Q&A

1. What is Biohacking?

Biohacking is the art and science of optimizing and maximizing your wellbeing and performance with biological and technological tools.

2. What is Biohacker Summit?

The event is the focal point for learning faster, performing better, living longer, and enjoying more what you wake up to do every day. Discover the latest in wearables, internet of things, nutrition, digital health, and mobile apps to increase performance, be healthier, stay fit, and get more done.

3. Who’s organising the event?

Biohacker Summit is organised by Biohacker Center BHC Inc. The UK event is organized in collaboration with Pando, UK.

Biohacker Center focuses on the research of quantified self, biohacking, and digital health for an improved state of wellbeing, increased health and an upgraded life. Website: Biohacker Center

Pando is an online portal for improving health, longevity and the overall quality of your everyday life. Website: Pando.

4. Who are the speakers?

Presenters include leading international figures, technologists, medical professionals, and visionaries from the fields of digital health, quantified self, life extension, and biohacking.

5. What is the target group?

Biohacker Summit is organized for people interested in optimizing their performance and wellbeing. Our audience is international and consists of entrepreneurs, executives, technologists, medical and wellness professionals, and coaches. Biohacker Summit in 2015 gathered 450+ participants, 30+ exhibitors, 10+ artists and 20+ speakers from
 20+ countries. In 2016 we expect to gather well beyond 1000+ participants.

6. When is the next Biohacker Summit?
7. Can I try some biohacking equipment and gadgets myself in Biohacker Summit?

The event features the “Playground” for those who dislike sitting. Participants are invited to try out new wearables, fiddle with biohacking equipment, exercise, and receive a massage while watching inspiring presentations.

8. How can I participate to the event?
9. What is the Upgraded Dinner?

Participants take part in preparing a 6-course dinner in 6 kitchen teams guided by wild food chef Sami Tallberg.

Upgraded Dinner is a future food lab taking food, preparation, cooking, and eating to the next level with the latest science and kitchen chemistry. Biohacking techniques are used to preserve quality and increase absorption of ingredients such as foraged plants, wild game, and seasonal local produce.

10. What is the Biohacker’s Handbook?

Biohacker’s Handbook dives deep into upgrading work, mind, sleep, nutrition, and exercise with biological and technological tools.

Biohacker’s Handbook is an e-book series, podcast, webinar series, and upcoming printed book available in Finnish and English (coming summer 2016).

Authors include technology specialist Teemu Arina, medical doctor Olli Sovijärvi, and nutrition specialist Jaakko Halmetoja. Book website: Biohacker’s Handbook.