IFA+ Summit – The Next Level Of Thinking
- IFA's THINK TANK to share ideas and visions for the digital future
- Expanding IFA's key technologies which shape our future:
- Smart Living/IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, VR & AR, Future Mobility, Digital Health
- The exclusive platform for leading thinkers, global trendsetters and creative visionaries
- Part of IFA NEXT – the global innovation hub
What is IFA NEXT?
- IFA NEXT brings together researchers, industry, start-ups and retailers
- for a dynamic transfer of knowledge, information and business ideas It comprises a large exhibition and extensive conference program:
- IFA Keynotes, IFA+Summit, SHIFT automotive, Innovation Engine pitches IFA NEXT takes place annually during IFA
IFA+Summit brings together the world's leading thinkers, global trendsetters and creative visionaries, who share their new ideas of our digital future. The two-day convention stands for new visions and inspiring entertainment for the digital society.
This IFA NEXT convention is yearly host to more than 550 international experts and leading professionals. At IFA+Summit you meet academics, artists, developers, researchers and digital pioneers within your field.
More and more we live in a scripted world that is generated, driven and governed by data. Algorithms scan data from a variety of sources in search of patterns that reveal something about our future selves.
From various angles this year’s IFA+ Summit will scrutinize today´s comprehensive datafication and will anticipate future results – the good and the potentially bad, that are ahead of us.
Follow the data stream to the IFA+ Summit 2019!
DAY ONE, 8 September 2019
Our entire lives are increasingly transformed into bits and bytes in this dawning age of all-encompassing data collection and analysis. This session asks about the social consequences, the potentials, but also the threats of datafication.
Key Technologies: Commercial Data Collection, Data Privacy and Security, Social Media, Future of Work, Ethics of technology
Blockchain technology, the fifth generation of cellular mobile communications, and new mobility solutions promise completely new possibilities of interaction and exchange. This session will showcase future technologies that will change our human interconnection.
Key Technologies: Blockchain Technology, Smart Mobility Concepts, 5G
DAY TWO, 9 September 2019
In terms of its revolutionary power leading experts refer to Artificial Intelligence as “the new electricity”. This session is intended to trace and anticipate this promising and controversial technology.
Key Technologies: AI, Data-driven Smart Technology, Smart Robots
Virtual and Augmented Reality are on their way to expand our experience space and to transform our experience in general. The Experience session will explore the technologically enhanced and expanded spaces of experience.
Key Technologies: VR/AR, Brain-Computer Interface, Smart Design
The IFA+ Summit 2019 will take place on 8th and 9th of September 2019.
The IFA+ Summit will take place during IFA at the IFA NEXT.
GRAND THEATER, hall 26b, Messe Berlin, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin, Germany
Yes, from both Tegel Airport and the P+R parking lot at the olympic stadium in Berlin, a free shuttle service will be provided to the IFA exhibition area.
Yes, parking is available. But due to limited capacity we recommend using public transportation. The ICC parking garage will be open daily. Addtional 5.000 parking lots are available at the nearby Olympic Stadium including a free shuttle service between the exhibition area and the parking lots.
Yes, the exhibition center of the IFA is also easily accessible for wheelchair users.
Yes, WIFI is available. Requirement is a WIFI-capable device (Smartphone, PC, Tablet). In case the visitor is not already a customer, he will automatically be redirected to the HotSpot Portal where he can buy a 'HotSpot Pass'. Payment via Credit Card, PayPal or ClickandBuy. Depending on whether the customer has an existing contract with the Telekom or not, the fees vary. Without an existing contract, fees are 5EUR/hour.