ZEST Malta 2017, the leading tech startup conference in Malta, is returning this month of September, with the biggest gathering of startups in Malta ever. The program is richer featuring keynotes, debates and case studies from world-class speakers, spread over nine themed tracks. 3D Printing Business Media co-founder Davide Sher will be participating in the 3D Printing Track of talks, illustrating the present and near future opportunities offered by this technology.
The conference will be held on September 19th and 20th at the Radisson BLU Golden Sands Resort & Spa, and is being organised by the MCA with the support of MITA Innovation Hub, Finance Malta, Gaming Malta and MIMCOL and is sponsored by amico.ai, Go Beyond Investing, Sherpa and Alter Domus.
This is the full set of conference tracks:
TRACK 1 – Disruption
Where is the innovation train headed? This track addresses the potential for disruption emerging out of geopolitical and technological trends.
TRACK 2 – Startup Fundamentals
There is a harsh reality behind every startup’s success. This track presents a sober outlook on the world of startups and the importance of keeping one’s feet on the ground.
TRACK 3 – Tech Trends
Emerging technologies are disrupting all industries. This track is focused on how these technology trends are having an impact on financial services and digital identity.
TRACK 4 – Marketing
You can’t grow if you can’t sell, and unless you have a good handle on your marketing, you won’t sell either! This track is intended to help you learn from the experts and debunk the myths behind marketing in a digital era.
TRACK 5 – Startup Culture
One thing distinguishing success stories in startup-world is an emphasis on getting culture right. How do fast growing companies do it? What should you watch out for if you’re scaling rapidly? And what fundamentals should you get right from the start?
TRACK 6 – Ecosystems
Startups surrounded by a solid entrepreneurship ecosystem are more likely to grow faster and succeed in the long run. But what makes an entrepreneurship ecosystem tick? What are the important factors, and what detracts from the ecosystem’s effectiveness? This track explores this topic in detail.
TRACK 7 – 3D Printing
How will we make things in the future? What role will 3D printing and additive manufacturing play in our lives, in education or industry? This track explores this growing phenomenon and its disruptive potential.
TRACK 8 – Growing an Appetite
There is a growing appetite for disruption and innovation in the food and hospitality industry. What will this wave of innovation lead to? What does the future hold for food and hospitality, and how can the industry keep up with technological developments?
TRACK 9 – Content is King
Undeniably, there is good business in the world of digital content. This track explores opportunities and case studies related to video and gaming, two content domains that offer lucrative business for those who know how to exploit them.
Find out more about the programme, speakers and how to secure your tickets at www.zest.org.mt.
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