Innovation festival iNOVUSS before the summer end
Innovation and technology festival iNOVUSS organized by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) will take place in Riga, Lucavsala, from 30 August to 1 September. Technological advancements in open-air, local and global trends in innovation, AI, latest developments in science, future professions, and travel in the 21 century – all of these topics will be covered so that everyone will be able to find something for themselves.
“Innovation festival iNOVUSS is an event for entrepreneurs and future businesspeople and it manages to avoid usual formats and boring business conversations. The festival is all about hands-on experience, positive vibes and exciting discussions, about business and leisure. Together we will encourage new ideas, share opinions and spend our time well before intense work in autumn starts,” LIAA director Andris Ozols explains the idea behind the festival.
Three days the festival participants will be able to enjoy creative, innovative and technology-driven atmosphere as they will be engaging in expert discussions, creation of new ideas and various activities. The event will provide inspiration and new thoughts, solutions and be an opportunity to meet various professionals as well as enjoy musical performances. Latvian entrepreneurs and innovation developers as well as foreign keynote speakers will be among the presenters.
During the festival 6 tents – Money District, Business Incubators, 23XX, Smart Café, Futourists and Business Terrace – will be open. But that’s not all, as the main stage Magnetic Latvia will feature exciting presentations and performances.
Money District will welcome everyone willing to find tips, do’s and don’ts on making money, learning to invest and hearing business success stories. Those willing to explore the life of future human, find out how and what to sell in a world where people need less will gather in Business Incubator area. 23XX tent is a story about women and innovation, information, communication, creation and growth.
People interested in support for starting business, facilitation of innovation and technology as well as willing to meet festival speakers will find Business Terrace attractive. When seeking best cooperation models in developing original products, discuss future, knowledge and technology in an informal setting Smart Café is a place to go, however those interested in changing habits in travel, new opportunities and experience should visit Futourists tent.
Great Latvian minds will speak from the main stage Magnetic Latvia. Foreign keynote speakers will help explore the ever-changing reality: the inevitable technological development, AI, potential of human brain and travel that challenges our world perceptions. In addition to that, there will be various activities and performances of popular musicians.
The entrance is free of charge. To explore festival speakers and other information, please visit www.inovuss.lv. The first iNOVUSS festival took place on 25-26 August 2017 and gathered 4 000 participants.
The project is financed by the ERDF programme “Growth and Employment”.