The Agenda

September 8th 2020

Note: All Times Approximate

8:00 AM
Kick-Off
The Ethics of AI Sessions
Ross Dawson (Futurist, Sydney, Australia) and Kriti Sharma (GfK, London) followed by Michael Priddis (CEO, Faethm, Sydney, Australia).
9:00 AM
Ethics of Geospatial Tech
Ed Parsons, Head of Geospatial, Google (Ed is speaking in a personal capacity)
9:26 AM
Daniel Lacalle on Tech and Global Debt
Economist, Madrid, Spain – Debt, Investment and Tech

10:07 AM
Fund Raising Challenges
Gary Stewart, CEO, The Nest – From Wayra to Startup

10:30 AM
The Africa Sessions
Hubert Danso, CEO AfricaPLC and Mimi Kalinda, CEO, Africa Communications Group, Johannesburg, South Africa


11:20 AM
Tech Policy and Regulation
Victoria Hewson, Head of Regulation IEA, London
11:45 AM
Ben Page in Conversation
CEO, Ipsos-MORI, London – Work, COVID-19, and London - in conversation with Jeff Peel.

12:12 PM
The China Sessions
Dominique Lazanski, Internet Governance Expert, London and Dr Jonathan Ward, Author, China’s Vision of Victory, Washington DC


13:03 PM
Lunch Streams
Female Founders and VC
Elizabeth MacBride, Journalist in Residence, MIT Legatum Center for Entrepreneurship & Development/Founder & Editor, Times of Entrepreneurship. Shail Mehta, The Last Gameboard.



14:00 PM
Tech FDI and Investment
Madison Reamsbottom, Executive Director of Valhalla Capital (UK), and Davey Brennan, Partner, Global Tech, Gowling WLG (UK).

14:25 PM
John Mills in Conversation
Economist and Founder of JML. The UK, Tech and Manufacturing-led Growth.

14:45 PM
The Blockchain Sessions
Priya Guliani, Head Of Operations, UK, at Government Blockchain Association (London); Jack Fletcher, Government Relations, R3 (London); Patrick O'Meara, CEO, Inveniam Capital Partners (Michigan); John Reynolds, Founder and COO, Coadjute (London). 

15:58 PM
UK Cyber Security
Simon Whittaker on the Northern Ireland Cyber Cluster

16:14 PM
Tech and the UK in a Global Context
Julian David, CEO, techUK in conversation with Jeff Peel

16:36 PM
End of Event
Wrap-up and Close
Thats a wrap!