CEOs, entrepreneurs, managers, professionals, future enthusiasts, students… It will be a diverse, fun crowd keen to learn & network.
The speakers - 40+ thinkers, visionaries, inventors. They'll show you what the future has in store for humanity: after all, they are already living in it.
You'll get to experience gadgets, games and some really cool tech. Have you ever wanted to chat with a robot? Sophia will be a delightful company.
Reflect Festival is the largest future casting festival between Southern Europe and the Middle East. For the second time, trendsetters, decision-makers, and pioneers will come together to challenge the status quo and paint the picture of our lives disrupted by everything from AI to the changing world of business, innovation in health tech, new players in mobility, and climate change.
In May 2019, over 1000 attendees - entrepreneurs, managers, innovators, students, and future enthusiasts will meet in Limassol, Cyprus together with 40+ speakers to listen, learn and reflect on the world that changes every time we open our eyes.Tickets to Reflect Festival 2019
Our first speakers. More speakers to be added soon.
Within the next 5 to 10 year all companies will need to use AI otherwise they will be at a significant competitive disadvantage. In this talk, the CEO of Curvestone, Dawid Kotur, will explore how AI will impact companies and how to prepare your company so it’s ready to take advantage of the benefits that AI is bringing.
How to use AI as part of your organization.
- Why is AI trending now and how does Machine Learning fit into the picture?
- What question do we need to ask before implementing AI solutions?
- How to better define the business question we want to answer (When using AI tech).
- How to choose the right AI solution (Off the shelf or building a new model).
- AI related API's (Computer vision): Clarifai, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and more.
- AI related API's (Natural language processing): Google, Amazon and more.
The process of building your own Machine Learning model (From Data Acquisition to Predictions). AutoML. Use cases for companies who used and implemented AI.
“AI: Going off-script”, will be about our competitive advantage as human beings in the era of AI as well as the skills we must embrace in the 2nd half of the 21st century to keep up.
With the rise of artificial intelligence, no business operation will be left untouched. This goes for customer service teams as well. AI has the potential to redefine the remit and job description of human customer service agents in a future where AI and agent work together.
dding emotions to AI - either problematic or positive for certain applications. Where is AI research is going in the future (in about 10 years from now)? Learn how it ties to problems and applications in certain business areas, such as HR and human team dynamics.
- How would the future look like when merging nature and technology in our cities?
- Is it possible to create electricity from agriculture and our natural ecosystems?
- Can we emulate a plant with robotics? What are the challenges and possibilities?
- Can forest become the energy stations of the future? The future of society passing through the symbiotic model with nature.
Have you every asked yourself the question 'What if it's true? What if we now have all solutions at hand today to reverse the environmental crisis?'. Conscious business has never been as accessible as it is now - technology and innovative business models give us all opportunities not only to have a positive impact on nature and people, but to build thriving business. We don't have to choose between business and sustainability anymore - Circular Economy makes it possible and the earlier organisations embed it, the bigger advantage they can build.
To transition towards carbon neutral cities we need to be sustainable, but that can only be achieved if we use innovation and design to transform the way we solve problems. For Moya Power, this means developing an alternative energy solution to scavenge wind power from within the city environment.
We as mankind have gone a long way from the Stone Age to the Office Age. Aki shares his story how he was constantly sick due to the modern built environment, researched what made him sick, then found the solution - bring nature indoors with the help of technology. High-performance researcher shares his view on you could optimize your office performance, today.
How we can redesign human and economic systems so that social impact and financial returns are aligned?
How new types of public private partnerships can solve seemingly intracable problems?
The six sins of social impact
The seven symbols of successful entrepreneurship
The three secret hacks for how to be innovative
In this keynote, Dr. Nat Ware will make the case, based on his entrepreneurial journey founding two successful companies, his Oxford PhD academic research, and his personal experiences, that we can, should and must progress as a society from a binary model of capitalism and charity (Capitalism 1.0), beyond social entrepreneurship (Capitalism 2.0), to systems entrepreneurship (Capitalism 3.0). As Nat will explain, too often people view capitalism as good or bad, without realizing that capitalism is what we make of it and how we design it. We can make it so that the profitable thing to do is also what achieves desirable outcomes when it comes to health, education, and the environment. In other words, we can innovative at a systems level and create a pragmatic utopia. In this talk, Nat will reveal what he has discovered are "the six sins of social impact," "the seven symbols of successful entrepreneurship," and "the three secret hacks for how to be innovative." Knowing this is important because the fourth industrial revolution is upon us. If we don't prioritize collaboration over competition, innovation over intellect, and resourcefulness over resources, AI and robotics will soon make humans substitutes not complements. Prepare to be entertained, and challenged, and inspired.
Chris Duffey will pull back the curtain on AI and show some real-world examples of how AI can amplify human creativity and innovation — from enabling more empathy, to creating, delivering and designing immersive experiences.
Attendees will learn:
How humans and machines can to leverage AI for efficiency and creativity to design, deliver and optimize personalized experiences
How AI is being used to address content velocity and drive stronger customer insights, including anticipating their wants and desires
Why AI/ML and human integration will “smart-ify” digital experiences and engagement with contextual personalization
Why investing in AI is essential, and inevitable in this age of the “Experience Economy”
- Key learnings from running a start-up/scale-up
- Secret sauce in the success of VC fund Creandum, first financial investor in Spotify
- New adventures ahead: how to diversify a family office
How CityBee car sharing grew from 50 to 1000 vehicles in Vilnius, Lithuania (a place in most cases nobody knows :)) a market obsessed with car ownership.
Discussing CityBee transformation from car sharing service provider to a platform that connects people with needed shared mobility services in the city.
Why the future of urban transportation is shared and fits in your pocket?
People need not only commodity of transportation, but also a new urban lifestyle.
In this session Mr. Carrier will discuss the future of personal aviation, explain why the combination of flying and driving important and from his own experience he will describe how complex and expensive is certification and production planning for a unique flying car.
Most people in life are, by nature, risk averse. Starting the journey of entrepreneurship therefore goes against our natural instincts. As brave as it may sound, the truth is that it is often not as fun as most books might suggest, leaving entrepreneurs feeling exposed and vulnerable.
1) What is impostor syndrome and how does it translate into entrepreneurship?
2) What is your risk level (to imposter syndrome) and how can it affect your success?
3) How can you tip the balance towards productive development?
Entrepreneurship has always had the potential to revolutionise society for the better – but not until society revolutionises itself. Understanding your own psychological behaviours - both positive and negative - and harnessing them to achieve a greater level of psychological flexibility is one of the many steps towards this revolution.
Growth is today’s mantra. Everybody in business is looking for the next big thing which will 3x, 5x, 7x revenues and profits. We’re all turning towards technologies and AI but the truth is, it’s not technology which is going to revolutionize business as we know it. It’s psychology. 90 – 95% decisions happen subconsciously and Matej will take you on a journey to your customers’ subconscious mind. He will show you how changing just a few words lead to doubling sales, how inserting a clever sentence caused 3x more people to apply for an unwanted job or how switching the order of information caused a 55% increase in conversions of a campaign. After this lecture, your view of customers will change. Forever.
- The rise of AI and technology and the displacement of millions of white-collar jobs.
- What core human skills and qualities will continue to play an increased role in the future?
- How important is the engagement and empowerment of human workers in the modern workforce?
- How can we motivate, empower and engage employees so as to meet the challenges posed by technology?
What if it's possible? Together, we will brainstorm about ‘How we can all be a part of the circular future’. We will experience ‘circularity reality’ on interactive cases of the successful companies and challenge the obstacles to sustainable lifestyle. Insightful, fun & interactive – this workshop is for you if love active participation and dare to challenge the status quo.
Are you aware of your ‘online-you’? Are you safe in the digital world and are you in control of your identity on the internet? Join Charlotte to brainstorm how to represent the various facets of your digital identity and its values.
Do NL mozes dat nieco v slovazmysle ze si rozoberieme niekolko case studies do hlbky a ak budu mat ucastnici zaujem mozeme sa porozpravat o ich konkretnych zadaniach / projektoch / problemoch
Reflect Festival is the largest future casting festival between Southern Europe and the Middle East. Join the hundreds of people that attended our festival last year and help us make it even greater this year with over 1000 expected attendees. On May 9-10, 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus you'll get a chance to meet and get inspired by the greatest innovators in the World.
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"It was amazing to experience how you have managed to mix people from different companies and disciplines. The conferences that I usually attend are quite technical and topic specific. At Reflect you have created a mix of different areas, which was very interesting and thought-provoking."
Technology Senior Manager at Vodafone Group
"At Reflect, I have met some very interesting speakers, attendees and I also learned about the local business environment. Cyprus has a lot to offer and I am already looking forward to coming back soon."
VP Corporate Development at AeroMobil
"It was a positive mix of speakers, topics and opinions which nurtured constructive discussions and exchange of ideas and technology insights. Cyprus has a lot to offer. I was impressed by the local hospitality, great weather and the vibe of the island and I believe Cyprus is as a perfect destination where business nicely blends with leisure. Next year I will be very pleased to come back."
Head of Business Development at Nvidia
"It was an enriching experience for me to see the different use-cases of latest technologies, such as AI, VR or blockchain. This has helped me to shape the vision of my own company. I am glad that I was part of it."
Co-founder ar Virtual Medicine
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Reflect will take place at Carob Mill, located in the heart of Limassol, next to the Limassol medieval castle. The area is surrounded by restaurants, bars and cafes and is next to the Limassol marina and the lively old port square.
Limassol, a cosmopolitan and an energetic city of Cyprus, was established some 4000 years ago. For this reason, it has a blend of incredible monuments and modern landmark buildings. Today Limassol is the island's main port and one of the greatest commercial ports in the Mediterranean, as well as one of the most important maritime, commercial,energy and service centres in the wider region. It is also a popular tourist destination thanks to the high quality tourist facilities that has to offer, sunny days and the amazing clean beaches that spread along its coast. Limassol is always full of life and hospitable people. Limassol has developed rapidly during the last few decades and it’s considered one of the most fast-growing cities in Europe.