Web Summit is an annual technology conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, considered the largest tech event in the world. Founded in 2009, by Paddy Cosgrave, David Kelly and Daire Hickey, Web Summit was originally held in Dublin, Ireland, until 2016, when it moved permanently to Lisbon, Portugal.bWeb Summit has been described as the most important tech event in the world.

The conference’s topics center on internet technology, emerging technologies, and venture capitalism. Speakers have included a mix of CEOs, subject-matter experts, celebrities, and politicians, such as Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Al Gore, and U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, among numerous others. Web Summit partners range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, with attendees representing all levels and sectors of the global high technology industry.

Web Summit runs events throughout the world including F.ounders, RISE Conference in Hong Kong, Collision in Toronto, SURGE in Bangalore and MoneyConf in Dublin.

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SPEAKERS
Guo Ping, Rotating Chairman at Huawei
Guo Ping, Rotating Chairman at Huawei
Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for Competition at European Commission
Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for Competition at European Commission
Edward Snowden, President at Freedom of the Press Foundation
Edward Snowden, President at Freedom of the Press Foundation
Kate Brandt, Chief Sustainability Officer at Google
Kate Brandt, Chief Sustainability Officer at Google
Brad Smith, President at Microsoft
Brad Smith, President at Microsoft
Katherine Maher, CEO at Wikipedia
Katherine Maher, CEO at Wikipedia
Melanie Perkins, Co-founder & CEO at Canva
Melanie Perkins, Co-founder & CEO at Canva
Wladimir Klitschko, Founder at Klitschko Ventures
Wladimir Klitschko, Founder at Klitschko Ventures
Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator on Brexit at European Commission
Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator on Brexit at European Commission
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