The third annual Viva Technology Conference is nearly upon us! From May 24th to 26th the world’s top VC’s, startups, journalists and tech investors and executives (alongside 80,000 other tech savvy attendees) will flock to Paris for the event to discuss and explore the latest trends shaping tech in 2018. With professionals and companies from over 100 countries, this year’s event is expected to capture the wide international scope of global tech in 2018.
The conference will kick off with an opening speech by President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, where he will explain his take on how to produce technology that can make a vital impact to the economy and society as a whole. This opening speech marks President Macron’s third year at the conference.
On May 25th Founder and CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center Saeed Amidi will take to the startup stage for 360 View: The State of the Accelerator World, where he will discuss the good, bad, and incubation of young companies in the tech sphere. Amidi’s Plug and Play is a global innovation platform and the world’s largest tech accelerator that has helped countless startups, scaleups, investors and corporations around the world.
Amidi will additionally take the stage for Transformation Through Open Innovation: Startup Investment Fund event, where he will professionals leverage initiatives through the accelerator. As a proud immigration service provider for Plug and Play, we know that Amidi’s appearances at Viva Technology are ones that you do not want to miss.
This year’s conference will additionally feature a number of highly renowned, industry respected individuals and companies including Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshani.
Another can’t-miss event is Saturday’s Education Et Transmission Viens On Stem event with Cofounder and Executive Director of France’s 42, Nicolas Sadirac. A passionate supporter of a hands-on “learning by doing” approach, Sadirac invented and directed Epitech in 1999, which would become the leader in computer training in France.
Looking to pitch your work to VivaTech’s sponsors? You’re in luck–for rising startups looking for a wider audience or more opportunities down the road, this is the perfect event to explore productions and tech that is poised to impact the industry in the years to come.
For executives hoping to meet startups that will usher in a new era of digital transformation, VivaTech will provide the opportunity to spot rising talent and to connect with these next-level peers across industries. From countless tech shows, pitches, keynote informational talks and demonstration events, Viva Technology embodies the best in tech by putting the most revolutionary voices and creators on center stage.
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