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The most advanced social robot in the world will be present at Bucharest Tech Week 2019

The fourth edition of Bucharest Tech Week brings to the attention of the professionals in the business sector the latest trends in technology, shared by 30 international experts. One of the stars of this edition will be Furhat, a robot endowed with artificial intelligence, with social skills and the capacity to interact with people in am empathic manner: speaking, listening, expressing feelings and keeping the eye contact. Created by the Furhat Robotics laboratories, this special guest of the Bucharest Tech Week 2019 has multiple applicability: it can be a trainer for the employees or it can welcome tourists in transit points (airports, railway stations or hotels) by providing them with precise information and guidance in following the desired route.

On May 21 and 22, at Bucharest Tech Week, Furhat will interact with the participants in the first two business conferences of the tech week held at Radisson Blu Hotel:

  • At Innovation Summit, on May 21, there will be a debate on the future of the social robots and on how the Furhat Robotics platform redefines the relation between people and technology.
  • At HR Masters Summit, on May 22, the discussed topic is the Unbiased Recruitment; Furhat Robotics developed a robot that van stay unbiased in the situations of an interview with people from cultures that are different from the one of the employer.

“We are excited to join Bucharest Tech Week 2019. Such an ample and diverse technology festival is the place where Furhat integrates perfectly, along with professionals who love technology. Furhat is the proof that social robots are no just a projection for the future, but they are already a concrete reality which is increasingly spread, constantly improving their technologies, thus reaching to be used in the most various fields of activity. We can hardly wait to share this view with those who love innovative technologies and who are present at the festival. See you there!”, was the message of Varun Atrey, the Marketing Manager of Furhat Robotics Labs in Stockholm.

In the video material below, you can meet the social robot which is the special guest of the Bucharest Tech Week 2019:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rb8_wIt_O7U .

Between May 21 and 24, at Radisson Blu Hotel, international and local experts in various fields of activity such as: Innovation, HR, FinTech, Java and .NET, are expected to come.

More than 30 renowned international speakers who are experts in their fields of activity, will climb the stage of the five business summits organized under Bucharest Tech Week.

“I am excited to attend Bucharest Tech Week 2019. I appreciate the interdisciplinary aspects of the event, which is attended by numerous experts and opinion leaders. The mix between Business Summits (e.g. FinTech, Innovation, HR), Tech Expo and the variety of partner events, makes Bucharest Tech Week be a pluri-dimensional, rich in content and complex event. I am eager to exchange opinions with other representatives in the innovative technologies industry who will gather in Bucharest in May. Beyond the FinTech perspective, I am excited to find that HR topics have an important dimension on the agenda of the business summits, taking into account the current challenges of the recruitment and of the retention of the talented employees in the technological sectors”, stated Anna Maj, FinTech & Payments Leader at PwC and Speaker at FinTech Summit.

At the business conferences to be held under Bucharest Tech Week, professionals who are interested in technological innovations will find out global trends on topics such as: the applicability of the space technology as a catalyst of the innovation in business, using the LinkedIn instruments in the successful implementation of the various initiatives on diversity and inclusion in teams, the expansion of the Open Banking phenomenon (APIs), apps like Java EE in Azure or Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

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