International Technology Conference 2018

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Discover the Latest Technology Trends, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

The highly anticipated annual International Technology Conference, which is now in its fifth year, will explore the latest advances in technologies, showcasing the tools and methodologies needed for succeeding in an ever growing and advanced world.

The day, facilitated by Jon Briggs the original voice of Siri UK,  will include a series of high-profile expert speakers who will review entrepreneurship and innovation through a number of interviews, speaker presentations, case studies and interactive panels.

Join the Chamber as it helps businesses map out a successful and lasting journey whilst examining the latest leadership and organisation models to prepare for the future.

Whilst bookings for this event have now closed, should you wish to book a place, please call Customer Services to speak to an adviser.

Please scroll down to find the full agenda including topics and speakers.

 


 

Due to high demand, we can only accept a maximum of two delegates per company.

Business Alliance members: Please note that this event is not included in the two free places offered to BA members at our events.


 

  AGENDA

PRESENTATIONS
The UK’s Future Industries: Tapping the Engines of Futurism, Science, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

This keynote will set the scene for the day and provide an overview of the emerging opportunities for the UK emerging from science and technology innovation, entrepreneurship, and visionary thinking about the future.

Speaker:  Steve Wells, Global Futurist, Chief Operating Officer, Fast Future Publishing

 

Tech Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Education

Speaker: Dr Norbert Morawetz, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship, PHD, SFHEA, Henley Business School

Experts show why the UK needs to remain one of the top countries to deliver education. the ongoing need for future moon-shot thinking in the classroom and what current models exist to spark creativity, innovation and cutting-edge thinkers.

 

Extreme Creativity and Deep Thinking

Speaker: Ewan McIntosh, Founder & CEO, NoTosh Limited

Discover how we generate creative ideas and how businesses can create more fertile environments for fresh thinking. What makes some people better at deep thinking than others and what turns a good idea into a great idea?

 

A Tour of Heaven – Walking through AI Clouds

Speaker: Helena Calle, Researcher, Fast Future Publishing

In the near future, the cloud promises to connect humans with each other through billions of artificial intelligence (AI) devices. This keynote will explore the future development of AI and cloud computing and discuss the potential opportunities and benefits when individuals, businesses, and nations can connect like never before.

 

How Tech Entrepreneurship affects the Socio-Economic Development of a Region

Speaker: Steven Broadbent, Commercial Director, Economic Development Initiatives (EDI) Limited

Economic growth suffers when entrepreneurial activity is unevenly spread across sectors socio-economically, demographically and geographically. Discover how entrepreneurs can help regional areas prosper commercially, serve society and engineer innovative solutions to challenges.

INTERVIEW
Building High Impact Ventures, Innovative Business Models and How Technologies Evolve

Speaker: Matthew McLarty, Co-founder PathFinder4 Ltd & Innovation Director, Oxford Innovation

Learn how to build innovative and sustainable business models. Showcasing how companies can stand out from the crowd in a saturated marketplace, giving value for proposition, diverse revenue streams and creativity.

CASE STUDIES
Can Internet Poachers become Cyber Security Gamekeepers?

Speaker: Paul Ducklin, Senior Technologist, Sophos

Whilst some hackers exploit their power for personal gain, many are vigilantes who reveal data security problems for businesses. Expert speaker focusing on techniques to prevent breaches, using a series of recent case-studies.

 

The Use of Augmented Reality, Computer Vision and Electronic Components to Enhance Vision

Speaker: Daniel Crown, Consultant Optometrist, OxSight Limited

Learn about the latest developments in computer vision technology that will change the way the world is viewed using smart glasses to improve sight for partially sighted and blind people.

 

To Augment, or not to Augment – When does AR Make Sense?

Speaker: Ula HowlettBusiness Development Manager, Siyona Tech

Expert speaker will raise the awareness of Augmented Reality (AR) technology, with the promise to prove that AR can transform everyday lives by showing where AR truly makes sense and where it becomes an overkill.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Venture Capital, Finance and Investment: Technology Entrepreneurship, Business Growth and Sustainable Innovation

Speakers: Bill Morrow, Founder & Chairman, Angels Den

Speakers: Raphael Fässler, Investment Manager, Startup Funding Club

Speakers: James Downing, Vice President, Origination & VC Relations Silicon

Speakers: Valley Bank

Speakers: James Ski, Chief Revenue Officer at Opogo & Founder of Sales

Speakers: Confidence

Speakers: Dr Jim Totty, Managing Partner, Sustainable Technology

Speakers: Investors Limited

Major experts will interactively review how they seek, shape and spark powerful new ideas.

 

Key to Entrepreneurship within Existing Organisations; Managing Accelerating Change and Mindset Transformation

Speakers: Duncan Edwards, Chief Operations Officer, Pitmans Law

Speakers: Mike Richardson, Managing Director EMEA, Maximizer Software Ltd

Speakers: Sohin Raithatha, Chief Executive Officer, Redsquid Communications

Speakers: Ltd

In response to disruptive and competitive innovations (and threats) which are occurring in our rapidly evolving environment, hear examples of how four entrepreneurs have grown organisations exponentially by changing business models and processes, updating technology in the workplace and how they set a path to influence and change the mindset of their colleagues in the process.


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Event Details

  • Date:
    03/05/2018
  • Times:
    09:00-16:00
  • Venue:
    Microsoft Ltd, Microsoft Campus Thames Valley Park, READING, Berks, RG6 1WG
  • Pricing Member:
      £75.00 + £15.00 VAT
    = £90.00
  • Pricing Non Member:
      £95.00 + £19.00 VAT
    = £114.00
  • Booking Deadline:
    -
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