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N100 AREAS

 

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TECHNOLOGY

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POLITICS

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ECONOMICS

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SOCIETY

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science &

INNOVATION

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ENVIRONMENT

& ENERGY

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Security

& Defence

what WAS discussed...

NEXT100 POLITICS

  • Globalizing World and Political Backlash: Overcoming Anxieties, Securing Identities, Innovating Polities Around Global Challenges Tomáš Petříček, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic, Tony Curzon Price

  • Impact of Data Mining on Politics (Users vs Uses): Tony Curzon Price

  • Foreign Influence in the Balkans, Teresa Reiter, Filip Šebok, Tomáš Strážay

  • Will China Rise? Why we worry about the wrong 'Thucydides Trap’, David Welch, University of Waterloo

  • BREXIT AT TIFFANY'S (Brexit Breakfast Briefing) Monika Brusenbauch Meislová (Masarykova Univerzita, Tony Curzon Price

  • Africa and Europe: Language of opportunities instead of Crisis, Henni Brandstötter (Austrian Parliament)

NEXT100 SOCIETY

  • Innovation for social good, Jan Bizik, Vodafone

  • Making robots usable in everyday life, Patrizio Pelliccione

  • Education for the digital 21st century - the story of Czechitas, Barbora Buhnova (Czechitas, Masaryk University)

  • The Harmonious Relationship between People & Tech, Mathew Oh, Forefront Charity

  • Automation and Society: Between politics, business and technology, Martina Dlabajova (MEP), Thomas Roca (Microsoft)

  • Knowledge Triangle in the 21st Century, Jiri Drahos (Czech Senate), Barbora Buhnova (Czechitas, Masaryk University)

  • No Future (book presentation) Bob Kartous (EDUIn)

  • Personal Freedom and Technology, Shmuel Bar, Jan Lipavský

  • Integrating Segmentation through People, Mathew Oh (Forefront Charity)

NEXT100 ECONOMY

  • Key Note on Global Sustainability: Jeffrey Sachs (online)

  • American First’ and the problem with the battle against corporate tax abuse, Ronen Palan, City University, London

  • Why does Europe "punch beneath its weight? Iain Begg, London School of Economics

  • Analysing the data-flow of stories, Tony Curzon Price

NEXT100 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Climate Change: Is the Science Done and Dusted? Tim Palmer, Oxford University

  • AI and Climate Change, Ludovic Sinet, Good Tech Lab

  • Renewable Energy in the Visegrad Countries: Policy Discussion, Adéla Denková (Evropa v Datech)

  • Beyond energy efficiency and its role in the future energy system, Ondřej Šrámek Tomasz Waszkiewicz (EU-ESA)

  • Electricity as the cryptocurrency of the future, Petr Rokusek (NANOEnergy)

NEXT100 TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATIONS

  • AI applications are not even nearly intelligent—we can solve this, Patrick Van Der Smagt, Volkswagen Group

  • Spotlight: Jim Balsillie on Innovations

  • Global challenges to automation, Sarah Trippl (NEOS), Jan Svejnar (Columbia University), Slavoj Musilek (Universal Robots), Barbora Buhnova (Masaryk University)

  • RICAIP: An Ecosystem for Future AI, Vladimir Marik (CIIRC, CUT)

  • The state of AI across Europe: analysis, Thomas Roca (Microsoft)

  • International Visegrad Fund and Recharging Central Europe: IVF and Innovations, Andor David, Director of the International Visegrad Fund

NEXT100 SECURITY AND DEFENCE

  • Counter-Terrorism - How Mass Data Collection Technology and Good Old HUMINT Complement, Shmuel Bar (Intuview), Yan St. Pierre

  • From Kinetic to Virtual and Back Again: The Evolution of Conflict in the Wider Middle East Mitchell Belfer, Arthur de Liedekerke

  • What future for Technology in War and Conflict? Shmuel Bar, Jiří Šedivý, David Welch

  • The future of Central and Eastern European defence industries, Martin Chovančík

NEXT100 SCIENCE 

  • Open Science: are we walking the walk, Robert-Jan Smits, President, Eindhoven University

  • Beyond the Horizon: what future for EU research funding beyond 2020? Daniel Spichtinger

  • Jan Lukačevič on Space and Science

  • Key Note: Frederick Bordry on the Fundamental Science of Physics and its Impact on the Future of Humanity

  • Dialogue between Climate and Physics: Overcoming boundaries searching for the impossible: Frederick Bordry (CERN), Tim Palmer (Oxford University)

  • European AI: Global Contender? Holger Hoos

  • The State of Art of Alzheimer Research, Martin Tolar (Alzheon)

  • AI & Reasoning: A View From the Trenches, Josef Urban (CIIRC)

  • Will the future of research be open? Daniel Spichtinger

BEYOND N100

  • The Unbelievable Truth: Panel Show Game JP Kloppers, Bill Shipsey, Tony Curzon Price, Michal Koran, Odessa Primus

  • Art and Artists and the Fluidity of Our Times, Bill Shipsey, Art for Amnesty

  • BrainArt, Alberto Levy

  • Conference Cliché Pop Roulette – Next100 Band Improv Show

  • Arts, Technology, and Ethical AI. Exploring the Unthinkable with the Republic of Užupis. Max Haarich

  • OXFORD-STYLE DEBATE: The voice of the audience

2019 speakers

Jim Balsillie

Founder & Chair, Centre for International Governance Innovation

 

Tomáš Petříček

Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs

Martina Dlabajová

Member of the European Parliament

Frederick Bordry

Director of Acceleration & Technology, CERN

Tim Palmer

Research Professor, The Royal Society

Oxford University

Barbora Buhnova

Associate Professor, Masaryk University

Co-Founder of Czechitas

David Welch

Professor of Political Science, Chair of Global Security, Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA)

Patrick Van der Smagt

Director of Fundamental AI Research, Volkswagen Group

Teresa reiter

Policy Advisor for Foreign Policy, European Affairs, Defense and Development Cooperation

Filip Šebok

Project Manager / Research Fellow, Association for International Affairs

Robert-Jan Smits

President, Eindhoven University, Former Director-General of Research & Innovation, European Commission

Iain begg

Professor, London School of Economics (LSE)

petra Moravcova

Interaction designer, Avast Software in Product Discovery Team

Tomasz Waszkiewicz

Regional Market Leader, Signify

Monika Brusenbauch Meislová

Assistant professor at the Department of International Relations and European Studies, Masaryk University

Jan Lukacevic

Research Assistant at the Department of Space Physics, New Europe 100 Challenger​