July 16, 2024
What to anticipate at TNW Convention 2024

TNW Convention 2024 is lastly right here! As we right here at The Subsequent Net attend many conferences all year long (though few are as a lot enjoyable and provoking as our personal, if we might say so ourselves ), we all know that they will generally really feel a bit overwhelming with every thing that is occurring. 

That’s why we now have put collectively this helpful overview of what to anticipate — and we can’t wait to see you there! 

Time flies — TNW turns 18!

This 12 months, TNW Convention turns 18. What began as an thought for a number of tech-interested folks to return collectively and speak about what was “subsequent in tech” has grown into an establishment within the Amsterdam ecosystem. 

From an intimate gathering to hundreds of attendees, the intention has remained the identical — to assist uncover what lies on the very forefront of technological innovation i.e. “the subsequent net.”

TNW Convention, June 20-21 – 90% tickets SOLD OUT

Stop all of the networking alternatives: roundtables, masterclasses, tech excursions, 1:1s… Final likelihood to e book earlier than we run out!

Aside from our signature pageant really feel and the great networking alternatives, here’s what you may count on from what’s subsequent in tech this 12 months. Come have fun our 18th with us. 

Decide your participant(s)

We now have keynotes, panel discussions, and fireplace chats. With such a veritable smörgåsbord of classes with inspiring tech luminaries and path blazers to select from, having a broad overview of the themes of this year’s TNW Convention is perhaps useful.


Today’s AI is fuelling a revolution. Discover open supply, NLPs, LLMs, and multimodality, in addition to how AI is impacting enterprise methods. We may even discover the intersection of AI and creativity, diving into how AI is reworking artistic industries. Count on insights into the way forward for AI-driven artwork, music, and storytelling, in addition to discussions on moral implications and the stability between humanity and machine studying.

The RenAIssance monitor will run totally on our most important stage, Imaginative and prescient. Notable audio system embody Anna Kouvaniemi, who leads Google DeepMind Influence Accelerators, Glenn Fogel, CEO of Reserving.com, Adir Ron, CTO staff lead for Microsoft for startups, and Jane Lauder, CDO at Estée Lauder. 

TNT — The Subsequent in Tech

That is our give attention to groundbreaking know-how developments and improvements. Classes will cowl rising tech like quantum, AR, cybersecurity, and superior robotics, together with their potential impacts on numerous industries. The monitor goals to showcase revolutionary tech developments and their sensible purposes.

TNT will run totally on our most important stage, Imaginative and prescient. Audio system to maintain a watch out for embody Lars Reger, Government VP and CTO, NXP Semiconductors, Dr Si-Hui Tan, Chief Science Officer at Horizon Quantum Computing, and Hanah-Marie Darley, head of Risk Analysis at Darktrace. 

Sustainable Futures

Devoted to sustainability and inexperienced tech, this monitor addresses how know-how can fight local weather change and promote environmental duty. Subjects embody circularity and inclusivity, moral and sustainable enterprise practices and product improvement, and tech options for a extra utopian city setting.

Our Sustainable Futures monitor runs throughout many levels. Audio system embody Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Former Prime Minister of Denmark and Co-Chair, Meta Oversight Board, Parag Parekh, Chief Digital Officer, IKEA Retail (Ingka Group), and Thomas Plantenga, CEO of Vinted. 

Finance Disrupted

Delve into the fintech revolution, analyzing how AI, blockchain, and different applied sciences are reshaping the monetary panorama. Key themes embody digital belongings, monetary inclusion, and the evolving function of conventional banks in a tech-driven world.

Our Finance Disrupted monitor will run on the Disrupted stage. Audio system embody Kristo Kärrman, CEO and co-founder of Sensible, Colin Bell, CEO Europe at HSBC, and Timi Merriman-Johnson, aka Mr MoneyJar. 

Pixels to Revenue

A deep dive into digital advertising and e-commerce, exploring methods to reinforce buyer engagement and maximise ROI. Subjects embody data-driven advertising, the function of AI in shopper behaviour evaluation, and modern approaches to digital promoting.

The Pixels to Revenue monitor will run on our Discovery stage. Audio system embody Marcel Kramer, GenAI Program Supervisor and Director of Knowledge Engineering at ABN Amro, Sadira E. Furlow, Chief of World Model and Communications at Tony’s Chocolonely, and Renate Nyborg, founder and CEO at Meeno. 


Highlighting cutting-edge improvements throughout numerous sectors, this monitor focuses on the most recent startup ecosystems, enterprise capital developments, and breakthrough applied sciences. It goals to encourage and equip attendees with the data to drive innovation in their very own ventures.

Going down at our Progress Quarter stage, the Innovate monitor will characteristic a variety of panels masking every thing from revolutionising the locations we work, tips on how to drive innovation throughout adversity, tips on how to be taught from startup failures, and the subsequent frontier of area tech. 


Specializing in a variety of matters associated to funding and funding, resembling figuring out and nurturing modern ventures, influence investing, adapting to financial modifications, studying from failures, and the way corporates and startups can work collectively. 

Working on our Progress Quarter stage, classes embody exploring new funding fashions, the function of LPs and VCs, and in-house VC methods. To not be missed is the case research of McLaren Applied’s acquisition of VanMoof going down on the Imaginative and prescient stage. 

TNW Talks

For extra intimate classes and possibilities to ask questions of audio system, head over to our TNW Talks stage. This 12 months we now have included an “ask a journalist” session with our editorial staff, in addition to a reside recording of the TNW podcast. Come and ask us questions on tips on how to get your startup featured within the media, or what we imagine is really “subsequent in tech.”  

Aspect occasions and extras

Past our most important themes, TNW Convention additionally options a variety of extremely partaking aspect occasions, together with:

Tech Excursions & Meet-ups: Guided excursions of native tech hubs and meet-ups for deeper trade engagement.

DEI Coalition: Classes devoted to range, fairness, and inclusion within the tech trade.

The Meeting: A particular monitor specializing in collaborative policy-making for tech development.

There may even be a padel courtroom hosted by EY and, absolutely one to not miss, the Dutch police’s escape room, and way more.

If you wish to be taught extra about tips on how to take advantage of out of those further classes and aspect occasions, examine out our helpful information right here.