In 2019, Webit.Festival Europe will host one more separate event – Climate|Tech, aiming to address climate change related challenges, create dialogue between institutions, academia and enterprise and to pave the way to change.
By 2050, 2/3 of the global population will live in cities. More than 70% of the global demand for infrastructure over the next 15 years is expected to be in urban areas. According to a World Economic Forum survey, air pollution can prematurely kill 400 000 Europeans, not to mention the health costs and the new diseases like allergies in the recent years.
How cities develop is important both for their economic growth and climate security. The current state of technology provides numerous solutions that can be put into action. The goal of the Climate|Tech Summit will be to gather the enterprise leaders from different industries together and help them plan how to move away from the current Energy system to a new clean tech world.
In 2018 Webit.Festival Europe doubled its size and moved to a larger venue. The festival broke records with 10 000 attendees from 111 countries.