Business consultant Lars Thomsen, a respected business futurist and international speaker will give the Opening Keynote Address for ISE 2015.

The presentation, entitled, 520 Weeks into the Future: Trends and Tipping Points in the Electronic Systems Industry until 2025, will cover areas such as Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 2.0 alongside expected shifts in media, marketing and consumer expectations. 

Lars’ research and analysis consultancy, Future Matters, has provided strategic planning advice to 40% of the companies listed on the German stock exchange. 

He also specialises in identifying disruptive opportunities, or ‘Tipping Points’, that cause significant shifts in economic, political and social trends.

The Keynote will take place on February 9, at 18.00 in the Forum of the Amsterdam RAI on the eve of opening of the exhibition and will be followed by the Opening Reception at 19.00.