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TechFest Cluj-Napoca 2018 – Empowering Communities for the future2018-11-08T18:11:39+00:00

Empowering Communities for the Future

Cluj-Napoca
8 – 11 November

4 Days / 40 Talks

20 Speakers / 10 Workshops

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Save your Free Seat

Empowering Communities for the Future

Cluj-Napoca
8 – 11 November

See Our Agenda
Save your Free Seat

4 Days / 40 Talks

20 Speakers / 10 Workshops

Welcome to TechFest. What it’s all about

The cool, urban place for developer communities and IT business professionals to learn key facts and share knowledge, build new connections and enjoy technology. TechFest addresses all technology fans and is created together with the IT communities, not only for them.

Welcome to TechFest. What it’s all about

The cool, urban place for developer communities and IT business professionals to learn key facts and share knowledge, build new connections and enjoy technology. TechFest addresses all technology fans and is created together with the IT communities, not only for them.

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE

What if we told you there is a tech event that embraces the summery feeling of a festival? Where you can gain knowledge, meet like minded people and speakers who are changing the course of technology, and on top, have fun. Would you believe us?

TECHFEST IS THE ANSWER

This is where TechFest comes in –the cool, urban festival, where you can meet programming experts from the most innovative IT companies and start-ups, as well as any tech enthusiast. We are focusing on helping you share knowledge, build new connections and enjoy technology. We are a festival built with the IT communities, but not only for them.

Welcome to Cluj-Napoca. The heart of Transilvania

TechFest is happening all over town! Vivo Mall will host during the weekend of 10-11 November, the XPO Tech with gadgets of the future The Polyvalent Hall will host, on the 9th and 10th of November talks on innovation, digital transformation, start-up success stories and developer masterclasses ClujHub is hosting the Science Summit, the Tech Industry Awards and the over the weekend coding challenge – Megahack!

Day 1

8th November, @ClujHub

14:30-15:00 Marian Bănică (Modularity)

Soluții de locuire inteligentă

15:00-15:30 Dan Chiuzbaian (VikiKnow)

Sistem de casă inteligentă/automată

Andrei Ciubotariu (VR eStory)

             Soluții de realitate virtuală și augmentată. Studiu de
caz Centenarul României

16:00-16:30 Răzvan Florian (RIST) Romanian Institute for Science and Technology

16:30-17:00 Cristian Dragu (Casa din viitor)

Casa din Viitor

17:00-17:30 Stefan Brindusa

Soluții software libere (studiu de caz Argent Linux OS)

17:30-18:00 Marius Grindei (Grohe)

Sisteme de instalații inteligente

18:00 – 18:30 Zaki Milhem (Freshblood)

Soluții de medtech & monitorizare a somnului

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Day 2

9th November, @Polyvalent Hall

10.10 – 10.30: Smart City Forum Intro Remarks

10.30 – 11.00: Emil Boc – Mayor of Cluj-Napoca

11.00 – 11.30: Radu Tudorache – Chief Digital Officer @ Vodafone

             Humans in the Digital Age. The time of opportunity

11.30 – 12.00: Cristina Moga – Co-Founder @ CivicTech

How to turn Public Data into Smart City Insight

12.00 – 13.00: Aco Vidovic – Ecosystem Advocacy Group Manager @ IBM Innovation Center

Demo on building a chatbot using IBM Watson Assistant.

13.00 – 14.00 – Lunch Break

15.30 – 16.00 – Paul Chirila –  Founder @ Around25

              Your team is your biggest enemy

16.00 – 16.30 – Ciprian Costa – CTO hipMenu

            Hitting the sweet spot when engineering your product

16.30 – 17.00 -Paul Brie – CEO @ TeleportHQ

Think-to-code & design-to-code

17.00- 17.30 –  Gabriel Dombri – CEO @ Tappitude

From Idea to Launching Your Startup Product.

18.00 – 20.00 Digital Venture Lab

14.00 – 14.30 – Adrian Vlasiu – Country Manager @ GrowthRocks

           How to become the top 1% on LinkedIn

14.30 – 15.00 – Daniel Alb – Head of Design @ Mansoon Consulting

When “failing fast” isn’t an option – A digital transformation story in the enterprise world

15.00 – 15.30 – David Iftime – Head of UX @ eJobs

            Let’s talk UX 

18.00 – 20.00 Digital Venture Lab, location: Polyvalent Hall

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Day 3

10th November, @Polyvalent Hall | VIVO Mall | ClujHub

Join us at Vivo Mall on Saturday from 10AM to 22PM for our Mega Expo where you could make unconventional friends like Matt – who looks like a robot, but acts like a human, and Pepper – the humanoid robot designed to be able to communicate with humans.

10.00 – overnight, until 16.00, on the 11th of November, MegaHack @ClujHub

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10.00 – 11.00 – Csongor Barabasi – Founder of Machine Intelligence Academy

Warning: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Artificial Intelligence

11.00 – 12.00 – Razvan Valentin Florian – Romanian Institute of Technology

                          Program synthesis for automated development of web pages 

12.00 – 13.00 – Pascal Bugnion – Data Engineer @ ASI Data Science UK

Begin with the end in mind: productising machine learning models

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break

14.00 – 15.20 Kinga Pakucs & Daniela Miron @ Steelcase

Hack your thinking about work

15.30-16.10 – Francesco Romano – IoT Engineer Italy

Make Android Great Again

16.10 -16.50 Aurelian Victor Cotuna Founder of ArkTech

16.50 – 17.30 Diana Gergeanu IBM Application Architect

DO’s & DON’T with Microservices

17.30 – 18.10 Harald Wendel – Senior Software Engineer @ Transferwise

Transaction cascades, or how to build a transactional microservice architecture

10.00 – 10.30 – Coffee & Registration

10.30 – 11.00 Florin Oprea – CEO @ FO DIGI CAP

Demet Zubeyiroglu – Co-Founder @ KOOP the fintech hub Istanbul

Opening & Blockchain Ecosystem Talk – Introducing KOOP & One.block

11.00 – 11.30 Jochen Biedermann – Managing Director @ Blockchain (Asia) Ltd

Blockchain in Asia and General Trends

11.30 – 12.00 Bulent Egrilmez – Partner @ Delta Consulting

Blockchain Technology & Use Cases

12.00 – 12.30 Coffee Break

12.30 – 13.00 Andrei Nagy – Co-Founder & COO @ Alphablock

13.00 – 13.30 Beniamin Mincu Founder & CEO @ Elrond

Elrond, a scalable value transfer protocol for the digital economy

13.30 – 14.00 Remus Deac – Advisor @ VMC.AI

Vmc.ai – the future of human mobility

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Day 4

11th November, @ClujHub | VIVO Mall

10.00 – 22.00 – XPO Tech @ Vivo Mall

00.00 – 12.00 MegaHack …hacking stops at mid-day

14.00 – 16.00 MegaHack winners are announced!

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