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A new Era in Business

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28 | Mar | 2017 PRAGUE

Satya Nadella

Keynote Speaker, CEO at Microsoft
For the first time ever in the Czech Republic

Main Partners


Technology leader and multinational company with headquarters in Redmond, USA.


Professional service company, one of the "Big Four". Employs 189,000 people with headquarters in Amsterdam, NL.


German company, which offers a wide range of products in the areas of electronic entertainment and information technology.

Porsche Design

Porsche Design is a premium lifestyle brand whose products stand for precision and perfection, intelligent functions as well as a sophisticated sporty and elegant design.


Adastra is an international consulting company with over 20 years of experience in providing comprehensive software solutions and services tailored to the specific needs of businesses.


Unicorn is a dynamic group of companies providing complex services in the area of information systems and information and communication technologies.


World's leader in champagne: every second a Moët & Chandon cork pops-up somewhere around the world.


We offer elastic business solutions to our clients from both business and public administrations. Thanks to our solutions they become more flexible and can quickly react to market changes.


The most inspiring working space.


A Czech company that specializes in providing high-quality, expert services in the field of information technologies to companies worldwide. As a system integrator proposes and implements enterprise solutions with high focus on resilience, security and availability.


Leading system integrator for the Microsoft Infrastructure and Cloud solutions. Only top level consultants make KPCS one of the most influential partners in the Czech republic with footprint in CEE, UK and USA.


We have focused on providing complete IT solutions and services for company customers and state administration in Czech and Slovak Republic for more than 25 years.

Hospodarske noviny

Hospodářské noviny publishes universal news with strong analytical elements and commentaries. Of all Czech daily newspapers, it gives the most space to economic and business information, financial markets and services for entrepreneurs. It contains interviews with leading Czech and foreign businessmen, and analyses of the most important economic events.

Forum Karlin

Multifunctional auditorium that is big enough for 3,000 people and suitable for cultural, social or specialist events of all types.

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft

“Simply put, businesses will not just use digital technologies, but they will become digital companies.”

Before being named CEO in February 2014, Nadella held leadership roles in both enterprise and consumer businesses across the company.

Joining Microsoft in 1992, he quickly became known as a leader who could span a breadth of technologies and businesses to transform some of Microsoft’s biggest product offerings.

Most recently, Nadella was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group. In this role he led the transformation to the cloud infrastructure and services business, which outperformed the market and took share from competition. Previously, Nadella led R&D for the Online Services Division and was vice president of the Microsoft Business Division. Before joining Microsoft, Nadella was a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems.

Gerd Leonhard

Futurist, Humanist

Gerd Leonhard is a widely-known and top-rated futurist, with over 1500 engagements in 50+ countries since 2004 and a combined audience of over 1 million people. Gerd focusses on near-future, ‘nowist’ observations and actionable foresights in the sectors of humanity, society, business and commerce, media, technology and communications.

Gerd is also an influential author, a sought-after executive ‘future trainer’ and a trusted strategic advisor. He is the co-author of the best-selling book The Future of Music and the author of 5 other books including ‘The Humanity Challenge’. Gerd is also the host of the web-TV series TheFutureShow and the CEO of TheFuturesAgency, a global network of over 30 leading futurists.

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Jan Pirk

Head of the Cardio Center and the Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine IKEM

Professor Jan Pirk is the head of the Cardio Center and the Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine IKEM in Prague and a member of several prominent Czech and foreign scientific institutions and medical societies. He performs an average of 300 heart surgeries annually. This is not just about time management under extreme pressure, but also about the precision which saves lives!

Carlo Capalbo

Founder of Prague Marathon

In the early nineties Carlo moved to Central Europe and founded the company Prague International Marathon, a green-field project aimed at establishing the modern concept of long distance running events throughout the region. Later he founded RunCzech Running League, a series of long distance races organized throughout the Czech Republic.

RunCzech Running League with over 85,000 of runners has seven Gold IAAF Road Race Label awards for its seven races, no other company in the world has received more of these accolades, which attests to the first-rate standards of the organization.

In 2015 Carlo received from the President of the Italian Republic a badge of honour „Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia“ (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy). The award is one of the highest Italy’s honours

In 2016 Carlo Capalbo was appointed as a Chairman of the IAAF Road Running Commission, which is designed to assist the delivery of a fundamental program of change to the sport’s global administration.

Filip Dřímalka

Digital Innovations & Business Advisor, Speaker

Filip Dřímalka is a business expert with focus on innovation, technology and business development. His consulting firm helps organizations expand and streamline their business through digital innovations and serves major companies in Central and Eastern Europe (Škoda Auto, O2, Deutsche Telekom, AXA, E.On, Hartmann…). He also invests in startups through Digital Ventures and provides mentoring for startup accelerators Deutsche Telekom hub:raum, Intel/Cisco/Deutsche Telekom Challenge Up! or VŠE X-Port. Filip is a sought-after speaker and gives keynote lectures at major european digital and business conferences.

Expertise: #digitalinnovations, #businessdevelopment, #marketing, #partnerships

Matthew Brown

Owner of Echochamber

Back in 1999, Echochamber was a research library within a retail design agency, but Matthew transformed it into an independent business with a global client list. Seventeen years later, the Echochamber still tracks global retail trends in order to help some of the world’s biggest retailers, brands and developers to innovate and futureproof their businesses. As well as consulting, writing about all things retail, and leading retail safaris, Matthew is a regular keynote speaker at retail conferences around the world.

David Scott

Partner, KPMG Czech Republic

David leads KPMG’s Centre of Excellence for Software Licensing in Prague covering Central and Eastern Europe and Russia and CIS region. He is also a member of KPMG’s Intellectual Property and Contract Governance Global Steering Committee and provides strategic support to technology teams in Asia-Pacific region.

David supports his clients in transformation, whether it be defining or refining their strategic direction, achieving operational efficiency through process optimisation and leveraging technologies or by driving organisation change through restructuring or outsourcing.

In the Czech Republic, David is responsible for Technology, Media, Telecommunications sector and leads the go-to-market Alliance between KPMG and Microsoft.


The Next Rembrandt

The Next Rembrandt is one of this year’s most talked about "artificial intelligence meets creativity" projects. A group of art historians, material researchers, data scientists and engineers – led by J. Walter Thompson in Amsterdam for the client ING and technical partner Microsoft – spent 18 months taking on a huge challenge: how to teach a machine to think, act and paint like Rembrandt.

KPMG scenario with Microsoft HoloLens

Alliance KPMG and Microsoft developed an augumented reality application that allows data to be viewed in 3D visuals and can be customised to suit individual needs. It brings data visualisations to life in the boardroom, utilising all the available space and enabling organic interaction. It explores the full potential of 3D visualition by allowing clients to walk through and interact with visual elements.

New Generation Store
Powered by ADASTRA

What does a business of the future look like? In Retail Showcase you will see how to optimize your brick and mortar store for the new digital era. Besides face, age, or emotion recognition, you will also see communication with a digital assistant, remote conversation or People Counting and Queue Management. All data is processed by the dashboard in real time. New Generation Store - digital transformation that you can touch.

Extreme IoT @DAKAR

In KPCS, we see technology on every step. We created a device and added twelve tons of racing special. The output was a huge amount of data for analysis using Microsoft Azure and Power BI. The data was collected during the most difficult and exhausting race in the world. As we see world differently than it is, similar solutions are helping our customers every day. Predictive maintenance, production optimization and downtime reduction – these are just a few examples of how we are changing dreams into reality. Join us at the DOTS 2017 to see the real race truck, come and see our vision of the Digital transformation.


FORUM KARLÍN is a new "art venue". It opened at the beginning of June 2014. The venue is located in Karlin, a fast-growing area near Prague's city center.

FORUM KARLÍN is a multipurpose hall suitable for organizing congresses, gala dinners, cultural and social events. It has great acoustics, for which it received the "11th Best Acoustic Hall in the World" and "Venue of the Year" awards.

Forum Karlin, Pernerova 652/51, Prague 8