WeAreDevelopers Congress Vienna 2019

28th & 29th November | Hofburg Vienna
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The Congress for Developers in AI, Cloud, Blockchain & IoT

This is your chance to get ahead and learn from experts about the most dynamic topics for developers. Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Blockchain and Internet of Things are rapidly advancing in not only business but all facets of our society.

Speakers from around the world will provide their professional insights on the current and future trends that will keep you up to date with the skills needed for the field’s accelerating pace.

Highlights

2000

Attendees

Network and share your experience with like-minded people from 50+ countries who love what they do

60

Speakers

Learn from industry leaders and tech pioneers selected by the WeAreDevelopers Community

25

Workshops

Dive into hands-on sessions with experts from leading tech companies to enhance your skills

What’s in it for me?

Our congress will give you the opportunity to assimilate the newest implementation techniques and coding skills.

Dedicate your time at any of our four stages to improve your skills and gain valuable insights about the latest topics in AI, Cloud, Blockchain and IoT.

Artificial Intelligence

The competition in AI development is increasing and the best practices are continuously being adapted. Learn about the newest advancements and boost your skills.

Cloud

Cloud technology trends are evolving and dominating the IT industry. Our speakers will give you a chance to learn about the latest improvements in cloud services.

Blockchain

Blockchain has been and will continue into the foreseeable future to disrupt industries with its numerous possibilities. You can learn at our congress about the latest advancements and techniques from industry leaders.

Internet of Things

IoT applications are increasingly connecting our world. Experts at our congress will talk about the newest development trends to help you stay up to date with the continuously evolving technology.

Focus Technologies

  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • NLP
  • Cloud Computing
  • Blockchain
  • Computer Vision, Sound, Speech Recognition
  • IoT
  • Robotics
  • Python, R, Java, Prolog, Go, TensorFlow
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • NLP
  • Cloud Computing
  • Blockchain
  • Computer Vision, Sound, Speech Recognition
  • IoT
  • Robotics
  • Python, R, Java, Prolog, Go, TensorFlow

Speakers

Tanmay Bakshi

AI expert at age 15, IBM Cloud Advisor

Tanmay Bakshi is a 15 year-old Canadian author, AI/Machine Learning expert, TED and keynote speaker, Honorary IBM Cloud Advisor, and a media personality who has addressed over 200,000 executives, leaders, intellectuals, and developers at international conferences, universities, and multinationals worldwide. His passion to develop algorithms and to work with machine learning lead him to apply this tech mainly in the fields of education and healthcare. His goal is to help at least 100,000 aspiring coders in learning how to code and innovate through his books, workshops and seminars. Tanmay’s YouTube channel called “Tanmay Teaches” and his consistent work towards his goal for the past 8 years has earned him numerous recognitions such as Knowledge Ambassador Award, IBM Champion for Cloud, Google Developer Expert for Machine Learning, Twilio Doer award, and Global Goodwill Ambassador at Linkedin, to name a few.

Tanmay Bakshi
AI expert at age 15, IBM Cloud Advisor

Fedor Holz

Founder, Primed Mind

Fedor Holz
Founder, Primed Mind

Cassie Kozyrkov

Chief Decision Scientist, Google, Inc.

As Chief Decision Scientist at Google Cloud, Cassie Kozyrkov advises leadership teams on decision process, AI strategy, and building data-driven organizations. She works to democratize statistical thinking and machine learning so that everyone - Google, its customers, the world! - can harness the beauty and power of data. She is the force behind bringing the practice of Decision Intelligence to Google and she has personally trained over 15,000 Googlers in machine learning, statistics, and data-driven decision-making. Before her current role, she served in Google's Office of the CTO as Chief Data Scientist. Prior to joining Google, Cassie worked as a data scientist and consultant. She holds degrees in mathematical statistics, economics, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. When she’s not working, you’re most likely to find Cassie at the theater, in an art museum, exploring the world, or curled up with a good novel.

Cassie Kozyrkov
Chief Decision Scientist, Google, Inc.

Siddha Ganju

Solution Architect, Nvidia Corporation

Siddha Ganju
Solution Architect, Nvidia Corporation

Shiwei Li

President, Tencent Cloud Europe

Shiwei Li is President at Tencent Cloud Europe and responsible for the expansion of China’s biggest internet company into Europe. Before joining Tencent Cloud in 2018, Shiwei Li was leading international teams at Huawei Technologies in the APEC region and Europe, where he gained rich experience in the international expansion of Chinese companies for almost two decades supporting Huawei’s globalization strategy.Today he is a renowned thought and business leader in the IT and Cloud computing industry who combines a deep technological and cultural understanding.Leading several teams during the past 17 years allowed Shiwei Li to develop a deep understanding of different industries such as Internet, automotive, telecommunications, retail, finance, media and entertainment. Leading teams overseas enabled him to develop a deep understanding of different cultures and close relationships with business leaders in China, Asia Pacific, and Europe.

Shiwei Li
President, Tencent Cloud Europe

Or Levi

Data Science Team Lead, eBay

Or Levi
Data Science Team Lead, eBay

Dat Tran

Head of AI, Axel Springer AI

Dat Tran
Head of AI, Axel Springer AI

Anna Bacher

CTO, Jaroona GmbH

Anna is the charismatic seasoned entrepreneur, CTO, developer and ethical hacker with 19 years of experience in developing, penetrating and selling complex systems for top 100 International banks, telecom and payment processors. She is a co-author of the patent in the field of software security. Anna works on the Jaroona project, together with one of the finest teams ever assembled in cybersecurity, ethical hacking, machine and deep learning.

Anna Bacher
CTO, Jaroona GmbH

Eric Steinberger

Research Collaborator, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Eric Steinberger's research focuses on Deep Reinforcement Learning. Since his first research appointment at age 18, he worked with MIT, TU Wien, and the University of Luxembourg to apply Deep Learning to complex real-world problems. His most recent project at MIT investigates how micro-lending in Africa could be improved by carefully designing game-theoretic incentives while keeping methods practical. Eric always loved science, but he never appreciated overcomplicated papers and reports. Therefore, he started giving talks introducing the technical sides of Deep Learning to a wider audience. His second area of interest is climate science, where he is also part of a team creating educational content for children.

Eric Steinberger
Research Collaborator, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Meher Anand Kasam

Software Engineer, Square Inc.

Meher Anand Kasam
Software Engineer, Square Inc.

Oliver Arafat

Senior Solution Architect, Alibaba Cloud

The Future is already here – Open Sesame, Alibaba!
Theme:

Alibaba is the heart of a global digital economy that touches people’s lives every day. No matter if it is cashless supermarkets blurring the lines between online and offline experiences, world’s biggest e-shopping festival generating more than 25 billion USD revenue on one single day, or smart cities, and smart factories: It is not a concept, it is already a reality and much of this is powered by Alibaba Cloud, world’s fastest growing public cloud provider. Let’s take a glimpse into the Alibaba Cloud cave – Open Sesame!

About Oliver Arafat
Oliver Arafat works as a Senior Solution Architect at Alibaba Cloud where he helps customers of all sizes and industries reaching their full potential with cloud-based solutions. Prior to joining Alibaba Cloud, he held similar roles with Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.

Oliver Arafat
Senior Solution Architect, Alibaba Cloud

Sabria Lagoun

Neuroscience PhD candidate, Brainstorms

Sabria Lagoun
Neuroscience PhD candidate, Brainstorms

Marcus Jones

Lead Data Scientist, Ocean Protocol

Marcus Jones is the lead Data Scientist at Ocean Protocol, a blockchain decentralized marketplace for data, pipelines, and models for the AI ecosystem. Marcus has been hacking in Python development and open source projects for over 10 years, starting at a national research agency in Vienna Austria, moving to international consulting, and most recently landing in Berlin at Ocean. Marcus is focused on the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the new decentralized Web 3.0 ecosystem and how it will empower Data Engineers and Data Scientists.

Marcus Jones
Lead Data Scientist, Ocean Protocol

Cees van Wijk

Blockchain Engineer, ING-DiBa AG

Cees is Blockchain Engineer in ING’s Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology chapter. In that role he engineers real world Blockchain applications various blockchain platforms such as Corda, Ethereum and Corda. Besides that he worked on Blockchain research such as ING’s Zero Knowledge Range-Proof in Ethereum.

Cees van Wijk
Blockchain Engineer, ING-DiBa AG

Simon Seres

CEO and Co-Founder, nymea.io

IoT THAT MATTERS (?)
Theme:

About Simon Seres
Simon Seres is the CEO and Cofounder of the open platform nymea.His vision of independent and transparent IoT products influenced numerous digital strategies.Together with some of the brightest minds in the field, he established a comprehensive new perspective on the future of connected things.Every morning he gets up with the mindset of digital freedom and only creates products that aren't locked into a single vendor.nymea is a low-footprint middleware to connect an IoT product with multiple IoT services/clouds/products independently and radically minimizes integration efforts.

Simon Seres
CEO and Co-Founder, nymea.io

Simon Stiebellehner

Head of AI, craftworks GmbH

Simon Stiebellehner
Head of AI, craftworks GmbH

28th & 29th November

Hofburg Vienna