The Estonian tech and startup conference, Latitude59, is to take place from 16-17 May and is expected to be visited by 2,500 people.
The event, taking place at the Kultuurikatel event space in Tallinn, Estonia, will present a programme covering different topics – startups, digital governance, sustainable business development, innovation in education as well as smart cities.
Among the speakers are entrepreneurs, scientists and professionals from around the world. They include Morten Lund, a Danish entrepreneur who has founded or co-invested in more than 100 high-tech start-ups in the last 15 years; Péter Halácsy, co-founder and CTO of the Prezi presentation software company; Fleur Pellerin, a French businesswoman, former civil servant and a socialist politician who served as French government minister from 2012 to 2016; the Finnish entrepreneur, Peter Vesterbacka, and many others.
In addition to the conference programme, Latitude59 will also feature a pitch competition for early-stage startups, an investor-startup matchmaking and a demo area for the region’s early and seed stage startups.
Latitude59 is the largest annual tech and startup event in Estonia, held for the 12th consecutive year in 2019.