SEE Innovation, Technology and Sourcing Summit

3 June 2022 / Sofia / Bulgaria
FOCUSING ON:
  • Talent and Job Transformation: Virtual Workforce and Digital Workers
  • Innovate, Transform, Deliver: Future of Technology & Services
  • Industry Growth Fuel: Talent + Education + Technology Shifts
  • The SEE Business Climate: Building the technological brand of the region
About
After five successful annual outsourcing conferences organised by AIBEST, we are delighted to announce the 2nd Southeast European Innovation, Technology and Sourcing Summit.

The event will be organised in partnership with the Bulgarian Startup Association and the City of Sofia – one of the most attractive outsourcing destinations in Bulgaria.

The forum aims to boost the development of the SEE ITS ecosystem and position the region as a leading outsourcing destination on the world map.

The Summit is a high-profile meeting for senior decision-makers – a platform for discussion of the latest trends and opportunities in the sector that looks to discover the latest, forward-looking strategies.

Key topics of the summit's agenda:
  • Talent and Job Transformation: Virtual Workforce and Digital Workers
  • Innovate, Transform, Deliver: Future of Technology & Services
  • Industry Growth Fuel: Talent + Education + Technology Shifts
  • The SEE Business Climate: Building the technological brand of the region

2022 ITS Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner honors the efforts of top regional performers, investors and local governments, for leading best practices and business excellence, as well as for creating favorable business environment for the growth of the SEE ITS ecosystem.
Agenda
09.00 - 09.30
09.00 - 09.30
Registration
09.30 - 09.45
09.30 - 09.45
Welcome & Official representatives opening words
09.45 - 10.00
09.45 - 10.00
SEE industry report presenation
10.00 - 10.45
10.00 - 10.45
Panel 1: SEE transformation
Discussion pointsBuilding the technological brand of the region:
  • Report data discussion
  • Digital transformation - national strategies and policy initiatives
  • Regional cooperation and development opportunities
10.45 - 11.30
10.45 - 11.30
Panel 2: Value Chain Transformation
Discussion points – Outsourcing Transformation:
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and AI
  • Data and cyber security - enablers for industry growth
11.30 - 12.15
11.30 - 12.15
Panel 3: Transformation drivers
Discussion points and cases:
  • Why do innovation and entrepreneurship go together?
  • Development of the startup ecosystem on a regional level - what, why, who?
12.15 - 13.15
12.15 - 13.15
Lunch
13.15 - 13.35
13.15 - 13.35
Key note speaker
13.35 - 14.20
13.35 - 14.20
Panel 4: Talent and job transformation
Discussion points and cases:
  • Socially responsible outsourcing,
  • Virtual workforce and digital workers;
  • How to unite talents, robots, and processes?
14.20 - 14.25
14.20 - 14.25
Closing of the first part
14.25 - 14.45
14.25 - 14.45
Coffee break
14.45 - 16.15
14.45 - 16.15
Parallel sessions:
HR - SEE labour market

From service to product

Smart Cities

20.00 - 23.00
20.00 - 23.00
2022 ITS Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner
Christian Kromme
Keynote Speaker
Christian Kromme is a futurist, entrepreneur and author of the bestseller book Humanification. He gives inspiring keynotes about the impact of technological developments on organisations and society.
Conference Venuе
Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia
89B Vitosha blvd.
Sofia, 1463, Bulgaria
Registration and Tickets
Registration for SEE Innovation, Technology and Sourcing Summit is closed! Thank you and see you on June 3rd in Sofia.
About Sofia

Sofia is one of the most attractive outsourcing destinations in the SEE region. It is ranked 3rd among the Major European Cities of the Future for FDI Strategy by fDi Intelligence due to its Digital Transformation Strategy and a Strategy for Smart Specialization. The city is declared by fDi Intelligence as one of the Fintech Locations of the Future.

You can find useful information about the opportunity to invest in the city, workforce size, cost of employment, office places and list of the major IT and outsourcing companies in Sofia.
Sofia Outsourcing Investment Destination

Here you can see all the interesting events which are happening in the city. Sofia 2022 Events Calendar

Moderators
IBM Country Manager and Technology Sales Leader
Head of SEE Insights
HR Director at A Data Pro
Speakers
Sales Executive - EE at UiPath
Board Chairman/Acting Executive Director at the Albanian ICT Association (AITA )
Deputy Mayor for Digitalisation, Innovation and Economic Development of Sofia Municipality
Domain Manager at KBC
President of Startup Macedonia, Investment Facilitator Western Balkans - SwissEP
Chief Executive Officer at A Data Pro, Chairman of AIBEST
Operations Manager at ManpowerGroup
Head of Shared Services, Coca-Cola HBC, BSO
Senior Cybersecurity Strategic Partners Manager
Partner at Vitosha Venture Partners
Head of Solution Development, EMEA at Experian Bulgaria
Chairman at EuraTechnologies
Program Smart Sourcing Director at KBC
HR Director for Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey at TELUS International Europe
Managing Partner Lion's Head & Park Lane Developments
Managing Partner at Service Centrix
Co-Organizers
Golden Partners
Institutional Partners
Silver Partners
Creative Partner
Workshop Sponsors
Supporting Partners
Media Partners