The Cutting Edge
A glimpse into the technology of tomorrow
High-speed microchips, spatial computing and truly conversational AI — the next wave of technology is already here. Many of today’s tech staples started out as outlandish concepts. So which of today’s most mind-boggling advances will dominate our businesses and lifestyles tomorrow? It’s a good time to get ahead of the curve and explore the brilliant technologies inspiring the future’s most prolific innovations.
This stage cuts through the oceans of information and focuses on the sharpest, brightest tech. You’ll hear from a vibrant mix of accomplished researchers, ingenious futurists, brilliant CTOs and leading scientists on their findings, theories and deeply intriguing applications. From quantum computing to AI investment trends — this is your chance to ask the big questions and find out what it all means for our future.
Whats in it for you?
Knowledge, insights, networking & conversation, the path to change starts here
Peer into the emerging trends transforming the world of computing and how you can use them to drive your own innovations.
Explore real-world examples and surprising business applications to stir new ideas and inspire your 5-10 year strategy.
The latest breakthroughs
Discover how leading technologists are harnessing the latest breakthroughs for a fresh perspective on your current business challenges.
What’s in store for chip technology over the next 10 years?
How will quantum sensing revolutionise industries across the world?
What’s the 101 on Asia’s AI roadmap?
Is it true there’s a new lawbook of physics we don’t know about?
Do we have rights over our thoughts — or can technology steal them?
What is the materials intelligence revolution?
Meet the speakers
See the Agenda
Each of us has three life support systems: our own body, our planet, and the infrastructure of our civilisation. We are completely dependent on them, and these three systems all operate under...
Quantum computers get a lot of hype, but what about quantum sensors? From perfecting underwater navigation and sharpening earthquake warning systems to Star-Trek-like portable scanners that...
This past year has blended our digital and physical worlds more than ever before. But what’s the emerging technology driving this revolution? Three leading minds in this field pool their...
What if technology had the right to our thoughts in the future? What if our own minds could be hacked? Two notable minds in neurotechnology link their expertise to discuss whether technology is...
AI has the potential to enhance every aspect of everyone’s daily lives, everywhere. To do that, AI needs to be far more capable in terms of what it can do and how it learns new skills. As AI...
Measuring AI systems is one of the most important aspects of a robust AI policy. Jack Clark discusses the new frontier of AI systems, their broad capabilities and how to navigate the intriguing...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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