Women In Tech’s mission is to inspire talented women to consider a future in the field of technology. We also want to inspire and enlighten women already in the industry, to stay within the field, by providing the network and experience of successful people from the wonderful world of technology and media. Behind Women In Tech stands some of Sweden’s largest media and technology companies. For the upcoming WIT event on the 8th of March 2016 Bonnier, Google, King, MTG, Schibsted, Spotify and TeliaSonera join forces in this unique industry collaboration in order to provide the platform and network for the event Women in Tech 2016.
9:30-11:30 Morning session at a sponsor’s office. Separate registration, see your email confirmation for more information.
12.00 Registration opens for Folkets Hus.
It is not possible to get a ticket at the entrance, even if there are seats left. No ticket = no entrance.
13.00-18.30 WIT conference at Folkets Hus. Coffee and cake is served in the break.
13:00 Welcome to WIT!
13:10 Keynote: “Disruptive Technologies and Exponential Thinking”
Victoria Bastide, CTO Lifesum and Katie Knish, Product Development Manager Lifesum
13:30 Keynote: “Diversity & Building World Class Products”
Daniel Ek, CEO Spotify
13:50 – Behind the Scenes: Technologies that Will Change the World
13:50-14:05 Rebecca Jonsson, Chief Researcher at Artificial Solutions
14:05-14:20 Annika Fogelgren, Producer within the Candy Crush Franchise
14:20-14:50 Coffee + networking
14:50 (Tech) Panel: “What we Love and Hate With Working in Tech” (Moderator: Paulina Modlitba Söderlund)
Annie Thorell, Frontend Engineer and Team Lead at Wrapp
Izabelle Back, Thermal Engineer Intern Tesla
Maral Biniazan, Dev Manager Viaplay
Alicia Rissler, UX Director iZettle
15:10 (Media/Tech) Panel: “Spotlight on The Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow” (Moderator: Jane Walerud)
Elina Berglund, CTO and co-founder Natural Cycles
Cecilia Borg, CTO Looklet
Anna Ottosson, CEO Greta
Anu Bhardwaj, Women Investing in Women DIGITAL
15:30 (Tech) Attracting Girls and Women to Technology – Present & Future (Moderator: Jennifer Råsten)
Elin Rydberg, Software Engineer Kundo
Adi Ben-Artzy, Global Recruiter Google
Dajana Vlajic, M.Sc Student at KTH and Board member Womengineer
Nami Zarringhalam, CSO Truecaller
15:50 (Media) Panel: “Driving Transformation through Technology” (Moderator: Sofia Svanteson)
Anki Ahrnell, Chief Digital and Technical Office, Bonnier AB
Hélène Barnekow, CEO Telia
Sara Ghisler, CIO Dibs
Eva Fors, CEO Yanzi Networks
16:10 Interview + WheeLearn Startup Launch with Malin Arvidsson, WIT Student of Vision Award 2015 winner
16.20 – 18:00 Keynote: Building a modern, disruptive, innovative data-driven business: product and technology perspective. Please note that this take place at the same time as the breakout sessions.
Lidia Oshlyansky, VP UX Schibsted Media Group
Galina Esther Shubina, Founder, Data Labs
Atelach Alemu Argaw, Engineering Manager, Schibsted Media Group
Jacqueline Dozier, Product Manager, Schibsted Media Group.
16.20 – 18:00 – Breakout sessions: Sign-up required.
Everyone who has a ticket to WIT has received an email with instructions on how to sign up for a session.
The Code Pub: CSS Animations – Making Web magical since HTML5 with Netlight. Room 307
Tjejer kodar: Create your own design for vecka.nu with Tjejer Kodar and iZettle. Room 202
SUP46: Develop your tech startup idea together with industry leaders. Room 203+204
Isabelle Edlund: Investments and Funding – is there a right way to do it? Room 201
Toca Boca: Playful Prototyping. Room 300
18:10-18:30 – Keynote: “Journey to the top”
Lydia Winters, Brand Director Mojang.
19:00-22:00 Mingle at King HQ with snacks and drinks. Sveavägen 44.
Age limit is 18 years as we will serve alcohol. We have to control the names of everyone who attend the mingle, so please bring ID and make sure to update the ticket with the new name if you give it to a friend.
RECORD INTEREST AS WOMEN IN TECH 2016 COMES CLOSER
With four weeks to go, the interest for the Women in Tech (WIT) event to be held in Stockholm on March 8 has exceeded all expectations with over 8,500 registered interest for the event.