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August 21, 2020

IFA 2020 Special Edition: IFA NEXT Innovation Engine boosts new visions for tech and mobility industry

Three days of packed program with Start-Ups, thought leaders in the mobility industry and inspirational panels as part of SHIFT Mobility meets IFA NEXT

The IFA NEXT Innovation Engine drives forward the discussions about future concepts and ideas in tech and mobility. Over the course of three days - from 3 to 5 September - in about 40 sessions a wide range of experts provide their insights and visions - including CEOs, representatives from Start-Ups and associations as well as the car racer Mike Rockenfeller. Topics range from future mobility and artificial intelligence to female founders and sustainability. 

Winner of the Day
As part of the Start-Up Days, each afternoon, start-ups will pitch in front of the audience and an expert jury. The most inspiring presentation, the winner of the day, will be announced every evening.

Are we ready for the Future of Mobility?
SHIFT Mobility meets IFA Next brings together tech innovations and products with mobility future topics on the IFA NEXT Innovation Engine. "Are we ready for the Future of Mobility?", asks one of the presentations on Thursday. Answers will be discussed from different angles in all day sessions around the fascinating change in the mobility and technology ecosystem.

The complete program is available online.

About IFA 2020 Special Edition
The IFA 2020 Special Edition - consisting of physical live events focusing on its B2B core functions of IFA - offers a meeting place for industry and trade in the IFA Business, Retail & Meeting Lounges and cross-industry innovations at SHIFT Mobility meets IFA NEXT. While these event elements are aimed at trade visitors, media representatives can exclusively experience the latest products and services, press briefings and IFA keynotes live at the IFA Global Press Conference.

Health and safety is a top priority at IFA 2020 Special Edition, which will take place from 3 to 5 September 2020 as a three-day event with a limited number of participants in accordance with current regulations.

Digital IFA Experience
With a virtual extension - the "IFA Xtended Space" - the physical event is complemented by live and on demand streaming of presentations, match-making tools and digital product demonstrations. The Xtended Space thereby is accessible for both on-site guests and all other interested participants around the globe.

Register now!
To participate in the IFA 2020 Special Edition, registration in advance is necessary. Registered participants will also receive access to the IFA 2020 Xtended Space, the digital extension of the IFA 2020 Special Edition.

Please note: Due to the current situation this year we can neither offer on-site accreditation for media representatives nor registration for trade visitors. Therefore online pre-registration is mandatory. In order to enable as many visitors as possible to participate on site, a query will be made in the course of this pre-registration regarding the intended day of the visit.

Click here to register for trade visitors
Click here to register for media representatives