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

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Emerging trends 

Peer into the emerging trends transforming the world of computing and how you can use them to drive your own innovations.

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Real-world insights

Explore real-world examples and surprising business applications to stir new ideas and inspire your 5-10 year strategy.

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The latest breakthroughs

Discover how leading technologists are harnessing the latest breakthroughs for a fresh perspective on your current business challenges.

Get answers to the biggest questions, including
What’s in store for chip technology over the next 10 years?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
How will quantum sensing revolutionise industries across the world?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
What’s the 101 on Asia’s AI roadmap?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
Is it true there’s a new lawbook of physics we don’t know about?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
Do we have rights over our thoughts — or can technology steal them?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
What is the materials intelligence revolution?

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

Chiara Marletto

Author & Research Fellow at Wolfson College University of Oxford

See the Agenda

10:00 am - 10:40 am 14th June 2021 A Physicist’s Guide to Life on Earth

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...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 14th June 2021 Measuring our future: Why quantum sensing is set to change everything

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...

1:00 pm - 1:40 pm 14th June 2021 Mixed realities for all industries: Let the spatial computing revolution begin

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...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 14th June 2021 Stealing thoughts from our head – exploring neurorights

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...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 14th June 2021 Artificial Intelligence for us and on our terms with Rohit Prasad

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...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 14th June 2021 Understanding AI systems for a better AI policy with Jack Clark

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...

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...

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” Fantastic range of speakers and topic coverage. Plenty of food for thought and I left feeling invigorated by the enthusiasm and desire to solve problems. “

— Redington, Award-winning Investment Consultancy