About GoDigital conference

Due to the epidemiological situation and the new government decree, the GoDigital conference will be held ONLINE on 18 November and will be free of charge for all participants as a sign of digital solidarity.

GoDigital 2021 - Just do IT

Slovenia is taking over the Presidency of EU Council at an important moment. Since we are at the beginning of the Digital Decade, numerous existing high-profile EU initiatives will determine our digital future and are crucial for Slovenia as well. From the Recovery and Resilience Facility, Digital Compass, Digital Europe Programme, DSA and DMA Acts to Data Sharing Initiatives to name just a few.

Slovenia has set ambitious goals in its Digital Strategy 2030. Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia – ICT Association wish to support it in every possible way. We see Slovenia Presidency of EU Council as well as our yearly conference GoDigital 2021 as a great opportunity for achieving those goals.

Conference »GoDigital 2021 – Just do IT – Driving productivity and competitiveness« is the largest independent business conference in Slovenia, focused on the role of data, artificial intelligence and digital transformation in the Digital Decade. The online event will take place on November 18, bringing together CEOs and decision makers from the industry, digital stakeholders as well as officials from public sector and key ministries. We are expecting altogether around 800 participants in a hybrid conference form.

The morning sessions are focusing on the welcome speeches and global keynote presentations and roundtables to discuss key EU and Slovenian digital initiatives. The afternoon sessions have focus on sharing experiences through case studies.

We also prepared an online B2B meeting for all participants, as an opportunity to network and gain new business contacts.


Združenje za informatiko in telekomunikacije

Igor Zorko, President of the Association of informatics and telecommunications
e- naslov: igor.zorko@zzi.si

Nenad Šutanovac
, Director of the Association of informatics and telecommunications
e-naslov: nenad.sutanovac@gzs.si

Andreja Lampe
, Head of ICT Innovation Network
e-naslov: andreja.lampe@gzs.si

Maruša Boh
, Event manager/PR
e-naslov: marusa.boh@gzs.si

Flavio Fuart,
e-naslov: flavio.fuart@gzs.si

Mateja Pucihar Baebler,
Office manager
e-naslov: mateja.baebler@gzs.si

Registration Free for all participants (online)


GoDigital 2021 news

Welcome to B2B meetings with economic delegations from Slovakia and Poland.

Welcome to free B2B virtual meetings: Go Digital Matchmaking Event! The international conference will be attended by many guests, both Slovenian and foreign companies. In November, the Slovenian Digital Center will host two economic delegations from Slovakia and Poland. The participants are mainly companies operating in the field of information technology, digital transformation and cyber security. You are invited to get to know each other, exchange experiences and business contacts at meetings and gain new business partners.

Name of the meeting: Go Digital Matchmaking Event
Start of the meeting: 18.11.2021 at 14.00
End of meeting: 18.11.2021 at 16.00
Registration deadline: 18.11.2021



09:30 - 9:35

Opening Ceremonies

09:35 - 9:50

Welcome speeches

Mag. Aleš Cantarutti, General Manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Mark Boris Andrijanič, Minister for Digital Transformation, RS
Igor Zorko, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Nenad Šutanovac, Director of ICT Association, GZS

9:50 - 10:20

Keynote: Top technology Trends for 2022 and its business impact
David Groombridge, Vice President Analyst, Gartner


10:20 - 11:30

Keynote: Making the most of Europe’s Digital Decade

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General of Digital Europe


Round table: Can Europe gain momentum in digital decade

Peter Geršak, State Secretary , Government Office for Digital Transformation
Ray Pinto, Director for Digital Transformation, DIGITALEUROPE
Eva Ivančič, Public Policy Manager CEE, Facebook
Igor Zorko, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Zoran Stančič, Hors Classe Adviser, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology European Commission

Moderator: Jaka Repanšek, Strategic Committee on Digital Regulation and Environment of the Slovenian Digital Coalition

11:30 - 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 - 12:00

Keynote: How and why to stay a digital champion

Marko Derča, Partner & Managing Director Kearney SEE region

12:00 - 13:00

Round table: Digitalisation to boost productivity and competitiveness – but not only that

mag. Gregor Umek, Head of Industry, Innovation and Technology Promotion Division at Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
Nenad Šutanovac, Director of ICT Association of Slovenia at Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Josephin Galla, Managing Director of SAP Southeast Europe and Ukraine

dr. Peter Wostner, Government Advisor, Policy Expert & Researcher, Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development, Republic of Slovenia
Katja Mohar Bastar, Director at Digital Innovation Hub Slovenia
Bojan Kos, Chief information officer/CIO MSIN d.o.o.

Moderator: Igor E. Bergant, Slovene journalist

13:00 - 14:00




Best practices


Keynote: How to get Olympic medals in the economy?

Matej Tušak, sports psycologist


Wrap up and B2B online meeting