As part of Sweden’s export strategy, the Swedish Institute has initiated an expert visitors’ programme about the tech and digital sector in Sweden.
Programme attendees is limited and 25th of July is the last day to register!
PROGRAMME 3-7 SEPTEMBER
SUNDAY, 3rd September
17.00 Meet the Swedish Institute
19.00 Stockholm Tech Fest Gala Dinner at the City Hall of Stockolm where the annual Nobel banquet is held.
MONDAY, 4th September
4th Annual Stockholm Tech Fest
See the film from last year's event here!
08:45 - Opening Remarks
09:00 - Fireside Chat with Peter Sunde of The Pirate Bay / Flattr
09:30 - Fireside Chat with Mårten Mickos of Hacker One
09:30 - Future of Design + Product w/ Zound, Dropbox + more (Stage 2)
10:00 - Future of Finance by Swedbank
11:00 - Fireside Chat w/ Swedish Unicorns
12:00 - Future of Innovation by Tieto
12:20 - Past, Present, Future of AI by Amazon Web Services
12:40 - Future of AI is Now by IBM Watson
13:00 - LUNCH Performance + STHLM's 15 Best Food Trucks
14:00 - Future of Transportation w/ Northvolt and Lilium
14:00 - Future of Living / Working
14:30 - Future of Energy by Swedish Energy Agency
15:00 - Future of Virtual Reality by HTC Vive
15:30 - BREAK with Special Performance
16:00 - Future of Games w/ Unity, DICE, Ubisoft + more
16:00 - Future of Food w/ AxFood, Oatly, Matsmart + more (Stage 2)
17:00 - Nordic Startup Awards - Swedish finale by Business Sweden
18:00 - Special Performace + Party at STHLM's secret new rooftop park
TUESDAY, 5th September
Stockholm Tech Safarai
08:30 - Innovation – Poland’s engine for growth and development
09:00 - Startup CTO as a Service
10:00 - Explore realtime data and the Global Goals in Vaxholm
10:30 - How to do Marketing Like a Startup
11:00 - Crowdfunding & Hardware
11:00 - How to Hire for Tech
Invest in Games by Swedish Games Industry
Meet developers and investors
WEDNESDAY, 6th September
8.00 Reflections from the two first days
10.00 The Stockholm Startup Strategy by City of Stockholm
THURSDAY 7th September
9.00 What does 'digital' mean for our future? by Lund University
Comparing Stockholm and Silicon Valley by The Royal Insitute of Technology
13.00 Meeting the Swedish Institute
Workshop - what's ahead of us after this week?
The programme may be submitted to some changes.
Nomination and selection process
By registering here you will be on the nomination list for the programme. The number of attendees is limited to 25 people, and the final selection is made by the Swedish Institute. Last day for registration is 25 July.
Selected participants will be notified on 28 July if they are eligible to attend the programme.
Costs related to the programme
The Swedish Institute will cover costs for local travels in Sweden, accommodation during the programme, and meals included in the programme. Please note that travel to and from Sweden and any travel undertaken in the participants’ own countries will not be reimbursed by the Swedish Institute, nor will the Swedish Institute fund expense allowances. Participants will be insured during their stay in Sweden under the coverage provided by the Swedish Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency.
The target group comprises foreign decision-makers, researchers and business professionals. The goal of the Swedish Institute business is intensified dialogue, greater knowledge exchange and broader lasting and reciprocal relationships between international decision-makers and Swedish industry, government agencies, academia, start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Countries eligible for registration
Algeria, Angola, Brazil, Colombia, China, Egypt, Germany, Great Britain, India,
Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, Qatar, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and the United States
Upcoming programmes 2017
16 -19 Oct: The Swedish model and triple helix
20 – 24 Nov: Sustainability and environment