Agenda 2021

Agenda 2021

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Global Leadership

Global Leadership

8:59 am - 9:04 am 15th June 2021 MC
9:00 am - 9:40 am 15th June 2021 The future of flying

The past year has shown extraordinary transformation and unimaginable disruption for the global aviation industry. British Airways CEO, Sean Doyle joins us to discuss how he navigated the...

10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021 Sustainability: Sustainable Technologies, Green IT & Cloud

Digital technology is one of the world’s greatest enablers but with it comes the challenge of an ever-growing IT carbon footprint. Yet Post-Digital technologies, such as the cloud, are energy...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Power, politics, and the planetary costs of artificial intelligence

How is AI shaping our understanding of ourselves and our societies? What happens when artificial intelligence saturates political life and depletes the planet? Kate Crawford, with more than a...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 Future of research

Meet the woman in charge of the UK Research Council’s £8bn a year research grant funding. Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser is the Chief Executive of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 The exponential age

Exponential technologies touch everything from computing and manipulating biology, to working with matter and supplying energy. With AI as a catalyst for countless other technologies, there’s a...

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 15th June 2021 Ethics and Bias in AI

In a world where security and the wellbeing of citizens is pivotal, how can companies ensure ethical, non-biased policies and frameworks? When Machine Learning is involved, how can we prevent...

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm 15th June 2021 Toolbox for the future: Why innovation is the only way out of the climate crisis

Join two pioneers: Tony Fadell, Future Shape Principal, iPod inventor, iPhone co-inventor and Nest founder; and Actor & Investor Robert Downey Jr. to discuss why out-of-the-box thinking and...

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm 15th June 2021 MC

CreaTech

CreaTech

TBC 15th June 2021
Curated with: Creative Industries Council
MC

Dream is a live performance set in a virtual midsummer forest. Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. By using motion capture as the culmination of cutting edge research and...

10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Creative Industries Council
The future of social media: Why it’s driven by China

What’s the next big thing in social media? A question all brands want the answer for first. The easiest way to predict the future is to look to China. Its unparalleled, complex social media...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Creative Industries Council
CreaTech in advertising: What’s hot? What’s not?

As tech platforms proliferate and digital increases its slice of the advertising pie, the tools and techniques available to agencies are expanding daily. But what works best for brands? And...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: WPP
Marketing reimagined: Liberating creativity through tech

The collision of tech and creativity has transformed the way in which WPP is partnering with its clients. Harnessing the power of AI and other innovative technologies has allowed WPP to...

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: The Alan Turing Institute
NFTs & the future of digital art

NFTs have created a new infrastructure for producing and collecting art. This session brings together diverse voices in the art industry to understand the multifaceted and potentially disruptive...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Creative Industries Council
Dream

Dream is a live performance set in a virtual midsummer forest. Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. By using motion capture as the culmination of cutting edge research and...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021 New platforms for music

Roblox is an online community where every day an average of 42.1 million people gather virtually to play, create, consume entertainment and explore millions of immersive worlds with their...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Boster Group
Designing Impact

Efforts across sectors and geographies to inspire behavioural change through design has the power to evoke emotional responses as well as help solve some of our biggest global challenges. Great...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Playmob
Playing for the planet

Games are played by 40% of the global population. Has the collective mega power of game started to make a dent on global issues? And where does the industry stand in making change and...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021 Artists spotlight: Nile Rodgers & Jack Savoretti

Nile Rodgers is the co-founder of CHIC and the Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. His productions for artists like David Bowie, Diana Ross, and Madonna have sold over 500 million albums...

There are no in-person sessions for this stage on this day.

Lab to Live

Lab to Live

11:00 am - 11:45 am 15th June 2021 Radar meets AI: Strategic partnerships driving innovation

Halma’s safety company Navtech Radar has strategically partnered with Oxbotica to develop a unique localisation radar solution for autonomous vehicles that works in all weather and light...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 The impact of AI in delivery businesses

Daniel Hulme, CEO of Satalia, and Chace Calum, the Author of “Surviving AI”, will be discussing what the problem of the travelling salesman is, what optimisation is and and how it...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 15th June 2021 Where there’s a process, there’s an opportunity: Telus & Minit Process Mining case study

Canada’s biggest telecommunication operator Telus has embarked on an ambitious journey. Being an early adopter, they have selected innovative Process Miningtechnology as a strategic tool to...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 Reimagine the future of shopping with AI

How can we seamlessly connect online and offline shopping? Join us in this conversation between Żabka, the biggest network of convenience stores in Poland, and AiFi, a thriving innovator in the...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021 Creating the platform for global logistics with Scale AI and Flexport

Global trade today is largely run on offline relationships with the people who move goods. Scale AI and Flexport discuss how AI can harness unstructured data to increase efficiency and...

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 15th June 2021 Enhancing CX with Soul Machines’ Digital People: Meet Nestlé Toll House’s Cookie Coach Ruth

‘Ruth’ is Nestlé Toll House’s first Digital Person — created by Soul Machines — who acts as a cookie coach. Her job is to guide bakers through the baking process and help them troubleshoot along...

Next Gen Infrastructure & Industry 4.0

Next Gen Infrastructure & Industry 4.0

10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021 Immersive tech and Industry 4.0

Adoption of AR and VR technologies are already driving tangible benefits and providing a clear ROI for industry 4.0. From helping to build industrial digital twins and exploring the future of an...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Digital identity and financial inclusion

The world bank estimates that over one billion people can’t officially prove their identity. In the UK, almost 17% of people have no passport at all. During this panel we explore the potential...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 Next-gen infrastructure: Are businesses ready for industry 4.0?

Digital adoption increased last year as companies looked to tech and digital infrastructure to keep going. Many organisations that were still thinking about what industry 4.0 meant to them stop...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 As drones get off the ground, what does this mean for public service delivery?

Drone-enabled deliveries are no longer science fiction. Trials are happening across the UK and around the world to support both public and private sector organisations. This session will hear...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 The materials intelligence revolution is coming with Skylar Tibbits

How will newly-understood properties of matter challenge the way we interact with our environment? Join brilliant minds from MIT and FranklinTill to peek into the fascinating science of...

Open Web

Open Web

10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Fabric Ventures
DeFi – Market Opportunity

In the last year we saw DeFi go from a pipe dream to a functioning reality, settling $bn’s in value daily and resilient to shocks like the largest day of liquidations in crypto history....

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Fabric Ventures
De-Fi: Stable Coin

Stablecoins are the backbone of our decentralised financial system the last two years’ explosion in DeFi doesn’t likely happen without the proliferation of stablecoins. What are the...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Fabric Ventures
Job Description: Full Time Token Holder

Participation is one of the biggest issues faced by DAO & protocol governance: decentralised to the bones, but what if people just don’t turn up to vote? In today’s discussion...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 No-data ML: The road to a scalable data network across organisations

Ntropy provides scalable access to relevant data across organisations. This enables single developers, startups and large companies to train machine-learning models to a level of performance...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021 Scaling Web 3

While there are millions of developers in the world, the Open Web is home to only 1000s, how do we attract the next generation of builder without leaving others behind?

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 15th June 2021 How community-owned gig worker platform can partially alleviate poverty while teaching people valuable skills in the process (HumanGuild, Sasha)

Today’s internet platforms are rewarded exponentially as they gain traction whilst their essential Gig Economy workers are rewarded linearly and do not share in the value created....

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 NFTs: Market opportunity of NFT art

You’ve heard of CryptoKitties and Beeples’ $69m JPEG, but art & collectibles are just the beginning. There are trillions of $ of non-fungible assets in the meatspace, what value...

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 15th June 2021 Music – Broken and Being Investigated

Artists have been marginalised for as long as music has been commercialised, how can this luddite industry be updated in the Open Web?

There are no in-person sessions for this stage on this day.

Research

Research

10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Digital Catapult
Powering up UK’s CR&D: Bringing the best of research to the market

What’s the best way to fund collaborative research and development (CR&D)? In this session we dive into the UK and European research agenda to explore how we can tip the scales in our...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Springer Nature
The opportunities of open science: Accelerating research, solving real world problems and improving trust

Open science has become a hot topic within the research community. But how can it make science more efficient and cost effective? Plus, with so much misinformation flying around, how can we...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Springer Nature
Machine learning & the quantum mechanics of materials and molecules

Determining the stability of molecules and condensed phases is the cornerstone of atomistic modeling, underpinning our understanding of chemical and materials properties and transformations....

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: The Alan Turing Institute
Weaknesses of AI tools for detecting online hate

The surprising and dangerous weaknesses of AI tools for detecting online hate.Can we use AI to track down online hate? Can tech companies use AI to fight hate on their platforms? It’s not easy!...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Springer Nature
Africa’s Carbon Time Bomb

When Greta Dargie did field research in Africa, she discovered a vast peatland in the Congo Basin, revealing it to be the largest in the tropics. They lock in 30 billion tonnes of carbon making...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Springer Nature
How to recognise, combat and out-compete misinformation

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked media coverage about science in a way never seen before. It also highlighted that accurate, evidence-based reporting is essential when dealing with a...

Start-up to IPO

Start-up to IPO

9:59 am - 10:04 am 15th June 2021 MC
10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021 Q-commerce trends leading the way

Consumer macro trends are speeding towards convenience — especially in the food, grocery and delivery industries. With fierce competition popping up in every continent, what kind of business...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 One year later with our Best Covid-19 Innovation Winners

CogX 2020 Award winners – Haptik, C2-Ai, and Builder.ai – will share what has happened since they won the CogX Awards in June 2020 and what future brings for their teams and the AI...

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm 15th June 2021 Growing fast, making customers happier

Katie Christian, Head of Customer Success at Calendly and Jonathan Corbin, Global VP of Customer Success at Hubspot will share their experience in building the first customer success team and...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 15th June 2021 Female founders experience

An honest conversation between Prianka, Priya and Tahmima sharing their insights and experience on how women can break up the “paypal buddies” phenomenon and can lead investments, ventures,...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 New generation of fast investment checks

How can founders get fundraising in days? This session gathers VCs from the UK and the US to discuss fundraising methods like SAFE notes and tapping into the pool of operator angels or...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021 The future workplace: remote, collaborative and design-centric

Spending on ‘pro-sumer’ tools has soared as more people work remotely. Join the CEO of Superhuman and General Partner from Khosla Ventures as they discuss how design will shape the future of the...

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 15th June 2021 Building impactful engineering teams

Claire Delaunay, Vice President of Engineering at Nvidia and Douglas Gresham, Director, Engineering, Skyscanner
will share their insights on how to set up and scale a product-oriented...

The Future of Work & HR

The Future of Work & HR

9:59 am - 10:04 am 15th June 2021 MC
10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Generation UK
Generation: Skilling the workforce of the future

Shorter training programmes are playing an increasingly important role alongside the university system, as well as improving social mobility and diversity in the tech sector. In this session, we...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Empowering the workforce of the future

An organisation’s success relies on its people. How can data-driven insights improve its HR and Wellbeing initiatives? Can we mitigate the risks surrounding privacy, trust and behavioural...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 Nowhere everywhere: The distributed future of work

Whether by choice or circumstance, more of us are becoming solo workers than ever before. But once you’ve made the leap, how do you actually work well in isolation? And how can you thrive...

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Prospect Union
Empathy and ethics in the workplace

We hear from Sherry Turkle, who has explored the “subjective side”of people’s relationships with technology for many years. In her newest book, The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir she ties together...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 The Future of Work is a scam

A frank conversation about the intersections between AI, millennial burnout, self care, and intergenerational trauma. Join Tricia Hersey, founder The Nap Ministry, and Dr. Jonnie Penn, historian...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021 Shared working spaces and the changing role of cities

How has the role of co-working spaces changed as a result of the pandemic? And what does this mean for the economy of the future city? In this session we look at the changed state of cities and...

The Planet & Smart Cities

The Planet & Smart Cities

9:59 am - 10:04 am 15th June 2021 MC
10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Shell
Energy futures: AI, hydrogen and carbon reducing tech

Tackling climate change, and at the same time meeting the world’s energy needs, is one of the greatest challenges faced. What is the future of energy? How can technology accelerate the...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Financing and designing net zero cities

Cities are responsible for 70% of global carbon emissions, so net zero carbon cities are critical to everyone’s future. We need to accelerate the decarbonisation of our cities -— halving...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 Adaptation and resilience: Managing climate risk

Climate change, population shifts and increasing conflicts all mean that the world’s disaster risk is rising. Natural disasters, extreme weather and environmental degradation can cause...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Centre for AI and Climate and Centre for Net Zero
Energy transition: A digital twin of the energy sector

To optimise complex electricity systems, we need digital representations of how they’re operating in real time, and the ability to digitally simulate alternative ways of working. Digital twins...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: VISA
Data-driven insights for the sustainability transformation

From carbon-scoring algorithms that show consumers the emissions stemming from their purchases (to help them make greener choices), to city-level insights on sustainability for banks, merchants,...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 15th June 2021 The next 500 years: Engineering life for space

In 2015, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly went to space while his identical twin stayed on Earth — leading to some surprising discoveries on how space travel affects the human body. Christopher E....

5:00 pm - 5:20 pm 15th June 2021 Radical ideas to save the planet

One of our biggest weapons against climate risk is innovation. Technology got us into this mess, and technological innovation can play a big role in getting us out. Radical ideas to save the...

5:20 pm - 5:25 pm 15th June 2021 MC

GLS Side Events

GLS Side Events

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm 15th June 2021 Driving growth for your startup

Marketing leads, heads of growth and startup CEOs discuss how to run growth experiments to accelerate businesses, the best approaches for exploring and optimising different channels depending on...

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm 15th June 2021 An overview of practical AI Governance

This masterclass helps corporate leaders and AI practitioners think through what they need to effectively identify and manage the risks of AI. The class takes a 360-degree look at AI risk...

4:00 pm - 4:55 pm 15th June 2021 Production machine learning: Managing models, workflows and risk at scale

Explainability for machine learning (ML) algorithms is essential when moving to production, but it’s notoriously difficult to achieve transparency and navigate changing regulations, like the...

4:00 pm - 4:55 pm 15th June 2021 Post-pandemic: Healthcare for all

After 15 months of global pandemic we have learned that 1) the healthcare systems in the world need more agility and support to deal with health crises like the one we are still trying to get...

Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge

9:59 am - 10:04 am 15th June 2021 MC
10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021 Why the future of AI is in Asia

AI has expanded rapidly in Asia over the last decade. China now leads the world in annual R&D spending with nearly $275 billion. We speak with thought leader Parag Khanna, Managing Partner...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: NHSX
AI Skunkworks in the NHS: Innovating through rapid co-production

The NHS AI Lab Skunkworks programme focuses on finding new ways of using AI to drive forward the early adoption of technology to support health, in both clinical and business contexts. In this...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021 The next wave: Probabilistic programming with Stuart Russell

Why is probabilistic programming so powerful? AI pioneer Stuart Russell joins us to discuss the game-changing potential of probabilistic programming, what makes it so different from deep...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 15th June 2021 10x our future: Processing power in an AI world with Will Summerlin, ARK Investment Management

Join leading analyst Will Summerlin as he delves into how neural networks can help society overcome limits to computing capacity, and the shortcuts from it that can give large corporations a...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 Why democracy needs an algorithm with Max Tegmark

How can we steer ever-more powerful AI towards positive outcomes? Max Tegmark details how we can use machine learning to detect bias in the media and how we could wield this power to strengthen...

There are no in-person sessions for this stage on this day.

Cyber & Defence

Cyber & Defence

10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021 The moral code: Privacy, power and trust

From WhatsApp to the NSO group, should private firms be able to sell their tech to nation states for surveillance purposes? Can we trust governments not to exploit technology for nefarious ends?...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Preparing for a future battlefield

The future shows a new type of hostile threat, one that nation-states and intelligence agencies alike are scrambling to prepare for. Looking back on their time leading the UK’s cyber security...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 Down The Rabbit Hole: QAnon, conspiracists and the new threat

Gone are the days when conspiracy theories existed only in the fringes of society. From capitol riots to vaccine boycotting, they’ve become a mainstream threat with real consequences. This panel...

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: CyLon
Digital transformation and UK defence: A discussion with Major General Tom Copinger-Symes

Recently, we’ve seen £16 billion injected into British defence — the biggest investment since the end of the Cold War. What does this mean for the UK’s standing against new superpowers? In this...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 The dark web: Violence and radicalisation online

The internet is the wild west of our time. With no standardization, it’s the perfect place to promote extremist ideas. In this session we look at the burgeoning counter-radicalization industry,...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: CyLon
Data poisoning: A ticking time bomb

The global cyber security market was estimated to be worth $107 billion in 2019, growing to $151 billion by 2023. However, data poisoning has the potential to undermine the cyber sector...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 The heat is on: The greatest threat to our national security

Some claim that climate change is becoming one of the world’s most critical national security issues of the 21st century. How does one affect the other? From food and energy security to...

There are no in-person sessions for this stage on this day.

Economy

Economy

There are no sessions available for this stage today. Please check another date.

EdTech & Education

EdTech & Education

10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021 Resilience and play: Enabling kids to flourish in a world of upheaval

In the midst of global instability, how can we mitigate the effects of trauma on children, both at home and at school? John Goodwin and Kate Robertson discuss how learning through play can help...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Throwing out the rule book: Creating an outstanding alternative to university and corporate training

The way we learn and work has been turned on its head since the pandemic. We hear from Euan Blair and Robbie Stamp on why the current system needs an alternative, and what Multiverse is doing to...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 Should we decolonise education

The global outrage from the Black Lives Matter movement has spawned a wealth of new discussions about equality and inclusion. Addressing changes in the school curriculum in the West to better...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 Heads in the cloud: The future is hybrid schooling

COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of classroom technologies, forever shifting the paradigm for students and educators alike. How will this new interface change the way we educate? An...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021 Follow the money: Why EdTech is booming

With an unbelievable 72% growth in the last 12 months, Covid has made EdTech one of the hottest industries to invest in. But what are VCs and investors planning for its long term future? A panel...

5:00 pm - 5:03 pm 15th June 2021 The future of digital education: The next five years

From hybrid learning to throwing out standardized testing, the pandemic has accelerated more than a few interesting trends in higher education. But which ones will stick? In this eye-opening...

Ethics & Society

Ethics & Society

10:00 am - 10:40 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: NHSX
Improving the trustworthiness of AI systems in health and care

Numerous tools have been developed to audit and assess algorithms, which could be used in health and care to improve the trustworthiness of AI systems. This session will look at how this could...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 SafetyTech: Tackling the toxic web

How can we create more safety in an online world of discrimination? Part of the answer is in bridging the gaps between technologists, policymakers, researchers and users. Never has this been...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021 AI and discrimination: How fair are bias detection tests?

The EU commission recently published the Artificial Intelligence Act – the world’s first comprehensive framework to regulate AI. The new proposal has several provisions that require bias testing...

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: Open Data Institute
Assuring data and AI

As the AI sector matures there has been increasing discussion on how ‘assurance’ tools such as audits, certification, and impact assessments might help to ensure AI deployment is...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 We’re all developing now: AI and geopolitical inclusion

To what extent is the developing world “at the table” for AI policy, and what can be done to improve that? As the world transitions towards new models of AI governance, rebalancing...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 15th June 2021
Curated with: BT
If it’s not diverse, it’s not ethical

The Alan Turing Institute’s Women in Data Science and AI project that launched earlier this year highlighted a striking scarcity of quality data on the gendered nature of data science and AI...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 Fixing search and fixing privacy

As our relationship with the internet becomes more and more personalized, it’s becoming harder for us to protect our privacy, as our every move is being detected, tracked, and sold off in...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021 Trust in autonomous systems

AI has the potential to influence our choices, opinions and our access to resources. It’s already used to select job applicants, choose a cancer treatment approach and even optimise insurance...

FinTech & Future Financial Services

FinTech & Future Financial Services

10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Tech London Advocates
Retaining London’s FinTech crown

Facing twin threats from Brexit and the economic impact of the pandemic, the recent Kalifa Review outlined a roadmap to protect the British FinTech industry. Aside from accelerating the growth...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 NFTs: The new money to influence cultural norms

The world is now familiar with NFT art, but the application potential for NFTs is far broader. The ‘Play-to-Earn’ movement is an example of how NFT games are providing income-earning...

2:00 pm - 2:35 pm 15th June 2021 Cashless world already tomorrow?

Square and Checkout.com, two of the leading innovators in the payments industry, discuss the trends in the payments industry in terms of mobile payments, one-click payments and tokenisation, the...

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm 15th June 2021 DeFi & CeFi: Fireside with CZ and Jamie Bartlett

Author Jamie Bartlett sits down with Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, the Founder & CEO of Binance, the largest crypto exchange platform, to chat about DeFi & CeFi, Binance Smart...

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 15th June 2021 Personal finance dilemma

Even the Nobel Prize in Economics winner, Richard Thaler, labels financial literacy ‘impossible’. Is it just a ruse or can private companies truly support individuals in financial literacy,...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 The future of Fintech with Crypto & Blockchains

This year has shown an increasing emphasis on crypto services for everyday financial needs. We hear from Max Branzburg and Katheleen Breitman about the bold opportunities and pressing challenges...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021 SPACs: Pros and cons

A SPAC IPO is a chance for companies starting out as publicly traded entities to break away from the rigid structure of a traditional IPO. A panel of expert minds in business and investment...

Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Debate Mate
Debate: Is telemedicine the new gold-standard for health and care?

The reliance on telemedicine has never been greater than in the last 12 months. Has Covid opened more doors for ‘fringe’ technologies like VR and virtual wards? And what other opportunities will...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 Burnout is real: Reducing the clinical burden with physicians

COVID-19 has taken its toll on front line workers around the world. Studies show that one in five healthcare workers globally have experienced depression, anxiety, and/or PTSD during the...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 15th June 2021 Health equity: Everyone with the same access

The brunt of COVID-19’s impact fell largely on lower socio-economic areas and struggling communities. We’re joined by leading figures in healthcare to take a closer look at the biggest lessons...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 Speaking unspoken truths: Reframing women’s health

Biomedical research and healthcare are plagued by historic sex and gender disparities. But a new dawn is on the horizon — and we’re running towards it at full speed. Join us to discuss how...

There are no in-person sessions for this stage on this day.
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