Found.ation and the U.S. Embassy in Greece at Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF)
Found.ation is organizing, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Greece, a curated series of programs and events that highlight innovation, technology, and creativity. Under the theme of the American Pavilion at TIF, “Harnessing the Power of Innovation and Creativity”. #USATIF2018
The curated series of programs will include:
Tech Olympus Summit, Sunday 9 September 2018, Olympias Hall, TIF-HELEXPO
The Tech Olympus Summit provides knowledge and opportunities for founders and innovators. It is a TED style tailor-made program with top-tier content that sparks dialogue in the areas of Innovation, Technology, Creative Industries, and Civic Engagement. Its inaugural edition is supported by the U.S. Embassy in Greece.
Innovation Hub, from 8 – 16 September 2018, U.S. Pavilion
The Innovation Hub is an innovation lab in the heart of the American Pavilion which will feature a dedicated “digital classroom area” hosting digital skills workshops, coding courses, meetups, and open discussions. Each afternoon we will host a series of Innovation Talks – casual open sessions and workshops by VCs, established tech entrepreneurs and prominent figures of the wider startup innovation ecosystem – all aimed at inspiring and connecting the next generation of innovators.
Business Engineering 101, Innovation Bootcamp, from 12 – 15 September 2018
Business Engineering 101, Innovation Bootcamp is an educational hackathon on agro, travel, and urban tech for developers, designers, business developers, and marketeers, who will create and develop their ideas over a short, but intense, period of time at the OK!Thess Accelerator. Each team has the freedom to innovate, working on a unique idea that can make a difference. Mentors will support the teams throughout the Bootcamp by guiding the creative and development process and judges will determine the winners based on their progress. The final pitch will take place on Saturday, September 15 at 10:00 am on the theater stage in the U.S. Pavilion.