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Engineering a Sustainable World

Cutting Edge Technology for Sustainability

If you are passionate about Technology, dreaming to work on something that really matters, care about our Future and want to build a better World for our children, come and join this round table Panel Discussion with people who are dedicated to build a better World using Technology, Innovation and Passion! If you have no idea how Developers like YOU can help to build a better World using YOUR skills and experience and improve YOUR life, then come and find out. If you don't know how to start - come and ask YOUR questions! It meant to be an interactive session and lot of fun. You'll hear really awesome REAL life stories based on REAL experience, bringing REAL value to People, Nature and Planet Today!

Scheduled on Saturday from 15:50 to 16:50 (Europe/Kiev) in Stream 4


Tom van Arman


Tom is an architect & urban planner that uses data as a design tool to create more social and inclusive cities. In 2010 he founded Tapp, an award winning smart city design agency enabling local governments and industries to become leaders in the bottom up digital revolution.

Oleg Tsal-Tsalko


Solution Architect at EPAM | Consultant | Speaker | Trainer | Head of Devoxx Ukraine Program Committee | Dedicated to Saving Nature and Planet

Ioannis Kolaxis


Ioannis Kolaxis is a Software Architect working for Atos, building Next Generation 911/112 software solutions that empower emergency services to save lives. He has been previously developing software for the banking industry in IBM and the telecommunications sector in SIEMENS.

He enjoys sharing his experience with the software development community, speaking at international conferences, such as Oracle Code One 2019.

He was awarded by Atos the title of “Distinguished Expert” as a recognition of his technical expertise & professional accomplishments. He is an inventor, having filed several patents & having won the 1st prize award at Atos Innovation Week 2020 for coming up with the most innovative idea. He is passionate about new technologies and likes to share his thoughts on his blog & YouTube channel about how technology can transform our lives. Follow him on Twitter @IoannisKolaxis to be updated about his work.

Bruno Souza


Software developers have a huge impact in the world, and can effectively improve the planet. This is why Bruno Souza is passionate about developer communities and has dedicated his life to helping developers worldwide reach their true potential. The "Brazilian JavaMan" is a Java Developer and Cloud Specialist that believes that open source is the path to career excellency for developers. And that sharing what you know and take responsibility for delivering software are the marks of great developers.

Jason Holmberg

Wild Me

Building on 19 years of experience in commercial and open source software, Jason is a co-founder and the Executive Director of the nonprofit organization Wild Me (, which brings professional software engineers and machine learning specialists into the fight against the Sixth Mass Extinction. From leafy seadragons in Australia to giraffe in Africa, Wild Me's data management and computer vision work supports wildlife biologists across the globe, and the team's efforts demonstrate the need for applied software and machine learning engineers at the interface of on-site conservation efforts and emerging AI techniques in academia. Jason's current work focuses on building long-term engineering capacity, skill, and focus in wildlife conservation, seeking to improve conservation strategies through more rapid iteration in data collection and analysis of animal populations.