The Danish Society of Engineers, IDA

Denmark's strongest voice on technology. 

- a modern professional association for technology, natural sciences and IT specialists.

Kalvebod Brygge 31-33 / DK-1780 København V

CVR: 21465216

Tel. 33 18 48 48

Attend Techfestival for free

Join the main summit of the year for techies from all around the globe. 

At Techfestival you become part of

• 200+ sessions, summits and social events
• 16,000+ participants
• 300+ speakers sharing thoughts and sparking debate
• 250+ co-creators making good stuff

Techfestival takes over inner Copenhagen from september 5-7th.

IDA offers new members a free wristband to the festival. Sign up here for free access to sessions with the world’s most forward thinkers, as we explore the possibilities, use and misuse of technology.


Sign up below and we will call you to settle the details and send you the link to your Techfestival wristband.

As a student you get the first 12 months of membership for free. After that, you pay DKK 20 a month. If you are not happy with us you can opt out at any time.

As a graduate you get the first 3 months of membership for free with no commitment. After that, you pay from DKK 97 to 293 a month (tax deductable) depending on your job situation.

Already a member? Please mail to to get a wristband. Remember to write "Techfestival" in the subject line.


Exclusive warm up event

On September 1st from 15-17, we all meet at Papa Bird in the Meatpacking District, for an afternoon of cold beers, inspirational talks, and time to hang out in the company of like minded.

Chill out and get inspired

Get your free wristband now!

IDA offers a limited number of free wristbands to Techfestival to our new and existing members. The wristband gives you access to all of the 200+ events, exhibitions and parties.

Sign up now to get yours.

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September 5-9th: IDA X Techfestival

With more than 200+ summits, meetups, workshops, talks, exhibitions & parties, it can be difficult to get the full overview. That’s why we’ve selected some events that may interest you:

-   - Blockchain – The Corporate Weapon against Disruption, Sept. 7, 17:00 – 19:30

    - Ethical AI Dilemmas of Tomorrow, Sept. 7, 15:45-16.30

    - You Don’t Look Like a Developer, Sept. 5, 17:30 – 19:30

Don't miss the conversation

The main output of 2018 was the Copenhagen Catalog, acknowledged worldwide for it’s impact on the way we design and manage tech. Join Clive Thomson in 2019 with his talk about coder culture and efficiency obsession and many more opportunities at the upcoming Techfestival.

Technology impacts every aspect of our lives. Whether your livelihood or simply your interest is in tech, you cannot miss out on this conversation.

Techfestival explores how tech changes our relationships and lives, and we invite you to join the conversation. In unison with the world’s most forward thinkers, we set out a path for the possibilities, use and misuse of technology.

The first keynote speaker is announced: Clive Thompson: “The Efficiency Obsession”

• Who: Clive Thompson is a tech-author and journalist for Wired Magazine with a deep knowledge on coding culture.
• What: Thompson presents his talk The Efficiency Obsession, asks “What decides how we code our world?”
• Where: Techfestival takes over inner Copenhagen from september 5-7th.

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How to get your wristband now

To get a free wristband all you have to do is to become a member of IDA. 

You get a 3 months free IDA membership - no strings attached. You can choose not to extend your membership after 3 months, and of course we won’t bill you.

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Your benefits as a member 

Get legal advice and a review of your contract

Pop your questions and get personalised advice on employment contracts, terms of employment and more in your work life.

Join communities and get new inspiration

Join one or more dedicated networks on almost 50 topics and choose form more than 3,500 professional and social events.

Access salary statistics

Get an estimate of the average gross salary for your profile with our salary calculator. And see what colleagues get with the IDA Salary Statistics.

Enjoy cash benefits

On top of it all, an IDA membership gives you access to the cheapest insurance in town, a lucrative bank agreement and a long list of cash benefits and discounts.

Get career counselling

We give you individual career counselling focusing on your personal competences, strengths and wishes.

You can be a member as well

You just need to be a student, graduate or undergraduate within IT, tech or natural sciences - or your field of work is within IT, tech or natural sciences.