Web Summit 2019, the great international meeting that Forbes calls “The best technology conference on the planet” is going to gather again the greatest names of the tech field at the Altice Arena & Fil in Lisbonne .
WebSummit, is an event very full of good surprises for the visitors : in 2017, the speaker of the opening ceremony was the great British scientist Stephen Hawking.
Our team had the chance to meet Mohan Munasinghe, the Nobel Peace Prize and talk with him about the awakening of consciences and the role played by tech in the ecological transition.
François Hollande went to visit nam.R’s boot and Al Gore ends the event with a talk about the emergency to begin a radical ecological transition and took position against the politic of his country and of Donald Trump.
In 2018, the theme go the event was « Sharing and equality » and in this spirit of open mind, organizers reserved 25 000 tickets for women to encourage women entrepreneurs to take their place in this very manly field.
Last year, among the speakers, the program gathered people as Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the Web), Brad Smith (CEO Microsoft), Evan Williams (co-founder of Twitter), Ben Silbermann (CEO and co-founderPinterest), Sean Rad(founder of Tinder) or Lisa Jackson (VP of the environmental policy and social initiatives at Apple).
The 2019 edition is going to be full exciting conferences and amazing speakers. You can see the schedule online on the WebSummit’s website and book your tickets.