BUSINESS SUMMITS - BUCHAREST TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2019 AGENDA

09:00 - 09:30

Break

Octavian Palade

Octavian Palade

Tech Journalist Event & Content Strategist, start-up.ro

Ionut Stanimir

Ionut Stanimir

Director Executiv Marketing si Comunicare, BCR

09:30 - 09:40

Keynote

Cliff Redeker

Cliff Redeker

Innovation and Culture Evangelist, Google

09:40 - 10:25

Keynote

Takeaways: 1. Google's approach to innovation 2. Ways to apply Google's data-driven culture research in your own companies 3. Customer centricity in an age of automation and machine learning
Rakhi Rajani

Rakhi Rajani

Foresight, futures and Innovation, McKinsey & Company

10:25 - 11:10

Keynote

Takeaways: 1. Methods for ‘thinking forward’ 2. Creating a culture of test and learn and business models that enable this 3. Living with uncertainty!

11:10 - 11:40

Break

Frank Salzgeber

Frank Salzgeber

Head of Innovation & Ventures Office, ESA

11:40 - 12:10

Keynote

Key Takeaways: Discover how space technology is used in everyday life and how you can benefit from innovation within the space sector How to use the space technology, systems and know-how to drive business and growth
Preben Wik

Preben Wik

Co-Founder, Furhat Robotics

13:45 - 14:15

Keynote

Takeaways: What are the capabilities of social robots? How will social robots impact our lives? How humans will interact with technology in future
Radu Negulescu

Radu Negulescu

Owner & General Manager, Trencadis

Ionut Stanimir

Ionut Stanimir

Director Executiv Marketing si Comunicare, BCR

14:15 - 15:00

Panel

Lea Sandell

Lea Sandell

Global Social Media Innovation Lead, LEGO Group

15:45 - 16:15

Keynote

Social Media is everchanging – new platforms and features pop up, technology evolves, and trends emerge. The fast pace and constant development create a rich environment for innovation - but also a distraction of shiny new things that can take focus away from useful, problem-solving innovation. With cases from LEGO and beyond, we’ll explore what innovation can look like on social media and also how to use social and digital to drive innovation.
Dmitri Pivovarov

Dmitri Pivovarov

Principal Product Manager, Bolt

16:15 - 16:45

Keynote

Takeaways: 1. Learn how to set up a lean, repeatable product innovation process. 2. Know what problem you are trying to solve for your customers before working on the solution. 3. Be data-driven, but don’t lose the user focus.

09:00 - 09:30

Break

Corina Anghel

Corina Anghel

Learning Enthusiast, Rocketists

Lorena Furtuna

Lorena Furtuna

Sr. Human Resources Manager, Oracle Romania

09:30 - 09:45

Keynote

Stacey A. Gordon

Stacey A. Gordon

Diversity, Inclusion & Career Strategist, Rework Work

09:45 - 10:30

Keynote

With a mix of cultures from three continents, Stacey Gordon, an evangelist for Diversity & Inclusion at work, will discuss the challenges of using technology to hire humans.
Preben Wik

Preben Wik

Co-Founder, Furhat Robotics

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote

Furhat Robotics and TNG are building Tengai, the world’s first unbiased interview robot. Preben Wik, Co-founder and Evangelist at Furhat Robotics, will be talking about how the Furhat robot is shaking up the HR industry.
Johan Sellgren

Johan Sellgren

Global HRBP, R&D, Spotify

11:30 - 12:00

Keynote

To scale an HR function in a disruptive industry with big competitors requires a strong people strategy. Spotify has always had a clear mission and values. Johan will talk about how that has been impacting the People Strategy.
Dr. Nick van Dam

Dr. Nick van Dam

Professor and CLO, IE University

12:00 - 12:45

Keynote

The defining attributes of the 21st century economy and the fourth industrial revolution are innovation, technology, globalization, and a rapid pace of change.
Edward Houghton

Edward Houghton

Head of Research and Thought Leadership, CIPD

13:45 - 14:30

Keynote

There are now many opportunities emerging for HR professionals to use people data – but are HR professionals ready to use data to its full potential.
Corina Anghel

Corina Anghel

Learning Enthusiast, Rocketists

Alexandru Lăpușan

Alexandru Lăpușan

CEO & Founding Partner, Zitec

Andrew Mellen

Andrew Mellen

The Most Organized Man in America. Author, Productivity Expert.

15:45 - 16:15

Keynote

Forget multi-tasking and other gimmicks—there are no shortcuts to good time management. Fortunately, there are secret and not-so-secret ways to get and keep your Millennial and Gen Z workers organized and focused.
Burak Bakkaloglu

Burak Bakkaloglu

Head of HR - Northern and Central Europe, Ericsson

16:15 - 16:45

Keynote

We have launched a global “people story” program in Ericsson, which aims for internal employee experience and external employer branding.

09:00 - 09:30

Break

Alex Panican

Alex Panican

Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem, Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT)

Iryna Maksymets

Iryna Maksymets

Senior Business Development Manager, ABBYY

09:30 - 09:45

Keynote

Dharmesh Mistry

Dharmesh Mistry

Chief Digital Officer, Temenos

09:45 - 10:15

Keynote

Digital Banking is now a global phenomenon and the industry is experiencing its biggest change since the introduction of ATM’s and mainframes.
Marius Mardale

Marius Mardale

Branch Manager, ApPello

Iryna Maksymets

Iryna Maksymets

Senior Business Development Manager, ABBYY

10:15 - 11:15

Panel

Judit Baracs

Judit Baracs

Country Manager Romania, SWIFT, SWIFT

11:45 - 12:15

Keynote

I will introduce gpi to the bankers in the room who are not yet aware of the global payments innovation.
Adriana Iordan

Adriana Iordan

VP Product Management, 2checkout

Daniel Doderlein

Daniel Doderlein

CEO & Founder, Auka

12:15 - 03:00

Panel

Anna Maj

Anna Maj

FinTech Leader, PwC

13:00 - 13:30

Keynote

Takeaways: 1. What are the Building Blocks? – APIs versus Use Cases 2. Who will Take the Lead? – The First Choice Providers 3. What will be the Next Step? – Beyond Finance
Martin Koderisch

Martin Koderisch

Principal, Edgar, Dunn & Company

14:30 - 15:00

Keynote

In this session Martin Koderisch, Principal at Edgar, Dunn & Company, London will explain how customer authentication rules under PSD2 and Open Banking regulations impacts the use of mobile banking and payment apps.
Ioana Alexandra Frincu

Ioana Alexandra Frincu

COO, Under Development Office

15:00 - 15:30

Keynote

Andy Bryant

Andy Bryant

Co-Head and COO, bitFlyer

16:00 - 16:30

Keynote

The future economy will be barely recognisable to humans. Investment and economic decision-making, far from being under our control, will be so advanced in sophistication that human minds will be relegated to mere passengers in a cambrian explosion of novel, automated methods and financial forces.
Eddy Travia

Eddy Travia

CEO, Pioneer investor in Blockchain, Coinsilium

16:30 - 17:00

Keynote

10 years into the groundbreaking invention of Bitcoin, we find ourselves in a rapidly developing ecosystem for crypto assets and blockchain technology.

09:00 - 09:30

Break

Victor Horescu

Victor Horescu

ISTQB Certified Advanced Test Manager

Cristina Modreanu

Cristina Modreanu

Senior Department Manager, METRO SYSTEMS

09:30 - 09:45

Keynote

Reza Rahman

Reza Rahman

Principal Program Manager, Java on Azure, Microsoft

09:45 - 10:30

Keynote

Key Points How to deploy a Java EE application on Azure using IaaS. How to deploy a Java EE application on Azure using PaaS. How to deploy a Java EE application on Azure using Docker and Kubernetes.
CALIN GABUDEAN

CALIN GABUDEAN

SW Engineer, METRO SYSTEMS

10:30 - 11:00

Keynote

Assume the data streams are in the form of a river that flows continuously so imagine reacting to changes in the state instead of actually doing the state change. Reactive programming is an answer to build responsive, resilient, scalable applications.
Mert Çalışkan

Mert Çalışkan

Opsgenie Champion

11:00 - 12:00

Keynote

Throughout the session you will get to know the basics of JWT (JSON Web Tokens), how ASAP is built on top of JWT and see the library in action by seeing self-contained working examples based on Spring and Jersey frameworks.
Jens Schauder

Jens Schauder

Spring Data Team Member, Pivotal

12:30 - 13:30

Keynote

In this talk, we'll look into how it works and how it integrates with Spring by means of Spring Data JPA. We'll look at the various ways one may use Spring Data from ready-made queries over query derivation, query by example, specifications, paging and sorting to custom method implementations.
Roberto Cortez

Roberto Cortez

JNation Conference Founder & Organizer

14:30 - 15:15

Keynote

Takeaways: Learn about a community-driven open source effort to bring microservices specifications to Enterprise Java. Understand each specification and how to use it to develop microservices applications in Java Find out how to get involved and shape the future of microservices in Java
Miron Brezai

Miron Brezai

Chief Software Architect eSolutions, eSolutions

15:15 - 15:25

Keynote

Razvan Simion

Razvan Simion

Solution Architect, Trencadis

Tudor Mihordea

Tudor Mihordea

Big Data Engineer / Dev Lead, Gemini Solutions

Dr Heinz M. Kabutz

Dr Heinz M. Kabutz

Author, JavaSpecialists.EU

16:15 - 17:00

Keynote

Java 7 gave us Phaser as a replacement for CountDownLatch and CyclicBarrier. Java 8 gave us StampedLock, useful as a lighter read "lock" when building concurrent classes. Java 9/10/11 introduced VarHandle as an escape latch for the Unsafe addicts.

09:00 - 09:30

Break

Bogdan Vizureanu

Bogdan Vizureanu

Co-founder, Code for Romania

Bogdan Ripa

Bogdan Ripa

VP Product Management, UiPath

09:30 - 09:45

Keynote

Gunnar Peipman

Gunnar Peipman

Software Architect

09:45 - 10:45

Keynote

Three important take-aways: 1. What is Blazor, internals of Blazor and how it works 2. How to build Blazor applications using Microsoft tooling 3. Interesting and practical use cases
Roberto Freato

Roberto Freato

Consultant / Author / Solution Architect

10:45 - 11:30

Keynote

In this session we see how to go in production with an implementation of the open source project "Ocelot", written in ASP.NET Core, in conjunction with the hosting facility of Azure and App Service. The need of an API Gateway How to reduce the time to market HA and HR with Containers and Azure
Dmitry Soshnikov

Dmitry Soshnikov

Senior Technical Evangelist / Software Engineer, Microsoft

12:00 - 13:00

Keynote

After this session, you will: 1. Know that it is possible to do data science on .NET platform 2. Learn about machine learning, and how to use some ML algorithms in .NET 3. See some examples of using Cognitive Services and training neural networks in C# using CNTK and ML.NET.
Remus Rusanu

Remus Rusanu

Principal Software Architect, UiPath

14:00 - 14:30

Keynote

Liubomyr Poliarush

Liubomyr Poliarush

Head of Technology Licensing, ABBYY

Christian Nagel

Christian Nagel

Author, Software Architect and Microsoft MVP, CN innovation

14:45 - 15:30

Keynote

Take-aways: • Important new features with C# 8 • What’s new with ASP.NET Core 3.0 • WPF application with .NET Core 3.0
Matthias Koch

Matthias Koch

Developer Advocate, JetBrains

16:00 - 17:00

Keynote

Come to this session to learn about this new (and fast!) kid on the block and learn plenty of tips & tricks to enhance your development productivity.