Peter Gärdenfors

As a senior professor in cognitive science at Lund University and a prominent author of several cognitive science books with thousands of citations is Peter one of the biggest names at this year’s KVIT Conference.

“How to keep company with robots”

"It is a mistake to try to make robots human. We should se them as tools with specialized abilities."

Annika Larsson

Annika leads the human factors activities and research at Veoneer, a company designing and selling state-of-the-art sensors, software and systems for active safety and autonomous driving.

"Creating trust in mobility – on the way to autonomy"

"Automation is a journey, not a destination. It is a moonshot, and as such we believe that what we learn today will create safety for today as well as for tomorrow."

Ashkan Fardost

Ashkan is a former artist who got his first record deal with Armada Music in 2003 at the age of 17 - by harnessing the internet and hacking Napster. He also holds a PhD in organic chemistry. Today he works with Hyper Island, invests in Swedish startups and is currently writing a book on the internet and the future of mankind.

"God, Soil & Information: A Journey Through The Internet, Humanity & The Future"

"Don't underestimate the power of 3 billion people sitting in the same room, communicating on equal terms."

Jenny Skog

Former cognitive science student at LiU, now working as a systems engineer at Saab Aeronautics. Skog performed her bachelor thesis for Saab and was hired after that as a software developer. She worked with prototyping of airplane cockpits for about six months before changing tasks to interaction and systems design.

"Cockpit development in fighter aircrafts"

"Ensuring situational awareness through design process."


More speakers will be announced the coming weeks!