The aim of the conference Digital Life, held on 20 September form 9 am to 1 pm in Corinthia hotel Prague, was to unveil a little bit of the future and to introduce the latest technologies which have the ambition to influence our lives, to look at the way we are communicating, entertaining ourselves, gathering information and gaining the feeling of happiness.
In the first panel, named Infrastructure for the Future – 5G and fibre, the participants could see a presentation of Hynek Urban of Nokia who introduced their pilot project of 5G deployment. All participants had the opportunity to see practical demonstration of it at the conference venue. Representatives of Huawei and Nick Dewar of Telrad also presented their views and visions.
The second panel was dedicated other layer of digital economy – content which we consume via new technologies. Michal Kubáň, national open data coordinator, spoke about the latest open data initiatives. Part of the panel was reserved for the winners of 2nd hackathon of public administration which was held on 14 and 15 September.
Representatives of “new media” focused on the future of content online and technological challenges which they face. Martin Kotek, founder and president of Association of virtual and augmented reality (AVRAR), explained that virtual and augmented reality is not just a buzzword but can really improve our capabilities and experience of learning and working. The participants could also try several practical demonstrations of such reality “on their own head”.
Third panel focused on security in cyberspace and education od users. Macin Cichy, president of UKE (the polish regulator), introduced their activities in the field of education. Jean-Jacques Sahel of ICANN and Ondřej Filip of CZ.NIC pointed at threats in cyberspace and different ways of education of users.
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