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Meet the "Makers of the Future" at the Emerging Technologies Summit in Berlin

The latest line up of speakers and agenda sessions have been announced for the RE.WORK Technology Summit taking place in Berlin on 19-20 June.

Berlin, Germany, May 02, 2014 --( On 19-20 June, 200 cutting-edge technologists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders will come together at the Umweltforum in Berlin to discuss how emerging technologies are reshaping the future of business & society and creating a new industrial revolution.

Day 1 sessions include:

The Smart Materials Disrupting Society

Robotics: The New Revolution

Future Breakthroughs in Energy Storage & Production

The Internet of Things - Smart Interconnected World

MedTech & Technological Impact on Human Health

Smart, Future, Imagined Cities

Day 2 sessions include:

The Startup Stage: "Shaping Tomorrow"

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Wearable Technologies

Open Design: Meet the New Makers

Biohacking the Future & Brain-Computer Interface

Confirmed speakers include:

Jake Mannix, Applied Machine Learning Engineer at Twitter. Jake is an expert in machine learning and will explore the topic of "Personalization and the Social Web" at the summit, discussing the wider impact of machine learning developments on industry.

Aymard de Touzalin, Deputy Head of the Future & Emerging Technologies Unit at the European Commission who will discuss the EU mission is to promote high risk research with high technological or societal impact.

Bradley Nelson, Professor of Robotics & Intelligent Systems at ETH Zurich who will share his pioneering developments in microRobotics and nanoMedicine.

Shlomi Mir, Senior Designer at Israel National Museum of Science will showcase his innovation to help fight desertification using robots to gather data via tumbleweeds.

André Broessel, Director of Rawlemon Solar Architecture will discuss his breakthrough advanced transparent solar energy technology.

Jamie Paik, Director of Reconfigurable Robotics Lab at EPFL. Jamie leads a team researching Robotic Origamis (Robogamis) - a new innovation in the development processes for creating robots to transform their body shape and functionality to interact and adapt to their environment.

Erik Schlangen, Chair of Experimental Micromechanics at Delft University of Technology, who will be sharing his latest developments in self-healing concrete and it’s disruptive impact on urban landscapes.

Raúl Rojas, Professor of Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin is currently developing an autonomous car.

Jens Bauer, a Mechanical Engineer at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has developed high-strength micro-architected lightweight material that is lighter than water and as strong as steel with huge disruptive potential.

Allison Dring is the Co-Founder of elegant embellishments who create ‘smog-eating’ facades to reduce air pollution in cities.

The Startup stage on the 20th will be moderated by Alex Farcet, Co-Founder of Startupbootcamp - a European startup accelerator with programs in Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Eindhoven, London, Istanbul, Tel Aviv and Haifa. Startups can apply to present until 16 May. Contact Pip at to apply.

Early bird tickets are available at €450 until Friday 2 May. Startup rates are also available. For further information and to register, go to:

The venue is the "Umweltforum" Environment Forum, close to Berlin Alexanderplatz


RE.WORK is a platform of summits bringing together breakthrough technology, cutting-edge science and entrepreneurship shaping the future of business and society. For more information, view the full line-up of events here:

For media enquiries, interviews and images, please email Pip Curtis on: or call +44 203 290 5913.
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