PROGRAM WITsthlm2019

8.00 Registration, breakfast and mingle with sponsors

9.00 Dance act by JUCK

9.05 Introduction Unn Swanström, moderator

9.15 Keynote: Sandra Alba Cauffman, Deputy Director of the Earth Science Division, NASA, "From Costa Rica to Mars: Reach, Strive, Achieve!"

9.55 Lightning talk: Ylva Hansdotter, PhD Candidate at University College of Dublin, "Why VR can change the world"

10.05 Audience activation

10.15 Coffee and networking

10.45 Sessions - AI/data

10.45 Mozhgan Tavakolifard, Heading Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Accenture Norway, "Your Data Is Your Currency"

10.55 Tonima Afroze, Software Engineer, Klarna, "Are Machine Learning Models Racist?"

11.05 Brie Code, CEO and CD of TRU LUV, "Making Friends With Our Phones"

11.15 Panel discussion AI, "Focus session - The Rise of Sustainable AI"

11.30 Music, Maria Niwa

11.40 Lightning talk: Carin Ism, Research Director @Bitnation, "Power and Governance in a disruptive era"

12.00 Lunch and networking

13.00 Breakout tracks

(Re)imagine business using data and AI – Congress hall A
Hosted by Accenture
Participants: Sandy Sandhu, Linda Virkkala and Mozhgan Tavakolifard, Accenture

Leaders In Tech – Congress hall B
Hosted by Scania
Participants: Camilla Dewoon, Eleonor Hjalmarsson, Frida Nellros and Maria Paavola, Scania; Cecilia Täkte, Tieto; Ögdärd Andersson, Volvo Cars; Sofia Ljungmark, Doctrin; and Heaven Bereket, Gebeya Inc.

How to get funding for your tech business (EY) – Congress hall C
Hosted by EY
Participants: Indra Sharma, EQT Ventures; Julia Reuszner, Pepins; Miriam Grut Norrby, A&D; Tove Larsson, Norrsken Foundation; Anne Kihlgren, Dynamic Code; Dora Palfi, ImagiLabs; Fardosa Abdalla, Fardosa; Martina Klingvall, Telness and Tuula Tallavaara and Carolina Bocsi, EY

UX Sessions: Can a 100-year old outrun a startup? – Room 202
Hosted by Electrolux
Participants: Tove Chevalley and Pernilla Johansson, Electrolux and
From idea to realization–Product Development Crash Course
Hosted by NENT Group
Participants: Jessica Berglund and Malin Moström, NENT Group

How Blockchain Will Disrupt the World – Room 201
Hosted by Tove Andersson, Superblocks and Saga Arvidsdotter, LIVEBITE

Cyber Security – Digital Dystopia and Utopia – Room 300
Hosted by Cybercom
Participants: Aurore Belfrage, Oriens; Johanna Mannung, Polismyndigheten; Sara Meunier, Inera; Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, AI Sustainability Center; Evelina Anttila, Peltarion and Annika Andreasson, Cybercom

With IoT and Automation in the driver’s seat, what can we expect from tomorrow’s connected societies and the ecosystems involved? – Room 307
Hosted by Scania and EY
Participants: Aina Karlsen Røed and Marie Fossum Strannegård, EY; Annika Grundberg, Frida Nellros and Maria Paavola, Scania; Catarina Löwenadler Mård, IKEA; Lisa Lindström, Doberman; Nicole Kringos, KTH and Pernilla Wikman, Telia Company

The Voice revolution: from Siri to ubiquity – Room 203+204
Hosted by Bonnier News and Kindred
Participants: Anna Hjalmarsson, Artificial Solutions; Will Mace, and Britt Boeskov, Kindred Group; Matilda Ljudén, Catrine Rosengren and Hillevi Hägglöf, Bonnier News

15.00 Break

15.30 Wrap-up breakout sessions, Unn Swanström, moderator

15.40 A woman's place, Anna König Jerlmyr, Mayor, City of Stockholm

15.45 Panel: "The Secret Sauce For Making Change Happen", Donna Hanafi (founder HONA), Suzan Hourieh Lindberg (Head of Diversity Management, M/Volvo Car Mobility), Anna Ryott (Chair of Board at Summa Equity), Sophia Bendz (Partner, Atomico), Rosie Kropp (Senior Advisor, Lavandel)

16.15 Lightning talk: Linda Lindström, Co-Founder and Behavior Strategist Beteendelabbet, "Nudging for good - people, profit, planet"

16.25 Keynote: Sarah Cooper, Writer, Comedian, Nodder, "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings"

16.55 Round-up

17:05-19:00 Mingle with drinks at Folkets Hus

Age to participate is limited to 18 years, as we will serve alcohol. We have to control the age of everyone who order from the bar, so please bring ID.

19:00-21:00 Post-WIT Mingle at Hotel Haymarket by hosted by Scandic

Keep the conversation going, as our friends at Haymarket hosts a Post-WIT Mingle. Some light food will be available, first-come, first-served, with bargain prices in the special WIT-bar on the second floor.

List of speakers