Agenda

GMT
Main Stage

Registration and Networking

Dr. Plamen Russev

Official opening: Disruptive Present. The brave, sustainable and peaceful Future we create!

by Dr. Plamen Russev, Founder and Executive Chairman, Webit.Foundation

Cassie Kozyrkov

Openning Keynote: Staying Safe in the AI Future

by Cassie Kozyrkov, Chief Decision Scientist, Google

Assen Vassilev

Keynote: Sustainable Finance

by Assen Vassilev, Deputy Prime Minister for EU Funds and Minister of Finance of Bulgaria (in resignation)

Panel: Sustainable Finance

Assoc. Prof. Manyu Moravenov Lilyana Pavlova Assen Vassilev Dr. Plamen Russev Ludmila Petrova Antoaneta Stoyanova M Vanya Manova
Martin Bruncko

Keynote: Building blockchain adoption

by Martin Bruncko, EVP, Europe at Binance

Martin Bruncko M Leisha Santorelli

Fireside chat

with Martin Bruncko, EVP, Europe at Binance

Hristo Borisov M Leisha Santorelli

Fireside chat

with Hristo Borisov, Co-founder & CEO, Payhawk

Dr. Walter De Wit

Presentation: Modern Taxation to Support Sustainable Finance, Public Health and Innovation

by Dr. Walter De Wit, Partner, Indirect Tax – Global Trade EY the Netherlands

Prof. Asena Serbezova

Keynote

by Prof. Asena Serbezova, Minister of Health, Republic of Bulgaria (in resignation)

Panel: Covid Lesson To Lessen: Science Speaks

In bulgarian language

Assoc. Prof. Milena Georgieva Detelina Stamenova Prof. Georgi Momekov Prof. Asena Serbezova Arkadi Sharkov M Gergana Passy

Founders Games Pitches: HealthTech & Biotech

Founders Games Jury Insights

EK
IP
ID
MM
TH
SF
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Moderated by:

Afua Hagan Afua Hagan
Broadcaster and Journalist at CNBC, BBC, ITV, CNN
Keith Sonderling

Keynote: Equal Employment Opportunities for achieving the SDGs

by Keith Sonderling, Commissioner on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commissionarray (EEOC)

Dimo Chotrov

Presentation: Learning Reimagined

by Dimo Chotrov, Chief Technology Officer, VAR Lab, Sofia Tech Park

Andreas Beckmann

Keynote: We need an Earthshot - Why the Future of Nature is all of our Business

by Andreas Beckmann, CEO, WWF Central and Eastern Europe

Harry Verhaar M Afua Hagan

Fireside chat: Smart Energy Solutions and Sustainability

with Harry Verhaar, VP, Global Public & Government Affairs, Signify

Founders Games Pitches: Cleantech & Smart Energy

Founders Games Jury Insights

YO
CM
ND
SM
AS
NL
KS
MM
RI
JY
MH
RC
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Moderated by:

Afua Hagan Afua Hagan
Broadcaster and Journalist at CNBC, BBC, ITV, CNN
Galin Grigorov

Keynote: Digital Innovations in telecommunications

by Galin Grigorov, Amdocs Bulgaria Site lead

Brad Templeton

Keynote: Future of Cities and Robocars

by Brad Templeton, Chair, Networks and Computers, Singularity University

Risto Siilasmaa M Leisha Santorelli

Fireside chat: Cyber resilience for secure digital era

with Risto Siilasmaa, Founder of F-Secure and WithSecure Corporations, Chairman Nokia (2012 - 2020)

Panel: Cyber security and Ethical tech

Andreas Pankow General Robert Mazzolin Dr. Tommaso Gagliardoni M Leisha Santorelli

Panel: Information crisis - the biggest challenges in modern Media

Michael Peters Alexander Varov Hristo Hristov Leisha Santorelli M Afua Hagan

Founders Games: Award Ceremony

Dr. Plamen Russev Tim Draper Risto Siilasmaa Alexander 'Sasha' Galitsky Gilаd Novik M Kristina Cornèr

Awarding the world's biggest innovation and sustainability award of up to $6M.
Super star jury chaired by the legendary and iconic investor in Tesla, SpaceX, Twitter, Skype and hundreds more companies - Tim Draper with the participation of super star investors in the jury and the top 5 startups (selected out of over 3000) competing for the award!

Official Networking Cocktail

GMT
Founders Games Stage

Semi-Finals for
the World's biggest innovation
and sustainability award

Founders Games Pitches: Financial technologies, DeFi

Founders Games Jury Insights

KE
KS
RI
BM
IP
PB
SH
YO
AMV
EC
TM
SS
SK
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Gergana Nikolova Gergana Nikolova
Co-Founder at 042 SPACE

Founders Games Pitches: Media and Entertainment & Consumer Tech

Founders Games Jury Insights

DP
GO
KE
TE
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MZ
MM
PS
ID
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Gergana Nikolova Gergana Nikolova
Co-Founder at 042 SPACE

Founders Games Pitches: FoodTech & AgTech

Founders Games Jury Insights

VS
JY
MM
AS
BM
MM
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Tom Santorelli Tom Santorelli
Senior Broadcast Journalist & Output Editor, BBC Global News

Founders Games Pitches: Mobility and Urban Tech

Founders Games Jury Insights

KE
TE
WR
LK
TH
MZ
JM
SK
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Tom Santorelli Tom Santorelli
Senior Broadcast Journalist & Output Editor, BBC Global News

Founders Games Pitches: EdTech

Founders Games Jury Insights

ID
MM
VB
ND
AS
AZ
JM
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Tom Santorelli Tom Santorelli
Senior Broadcast Journalist & Output Editor, BBC Global News

Founders Games Pitches: CyberTech

Founders Games Jury Insights

GO
EC
KO
AM
LK
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Tom Santorelli Tom Santorelli
Senior Broadcast Journalist & Output Editor, BBC Global News

Founders Games Pitches: Enterprise

Founders Games Jury Insights

WR
YO
MM
KO
LK
OB
MH
... аnd more

Moderated by:

Tom Santorelli Tom Santorelli
Senior Broadcast Journalist & Output Editor, BBC Global News
GMT
Virtual Stage
Don Tapscott

Keynote: Trivergence: How AI, Blockchain, and IoT will drive innovation for the decades ahead

by Don Tapscott, Best selling author, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Blockchain Research Institute

Panel: Leading with purpose: Sustainable business models

Tony Bates Keri Gilder M Rhett Power

Panel: Catalyzing social transformation through empowering inclusion and diversity

Lisa Edwards Serpil Timuray Aubrey Blanche Dr. Magda Robalo M Inga Thordar

Panel: Creative Learning and the Future of Work and Education

Daniel Illes Prof. Sara	Nosari Yoshito Hori Saskia van Uffelen M John Aidan Byrne

Panel: AI and Innovation empowering entrepreneurship

Loubna Bouarfa Truls Berg M Maria Pallidou

Panel: VC talks: trends and opportunities shaping the entrepreneurial landscape

Dr. Hendrik Brandis Gen Tsuchikawa M Dr. Plamen Russev

Panel: Power of finance and sustainable innovation

Thomas Courtois John Egan M Jordan French
Paul Misener M Inga Thordar

Fireside chat: Confronting Humankind’s Great Challenges through Company Culture

with Paul Misener, VP, Global Innovation Policy and Communications at Amazon

Panel: Geopolitics and Rethinking of Democracy

Paul Maassen Lisa Witter M Nawied Jabarkhyl

Panel: Ethical Tech and Regulations

Lisa Allen Rebecca Parsons Dr. Reginald Brothers Gonda Lamberink M Susan Raab

Panel: The Cyber-Threat Landscape

Luigi Rebuffi Tom Kellermann Dianа Kelley Ivana Bartoletti M Ryan Broderick
GMT
Virtual Stage
Tim Draper M Dr. Plamen Russev

Fireside chat: Visionary leadership towards creating a better world

with Tim Draper, Global VC, Founder of Draper Associates, DFJ, the Draper Venture Network, Draper University

Panel: Global Collaboration and Solutions for Sustainable Planet

Erin Simon Satya Tripathi Osprey Orielle Gil Penha-Lopes M J. Carl Ganter

Panel: Energy transformation and innovation enabling resilience

Robert Denda Chris Romer Manik Suri Pablo Koziner M Angela Antetomaso

Panel: Grow smart: the future of food and agriculture

De. Lee Recht Jason Clay Justin Kamine M Frances Kuo

Panel: Future of Urban Mobility and Innovation in Transport

Rikesh Shah Robin Chase Mark Thomas Karen Vancluysen M Jim Motavalli

Panel: It's Time to Build! Sustainable world

Florence Verzelen Sandeep Nailwal Prof. Esteve Almirall Prof. Ellen Dunham-Jones M Inga Thordar

Panel: Connectivity, Communications and Technology

Jaume Sanpera Stephen Douglas M Solon Molho

Panel: Technology Enabling Sustainability

Hilary Mine Mike Witt M Rhett Power

Panel: Cyber Resilience for a secure and safe digital world

Guy Podjarny Ed Cabrera Mani Sundaram Alessandro Menna M Pascale Davies

Panel: The future of privacy-preserving tech and how that affects advertising

Sir Martin Sorrell Matt Brittin M Karen Leland

Panel: Creativity and competition: the art of building an authentic brand

Joan Stone Mariam Al-Foudery Gonzalo Brujó M Karen Leland
GMT
Virtual Stage
Stanley Bergman M Nina Goswami

Fireside chat: Health Equity for a Stronger Society

with Stanley Bergman, CEO, Henry Schein

Panel: Innovation in healthcare empowering wellbeing

Stefano Bini John Nosta Prof. Stephen Wong Mo Fors M Afua Hagan
George Church M Rion Prior

Fireside chat: Resilience towards all viruses

with George Church, Professor of Genetics, Wyss Institute at Harvard University

Sandra Orta M John Aidan Byrne

Fireside chat: How Digital solution can transfer the future of patients support programs

with Sandra Orta, Chief Marketing Officer at Almirall

Panel: Greening the capital equipment sector and healthcare industry through innovation

Robert Metzke Christopher Boone M Afua Hagan

Panel: Sustainable finance for building a resilient and innovative future

Amit Pradhan Dr. Ruth Shaber M Angela Antetomaso
Olga Algayerova

Keynote: Sustainable finance for building a resilient and innovative future

by Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary, UNECE

Panel: Web3: Technology’s Next Frontier

Lane Kasselman Sandy Carter Radhika Iyengar Tom Trowbridge M Max Yakubowski

Panel: Unlocking the Human Potential - Future of Education and Work

Wagner Denuzzo Esther  Wojcicki Matt Cooper Gabriel Dalporto M Christina Zdanowicz
Sherrie Westin

Keynote: Early education for children affected by crisis

by Sherrie Westin, President, Sesame Workshop

Panel: New trends and Social Impact of digital entertainment

John D. Canning Arash Pendari Oscar Höglund Prof. Joost van Dreunen M Doaa Farid
Mike Federle M Nina Goswami

Fireside chat: Everlasting Values and Purpose-driven Innovation for the Future of Media

with Mike Federle, CEO, Forbes

Gil Shwed M Roger Dooley

Fireside chat: Cybersecurity for resilient and secure future

with Gil Shwed, CEO, Check Point Software Technologies

Panel: Frontiers in Space Travel and Technology

Dr. Marc Serres Jane Poynter M Jim Motavalli

* The organizers reserve the right to change the program