Andrej Babiš

Keynote speaker
Czech Republic

Andrej Babiš has been the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic since December 2017. He served from 2014 to 2017 as Czech Deputy Prime Minister and...

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Věra Jourová

Keynote speaker
Czech Republic

Věra Jourová is currently European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality. In 2014, before arriving to the European Commission, Ms Jourová held the position of...

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Margrethe Vestager

Keynote speaker
Denmark

Margrethe Vestager is a Danish politician serving as the European Commissioner for Competition since 2014. She previously served as a member of the Folketing from 20...

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Marta Nováková

Keynote speaker

The Minister of Industry and Trade Marta Nováková graduated from VSB – Technical University of Ostrava and has a management certificate from Sheffield Hallam, UK. She...

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Tomáš Petříček

Keynote speaker
Czech Republic

Tomáš Petříček was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs on October 16, 2018. Tomáš Petříček was Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, in charge of setting the...

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Robert Plaga

Education for the digital age
Czech Republic

Ing. Robert Plaga, Ph.D. was born on July 21, 1978 in Ivančice. He is married and has two children. Since 2017 he has been serving as...

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Dan Ťok

Intelligent Mobility and Transportation
Czech Republic

He graduated from the Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Engineering. He also attended an annual management course at Insead University in Paris, a two-year management...

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Adam Vojtěch

Czech Digital Government
Czech Republic

Mgr. et Mgr. Adam Vojtěch, MHA, has a master’s degree in Media and Communication Studies and another one in Law, both from Charles University in Prague....

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Martina Dlabajová

Keynote speaker
Czech Republic

Martina Dlabajová (ANO/ALDE) has been a member of the European Parliament since 2014. She is a member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and...

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Dita Charanzová

Keynote speaker
Czech Republic

Dita Charanzová studied at the University of Economics in Prague and later at the Academy of Diplomacy in Madrid. In 2001 she successfully defended her dissertation...

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Roberto Viola

Keynote speaker
European Commission

Roberto Viola is Director General of DG CONNECT (Directorate General of Communication, Networks, Content and Technology) at the European Commission. He was the Deputy Director-General of...

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Panelists

Annika Agélii Genlott

Education for the digital age
Sweden

Annika Agélii Genlott is a consultant at the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and regions (SALAR) leading the work of developing a National action plan for...

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Mark Boris Andrijanič

Intelligent Mobility and Transportation
Slovenia

Mark Boris Andrijanič is a member of Uber’s Public Policy team, responsible for Central and Eastern Europe, where he leads Uber’s efforts to establish partnerships with...

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Nicolas Colin

Future of Work
France

Nicolas Colin is a co-founder & director of The Family, an investment firm supporting ambitious tech entrepreneurs in Europe. His 2018 book Hedge: A Greater Safety...

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Vladimír Dzurilla

Czech Digital Government
Czech Republic

Vladimir Dzurilla graduated from the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava, he also studied as an exchange student in the Netherlands and at the British Open University....

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Aleš Chmelař

Future of Work
Czech Republic

Aleš Chmelař is the State Secretary for European Affairs. He was appointed in June 2017. Prior to joining the Czech Office of the Government, he worked...

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Alex Ivančo

Czech Blockchain Republic
Czech Republic

Alex Ivančo is Head of the International Law Unit at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and Head of Secretariat of the...

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Alžběta Krausová

Czech Republic as AI Heart of Europe
Czech Republic

Alžběta Krausová is a legal researcher at the Department of Private Law of the Institute of State and Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, an...

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Pavel Kysilka

Education for the digital age
Czech Republic

Pavel Kysilka studied at VŠE in Prague. Between 1986 and 1990 he worked in the Economic Institute ČSAV. He served as a Chief Economic Adviser to...

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Miroslav Lukeš

Czech Blockchain Republic
Czech Republic

Miroslav Lukeš graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, where he specialized in Finance and IT Management; he also studied Economics at the Joint European Studies...

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Roberto Mancone

Czech Blockchain Republic
Ireland

Chief Operating Officer of we.trade Innovation DAC, the Joint Venture owned by 12 European Banks (Caixa, DB, Erste, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Nordea, Rabobank, Santander, SogGen, UBS,...

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Zsuzsanna Mátrai

AI regulation and ethics
Hungary

Zsuzsanna Mátrai joined Microsoft in September 2017 after 20 year diplomatic career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary. She is based in Budapest focusing...

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Jaromír Novák

Bohemian internet and mobile data
Czech Republic

Jaromír Novák studied at the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University in Brno and Faculty of Information Management of the University Hradec Králové. In 2005 he...

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Petr Očko

Czech Republic as AI Heart of Europe
Czech Republic

Mr. Petr Očko graduated from Information Management and European Integration at the University of Economics in Prague and from Ph.D. studies of Information Economics at the...

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Louise Palludan Kampmann

Education for the digital age
Denmark

The Division for Digital Overview and Communication has the overall responsibility for the development of “My Overview” – a system that is to provide Danish citizens...

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Michal Pěchouček

Czech Republic as AI Heart of Europe
Czech Republic

Prof. Ing. Michal Pěchouček, M.Sc, Dr. is a full professor in Computer Science at the Czech Technical University (CTU). He has studied and worked at several...

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Taavi Rõivas

Future of Work
Estonia

Taavi Rõivas was educated at Tallinna Reaalkool (Tallinn Secondary School of Science) and the University of Tartu, School of Economics and Business Administration, where he obtained...

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Tomáš Svoboda

Intelligent Mobility and Transportation
Czech Republic

Tomáš Svoboda is an associate professor and researcher in artificial intelligence with a particular interest in applications on autonomous robots and vehicles. He spent three years...

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Ondřej Vlček

Cyber and information security in the age of thinking machines
Czech Republic

Ondřej Vlček graduated from Mathematical Modelling at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences at the Czech Technical University in Prague. Through books he found his passion for...

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Bohdan Wojnar

Intelligent Mobility and Transportation
Czech Republic

Bohdan Wojnar graduated from the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague (Economics and Management programme) and in 1993 he completed his international studies at European...

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Pēteris Zilgalvis

Czech Blockchain Republic
Latvia

Pēteris Zilgalvis is the Head of Unit for Digital Innovation and Blockchain in the Digital Single Market Directorate in DG CONNECT and is the Co-Chair of...

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Milan Zubíček

AI regulation and ethics
Czech Republic

Milan Zubíček works as the public policy and government relations manager at Google in Brussels, where he covers topics related to online platforms liability and disinformation....

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Moderators

Daniel Braun

Czech Republic as AI Heart of Europe
Czech Republic

Daniel Braun is the Deputy Director of the Cabinet of Commissioner Vera Jourova. His portfolio includes fundamental rights, the digital economy, inter-institutional relations, economic and monetary...

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Ivan Hodáč

Intelligent Mobility and Transportation
Czech Republic

Ivan Hodač is a Founder and President of the Aspen Institute Central Europe. He was Secretary-General of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) from 2001 until...

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Milena Jabůrková

Future of Work
Czech Republic

Mgr. Milena Jabůrková graduated from social policy at Charles university and she received her master´s degree from Victoria University Manchester in International Politics and Economics. She...

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Jan Klesla

Czech Digital Government
Czech Republic

Jan Klesla has studied law, economics and IT in Prague, Norwich, Budapest and Florence. Before entering the media, he gained experience in law, finance and information...

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Ondřej Malý

Bohemian internet and mobile data
Czech Republic

Mgr. Ondřej Malý studied Journalism and International Territorial Studies, specializing in American studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Charles University. Within his master’s...

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Maria Staszkiewicz

Czech Blockchain Republic
Czech Republic

Maria Staszkiewicz studied Linguistics, International Relations and European Studies in Poland and Germany. Afterwards, she worked in the General Secretariat of the Council of the European...

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