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FutureTech Week

Explore the tech of the future with us from 23-26 November!

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.

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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 РTelefónica 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)

All sessions are now available on-demand.

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FutureTech Week 2020 - confirmed speakers

Dr Daniel Schien

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Will Pickett – Carnstone


David Owens РO2 (Telefónica UK)

Head of Technical Trials

Gavin Ellis – Digital UK

Product Manager

Alexander Krastev – Digital UK

UI/UX Designer

Neale Dennett – BritBox International

New Markets Launch Director

Natalia Higuera – Sceenic

Head of Marketing and Communications

Professor Jonathan Freeman BSc MPhil PhD CPsychol AFBPS MMRS – i2 media research

Managing Director

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