Technology is changing the way we live and work in ways we would have never thought possibile. Discover how society can deal with this increasing complexity and better understand the consequences.

Consequences is the main theme of State of the Net 2018.

State of the Net is a conference where you decide to go, not a conference where you pass by chance: come and share two days of long term thoughts about the internet and its impact on our society, together with some of the most acclaimed experts and visionaries from Italy and all over the world.

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Past events

2016 Facts
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2015 Algorithms
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2014 Smart Life
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2013 Complexity
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2012 Big Challenges
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2008 Today and Tomorrow
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Latest news

Only 2 weeks to go, #sotn18 programme at a glance

if you haven’t already, it’s time to get your tickets (it’s free!). While we are still hard at work and things are in continuous evolution, we are happy to share with you some details about this year’s programme

IBM is the Main Partner of State of the Net 2018 (Trieste, June 14-15)

Today we are proud to announce that IBM will be the main partner of the 2018 edition of State of the Net, the international conference which tries to capture the state of art of the internet. State of the Net 2018 will take place in Trieste (Italy), on June 14th and 15th

Consequences London, #sotn18 special preview on May 25th

Produced in cooperation with T/F/D and Activate Capital, this special panel will focus on the why and how of tools and methodologies that could help in dealing with complexity while running a business

Trieste, June 14-15 • #sotn18 • consequences

We are happy to announce that State of the Net will be held again in 2018 in Trieste, on June 14th and 15th. The keyword for our keynotes and conversations this year will be consequences

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