Press and Media Opportunities

14-16 June, Kings Cross, London & Virtual

This year sees the fifth edition of CogX Festival and we would love you to experience it with us.

From 14-16 June we will connect a global community of 100,000 through an unrivalled virtual experience and also offer the opportunity for a return to in-person events at the Knowledge Quarter in Kings Cross, London.

With thought leadership coming from a distinguished line-up of over 1,000 world class speakers across industry, government and academia, covering 17 inspiring topics, for three full days there’s no better place to hear about the biggest transformational opportunities of our time.

You know that there’s no substitute for ‘being there’ in person and so we have put together an overview below to give you everything you need in order to join us, including some great hospitality on us!

Here’s how to join us;

Sign-up to get all the details simply use Code PVP100PRESS

By joining us on site you will also get a dedicated Press area within the Knowledge Quarter, hospitality on us and of course wifi.

If you would like to be onsite then please email [email protected]

Speaker Highlights*
*subject to change

Monday 14th June;

 In Person @ King Cross

  • Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (in person) – 9am Opener & Launch of Tech Net Zero
  • Lila Ibrahim, COO, Deepmind (in person)
  • Warren East, CEO, Rolls Royce (in person)
  • Poppy Gustafsson, Chief Executive Officer, Darktrace (in person)
  • Sir Andre Geim, Nobel Laureate in Physics (in person)
  • Sanjeev Gupta, Professor of Earth Science, Imperial College London / NASA Mars Science mission (in person)

Virtually on Hopin

  • Tony Fadell, Future Shape Principal, iPod inventor, iPhone co-inventor, Nest founder
  • Robert Downey Jr., Actor & Investor
  • Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition & EVP A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, European Commission
  • Dame Vivian Hunt is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company
  • Avinash Rugoobur, President & Chief Strategy Officer, Arrival
  • Wendy Xiao Schadeck, Partner, Northzone
  • Zara Davis, Partner, QuantumBlack
  • Rohit Prasad, Vice President and Head Scientist, Alexa AI, Amazon
  • Tesa Aragones, Chief Marketing Officer, Discord

Tuesday 15th June;

 In Person @ King Cross

  • Ottoline Leyser, Chief Executive, UK Research & Innovation (in person)
  • Greg Williams, editor-in-Chief, WIRED UK & Deputy Global Editorial Director, WIRED, WIRED, WIRED UK, Condé Nast (in person)
  • Rob Glaser, CEO & Founder , RealNetworks (in person)
  • Adrian Joseph, Managing Director, Group AI & Data Solutions, BT (in person)
  • Euan Blair, Founder & CEO, Multiverse (in person)
  • Gabor Csanyi, Professor of Molecular Modelling, Cambridge University (in person)

Virtually on Hopin

  • Sean Doyle, CEO, British Airways
  • Nile Rodgers, Multiple Grammy Award Winning Producer, founder of We are Family
  • Foundation and The Youth To The Front Fund
  • Kate Crawford, Senior Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research & Co-founder, AI Now Institute
  • Changpeng Zhao, Founder & CEO, Binance
  • Max Tegmark, Author and Professor of AI and physics research at MIT
  • Daphne Koller, CEO & Founder, insitro; Co-Founder & Board Member, Engageli; Co-Founder, Coursera
  • Eric Topol, Founder and Director, Scripps Research Translational Institute & Professor of Molecular Medicine

Wednesday 16th June;

 In Person @ King Cross

  • Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (in person)
  • Charlotte Hogg Executive VP & CEO, Visa Europe (in person)
  • Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng, MP Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (in person)
  • Richard Sharp, Chairman, BBC (in person)
  • armeen Mehta, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, BT (in person)

Virtually on Hopin

  • Matthew McConaughey, Actor and Author
  • Elisabeth Brinton, Executive Vice President, Renewables & Energy Solutions, Shell
  • Sir Adrian Smith, Institute Director and Chief Executive, Turing Institute
  • Vitalik Buterin, Chief Scientist and a Researcher, Ethereum Foundation
  • Paul Daugherty, Group Chief Executive – Technology & Chief Technology Officer, Accenture
  • Jensen Huang, CEO and Co-Founder, Nvidia

Important Agenda & Speaker Links:

The full CogX Festival agenda can be found here.
The full CogX Speaker line up can be found here.
The ONSITE CogX Speaker line up can be found here.