Call for Speakers

Thank you for your interest to become a speaker at 2020. As a speaker, you play a vital role in the educational, innovational and communicational objectives for the conference. We appreciate your commitment of time and expertise to make 2020 a successful event. Please bookmark the conference homepage and refer to this page to get updates. 2020 Agenda and Session Formats

Key Topics will cover all aspects of digitalization and the interaction of humans and technology. This is a hot area and we need to keep the agenda and its key topic areas agile during preparation. So please check the conference site from time to time to find out the latest developments. 2020 will cover these topics:

  • Artificial Intelligence: How Will AI Impact Our Lives
  • Robotics & Automation - Future of Connectivity
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy - Challenges & Solutions
  • Ethics, Trust & Data
  • Managing Digital Identities
  • Future Mobility - Solving the Current Gridlock
  • Marketing Transformation - Engaging Users in a Better Way
  • Blockchain - from Buzzword to Real Applications
  • Smart Grid / Smart Cities - Changing of the Urban Life
  • Future of Banking & Financial Services

Agenda Format 2020 will take place in Darmstadt | Germany, Stockholm | Sweden and Abuja | Nigeria simultaneously and consist of up to 3 session streams. You can submit an individual presentation, an interview or be part of a panel discussion with 3-5 panelists. Panels are moderated by KuppingerCole analysts. There are also some keynote sessions available through this call. Keynotes last 15 - 20 minutes.

Share Your Experience. Share Your Thoughts 2020 offers a great choice of in-depth educational formats. Within this call, you can propose:

  • a panel discussion
  • a best practice presentation
  • a single presentation
  • a keynote

IMPORTANT: If your company is providing solutions and/or services in markets, which are covered by the topics of this conference, then we will consider your proposals for panel discussions, not for single presentations. 

Click here to submit your application

  Speaker Key Dates


  October 06, 2019 Call for speakers is closed

  November 01, 2019 Final speaker notifications sent

  January 17, 2020 Final Presentations begin to be transmitted

  January 28, 2020

Final Presentations deadline

Please send it to George Beridze

  February 04, 2020 2020 begins

Speaker Entitlements

In exchange for your contribution, speakers, who are selected to deliver a conference session, will receive a complimentary conference ticket. As a speaker, you do not need to register. If receiving a speaker notification, you will automatically be registered for the whole conference.

Speakers must deliver their session at the conference to be eligible for the complimentary registration. This complimentary registration is given to the speaker and not aligned with the session. It covers the whole conference, including all workshops and all pre- and post-conference sessions.

If your organization does not allow you to accept a complimentary pass that KuppingerCole may provide, please inform

Speaker Preparation Materials

As a confirmed 2020 speaker, you will be added to our speakers' mailing list and receive all the information you need to prepare and attend through email.

To support the European data law, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we would like to inform you on how we process and use this personal data. You may find our Privacy Policy on our website.

Submitting your Presentation

Final presentations are to be submitted in PDF or PPT format and will be made available for the event attendees via download. If you don´t want your presentation to be generally available to attendees, you will have an option to restrict it from download when you submit the presentation for review.

Venue, Hotels, Travel Assistance

We try to help wherever we can, but our resources are limited... Please get in touch with our team, if you have difficulties finding a hotel etc. Information on the conference venue and available hotels can be found here.

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Key Topics

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Robotics & Automation

  • Cybersecurity & Privacy

  • Managing Digital Identities

  • Ethics, Trust & Data

  • Future Mobility

  • Marketing Transformation

  • Blockchain

  • Smart Grid / Smart Cities

  • Future of Banking & Financial Services

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