DFF Announces First Conference Speakers and Media Accreditation

The second global technology, startup, policy and lifestyle Digital Freedom Festival announces the first speakers and media accreditation. World leading think-tank at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley Singularity University (USA) founder Kathryn Myronuk; investor, ride-share company Uber Advisory Board member Paul Bragiel (USA); technology sector public relations specialist Ayelet Noff (Israel) and several others will speak at the conference.

Dagnija Lejina, Co-Founder of the Digital Freedom Festival: “This year the festival will once again gather interesting speakers, global tech sharks, from whom we can gain inspiration and learn from their knowledge and experience. Yesterday’s news is today’s reality, but tomorrow, possibly, it will already be history – it’s at such a great and head-spinning speed that the technology sector is advancing. If we want to be competitive, we must be at the epicentre of the developmental flow.”

Kathryn Myronuk is the founder of the world leading think-tank at NASA Research Park in Silicon Valley Singularity University (USA), who was mentioned on CNN as one of the world’s technology superstars. Kathryn Myronuk is an expert in the exponentially growing technology sector and participated in creating the Sigularity University revolutionary approach on experiential learning to solve global problems.

Paul Bragiel is an experienced entrepreneur, ride-share company Uber Advisory Board member and investment fund Bragiel Brothers founder, who has invested in more than 200 companies all over the world. He has created regional funds in Africa and Asia.

Ayelet Noff is the renowned public relations company Blonde 2.0 Founder and Director, who creates publicity for startup, risk capital and lifestyle businesses. The influential US news portal Business Insider mentioned her as one of the best public relations professionals in the technology sector, in turn Forbes magazine named Ayelet Noff one of the world startup community’s most important activists.

Vasco Pedro from Portugal is the startup company Unbabel Co-Founder and Director. He previously worked as a startup company mentor, supporting them in the business creation stage, helping create a company team, solving technological challenges and creating a minimum viable product.

This year’s central conference topics will be – smart cities, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, green technologies, FinTech and digital detox. Discussions will take place on 6 stages, gathering more than 100 inspirational speakers from all over the world, and the total number of participants will be around 1300.

In cooperation with the most influential accelerators in the world – 500 Startups (USA) and Rockstart (Netherlads), as well as the Latvian Business Angels Network (LatBAN), investors will search for Europe’s best startup companies at the festival. Startup companies will also have the opportunity to participate in the Expo and present their idea to the most influential investors in the world, media and other festival participants.

The Digital Freedom Festival also announces media accreditation. The application form is available here: