14 · 15 May 2019

Future Summits

Is technology driving our future? Or does society take the lead?
In tomorrow’s world of tech, society and business, it’s time for you to make history.

FutureSummits offers 2,000 global & local innovators a kaleidoscopic journey made up of
three conferences, each presenting a different perspective on our tech future.

FutureSummits is imec’s brand-new tech experience; a series of international events hosted by imec in different countries and continents.

The edition on 14-15 May in Antwerp is a made up of three conferences and a vast interactive demo exhibition.

Each of the three conferences presents a different perspective on our tech future:

  • Imec Technology Forum Belgium – Groundbreaking innovations powered by nano & digital technology
  • Forward Dive – Mind-blowing visions on how technology will change the society of tomorrow
  • AI Flanders – Opportunities & cases to leverage Artificial Intelligence for your business

Each conference hosts a speaker line-up of renowned experts. They’re invited to share their views and insights from a tech perspective (ITF Belgium), a societal point of view (Forward Dive), or a business perspective (AI Flanders).

The vast tech exhibition showcases more than 50 interactive demos of tech breakthroughs, research advances, applications and solutions for Smart Health, Smart Mobility, Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, VR, Smart Energy and more.


FutureSummits offers a one-off opportunity to experience and discuss the future, future systems, roadmaps, impact of technology on business and society, and collaboration opportunities.


  • Witness world-renowned tech experts & visionaries
  • Be amazed by inspirational talks about how our society will evolve building on the advantages of new technologies
  • Gain front-row insights on research advances and their applications
  • Interact with high-potential solutions in smart domains
  • Exchange with 2,000 global & local innovators