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BIGGEST CONFERENCE for women
in IT & Tech in Europe

13-14 NOVEMBER 2019, WARSAW, POLAND

Join us in the biggest Tech and women-related conference in Europe! Event will happen in Warsaw 13-14 November 2019 and will gather over 3000 participants from all over the world! Discover future of technology and show the power of women in Tech!

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Special Guests 2018
Bianka Siwińska

Join the Dance!

We believe in women and their power to change the world. We believe in the value of science and technology as the tools allowing us to know, understand and create amazing solutions to the most urgent problems of today. For the first time in history women can really do anything! Thanks to their minds, sensitivity and empathy the world has a chance for new history.

As the Perspektywy Foundation we have been supporting girls and women in technology, science and innovation for many years. We also always had a great dream. The dream about a place where wonderful women working in technology from all over the world can meet and share their experiences and inspiration. About the place to talk about the future and perfect one’s knowledge and skills – here and now. To gain valuable contacts and celebrate successes. We wanted Poland to become the heart of wise conversation about women and their great potential in the STEM area. To become the place to meet talent from entire Europe and Central Asia and be amazed by their wonderful minds.

This dream became true for the first time last November, when the first edition of the Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit unexpectedly gathered over 2.5 thousand of female programmers, technologists, scientists and innovators from 37 countries of the world. The impossible became a fact. The reality exceeded the dream. Now we want to invite you for the second journey together. Our motto for this year is “Dancing with the future!”

So let us dance together!

Bianka Siwińska

Bianka Siwińśka
Perspektywy Education Foundation CEO, Summit Director

SPECIAL GUEST

INSPIRATION SPEAKER

Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski

New Einstein, Harvard University

Genius young physicist, considered today’s "beautiful mind” and “new Einstein”. Her research was quoted by Stephen Hawking. Her vision of the future, with visions by other world’s geniuses, has recently been sent into space by SpaceX.

The world first heard of Sabrina Pasterski when she built a one-engine plane in her father’s garage. She was only... 14. In January 2008 she came with her project (which she tested personally) to the office of the world’s most prestigious university, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The young constructor was admitted to study physics. And she graduated with the highest average in history. Now, at 26, she just successfully defended her PhD thesis in theoretical physics at Harvard.

In her everyday work Pasterski focuses on the most complicated aspects of the area, such as black holes, quantum gravity, spacetime. Her ambition is to redefine our vision of reality.

This exceptional scientist will be our keynote speaker and open this year’s Summit! Additionally, Sabina Pasterski will participate in a special lunch for students and young scientists specialising in physics, maths and computer science!

Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski's visit will be under the patronage of BCG.

Keynote Speakers

Margot Gerritsen

Professor, Co-director and co-founder of Women in Data Science

Isaura Gaeta

Vice President, Security Research General Manager, Intel Product Assurance & Security

José M. F. Moura

President and CEO

Veena Lakkundi

Vice President & General Manager, Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division (IATD); Safety and Industrial Business Group

Dr Yun Freund

Vice President, Global Product Engineering

Laura Barrowman

Chief Technology Officer, Credit Suisse

Cristina Alvarez Alvarez

Global Chief Technology Officer

Eleanor Drew

Global Head, Information Services Group Institutional Clients Group

Alexandria Butler

Project Manager, Coach

Amy Howard

Head of Digital and Social Media, Nestlé Global Business Services

Tony Jenkins

Head of Global Electronics Competencies Centre

Jenny Lindqvist

Vice President, Head of Northern and Central Europe

Dermot McDonogh

Chief Operating Officer for EMEA

Natalia Oropeza

Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Pamela Milligan

Chief of Staff ; member of the Management Board

Josee Paulin

Vice President Product Development

Phil Wolfenden

Vice President, EMEAR Cisco Customer Experience

Jelena Pješivac-Grbović

Software Engineering Manager, Google Cloud Platform

Giuseppina Smith

Senior Regional IT Manager

Wincie Wong

Head of Rose Review Implementation

Zahra Bahrololoumi

Senior Managing Director - Technology, United Kingdom and Ireland

Speakers

Zaynah Bhanji

Founder

Vital XR

Victor Canseco

General Manager, Poland

Intel

Ela Czajka

Software Engineering Manager

Google

Nigist Tilahun Gebremedhin

Director

Hawassa University STEM Centre

Trinidad Hermida

Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager

Niantic

Klaudia Krawiecka

President of Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Marta Kwiatkowska

Professor of Computer Science, Trinity College, Univesiry of Oxford

Trinity COllege, University of Oxford

Janice Levenhagen

CEO & Founder

ChickTech

Martin Mellor

Head of Ericsson, Poland

Ericsson

Justyna Orłowska

GovTech Polska Program Director

GovTech Polska

Aleksandra Przegalińska

AI Researcher at MIT

Stacey Stevenson

Speaker, Author, IT Leader and Entrepreneur

LaTonya Wilkins

Founder & CEO

The Change Coaches

Hello World!
We Are Back for 2019!

What topics can you expect during the Summit?
Over 150 speakers and experts during over 50 workshops, seminars and debates, will cover the most important topics in Tech and IT.
Here are examples of topics which will be present. Important! Seminars and workshops will be presented on two levels: general and advanced.

Tech skills path:
  • AI & machine learning
  • Data Science, Data engineering & Business Inteligence
  • IoT
  • 5G & connectivity
  • VR i AR
  • Software Development & UX
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud
Leadership and career path:
  • Leadership
  • Career managemet
  • Communication skills
  • Work-life balance
  • Ed-tech
  • Intelectual property and patents
  • Project management
  • Industry 4.0
  • Be aware of the dark side
  • Sustainability

Day 0


12 November 2019

17:00
SMART - events (pre-events organized by partner companies, taking place in whole Warsaw)
19:00
SMART - events (pre-events organized by partner companies, taking place in whole Warsaw)

Day 1


13 November 2019

9:00 - 9:10
opening
9:10 - 9:50
seminars, debates
9:50 - 10:00
coffe break
10:00 - 11:30
workshops, seminars, debates
11:30 - 12:00
coffe break
12:00 - 12:30
official opening
12:30 - 13:40
key note speaches
13:40 - 14:30
lunch
14:30 - 16:00
key note speaches
16:00 - 16:15
coffe break
16:15 - 17:45
workshops, seminars, debates
17:45
ending of the 1st day of the conference
19:00
Evening event

Additional activities open for participants during the whole day:

  • Side Events
  • Mentoring Area - 1:1 talks with experts and managers
  • Service Design Area
  • Career Area - presenting the most influential IT and Tech related brands; full of content, focused on creating meaningful interactions

Day 2


14 November 2019

9:00 - 9:40
workshops, seminars, debates
9:40 - 9:50
coffee break
9:50 - 11:20
key note speaches
11:20 - 11:40
coffe break
11:40 - 13:10
workshops, seminars, debates
13:10 - 14:00
lunch
14:00 - 15:10
key note speaches
15:10 - 15:30
coffe break
15:30 - 17:00
workshops, seminars, debates
17:00
official ending of the conference
17:00
Farewell events (pre-events otganized by partner companies, taking place in whole Warsaw)

Additional activities open for participants during the whole day:

  • Side Events
  • Mentoring Area - 1:1 talks with experts and managers
  • Service Design Area
  • Career Area - presenting the most influential IT and Tech related brands; full of content, focused on creating meaningful interactions
Individual ticket
450 PLN (105€) - early birds*

The ticket covers:

  • full participation in the 2 days of the conference
  • confernce materials
  • access to the fair and networking space
  • lunch and coffee breaks
  • access to pre-events

buy

regular price

590 PLN (135€)

day of the event price

690 PLN (160€)

group tickets
690 PLN (160€)
2 persons (early birds*)

The ticket covers:

  • full participation in the 2 days of the conference
  • confernce materials
  • access to the fair and networking space
  • lunch and coffee breaks
  • access to pre-events

buy

790 PLN (185€)
3 persons (early birds*)

The ticket covers:

  • full participation in the 2 days of the conference
  • confernce materials
  • access to the fair and networking space
  • lunch and coffee breaks
  • access to pre-events

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 international universities?
See what you need to do to obtain one of them!

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pre-events
12 NOVEMBER 2019

On the night before the Summit, join us for "Tech Warsaw Welcome" events hosted by hight tech companies!

Organiser

Partner institutions

Academic partners

Media patronage

EXPO XXI is one of the most modern and technologically advanced venues in Warsaw.

EXPO XXI
Prądzynskiego, Warsaw, Poland

check how to get there

Perspektywy Education Foundation
ul. Nowogrodzka 31
00-511 Warsaw PL
Tel. +48 22 629 53 26
Fax +48 22 629 16 17
contact@womenintechsummit.pl

tickets and registration
registration@womenintechsummit.pl