For its second edition, the Techsylvania conference will gather 500 creative minds from all over the world to not only learn and be inspired about key topics of technology and innovation, but also to connect, network and meet future collaboration partners. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet 20 disruptive technology speaker who will share their insights about what the future may bring. Florin Talpes, the CEO of Bitdefener will share his experience as a leader of one of the industry’s fastest growing companies. Christiano Betta, the Senior Development Advocate at PayPal; Peter Juszczynski, Branding Evangelist at Google, Jambu Palaniappan from Uber and David Bettner, the creator of Words with Friends, will also be taking the stage at Techsylvania 2015 among others.
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Executive producer Vlad Ciurca feels that the Techsylvania event is a chance to promote Cluj-Napoca communities as tech centers on an international level and to stimulate the development of local products. “The event offers the opportunity of social interaction for the purpose of establishing partnerships, seeking financing or obtaining coaching from experts, as well as promoting technical breakthrough ideas of Romanian developers,” he told inventures.eu.
On 6-7 June, Techsylvania will host a hackathon focused on wearable and connected technologies where teams of talented people come together to hack innovative solutions for devices such as the Apple Watch, Moto 360, Google Glass, Leap Motion and Pebble among others. The hackathon is open both to students and experienced developers who have a creative idea for these types of technologies. Participants can either register for the event as a group (4-5 people) or form a team on the spot. Top three teams will have free passes to the conference and also the chance to demo their projects in front of the entire audience at the Techsylvania conference. More information is available here.
Make sure you get a spot by registering on the Techsylvania homepage. For the Hackathon, the ticket costs 29€, but students only pay 19€. Conference attendees pay 69€ if they are builders or 119€ for a VIP ticket, but prices will increase right before the event. Stay tuned to find out how this event plays out via inventures.
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