For over a year, work-life balance has been a challenge faced by almost everybody. We try to work effectively in remote or hybrid formula, and at the same time take care of ourselves and the community we live in. On May 19, Sector 3.0 Festival lecturers speaking under Better Living motto will tell us what we shall do to achieve that.
The Festival is the biggest event showing how technological trends shall be translated into practice. In this year’s edition we’ll see Tomasz Sekielski and Marek Sekielski who will talk about designing digital tools that can shift reality, Mariusz Szczygieł who will tell us how to build relations with the Internet audience, and Amanda Southworth of Astra Labs who will tell us about the work on application supporting out mental life.
Technology for better tomorrow
This year’s Festival, broadcast from a built specially for that purpose studio at Warsaw Innovation Campus, will focus on analyzing trends that shape knowledge and information exchange in new reality. The participants will also learn how accelerated digital transformation will impact our everyday life and shape new model of work.
“We invited experts in technology development, psychologists, educators and journalists. A big group of lecturers from Poland, the USA, New Zealand and Israel will discuss together such issues as how technology can support shaping better life, especially in new, liquid reality context,” Sector 3.0 Program Director Dawid Szarański says.
There will be a dozen of lectures under the following three thematic blocks:
- Live Well! – what are the quality of life determinants, how can you care for your digital wellbeing and how to build community online;
- Work Smarter! – what is the impact of technology on work effectiveness and automation;
- Develop Better! – what should be the new attitude to designing modern services and processes to make them support work-life balance and sustainable development best.
Among the lecturers at Sector 3.0 Festival we will also see: Michał Jaworski (Microsoft), Katarzyna Marchocka (Geek Girls Carrots), Jarosław Kuźniar (Kuźniar Media), Prof. Katarzyna Śledziewska (DELab UW), Dr. Lehan Stemmet (Auckland Institute of Studies), Majka Lipiak (Leżę i Pracuję), Dr. Michał Boni (SWPS, Martens Centre), Janusz Schwertner (Onet), Rakesh Bharania (Salesforce) and others.
They will give lectures on various subjects, including work organization in dispersed teams, both in context of people and space, learning communities, mental resilience and ability to cope with challenges of new reality.
The place of meeting – priority to relations
The organizers give the priority to building community and relations among the Festival participants. Therefore, the guests will have an opportunity to meet online during the breaks or ask questions directly to selected lecturers during the Ask Me Anything sessions. Additionally, the participants will be able to visit online the digital stands of Festival Partners in virtual expo zone and take benefit of their offer. Those registered to the Festival will also receive many practical tips helping them to prepare to the event in line with the Festival Better Living motto.
Meet the Sector 3.0 Award Winner
During the Festival, the Sector 3.0 Award of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation worth PLN 40,000 will be presented to the winner.
“Information and communication technologies impact both the effectiveness of operating of the organization itself and on its ability to achieve its goals in the changing world. We want to award those who are not afraid of innovations and consistently use opportunities offered by technological development. This award was established to promote those organizations that are good examples of that attitude,” Polish-American Freedom Foundation Program Director Radosław Jasiński says.
The Festival is open to everybody who has earlier registered for free. Sector 3.0 Festival is a part of Sector 3.0 program of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, and its organizer is the Information Society Development Foundation.
Organizers: Polish-American Freedom Foundation, Information Society Development Foundation
Main Partners: Ringier Axel Springer Polska, Microsoft
Main Media Patron: Onet
Honorary Patronage: The Ministry of Development, Work and Technology, U.S. Embassy in Poland, GOV TECH Polska
Technological Partners: Google, Orange
Institutional Partner: Kampus Innowacji (The Innovation Campus)
Partners: Koalicja na Rzecz Polskich Innowacji (the Coalition for Polish Innovation) , Instytut Polska Przyszłości im. Stanisława Lema (Stanisław Lem Poland of the Future Institute), Fundacja Dbam o Mój Zasięg (I Care for My Coverage Foundation), WUD Silesia, DeLab, Stowarzyszenie Komunikacji Marketingowej SAR (The Association for Marketing Communications SAR), CIC Warsaw, Venture Cafe Warsaw, District Hall, Trend House, My Digital Life
Media Patrons: ngo.pl, Crossweb, DailyWeb, Re:view