FutureTech is returning for its third iteration and this time it’s for (nearly) a whole week! Join us everyday at 14:00 GMT between 23-26 November to explore the technology of the future. What’s the theme? The elements of universality.
We’ve got a host of expert speakers lined up to accompany you as you look ahead to see what lies in our technological futures.
Day One: Are new players changing the face of content distribution forever?
Monday 23rd November 2020, 14:00-15:30 GMT
Speakers: Neale Dennett (BritBox), Sofie Hvitved (Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies), Bugge Holm Hansen (Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies)
Chair: Yvonne Thomas (DTG)
Day Two: Will 5G and 6G become the favoured distribution channels for media and entertainment?
Tuesday 24th November 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
Speakers: Matt Stagg (BT Sport), Alan Carlton (InterDigital), Natalia Higuera (Sceenic), David Owens (O2 – Telefónica UK)
Chair: Alex Buchan (DTG)
Day Three: Kids Tech – How do we protect young and vulnerable children in this new era of technology?
Wednesday 25th November 2020, 14:00-15:30 GMT
Speakers: Dr Martyn Farrows (SoapBox Labs), Madiana Asseraf-Jacob (EBU), Chris Wood (Spicy Mango), Carl Hibbert (Futuresource Consulting)
Chair: Simon Fell (DTG)
Day Four: Intelligent product development – how to create what the user needs?
Thursday 26th November 2020, 14:00-15:30 GMT
Speakers: Gavin Ellis (Digital UK), Alexander Krastev (Digital UK), Leah Kurta (i2 media research), Professor Jonathan Freeman (i2 media research), Will Pickett (Carnstone), Dr Daniel Schien (University of Bristol)
Chair: Richard Lindsay-Davies (DTG)