Telia Digital Hub brings together technology visionaries again

Digital HubPhoto: Telia Eesti

This year, 5G will be one of the important topics of the Digital Hub, Estonia’s largest digitization conference, which will be exactly one year since its launch on November 10 in Estonia. We will also discuss the future of the Estonian digital society, we will also talk about technology and IT trends.

On November 10, the largest digitization conference in Estonia, Digital Hub, will be held at Kultuurikatla for the second time, organized by Telia in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications. Among the speakers are reputable digitization visionaries from Europe and Estonia’s leading opinion leaders, who will talk about the future directions of digitization and share new ideas and the latest information on the technological landscape. The extensive program of the conference includes nearly 50 discussions and presentations.

Andres Sutt, Minister of Enterprise and Information Technology, points out that the digital society of Estonia’s future is full of digital forces. However, we can only do this in cooperation. The Digital Hub conference brings together the entire Estonian IT community from both the private and public sectors, and I am pleased to be able to combine advice and strength to discuss where we are going, what the state can do to foster innovation and how we can best develop new technologies. to be used for the development of the digital state. “

5G is pushing the boundaries

According to various forecasts, 5G will become the fastest-growing and most influential technology to date, which is likely to bring about changes in our daily lives over the next ten years that we currently find difficult to imagine.

5G technology is superior to its predecessor, 4G, in many ways, offering up to ten times faster connection speeds, up to ten times less latency, up to 100 times more IoT devices and up to 90% lower power consumption.

The topic will be opened by Allison Kirkby, President and CEO of Telia Company. “5G technology is the foundation for the next digital leap, pushing technological boundaries further and further,” Kirkby said. “This is a big step forward that will change our current knowledge of innovation and creativity. Thanks to 5G, we get completely new digital experiences as companies, government agencies and societies in general. ”

The digital future will bring changes in the context of both the economy and human relations

One of the main speakers is journalist, writer and digital visionary Andreas Ekström, who talks about the development of society through digital change. Extröm’s presentation explores what are the key issues for our digital future to discuss and what the digital future will bring in terms of the economy, human relations and citizenship.

Another exciting keynote speaker is Professor Derek O’Keeffe, Medical Engineer, who talks about the digitalisation of the medical sector. “Increased digitalisation in this sector has only taken place in the last year, largely due to the proliferation of COVID-19,” said Keeffe, who believes that we have now reached a unique stage in the field of human health. “We can periodically monitor the physiological parameters of our patients remotely and use artificial intelligence based on these large data sets to create case-based reviews to improve patients’ treatment outcomes,” O’Keeffe described.

The discussion on IT focuses on the problem of obsolete software

The event will also include a panel discussion of the IT Leaders’ Club, moderated by IT expert Enn Saar. This time the topic is IT Legacy. The discussion focuses on what to do with outdated software on which the company’s IT solutions were once built, but which are no longer used directly. Is it possible to get rid of it as safely as possible and how? What are the risks?

Leading technology companies will be present at the EKSPO area of ​​the event, presenting their latest solutions. Companies are interviewed by Guru Baris zone.ee resident-hacker Peeter Marvet.

All safety rules are followed at the event.

You can get acquainted with the Digital Hub program and register to participate here.

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