12:45 - 13:45

Discussion Panel 2

Unicorns or Critical Mass for the Revolution 4.0? Women in STEM – dealing with inconvenient truth behind the numbers

Seminars and Workshops

Big Data and Cyber

Deep Learning Application in Financial Services: eCommunication Surveillance. Protecting Against Insider Threat

5G on the Way to 6G – What Does it Mean for your Emerging Technical Leaders

Women in Tech Communities united – workshops

Discover Your Natural Talents with Gallup

Find Your True Colour – Manage Your and Your Team Strong Sides by Using Disc

How to Bulid Successful Startup

13:45 - 14:50

Lunch

14:50 - 16:30

Second plenary session

Keynote Speakers

Pavel Vassilovski

R&D Department Head, Samsung

Ewa Maciaś

Manager inżynierii oprogramowania, Google

Patricia Florissi

PhD - Vice President & Global CTO for Sales, Dell

Joanna Chwastowska

Engineering Coach / Growth Manager at DeepMind Health, Google

Jayshree Seth

Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate, 3M

16:30 - 16:45

Coffee break

16:45 - 17:45

Discussion Panel 3

Is diversity just a buzzword?

Seminars and Workshops

AI & Machine Learning

How Will 5G Benefit Poland?

Privacy Policies and Data Security

Blockchain Technology in Use

How to Change Your Job

Women in Tech Communities United – workshops

Women in STEM: 2nd career – Mother in IT Industry

17:45 - 18:00

Summing up the second day of conference

Supplementary program on the 2nd day

programming workshop
career fair
mentoring area

AND THE NIGHT BEFORE THE EVENT....
Tech WARSAW welcomes!

Come before Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit
and enjoy series of welcome-events hosted by:
Facebook, Google, Samsung, Ericsson, Goldman Sachs, P&G and Dell

26 November, in whole Warsaw

INDIVIDUAL TICKET
450 PLN (100€) - early birds*

The ticket covers:

  • full participation in the 2 days of the conference
  • materials
  • participation in the evening event
  • access to the fair and networking space

BUY

regular price

690 PLN (170€)

on the day of the event

790 PLN (200€)

GROUP TICKETS
700 PLN (170€)
2 persons (early birds*)

The ticket covers:

  • full participation in the 2 days of the conference
  • materials
  • participation in the evening event
  • access to the fair and networking space

BUY

900 PLN (230€)
3 persons (early birds*)

The ticket covers:

  • full participation in the 2 days of the conference
  • materials
  • participation in the evening event
  • access to the fair and networking space

BUY

grants and scholarships
participate for free

The Perspektywy Foundation, along with Partners, has prepared grants enabling you to participate in the conference for free.

  • Are you a student of subjects related to IT or engineering?
  • Are you a Fulbright scholar?
  • Do you study subjects related to IT or engineering at one of the Ukrainian, Belarusian or Kazakh universities?
See what you need to do to obtain one of them!

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400
  talented
students of IT
  and
technology
Poland as new  
   IT Education
and industry
hub
   main
  Event of
cee region
and Central
     Asia

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