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Recharge yourself for next 10 years

13-14 June Vilnius innovation forum REGISTRATION IS FREE OF CHARGE

What it’s all about

Tremendous
Agenda

Lithuanian Innovators Exhibition

B2B Matchmaking Event

Workshop Events

Visits to High-Tech Companies

Networking

1600+ Attendees

50+ Global Speakers & Players

CEOs &
Founders

Innovators & Researchers

Groundbreaking

INNOVATION DRIFT 2019 is the 4th bi-annual chance to take a part in the most groundbreaking technological achievements forum in the Baltic Sea region.

Future challenges

The brightest minds and influential decision makers gather in Vilnius, Lithuania on the 13-14th of June 2019 to discuss regional and global challenges, share views on innovations and create possibilities to solve pressing economic and social challenges.

Ready to challenge everyone

The organizers – Ministry of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania and the driving force of innovations implementation the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) are ready to challenge everyone to project how Lithuania and the world are going to change in 10 years.

Speakers

Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen/Director EMEA Business Development at Tesla, DENMARK

Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen

Director EMEA Business Development at Tesla, DENMARK
Herbert Hong Bo Chen/COO, Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd. Deputy Director, TusPark Management Committee Vice President, International Association of Science Parks (IASP) Director, IASP China Office Member, Global Future Council, World Economic Forum (Davos), CHINA

Herbert Hong Bo Chen

COO, Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd. Deputy Director, TusPark Management Committee Vice President, International Association of Science Parks (IASP) Director, IASP China Office Member, Global Future Council, World Economic Forum (Davos), CHINA
Dr. Garrett Reisman/NASA Astronaut (Ret.), Professor of Astronautical Engineering at USC, Senior Advisor at SpaceX, USA

Dr. Garrett Reisman

NASA Astronaut (Ret.), Professor of Astronautical Engineering at USC, Senior Advisor at SpaceX, USA
Michael Peters/ CEO of Euronews, SA, President Africanews SASU, FRANCE

Michael Peters

CEO of Euronews, SA, President Africanews SASU, FRANCE
Mr. Ēriks Eglītis/State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of LATVIA

Mr. Ēriks Eglītis

State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of LATVIA
Viljar Lubi/Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Deputy Secretary General for Economic Development, ESTONIA

Viljar Lubi

Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Deputy Secretary General for Economic Development, ESTONIA
Jamie Burke/ Investor, author, speaker, UNITED KINGDOM

Jamie Burke

Investor, author, speaker, UNITED KINGDOM
Dr. Michal Wlodarski/ Principal, Lead for Global Life Sciences, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Michal Wlodarski

Principal, Lead for Global Life Sciences, UNITED KINGDOM
Dr. Piotr Biskupski/ IBM Security - IBM i2 - Pan-IMT Client Technical Professional, IBM Q Ambassador, POLAND

Dr. Piotr Biskupski

IBM Security - IBM i2 - Pan-IMT Client Technical Professional, IBM Q Ambassador, POLAND
Wolfgang Ungerer/ Founder and Managing Director of Ardourian, GERMANY

Wolfgang Ungerer

Founder and Managing Director of Ardourian, GERMANY
Deepak Solanki/Founder & CEO, Vélmenni, INDIA

Deepak Solanki

Founder & CEO, Vélmenni, INDIA
Laurynas Mačiulis/Head of satellite systems research group and PhD candidate at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Institute of Aviation, LITHUANIA

Laurynas Mačiulis

Head of satellite systems research group and PhD candidate at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Institute of Aviation, LITHUANIA
Vladas Jurgis Labanauskas/NASA Intern, LITHUANIA

Vladas Jurgis Labanauskas

NASA Intern, LITHUANIA
Julija Kravčenko/ NASA Intern, LITHUANIA

Julija Kravčenko

NASA Intern, LITHUANIA
Bernhard Hufenbach/Lead of Strategy and Innovation Team of the ESA Directorate for human and robotic exploration European Space Agency (ESA), THE NETHERLANDS

Bernhard Hufenbach

Lead of Strategy and Innovation Team of the ESA Directorate for human and robotic exploration European Space Agency (ESA), THE NETHERLANDS
Gintarė Plečkaitytė/NASA intern, LITHUANIA

Gintarė Plečkaitytė

NASA intern, LITHUANIA
Vidmantas Tomkus/FORUM MODERATOR. Member of the Board, Consultant at Lithuanian Aerospace Association, LITHUANIA

Vidmantas Tomkus

FORUM MODERATOR. Member of the Board, Consultant at Lithuanian Aerospace Association, LITHUANIA
Krisstina Wilmoth/NASA Ames Research Center and the Project Manager for the NASA International Internships, USA

Krisstina Wilmoth

NASA Ames Research Center and the Project Manager for the NASA International Internships, USA
Andrew Mitchell/HM Trade Commissioner for Europe, UNITED KINGDOM

Andrew Mitchell

HM Trade Commissioner for Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
Charlotte Van Velthoven/FORUM MODERATOR. Founder and moderator at Charly Speaks, NETHERLANDS.

Charlotte Van Velthoven

FORUM MODERATOR. Founder and moderator at Charly Speaks, NETHERLANDS.
Dmytro Turchyn/AI Product Marketing Lead, CEE, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC

Dmytro Turchyn

AI Product Marketing Lead, CEE, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC
Kalev Pihl/ CEO of SK ID Solutions, ESTONIA

Kalev Pihl

CEO of SK ID Solutions, ESTONIA
Heba Bevan/ Founder & CEO of UtterBerry, UNITED KINGDOM

Heba Bevan

Founder & CEO of UtterBerry, UNITED KINGDOM
Paolo Balboni/Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Faculty of Law Maastricht University, ITALY

Paolo Balboni

Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Faculty of Law Maastricht University, ITALY
Felix Lermer/Digitalization Officer, Siemens Mobility, GERMANY

Felix Lermer

Digitalization Officer, Siemens Mobility, GERMANY
Henrik Scharfe/MA, PhD CEO, global thinker, strategist, speaker, DENMARK

Henrik Scharfe

MA, PhD CEO, global thinker, strategist, speaker, DENMARK
Stéphane Ouaki/Head of Unit “TF3

Stéphane Ouaki

Head of Unit “TF3 "Financial Instruments" at the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation of the European Commission, BELGIUM
Justinas Katkus/FORUM MODERATOR. Co-founder and CEO of R&D of Factobotics, RoboBend, LITHUANIA

Justinas Katkus

FORUM MODERATOR. Co-founder and CEO of R&D of Factobotics, RoboBend, LITHUANIA
Domininkas Virbickas/Vice President of ISP Integrations, EMEA, CUJO AI, LITHUANIA

Domininkas Virbickas

Vice President of ISP Integrations, EMEA, CUJO AI, LITHUANIA
Valentin Scarlat/ Internet of Things Business Lead – Central and Eastern Europe, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC

Valentin Scarlat

Internet of Things Business Lead – Central and Eastern Europe, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC
Patrick Halford/ Business Advisor, Board member, FINLAND

Patrick Halford

Business Advisor, Board member, FINLAND
Gintautas Nekrošius/CMO at LYMPO, LITHUANIA

Gintautas Nekrošius

CMO at LYMPO, LITHUANIA
Jeff Burton/FORUM MODERATOR. Woodside Creek Ventures. USA.

Jeff Burton

FORUM MODERATOR. Woodside Creek Ventures. USA.
Teddy Nehmad/ Founder & CEO of C Capital, co-founder of SIH Innovation Center, ISRAEL

Teddy Nehmad

Founder & CEO of C Capital, co-founder of SIH Innovation Center, ISRAEL
Christoph Sollich/The Pitch Doctor | Pitch Coach, Startup Comedian, GERMANY

Christoph Sollich

The Pitch Doctor | Pitch Coach, Startup Comedian, GERMANY
Dr. Sara Medina/A Member of the Board of SPI, PORTUGAL

Dr. Sara Medina

A Member of the Board of SPI, PORTUGAL
Jeroen Verheyen/ Co-Founder at Semarion and Majico, Research Associate at Cambridge University, UNITED KINGDOM

Jeroen Verheyen

Co-Founder at Semarion and Majico, Research Associate at Cambridge University, UNITED KINGDOM
Prof. Mindaugas Jievaltas/Head of Urology Department Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, President of Lithuanian Association of Urologists, LITHUANIA

Prof. Mindaugas Jievaltas

Head of Urology Department Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, President of Lithuanian Association of Urologists, LITHUANIA
Tomas Poškus/FORUM MODERATOR. General and visceral surgeon Vilnius University Hospital „Santaros Klinikos

Tomas Poškus

FORUM MODERATOR. General and visceral surgeon Vilnius University Hospital „Santaros Klinikos" and Professor of surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Vilnius University, LITHUANIA
Ichiro Amimori/ Co-Founder & CEO of Xenoma Inc., JAPAN

Ichiro Amimori

Co-Founder & CEO of Xenoma Inc., JAPAN
Prof. Arvydas Laurinavičius/ Director of the National Centre of Pathology, LITHUANIA

Prof. Arvydas Laurinavičius

Director of the National Centre of Pathology, LITHUANIA
Martin Bonde Jensen/Co-founder & CTO, Particle3D, DENMARK

Martin Bonde Jensen

Co-founder & CTO, Particle3D, DENMARK
Dr. Valery Zukin/Vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Reproductive Medicine, UKRAINE

Dr. Valery Zukin

Vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Reproductive Medicine, UKRAINE
Simona Šimulytė/ FORUM MODERATOR. SingularityU Vilnius Chapter Leadership Team, LITHUANIA

Simona Šimulytė

FORUM MODERATOR. SingularityU Vilnius Chapter Leadership Team, LITHUANIA
Boris Behringer/21 Century Mastermind, CEO of Kwerdenken GmbH, GERMANY

Boris Behringer

21 Century Mastermind, CEO of Kwerdenken GmbH, GERMANY
Erinija Andrijauske/ Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers AS, NORWAY

Erinija Andrijauske

Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers AS, NORWAY
Nishan Hagop Paparian/ Instructional Content Coordinator, TUMO, ARMENIA

Nishan Hagop Paparian

Instructional Content Coordinator, TUMO, ARMENIA
Goda Vengrauskaitė/LABAS Brand manager, LITHUANIA

Goda Vengrauskaitė

LABAS Brand manager, LITHUANIA
Paivi Tahkokallio/President-elect of BEDA, Founder and CEO of Tahkokallio Design+, Vice President of Ornamo Art and Design, FINLAND

Paivi Tahkokallio

President-elect of BEDA, Founder and CEO of Tahkokallio Design+, Vice President of Ornamo Art and Design, FINLAND
Dr. Vytautas Ašeris/Head of Business Development Unit at Danske Bank, Partner Professor at Vilnius University, LITHUANIA

Dr. Vytautas Ašeris

Head of Business Development Unit at Danske Bank, Partner Professor at Vilnius University, LITHUANIA
Alex Gibb/ Co-founder at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA

Alex Gibb

Co-founder at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA
Arvydas Plėta/Innovation partner at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA

Arvydas Plėta

Innovation partner at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA
Toma Grinytė/Industry Manager at Google, Women@Baltics co-lead at Google, #IamRemarkable facilitator, LITHUANIA

Toma Grinytė

Industry Manager at Google, Women@Baltics co-lead at Google, #IamRemarkable facilitator, LITHUANIA
Lina Jakučionienė/Ambassador of the European Association of Communication Directors for Lithuania, LITHUANIA

Lina Jakučionienė

Ambassador of the European Association of Communication Directors for Lithuania, LITHUANIA
Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen/Director EMEA Business Development at Tesla, DENMARK

Peter Bardenfleth-Hansen

Director EMEA Business Development at Tesla, DENMARK
Herbert Hong Bo Chen/COO, Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd. Deputy Director, TusPark Management Committee Vice President, International Association of Science Parks (IASP) Director, IASP China Office Member, Global Future Council, World Economic Forum (Davos), CHINA

Herbert Hong Bo Chen

COO, Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd. Deputy Director, TusPark Management Committee Vice President, International Association of Science Parks (IASP) Director, IASP China Office Member, Global Future Council, World Economic Forum (Davos), CHINA
Jamie Burke/ Investor, author, speaker, UNITED KINGDOM

Jamie Burke

Investor, author, speaker, UNITED KINGDOM
Dr. Michal Wlodarski/ Principal, Lead for Global Life Sciences, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Michal Wlodarski

Principal, Lead for Global Life Sciences, UNITED KINGDOM
Dr. Piotr Biskupski/ IBM Security - IBM i2 - Pan-IMT Client Technical Professional, IBM Q Ambassador, POLAND

Dr. Piotr Biskupski

IBM Security - IBM i2 - Pan-IMT Client Technical Professional, IBM Q Ambassador, POLAND
Wolfgang Ungerer/ Founder and Managing Director of Ardourian, GERMANY

Wolfgang Ungerer

Founder and Managing Director of Ardourian, GERMANY
Deepak Solanki/Founder & CEO, Vélmenni, INDIA

Deepak Solanki

Founder & CEO, Vélmenni, INDIA
Laurynas Mačiulis/Head of satellite systems research group and PhD candidate at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Institute of Aviation, LITHUANIA

Laurynas Mačiulis

Head of satellite systems research group and PhD candidate at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Institute of Aviation, LITHUANIA
Vladas Jurgis Labanauskas/NASA Intern, LITHUANIA

Vladas Jurgis Labanauskas

NASA Intern, LITHUANIA
Dr. Garrett Reisman/NASA Astronaut (Ret.), Professor of Astronautical Engineering at USC, Senior Advisor at SpaceX, USA

Dr. Garrett Reisman

NASA Astronaut (Ret.), Professor of Astronautical Engineering at USC, Senior Advisor at SpaceX, USA
Julija Kravčenko/ NASA Intern, LITHUANIA

Julija Kravčenko

NASA Intern, LITHUANIA
Bernhard Hufenbach/Lead of Strategy and Innovation Team of the ESA Directorate for human and robotic exploration European Space Agency (ESA), THE NETHERLANDS

Bernhard Hufenbach

Lead of Strategy and Innovation Team of the ESA Directorate for human and robotic exploration European Space Agency (ESA), THE NETHERLANDS
Gintarė Plečkaitytė/NASA intern, LITHUANIA

Gintarė Plečkaitytė

NASA intern, LITHUANIA
Vidmantas Tomkus/FORUM MODERATOR. Member of the Board, Consultant at Lithuanian Aerospace Association, LITHUANIA

Vidmantas Tomkus

FORUM MODERATOR. Member of the Board, Consultant at Lithuanian Aerospace Association, LITHUANIA
Krisstina Wilmoth/NASA Ames Research Center and the Project Manager for the NASA International Internships, USA

Krisstina Wilmoth

NASA Ames Research Center and the Project Manager for the NASA International Internships, USA
Andrew Mitchell/HM Trade Commissioner for Europe, UNITED KINGDOM

Andrew Mitchell

HM Trade Commissioner for Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
Charlotte Van Velthoven/FORUM MODERATOR. Founder and moderator at Charly Speaks, NETHERLANDS.

Charlotte Van Velthoven

FORUM MODERATOR. Founder and moderator at Charly Speaks, NETHERLANDS.
Dmytro Turchyn/AI Product Marketing Lead, CEE, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC

Dmytro Turchyn

AI Product Marketing Lead, CEE, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC
Michael Peters/ CEO of Euronews, SA, President Africanews SASU, FRANCE

Michael Peters

CEO of Euronews, SA, President Africanews SASU, FRANCE
Kalev Pihl/ CEO of SK ID Solutions, ESTONIA

Kalev Pihl

CEO of SK ID Solutions, ESTONIA
Heba Bevan/ Founder & CEO of UtterBerry, UNITED KINGDOM

Heba Bevan

Founder & CEO of UtterBerry, UNITED KINGDOM
Paolo Balboni/Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Faculty of Law Maastricht University, ITALY

Paolo Balboni

Founding Partner of ICT Legal Consulting and Professor of Privacy, Cybersecurity, and IT Contract Law at the European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC) Faculty of Law Maastricht University, ITALY
Felix Lermer/Digitalization Officer, Siemens Mobility, GERMANY

Felix Lermer

Digitalization Officer, Siemens Mobility, GERMANY
Henrik Scharfe/MA, PhD CEO, global thinker, strategist, speaker, DENMARK

Henrik Scharfe

MA, PhD CEO, global thinker, strategist, speaker, DENMARK
Stéphane Ouaki/Head of Unit “TF3

Stéphane Ouaki

Head of Unit “TF3 "Financial Instruments" at the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation of the European Commission, BELGIUM
Justinas Katkus/FORUM MODERATOR. Co-founder and CEO of R&D of Factobotics, RoboBend, LITHUANIA

Justinas Katkus

FORUM MODERATOR. Co-founder and CEO of R&D of Factobotics, RoboBend, LITHUANIA
Domininkas Virbickas/Vice President of ISP Integrations, EMEA, CUJO AI, LITHUANIA

Domininkas Virbickas

Vice President of ISP Integrations, EMEA, CUJO AI, LITHUANIA
Valentin Scarlat/ Internet of Things Business Lead – Central and Eastern Europe, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC

Valentin Scarlat

Internet of Things Business Lead – Central and Eastern Europe, Microsoft, CZECH REPUBLIC
Patrick Halford/ Business Advisor, Board member, FINLAND

Patrick Halford

Business Advisor, Board member, FINLAND
Gintautas Nekrošius/CMO at LYMPO, LITHUANIA

Gintautas Nekrošius

CMO at LYMPO, LITHUANIA
Jeff Burton/FORUM MODERATOR. Woodside Creek Ventures. USA.

Jeff Burton

FORUM MODERATOR. Woodside Creek Ventures. USA.
Teddy Nehmad/ Founder & CEO of C Capital, co-founder of SIH Innovation Center, ISRAEL

Teddy Nehmad

Founder & CEO of C Capital, co-founder of SIH Innovation Center, ISRAEL
Christoph Sollich/The Pitch Doctor | Pitch Coach, Startup Comedian, GERMANY

Christoph Sollich

The Pitch Doctor | Pitch Coach, Startup Comedian, GERMANY
Dr. Sara Medina/A Member of the Board of SPI, PORTUGAL

Dr. Sara Medina

A Member of the Board of SPI, PORTUGAL
Jeroen Verheyen/ Co-Founder at Semarion and Majico, Research Associate at Cambridge University, UNITED KINGDOM

Jeroen Verheyen

Co-Founder at Semarion and Majico, Research Associate at Cambridge University, UNITED KINGDOM
Prof. Mindaugas Jievaltas/Head of Urology Department Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, President of Lithuanian Association of Urologists, LITHUANIA

Prof. Mindaugas Jievaltas

Head of Urology Department Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, President of Lithuanian Association of Urologists, LITHUANIA
Tomas Poškus/FORUM MODERATOR. General and visceral surgeon Vilnius University Hospital „Santaros Klinikos

Tomas Poškus

FORUM MODERATOR. General and visceral surgeon Vilnius University Hospital „Santaros Klinikos" and Professor of surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Vilnius University, LITHUANIA
Ichiro Amimori/ Co-Founder & CEO of Xenoma Inc., JAPAN

Ichiro Amimori

Co-Founder & CEO of Xenoma Inc., JAPAN
Prof. Arvydas Laurinavičius/ Director of the National Centre of Pathology, LITHUANIA

Prof. Arvydas Laurinavičius

Director of the National Centre of Pathology, LITHUANIA
Martin Bonde Jensen/Co-founder & CTO, Particle3D, DENMARK

Martin Bonde Jensen

Co-founder & CTO, Particle3D, DENMARK
Dr. Valery Zukin/Vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Reproductive Medicine, UKRAINE

Dr. Valery Zukin

Vice-president of Ukrainian Association of Reproductive Medicine, UKRAINE
Simona Šimulytė/ FORUM MODERATOR. SingularityU Vilnius Chapter Leadership Team, LITHUANIA

Simona Šimulytė

FORUM MODERATOR. SingularityU Vilnius Chapter Leadership Team, LITHUANIA
Boris Behringer/21 Century Mastermind, CEO of Kwerdenken GmbH, GERMANY

Boris Behringer

21 Century Mastermind, CEO of Kwerdenken GmbH, GERMANY
Erinija Andrijauske/ Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers AS, NORWAY

Erinija Andrijauske

Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers AS, NORWAY
Nishan Hagop Paparian/ Instructional Content Coordinator, TUMO, ARMENIA

Nishan Hagop Paparian

Instructional Content Coordinator, TUMO, ARMENIA
Goda Vengrauskaitė/LABAS Brand manager, LITHUANIA

Goda Vengrauskaitė

LABAS Brand manager, LITHUANIA
Paivi Tahkokallio/President-elect of BEDA, Founder and CEO of Tahkokallio Design+, Vice President of Ornamo Art and Design, FINLAND

Paivi Tahkokallio

President-elect of BEDA, Founder and CEO of Tahkokallio Design+, Vice President of Ornamo Art and Design, FINLAND
Dr. Vytautas Ašeris/Head of Business Development Unit at Danske Bank, Partner Professor at Vilnius University, LITHUANIA

Dr. Vytautas Ašeris

Head of Business Development Unit at Danske Bank, Partner Professor at Vilnius University, LITHUANIA
Alex Gibb/ Co-founder at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA

Alex Gibb

Co-founder at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA
Arvydas Plėta/Innovation partner at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA

Arvydas Plėta

Innovation partner at Katalista Ventures, LITHUANIA
Toma Grinytė/Industry Manager at Google, Women@Baltics co-lead at Google, #IamRemarkable facilitator, LITHUANIA

Toma Grinytė

Industry Manager at Google, Women@Baltics co-lead at Google, #IamRemarkable facilitator, LITHUANIA
Lina Jakučionienė/Ambassador of the European Association of Communication Directors for Lithuania, LITHUANIA

Lina Jakučionienė

Ambassador of the European Association of Communication Directors for Lithuania, LITHUANIA
Mr. Ēriks Eglītis/State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of LATVIA

Mr. Ēriks Eglītis

State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of LATVIA
Viljar Lubi/Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Deputy Secretary General for Economic Development, ESTONIA

Viljar Lubi

Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Deputy Secretary General for Economic Development, ESTONIA

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