Agenda 2021

Agenda 2021

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Global Leadership

Global Leadership

TBC 15th June 2021 Future of research
9:00 am - 9:30 am 15th June 2021 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 - 10:30 am 15th June 2021 The exponential age

Exponential technologies touch every aspect of our lives from computing to manipulating biology, to working with matter and supplying energy. Their capabilities improve at rapidly compounding...

Summit

Summit

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Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

TBC 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...

TBC 15th June 2021 Vaccines: creating environments for global breakthroughs

After witnessing the fastest development of a vaccine in history, how can we drive even more ground-breaking innovations within the health industry? To answer this pressing question, we welcome...

TBC 15th June 2021 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...

TBC 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...

TBC 15th June 2021 Mind, mood & microbes: the revolutionary science between your gut and brain

There’s now strong evidence to support the inextricable relationship between your gut and your brain. With the power to influence cognitive maladies, from Parkinson’s to Alzheimer’s,...

TBC 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...

Lab to Live (AI)

Next Gen Infrastructure & Industry 4.0

Next Gen Infrastructure & Industry 4.0

TBC 15th June 2021 Edge computing – why the future of business transformation is at the Edge?

Edge computing is entering an extraordinary new phase of capabilities. Join our panel of experts as we look at how Edge has the potential to unlock the value of data assets, as well as enabling...

TBC 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...

TBC 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...

TBC 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...

Open Web

Open Web

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Research (AI)

Start-up to IPO

The Future of Work & HR

The Future of Work & HR

TBC 15th June 2021
Curated with: Generation UK
Generation: skilling the workforce of the future

How can we meet the UK’s tech skills needs, whilst ‘building back better’? In this session we discuss the present skills gap, and innovative new models to create the workforce of the future....

TBC 15th June 2021
Curated with: Liminal Collective
How to hold your breath and surpass the limits of performance

The Planet & Smart Cities

The Planet & Smart Cities

TBC 15th June 2021
Curated with: Centre for AI and Climate and Centre for Net Zero
Energy transition: A digital twin of the energy sector

Creating a digital twin of the electricity system: Optimising complex systems such as electricity systems will require real-time digital representations of how they are currently operating, and...

TBC 15th June 2021 Financing and building green cities

Cities are responsible for 70% of global carbon emissions, so net zero carbon cities are critical to our everyone’s future and we must continue to accelerate the decarbonisation of our...

CreaTech

CreaTech

TBC 15th June 2021
Curated with: Creative Industries Council
CreaTech in advertising

Cutting Edge (AI)

Cutting Edge (AI)

TBC 15th June 2021 Where will the next $100bn deep tech company come from?

Covid has accelerated a whole new host of possibilities in deep tech, from live sciences to quantum computing. A distinguished panel of experts take us on a tour of the next big investment...

TBC 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...

TBC 15th June 2021 10x our future: processing power in an AI world with Will Summerlin, ARK Investment Management

The power needed to run today’s AI is increasing 10 times every 3-4 months, so what does this mean for the future of chips? Leading analyst Will Summerlin looks at why we’ll need to completely...

TBC 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...

Cyber & Defence

Cyber & Defence

TBC 15th June 2021 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...

TBC 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...

TBC 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...

TBC 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,...

TBC 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...

TBC 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?...

Economy

Economy

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EdTech & Education

EdTech & Education

TBC 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...

TBC 15th June 2021 Throwing out the rule book: a new universe for graduates

The way we learn and work has been irreversibly changed since the pandemic. We hear from Euan Blair and Robbie Stamp on why the graduation and employment space desperately needs disrupting, and...

TBC 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...

Ethics & Society

Ethics & Society

TBC 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. These tools range from offering technical...

TBC 15th June 2021
Curated with: Sandra Wachter
Surveillance, work and ethics in action

FinTech & Financial Services

FinTech & Financial Services

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