Ada Lovelace Satellite Switzerland 2019
Ada goes Switzerland - Connecting Women in Computing & Technology: The Swiss economy needs more Women in IT. Let‘s do it together.
The Ada Lovelace Festival is a leading European event dedicated to all women in the IT industry. An outstanding platform for tech know-how and the voices of female IT-practitioners has been established over the past three years. The event provides brand new tech insights, inspiring talks, valuable hands-on workshops and a unique networking base for the community of women in tech. The 4th edition 2018 in Berlin attracted 400 participants.
The ICT sector is a crucial export industry for our country and will gain on importance in future. A platform for senior and junior IT&Tech professionals featuring the latest industry trends and success stories of women in IT goes hand in hand with the targets to higher the attractiveness of the IT-sector for women in the position paper of ICT Switzerland. Hence, we do not have a choice. Ada wants to inspire Switzerland!
Characteristics of the Festival: The pioneers are back. Women have contributed to the emergence of the digital age from the very beginning. Among them was Ada Byron Countess of Lovelace (1815–1852), a mathematician now considered a software pioneer, after whom the event is named. In the mid-19th century, she developed a program for Charles Babbage’s “Analytical Engine”, a forerunner of the modern computer, which was sadly never completed. Broaden your horizon, change perspectives and bring fresh ideas back to the business. Benefit from fascinating insights and exchange views and network with like-minded tech professionals. Meet leading experts & influencers face-to-face and learn from the best. The Ada Lovelace Festival is a source of inspiration for women who wants to shape the tech world.
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- Artificial Intelligence
- Cognitive Interfaces
- Machine Learning
- Talents & Mentoring
- Future Workforce
- Diversity in Leadership
- Robot Stereotypes
Reception, Welcome Drink
Opening, 3 top-class keynote speakers
Pause with networking tables in the branded area
3 –4 Workshops designed as deep-dive-sessions
Conclusion in the plenary