Here are the eight 8 must-attend ‘lessons’ led by a renowned roster of scientists, journalists, business leaders and futurists:
Cindy Rose, Chief Executive, Microsoft UK
We're delighted to welcome Cindy Rose to our first ever BIMA Conference. A perfect start to a day of inspiration.
Up In the Air: The New Commute
Discover her latest and boldest adventure in revolutionising urban air mobility with VTOL aircraft.
Anita Sengupta, Co-Founder & CPO, Airspace Experience Technologies. Formerly of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and former Senior VP of Engineering at Virgin Hyperloop.
Tech, democracy, and the battle for humanity
How do we preserve what makes us human in an age of uncertainty? An exploration of how we shape the future relationship between humans and tech.
Paul Mason, Journalist, Writer and Film-Maker. Former Economics Editor for BBC Newsnight and Channel 4 News. Frequent BBC Newsnight and Question Time guest.
Jamie Bartlett, Author & Journalist. Authorof The Dark Net and The People Vs Tech. His TED Talk on the dark web has garnered over 5 million views.
Simpler. More Productive. More Pleasant
Discover how tech is enabling a more collaborative – and more fun – future.
Stuart Templeton, UK Head of Slack. 20 years’ experience in the enterprise tech industry, with senior roles at Salesforce, Tideway and SS&C.
The Way We Watch: AR, VR and the Content of the Future
How the latest game engine integration capture techniques are changing the way we’ll experience content.
Richard Nockles, Founder of Surround Vision, VR Creative Director, Sky VR. A creative technologist blending the gaming and entertainment industries to craft a new style of storytelling.
“Alexa, What’s Next?”
Discover Amazon’s vision for the near-future of human-to-machine communication.
Max Amordeluso, Amazon Alexa Lead Evangelist, Europe. Max’s mission is to enable European developers to build natural, delightful voice experiences.
Climate Crisis: Can Digital Save the World?
The wider role of tech, from making low carbon the design default, to changing minds, and combating ‘fake news’.
Chris Gorell Barnes, Founder of Adjust Your Set, Co-Founder of Blue Marine Foundation
Gail Gallie, Co-Founder of Project Everyone
TBA, Extinction Rebellion
Lessons for the Future
From politics to the environment to transport, how can we use the conference’s lessons to create a better future?
Eleanor ‘Nell’ Watson, Futurist, Ai & Technology Speaker. Machine Intelligence engineer, pioneer of Deep Machine Vision and a Senior Scientific Advisor to The Future Society at Harvard.