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Within the context of the 13th Asia-Pacific Week, the two-day event will take place at Haus Ungarn. The former Hungarian cultural institute in the city center, opposite the TV tower, provides the perfect atmosphere and rooms for conference sessions and networking. The conference brings together leading experts and entrepreneurs for an intercontinental exchange about this year’s topic “Asia-Europe Dialogue on Digitalization”. It addresses internationally-oriented startups from Asia and Berlin and their pro-innovation ecosystems.

The kickoff is a two-day conference at Haus Ungarn: a great variety of innovation and international subjects will be discussed in panels, keynotes, Ignite Talks and interactive formats like workshops, Match & Make or Pitch Sessions.

Conference Day 1 | April 25
“Asia meets Europe” | Social Entrepreneurship | FinTech | Blockchain | Pitch Session

Conference Day 2 | April 26
Smart Cities / Smart Home | Artificial Intelligence | Healthtech | Green Tech / Energy | Mobility

Building on the guiding principles of the APW since 2013 – smart cities, startup ecosystems, innovation and digitalization – the Asia-Pacific Week Berlin 2018 will deepen the subject of DIGITALIZATION – the global megatrend of the 21st century, the 4th Industrial Revolution that affects and permeates all aspects of life: Society, economics, politics and culture. Digitalization brings great opportunities and challenges.

Are you an early-stage founder or an already experienced entrepreneur? Get the chance to join the Pitch Session on Wednesday, April 25 from 5.30pm – 6.30pm. You will have 5 minutes pitch time on stage and an additional follow-up Q&A slot. Spots for the pitch session are limited, so make sure to get yours and send your pitch deck to pitch@opnrs.com or apply here (https://apwberlin2018.typeform.com/to/QQCtbH) until April 18, 2018.