Let's chart a path towards a more secure and resilient digital future together.

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Digital Innovation Summit Bucharest is an innovative event combining two influential conferences: the 7th edition of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Forum – CIP Forum and the 3rd edition of the International Conference on Cyber Diplomacy – ICCD.

This summit explores the intersection of digital innovation, cybersecurity, and diplomatic efforts in today's interconnected world.

Esteemed leaders and experts will deliver keynote speeches highlighting the importance of safeguarding critical infrastructure and fostering diplomatic relations in the digital age. Engage in insightful discussions led by industry pioneers, government officials, and cybersecurity professionals.

Additional features

TechPulse Hackathon (Wednesday, 17th of April 2024, Palace of the Parliament, Unirii Hall, 10:30-15:15): This event is more than just a hackathon; it's a melting pot of innovation and collaboration, where participants tackle real-world digital challenges. Developed in partnership with the Romanian National Cyber Security Directorate, it's an opportunity for tech enthusiasts to push the boundaries, test their skills, and showcase their solutions to pressing issues, driving forward technological advancements.

AI, Blockchain, and Governance: shaping the future through synergies of emerging technologies (Wednesday, 17th of April 2024, Palace of the Parliament, Unirii Hall, 15:30-17:00): This workshop offers a forward-looking perspective on how AI and blockchain can revolutionize industries, the future of work and governance mechanisms in both the public and private sectors. Through these sessions, participants will explore & analyse the challenges and opportunities presented by these technologies, the innovative applications of AI, the role of crypto-assets in financial regulations, and the development of transparent governance models. Discussions will cover the development of global standards for AI and crypto-assets regulation, fostering a dialogue on creating an inclusive and accountable digital future.

Introduction to High-Performance Computing with Python (Thursday, 18th of April 2024, Palace of the Parliament, Unirii Hall, 09:00-13:00): Unlock the power of High-Performance Computing (HPC) with Python. Whether you're a novice or an experienced Python developer looking to delve into the world of HPC, this workshop is designed to equip you with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills to harness the immense computational capabilities of modern computing architectures.

Experience Blockchain Intelligence (Thursday, 18th of April 2024, Palace of the Parliament, Unirii Hall, 14:00-15:00): Experience DashArgos, ChainArgos’ powerful blockchain intelligence and analysis tool, and find out more about Blockchain Intelligence Training Programs conducted by the Blockchain Intelligence Academy, a partnership between ICI Bucharest and ChainArgos for:

  1. Regulators and Policymakers;
  2. Law Enforcement;
  3. Finance and Banking;
  4. Compliance.

B2B Meetings: These sessions are carefully designed to go beyond mere networking; they are strategic opportunities for businesses of all sizes to engage in deep discussions, exchange innovative ideas, and forge meaningful collaborations. Tailored to match potential partners with complementary interests, these meetings are a stepping stone towards future ventures and collaborations.

International Inter-ministerial Dialogues: Aimed at crafting a future of enhanced digital cooperation, these dialogues serve as a global platform for policymakers to convene, share insights, and develop unified strategies. They focus on shaping the international landscape of cyber diplomacy, digital policies, and cooperation, ensuring a cohesive approach to tackling global digital challenges.

This unique fusion is designed to tackle challenges and opportunities of current and future digital landscapes. It aims to bring together experts and stakeholders from various sectors to discuss critical infrastructure protection and delve into the complex world of cyber diplomacy.

The program includes a mix of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and workshops led by renowned experts. Topics range from cybersecurity, digital policy, and technological advancements, to the implications of digital innovation on global diplomacy. Beyond panel discussions, DISB 2024 enriches its format with diverse interactive segments. This includes a hackathon to spur innovation, product showcases offering a glimpse into emerging technologies, and exclusive product launches, highlighting the summit's role as a catalyst for digital advancement and collaboration.

The summit provides a vibrant high-level platform for attendees to network with a diverse group of international diplomats, thought leaders, and innovators. It’s an opportunity to share insights, exchange ideas, and forge lasting connections.

The DIGITAL INNOVATION SUMMIT BUCHAREST 2024 is more than just a conference; it's a catalyst for change and progress in the digital world. It invites professionals, policymakers, and enthusiasts to come together and contribute to shaping the future of digital innovation.