IFA has announced the first international Tech Up For Women-IFA Berlin Conference that will be streamed virtually all over the world on Thursday, September 2, 2021. With this premiere, the B2B event Tech Up For Women, established in New York City, is being expanded to the field of consumer electronics in cooperation with IFA Berlin. According to a press release, the conference aims to provide women in tech with the opportunity to learn from technology leaders, researchers as well as influential women and to forge global networks.
The program will feature presentations, panel discussions, short Tech Up Talk power presentations and virtual networking opportunities at the end of the day. Topics include digital transformation, blockchain, cybersecurity, 5G, fintech, entrepreneurship, interaction with the latest advances in VR, AR, AI, robotics, coding, new products, services, collaboration and networking.
“We are excited to bring Tech Up For Women to the IFA Berlin network and create new international opportunities for women to advance across the globe”, said Dawn Pratt, CEO of the Tech Up For Women Platform and Global Training & Events Group. “The conference will give women, in any industry, the opportunity to be in step with current trends and to find new products that can positively impact their performance management. It will provide women with the opportunity to learn, to expand personal development and to create a stronger organizational culture by their newly increased tech knowledge.”
The list of speakers include Barbara Humpton, President and CEO of Siemens USA, Dr. Christiani Zorn, Audi, Veronica Wolter, Accenture, Elica Kyoseva, Boehringer Ingelheim, Shahar Keinan, Polarisqb, Monique Morrow, Syniverse and Lorna Martyn, Fidelity. The full speaker line-up and agenda is available online.
“We are looking forward to host the Tech Up For Women-IFA Berlin Conference, to advance all women through technology”, so Jens Heithecker, Executive Vice President Messe Berlin Group. “IFA Berlin supports advancing all women through greater tech knowledge and looks forward to Tech Up For Women being live on stage 2022. The goal being to get women more comfortable using new technology, thereby creating advancement into critical tech leadership roles across a broad range of industries. Achieving greater success through technology will strengthen the pipeline of women in corporate leadership roles.”