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Mark Stevenson at 12th edition of Combis Conference

mark-stevenson-120This year COMBIS Conference will be held from 23rd until 25th May in Poreč, again in three-day format. One of the plenary speakers is famous futurist Mark Stevenson.


Twelfth edition of Combis Conference, one of the biggest regional tech conferences will be held from 23rd until 25th May in Poreč. Plenary lecture powered by HT 'The Future and What to Do About it' will be held by Mark Stevenson, one of the most respected futurists in the world, according to Huffington Post. Stevenson is the author of bestsellers 'We do things differently' and 'An Optimist's Tour of the Future', and expert in global trends and innovations.

With its inspirational, but at the same time wittily approach, Stevenson will give to audience a whistle stop tour of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the next 20 years and why 'business as usual' is a recipe for disaster. The plenary lecture will thematise how is the landscape of society going to change in terms of technology, energy, governance, health and commerce and what all smart companies need to ask itself about business. Stevenson will deal with the question of innovation which needs to be achieved through constant change and all this with the claim that only future literate companies have a real chance of success.

The main theme of this year’s Conference is Be there. Create value. which best describes the Conference which provides added business value through inspirational lectures of renowned speakers, IT lectures, case studies of companies which business have improved with the help of technology, series of mini conference events oriented to personal development, networking and fun. All mini conference events will be connected through gamification.

More than 500 visitors participated at the last year’s edition of Combis Conference, thus making it one of the leading events on the IT conference map in Croatia. What can be expected from 12th edition of Combis Conference, announced Renee Saboti-Slovenc, director of Combis Conference:  "Our intention is to cover 360 degrees of Conference experience and to prepare inspirational IT and non-IT content for each participant, to ensure strong networking, and relaxing programme. Every year we strive to make an ideal atmosphere and to enable different (and better) Conference experience, which, in the end, will create added value for each participant. This is the reason why we put stronger accent on gamification, through “play” we want to create better experience for all participants, not just in leisure and relaxing part of the Conference, but also in the part dedicated to expert IT topics. Our goal is to enable participants to feel the change in their mindset, thus they will achieve more quality and faster digital day-to-day business and create added business value."

With Conference partner Hrvatski Telekom, Combis Conference sponsors are also: platinum sponsor Cisco, gold sponsors Dell EMC and Intel, F5, Fortinet, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Lenovo, Netapp, Palo Alto Networks, Unify and Veeam Software, silver sponsor Lexmark and Microsoft Hrvatska and media sponsors, Lider, Mreža, Netokracija, Novi list, Privredni vjesnik,,, Večernji list and Yammat FM.

You can find more information about the Conference on COMBIS Conference web site.

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