web summit lisbon 2016

From November 7th-10th 2016, Lisbon is going to be the hottest destination for of investors, entrepreneurs, and tech specialists. Previously held in Dublin, tens of thousands of attendees will gather at Web Summit, The largest technology gathering in Europe.

Web Summit, the fastest growing technology seminar is taking place in Lisbon for the first time ever. With an incredible line up of guest speakers, attendees can discover the latest software and technological products which can transform their business.

The sheer magnitude of industry professionals and businesses of all sizes that plan to attend is astounding! More than 50,000 are expected to take part including 7,000 CEOs from companies in a wide range of sizes.

With over a thousand talks over 4 days, many important topics will be covered over a wide variety of industries. Here’s a small sampling of some of the sub-summits taking place during the conference:

Code Summit

Attendees will learn from the world’s best developers, futurists, and data scientists as well as today’s most interesting startups. There is a lineup of six curated paths giving over the latest trends in web development, devops, data, cloud, open source, and more

Past speakers include: Rob High, VP and CTO of IBM, Mike Schroepfer, CTO of Facebook, Chris Wysopa, CTO of Veracode, and many more.

Content Summit

The Content Summit discusses the most significant media issues, how we share media online, and on mobile. More in depth talks will cover the topics of Virtual Reality, News, TV and Film, and Storytelling.

Past speakers include: Mike Krieger, co-founder of Instagram, Andrew Morse, Head of Digital at CNN, and Jim Lanzone, CEO of CBS Interactive.

Design Summit

Meet the design industry’s biggest names, including artists, designers and startups in this 5 track summit. Learn about the designer’s process and how to see the world from a different angle. Speakers give over their knowledge on many topics including user experience, industrial design, motion graphics, graphic design, and design thinking.

Past Speakers include: Ed Catmull, President of Pixar and Disney Animation, Scott Belsky, partner at Benchmark, and Jeffrey Veen, design partner at True Ventures.

Marketing Summit

Learn from marketers across industries from their inspiring success stories. Listen as they speak about their techniques so they can be applied to your own business or position. Some the exciting topics include Agencies, platforms, Adtech vs Martech, B2B and B2C Marketing.

Past Speakers include: Yancey Strickler, Co-Founder & CEO of Kickstarter, David Marcus, Vice President of Messaging Product at Facebook, and Michael McAvoy, CEO of The Onion.

Fashion Summit

Discover how the worlds of fashion and technology are coming together. Learn more about wearables, 3D printing, E-commerce markets, and brands.

Past Speakers include: Eva Longoria, Actress & Founder of Eva Longoria Foundation, Estée Lalonde, Beauty Blogger at EstéeLalonde.com, and Jefferson Hack, Founder of Dazed & Confused.

These are just several of the fascinating talks happening at Web Summit 2016 this November. There are many more amazing sub-summits including Data, Enterprise, AI, Healthtech, Machine, Money, Music, Night, Pub, Security, Society, Sport, Start-up, and Surf!

On Web Summit’s site, you can meet and read bios of 32,000 attendees of the 2016 conference. There are many industry leaders attending including: Dave McClure, Founder of 500 Startups, Werner Vogels, Chief Technical Officer of Amazon Web Services, Bruce Aust, Vice Chairman of Nasdaq Inc., Alan Boehme, CTO of The Coca-Cola Company, Ryan Holmes, CEO & Founder of Hootsuite, and many many more big names.

Web Summit has always been one of the most important events for the tech industry. Since 2010, CEOs from many well known companies have spoken at the conference including those from Skype, Netflix, PayPal, and more. This will be the first time Lisbon has hosted a tech conference as large as Web Summit 2016.

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