Еuroins Bulgaria is the official insurer of Webit.Festival Europe 2018. The festival will be held on 26-27 June in Sofia – named the Digital Capital by Webit and the global media, and it will be the flagship event of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the EU Digital and Innovation Week.
Webit.Festival will host over 10 parallel conferences and exhibitions. Over 300 top lecturers from around the world will create over 60 hours of conference program. The topics include: Еurope in 2030-2050, Smart Cities, Modern infrastructure, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Entertainment and media in 21st century, where current issues such as fake news, the future of television and advertising, the place of virtual and augmented reality in media will be discussed; Society / Culture in the Digital Age: GDPR Regulation, Network Privacy, Digital skills and education; Digital Health: Innovation and integration of modern technologies in healthcare; Women in business and politics, which will be part of the Plenary Sessions, chaired by EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel.
Among the confirmed speakers of this year’s edition are:
Matt Brittin – President, EMEA, Google,
Maurice Levy – Chairman & CEO of Publicis Groupe,
Jelena Djokovic – National Director, Novak Djokovic Foundation,
Jim Green – Senior Vice President, Salesforce,
Mounir Mahjoubi – Secretary of State for Digital Affairs, France,
Sharan Burrow – General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation,
Floris van de Klashorst – SVP, Digital Products and Services, Volkswagen Group,
Enrico Salvatori – Senior Vice President and President Qualcomm, EMEA,
John Frank – Vice President, Microsoft Corporation,
Simon P. Worden – Chairman, Breakthrough Prize Foundation,
Mari Kiviniemi – Deputy Secretary-General, OECD, United Nations,
Tawakkol Karman – Nobel Peace Prize winner,
Duarte Cordeiro – Vice Mayor of Lisboa,
Catherine Carlton – Mayor elect (2014 and 2015) Menlo Park City, Silicon Valley,
Andrew Tsao – Managing director, Silicon Valley Bank,
Carl Bildt – Chair, Global Commission on Internet Governance,
Iliyana Tsanova Deputy Managing Director, European Fund for Strategic Investment,
Francesca Bria – Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer, City of Barcelona,
Ger Baron – Chief Technology Officer, City of Amsterdam,
Pat Breen – Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Ireland and many others.
Webit.Festival Europe is held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Boyko Borisov and the Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova.
For more information about the festival, visit www.webit.bg