Meet the 'Makers of the Future' at the Emerging Technologies Summit in Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY, May 02, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On 19-20 June, 200 cutting-edge technologists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders will come together at the Umweltforum in Berlin to discuss how emerging technologies are reshaping the future of business & society and creating a new industrial revolution.

Day 1 sessions include:

The Smart Materials Disrupting Society
Robotics: The New Revolution
Future Breakthroughs in Energy Storage & Production
The Internet of Things - Smart Interconnected World
MedTech & Technological Impact on Human Health
Smart, Future, Imagined Cities

Day 2 sessions include:

The Startup Stage: 'Shaping Tomorrow'
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Wearable Technologies
Open Design: Meet the New Makers
Biohacking the Future & Brain-Computer Interface

Confirmed speakers include:

Jake Mannix, Applied Machine Learning Engineer at Twitter. Jake is an expert in machine learning and will explore the topic of 'Personalization and the Social Web' at the summit, discussing the wider impact of machine learning developments on industry.

Aymard de Touzalin, Deputy Head of the Future & Emerging Technologies Unit at the European Commission who will discuss the EU mission is to promote high risk research with high technological or societal impact.

Bradley Nelson, Professor of Robotics & Intelligent Systems at ETH Zurich who will share his pioneering developments in microRobotics and nanoMedicine.

Shlomi Mir, Senior Designer at Israel National Museum of Science will showcase his innovation to help fight desertification using robots to gather data via tumbleweeds.

Andre Broessel, Director of Rawlemon Solar Architecture will discuss his breakthrough advanced transparent solar energy technology.

Jamie Paik, Director of Reconfigurable Robotics Lab at EPFL. Jamie leads a team researching Robotic Origamis (Robogamis) - a new innovation in the development processes for creating robots to transform their body shape and functionality to interact and adapt to their environment.

Erik Schlangen, Chair of Experimental Micromechanics at Delft University of Technology, who will be sharing his latest developments in self-healing concrete and it's disruptive impact on urban landscapes.

Raúl Rojas, Professor of Computer Science at Freie Universitat Berlin is currently developing an autonomous car.

Jens Bauer, a Mechanical Engineer at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has developed high-strength micro-architect-ed lightweight material that is lighter than water and as strong as steel with huge disruptive potential.

Allison Dring is the Co-Founder of elegant embellishments who create 'smog-eating' facades to reduce air pollution in cities.

The Startup stage on the 20th will be moderated by Alex Farcet, Co-Founder of Startupbootcamp - a European start-up accelerator with programs in Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, London, Istanbul, Tel Aviv and Haifa. Startups can apply to present until 16 May. Contact Pip at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to apply.

Early bird tickets are available at EUR450 until Friday 2 May. Startup rates are also available. For further information and to register, go to:

The venue is the 'Umweltforum' Environment Forum, close to Berlin Alexanderplatz


RE.WORK is a platform of summits bringing together breakthrough technology, cutting-edge science and entrepreneurship shaping the future of business and society. For more information, view the full line-up of events here:

For media inquiries, interviews and images, please email Pip Curtis on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 203 290 5913.

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