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ALTICE ARENA, LISBON
NOVEMBER 5-8, 2018

This isn’t tomorrow’s tech, it’s a glimpse at the world our kids will live in


DeepTech is a look at the innovations which are poised to profoundly impact industries and people’s lives. From quantum computing and nanotech to advanced materials and gene editing, these are the transformative companies that will change the face of the planet in coming decades.

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We need a human centric approach to AI to ensure we’re enhancing human capabilities Simon Segars, CEO, Arm

We believe the future will be immersive Brian Krzanich, CEO, Intel

We can create healthcare that's always on Jeroen Tas, CINO and strategy officer, Philips

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DeepTech is where we explore the fundamental breakthroughs in science and engineering which have the potential to change lives and reshape industries. On this stage we welcome academics, engineers and industrial scientists to discuss their recent developments and the impact they’ll have. This isn’t tomorrow’s tech, it’s a glimpse at the world our kids will live in.

Medtech

From eradicating malaria to genome editing, doctors and scientists are working on extending our lifespans and improving our well being.

How long before the we see the first 150 year old human?
Could you trust an AI doctor?
Will poor vision and hearing be confined to the history books?

Hardware

Whether going big or going small, the hardware around us is changing. Engineers are developing new materials and manufacturing methods, creating smarter robots and more precise nanotech.

Would you let nanobots operate on you?
How long until we have personal electric airplanes?
Is legislation struggling to keep up with tech?

Computing

Moore’s Law is continuing to evolve and developers are working on new ways of handling this increased computing power.

How will we ensure that AI acts ethically?
How far off is the singularity?
What does a world powered by quantum computing look like?

Earth & space

Mining comets, monitoring asteroids and terraforming Mars. Hear from the people looking far beyond our pale blue dot.

When will the first human walk on Mars?
Is going green the economic choice?
What do we need to know about our universe?

The giants of the web assemble Wall Street Journal

Everywhere you go it’s buzzing and it’s electric Bloomberg

It defines the ecosystem The Guardian

Discover Web Summit’s 25 conferences

  • Autotech
  • Data
  • Content
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Growth
  • Healthtech