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Connecting Physical and Digital: Sustainable APIs for the Era of AI, Super and Quantum Computing

Pikku-Finlandia, Helsinki

June 3 & 4, 2025

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WHAT IS APIDAYS?

Apidays Helsinki & North joins the tradition of hugely popular global apidays events. The apidays Helsinki event is brought to you together with our local APIOps community, see Contact section for more information.

100,000+ attendees

CIOs, CTO, CDOs, SVPs, VPs, Heads of Innovation, Heads of API, API Architects, Developers, Software Engineers, Infrastructure & Cloud Managers, IT Managers, Product Managers, Consultants & Analysts

5,000+ speakers

Learn from the best about Business Models, Design & Documentation, Lifecycle Management, Security & Identity Management, Testing & Monitoring, Banking APIs and Open Banking, Developer Marketing, Digital Transformation, GraphQL, Microservice Architecture, Mobile & IoT APIs

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In a world increasingly moving beyond “digital-only” services, the convergence of physical and digital realms is more critical than ever. Industries across the board are undergoing substantial transformations in response to changing energy dynamics, logistics paradigms, and material sourcing practices. These shifts are not isolated; they’re reshaping the fabric of business and technology.

At the heart of this transformation lies the pivotal role of Sustainable APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). While some sectors like finance, healthcare, and transportation have led the way in API adoption, others are just beginning to harness the potential of these interfaces. The conference will shed light on the strategies and approaches employed by successful organizations as they bridge the gap between physical and digital. These organisations are forging a sustainable path forward from reimagining business models and fostering interconnected ecosystems to leveraging AI, smart IoT, and Quantum Computing.

Join us at the 2024 conference, where thought leaders, innovators, and experts will converge to explore the limitless possibilities at the intersection of physical and digital, all while prioritizing sustainability in an era marked by AI, Supercomputing, and Quantum Computing.

2023 Talks & Presentation Slides

2024 SPEAKER LINEUP

Sergio Giraldo

IT Lead
ING

Andrew Humphreys

Senior Director Analyst, APIs and Integration
Gartner

Vesa Vähämaa

Head of Group IT, Software
Finnlines Plc

Jean Burellier

Principal Engineer, Platform Team Lead
Sanofi

Lukáš Ďurovský

Staff Software Engineer
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Vlad Stirbu

Post-doctoral Researcher
University of Jyväskylä

Marjukka Niinioja

APItalista & Founding Partner
Osaango

Olli Kilpeläinen

VP, Data Platform & Ecosystem
Betolar

Alexander Günsche

Senior Solutions Architect
Amazon Web Services

Ayush Goyal

Senior Software Engineer
Grafana Labs

Kristof Van Tomme

CEO & Co-founder
Pronovix

Sergey Konstantinov

Staff Software Engineer, Group Tech Lead
Bolt Technology (Estonia)

Andrii Melnychuk

Developer Experience Lead
Upvest

Maria Daniela Cristian

Business Development Manager
Fortum

Allan Knabe

CEO & API Product Manager
apiable.io

Paul Asjes

Developer Experience Engineer
WorkOS

Dan Erez

Lead Architect
ZIM

Hyacinthe Hounkpatin

Founder & CEO
NGC Inc / Netaculde

Daniel Hervás

Lead Engineer
Reckon Digital

Erik Wilde

OAI Ambassador @ OpenAPI Initiative
API Strategist and Content Creator at Getting APIs to Work

Claire Barrett

Director
APIsFirst and Co-lead of Women In APIs

Mehdi Medjaoui

Founder and Chairman of Apidays Conferences, Author of Continuous API Management

Hugo Guerrero

Chief Software Architect, APIs & Integration Developer Advocate
Red Hat

Jonas Lagoni

Lead Software Engineer
Postman

Frank Kilcommins

Principal API Technical Evangelist
SmartBear

Jaakko Rintamäki

Development Manager, Mobility Data
Finntraffic

Benjamin Bandali

Account Director Nordics & Benelux
Gravitee.io

Merja Kajava

Founder
Aavista Oy

Rogier van Boxtel

Director, Pre Sales Consulting
Axway

Janne Uggeldahl

Chief Commercial Officer
Platform of Trust

Lukasz Gornicki

Executive Director
AsyncAPI Initiative

Eli Arkush

Principal Solutions Engineer, API Security
Akamai

Bhavik Dand

Software Engineer
Akto

Ayush Agarwal

Software Engineer
Akto

Gift Egwuenu

Developer Advocate
Cloudflare

Olli Nilsson

Technology Manager
Veikkaus Oy

Declan McAleese

Field Engineer, EMEA
Solo.io

Timo Rüppell

VP of Product
FireTail.io

Elesh Mistry

Lead Solution Engineer
Gravitee.io

Alex Walling

Chief Strategy Officer
Rapid

Tom Akehurst

CTO and Co-Founder
WireMock

Hanna Sillanpää

Head of Digital Solutions PU
Abloy

Ishraq Khan

CEO & Founder
Kodezi

Tommi Kostilainen

CTO & Founder
TekstiAI

Duncan Doyle

Product Manager, EMEA
Solo.io

SCHEDULE DETAILS Explore the 2024 Agenda

12:00 pm

Welcome Coffee / Networking / Expo

Partners Village
12:40 pm

Welcome & Opening Words

Mehdi Medjaoui Founder and Chairman of Apidays Conferences, Author of Continuous API Management

APIs for Digital Transformation and New Digital Models

Room: Honka

Workshops

Room: Kelo
1:10 pm

Five Most Common Pitfalls of API Adoption

Andrew Humphreys Senior Director Analyst, APIs and Integration - Gartner
1:40 pm

Getting the Numbers for API-driven Transformation to Add Up

Claire Barrett Director - APIsFirst and Co-lead of Women In APIs
2:10 pm

ABLOY goes API economy – Transformation story

Hanna Sillanpää Head of Digital Solutions PU - Abloy
2:40 pm

Panel Discussion: The State of the API Economy

Mehdi Medjaoui Founder and Chairman of Apidays Conferences, Author of Continuous API Management
Hanna Sillanpää Head of Digital Solutions PU - Abloy
Claire Barrett Director - APIsFirst and Co-lead of Women In APIs
Andrew Humphreys Senior Director Analyst, APIs and Integration - Gartner
1:10 pm

Driving change in an Event Driven World

Elesh Mistry Lead Solution Engineer - Gravitee.io
2:10 pm

GitOps for Gateways: Empowering API Developers with Kubernetes Gateway API

Workshop by Solo.io
Declan McAleese Field Engineer, EMEA - Solo.io
3:10 pm

Coffee Break / Networking / Expo

Partners Village

APIs and AI

Room: Honka

API Compliance

Room: Kelo
3:50 pm

There’s no AI without API, but what does this mean for Security?

Timo Rüppell VP of Product - FireTail.io
4:20 pm

Leveraging AI for your API Governance

Jean Burellier Principal Engineer, Platform Team Lead - Sanofi
3:50 pm

Security Vulnerabilities in your APIs

Lukáš Ďurovský Staff Software Engineer - Thermo Fisher Scientific
4:20 pm

APIs, Industries, and Ecosystems (Oh my!)

Alex Walling Chief Strategy Officer - Rapid
4:50 pm

The European Data Act is coming - Are you compliant?

Janne Uggeldahl Chief Commercial Officer - Platform of Trust
5:15 pm

End of Day 1

9:00 am

Welcome Breakfast / Networking / Expo

Partners Village
9:45 am

Keynote 1: APIs ahoy, the case of Customer Booking APIs in Finnlines and Grimaldi Lines, ShortSea

Room: Honka
Vesa Vähämaa Head of Group IT, Software - Finnlines Plc
10:15 am

Keynote 2: Quantum Computing: Current Landscape and the Future Role of APIs

Room: Honka
Vlad Stirbu Post-doctoral Researcher - University of Jyväskylä
10:45 am

Coffee Break / Networking / Expo

Partners Village

API Architecture

Room: Honka

API Standards / OpenAPI

Room: Kelo

Digital, Sustainable and Smart Ecosystems

Room: Latva
11:10 am

Building APIs for Big Data Services

Alexander Günsche Senior Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
11:35 am

From Chaos to Calm: Navigating Emerging API Security Challenges

Eli Arkush Principal Solutions Engineer, API Security - Akamai
12:00 pm

Using API Management to Create the Perfect Serverless Based System!

Dan Erez Lead Architect - ZIM
12:25 pm

What is next now that your organization created a (significant) set of APIs?

Rogier van Boxtel Director, Pre Sales Consulting - Axway
11:10 am

OAI Track Introduction and the State of OpenAPI

Erik Wilde OAI Ambassador @ OpenAPI Initiative - API Strategist and Content Creator at Getting APIs to Work
11:35 am

Simplify your service integration - Build SDKs easily

Daniel Hervás Lead Engineer - Reckon Digital
12:00 pm

The Arazzo Specification: A Tapestry for API Workflows

Frank Kilcommins Principal API Technical Evangelist - SmartBear
12:25 pm

OpenAPI: Where It's Been and Where It's Going

Ishraq Khan CEO & Founder - Kodezi
11:10 am

Data Ecosystems Driving the Green Transition

Olli Kilpeläinen VP, Data Platform & Ecosystem - Betolar
11:35 am

Sustainable IT and API Performance - How to Bring Them Together

Merja Kajava Founder - Aavista Oy
12:00 pm

Scalability and speed for gaming integrations with API Management platform

Olli Nilsson Technology Manager - Veikkaus Oy
12:25 pm

Booking & Payment API for Integrated Mobility

Jaakko Rintamäki Development Manager, Mobility Data - Finntraffic
12:50 pm

Lunch Break / Networking / Expo

Partners Village

API Lifecycle & Architecture

Room: Honka

API Standards / AsyncAPI

Room: Kelo

API Design & Developer Experience

Room: Latva

MasterClass

Room: Private
1:50 pm

Data, API’s and Banks, with AI on top

Sergio Giraldo IT Lead - ING
2:15 pm

Mastering the Multiverse: Scaling API Products Across Clouds with API Gateways and Service Mesh

Duncan Doyle Product Manager, EMEA - Solo.io
2:40 pm

Scalable, Performant Decentralized APIs

Gift Egwuenu Developer Advocate - Cloudflare
3:05 pm

Evolution of API Management and Emerging Trends

Benjamin Bandali Account Director Nordics & Benelux - Gravitee.io
1:50 pm

Getting Started with Event-Driven APIs & AsyncAPI

Hugo Guerrero Chief Software Architect, APIs & Integration Developer Advocate - Red Hat
2:15 pm

Navigating the Jungle of the AsyncAPI Ecosystem

Jonas Lagoni Lead Software Engineer - Postman
2:40 pm

AsyncAPI in Production - The True Potential

Lukasz Gornicki Executive Director - AsyncAPI Initiative
3:05 pm

Using Test Containers for AsyncAPI Unit Testing and Mocking

Hugo Guerrero Chief Software Architect, APIs & Integration Developer Advocate - Red Hat
1:50 pm

Designing APIs for AI Consumers

Tommi Kostilainen CTO & Founder - TekstiAI
2:15 pm

Prototype-first - A modern API development workflow

Tom Akehurst CTO and Co-Founder - WireMock
2:40 pm

Designing APIs for Humans

Paul Asjes Developer Experience Engineer - WorkOS
3:05 pm

APIs should be Products, Devportals too - Or shouldn't they?

Kristof Van Tomme CEO & Co-founder - Pronovix
1:50 pm

Building Platforms: Masterclass on Platform Strategy and Engineering

Registration required, read more, https://bit.ly/apidayshelsinkimasterclass
Erik Wilde OAI Ambassador @ OpenAPI Initiative - API Strategist and Content Creator at Getting APIs to Work
3:30 pm

Coffee Break / Networking / Expo

Partners Village

API Lifecycle & Architecture

Room: Honka

API Standards and Maturity

Room: Kelo

Digital, Sustainable and Smart Ecosystems

Room: Latva
3:55 pm

API Compliance by Design

Marjukka Niinioja APItalista & Founding Partner - Osaango
4:20 pm

Bridging the Gap Between Backend and Frontend API Testing with K6

Ayush Goyal Senior Software Engineer - Grafana Labs
4:45 pm

Taming The Beast: Navigating Complex API Environments

Allan Knabe CEO & API Product Manager - apiable.io
3:55 pm

TBA

4:20 pm

Tracking Client Developers Experience via Tickets

Andrii Melnychuk Developer Experience Lead - Upvest
4:45 pm

The REST API Myth

Sergey Konstantinov Staff Software Engineer, Group Tech Lead - Bolt Technology (Estonia)
5:10 pm

End of Day 2 - Closing Words

Mehdi Medjaoui Founder and Chairman of Apidays Conferences, Author of Continuous API Management

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