Mindtrek in a nutshell

Mindtrek is an international technology conference organized annually in the city of Tampere, Finland that offers a horizontal view into the field of future technology. It’s all about networking and exchanging ideas with people who come from different backgrounds and who have different areas of expertise. Mindtrek consists of several different sessions. Themes of the conference vary each year and can cover topics such as open source, open data, smart city, immersive tech, eHealth, IoT, AI and more.

At Mindtrek you are able to follow along one event that hits your field spot on or mix and match different sessions from different events based on your personal points of interest. The main idea of Mindtrek is to bring about a collision between all fields of technology and enable people and businesses to learn, meet and connect.

Tickets for Mindtrek 2023 are out now!

Mindtrek Conference | OCTOBER 3rd, 2023

Academic Mindtrek | OCTOBER 3rd – 6th, 2023

This year the Mindtrek events will take place in two different locations and venues in the beautiful city of Tampere, Finland!

In 2023 the conference week will start with the Mindtrek Conference which will take place on the 3rd of October in Finnkino Cine Atlas (Koskikeskus). Mindtrek Conference offers a horizontal view into the field of future technology. In 2023, Mindtrek Conference program will be divided into two different tracks: the Future of Open Source Business and Sustainable and Future-proof Tech.

Mindtrek Conference 2023 | OCTOBER 3rd, 2023

Mindtrek Conference 2023

When: Tuesday 3rd of October, 2023
Where: Finnkino Cine Atlas, Tampere, Finland
Time zone: EEST / GMT +3


– The Future of Open Source Business –

Unlocking the Open Source Potential
Open Source Strategies and Business Models
Value Creation of Open Source Businesses
Case Examples
Open Source Communities and Ecosystems
EU Open Source Policy & National Digital Transformation Initiatives
Digital Sovereignty and Open Source

– Sustainable and Future-proof Tech –

Green ICT for Sustainable ICT Services and Digitalization
Responsible Digitalization
Data Responsibility
Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Regulation of Data Economy and Digitalization

The conference week will then continue with the 26th annual Academic Mindtrek Conference which will be organized this year as a hybrid event between the 3rd and 6th of October, both online and in Paidia Living Lab of Play (Nokia Arena). Academic Mindtrek is an exciting meeting place where researchers, experts and thinkers present results from their latest works regarding the development of novel technology, media and digital culture for the society of tomorrow.

Academic Mindtrek 2023 | OCTOBER 3rd – 6th, 2023

Academic Mindtrek 2023

When: Tue 3rd – Fri 6th of October, 2023
Where: Paidia Living Lab of Play (Nokia Arena), Tampere, Finland | ONLINE
Time zone: EEST / GMT +3


The submission opens on the 8th of May

Deadline for full papers and workshops submissions:
June 8th, 2023
EXTENDED to June 15th, 2023

Notification of acceptance (full papers and workshops):
August 10th, 2023

Deadline for posters, demonstration proposals and doctoral consortium submissions:
August 17th, 2023

Notification of acceptance (posters, demonstrations, and doctoral consortium):
August 26th, 2023

Camera-ready paper submission:
September 1st, 2023

Conference registration and Copyright forms submission:
September 5th, 2023

Conference dates:
3rd - 6th October, 2023

More about Academic Mindtrek

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