Thu, Mar 12, 2020 9:00 CET
Registration is available until 12th Mar

Agenda subject to change.

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March 12, 2020
9:00 am
Breakfast & Registration
9:30 am
Welcome Remarks & Introductory Session
President of Czech Technical University NATO ACT Representative: What are the current innovation initiatives in NATO? How does NATO drive innovation? Czech Armed Forces Representative: The role of innovation in the Czech Armed Forces Ministry of Industry and Trade Representative: The Czech Innovation Strategy Q&A
11:30 am
Coffee Break / Networking
11:45 am
Quantum Technologies in Defense and Security
Amazon Web Services Representative: Categorization of quantum technologies for defense Czech Academy of Sciences Representative: The role of the Czech Republic in the field of Quantum Technologies for defense
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
Roundtable: Experience and Best Practices Embracing Innovation by Government Organizations
Leaders of Czech and foreign innovation and acquisition organizations will discuss their experience with introducing and embracing innovation in defense Moderator: Raj Sharma, Founder and CEO of GovShop
2:30 pm
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Academic representative: Pros and cons of AI in organizational structures Industry representative: Experience developing AI for government and its practical use Industry representative: New trends in ground robotics
3:45 pm
AWS Platform for AI and Quantum Computing
Demonstration of AWS applications and platforms for AI and QT development for academics, experts, developers and start-ups.
5:00 pm
Closing Reception
March 13, 2020
9:00 am
Registration & Welcoming Remarks
Moderated debate focusing on the role of NATO in the current geopolitical situation and in times of exponential technological growth.


Lt. General Jonathon Riley
Expert in Command, Control and Decision Making Applications
Marcel 'Otto' Yon
Serial Entrepreneur and Public Sector Innovator
Petr Očko
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade
Ondřej Kolář
Mayor of Prague 6
Vojtěch Petráček
President of Czech Technical University
Eric Kessler
Quantum Computing Amazon Web Services
Raj Sharma
Co-Founder and CEO, Public Spend Forum
Kristina Soukupová
President, DefSec Innovation Hub
Miroslav Bureš
Czech Technical University in Prague
Josef Lazar
Academic Board of Czech Academy of Sciences
Manpreet Mattu
Global Lead, VC & Startups Business Development at AWS
Jamie Hume
Executive Consultant, State of Flux