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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY THEATRE

WHAT YOU WILL HEAR

Our Emerging Technology Theatre features some of the most exciting and novel innovations at the show, along with a futuristic approach to technology’s impact. Leading companies and disruptive start-ups deliver insight and opinion on our Emerging Technology Stage, along with some more stirring debate. Expect to learn about the ways in which IOT, mobile payments, data security and connected technology will evolve, and the innovative ways companies and consumers are using these devices.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The Emerging Technology stage is ideal for delegates who want to understand the latest trends and innovations, along with the future landscape for mobile technology. Attendees will include retailers, press, distributors, investors, start-ups, developers, and innovation managers.

Themes: AI Innovation, Smart Assistants, Education, Face Payments, The Connected Home, Future Of
9:10am
Track Host: Address & Welcome
Keynote Sessions
9:15am
Keynote: Why Disrupt?
Our opening Keynote is delivered by a technology spearhead. This talk addresses exactly why we choose to innovate: what are the needs, whether we should, and where we should stop. Touching upon topics such as the need for regulation in industries like Artificial Intelligence and Data collection, this stirring talk is not to be missed.
Speaker:

Bo Olofsson, Head of Multi-Sensory Research, Nokia Bell Labs


9:35am
Panel Discussion: Getting Smart with Artificial Intelligence
Leading on from our opening Keynote, three panellists discuss the real-time impact of Artificial Intelligence across the world, including some more unknown, and at first-glance understated, impacts.
Panellists:

Priya Lakhani OBE, Founder & CEO, Century Tech

10:05am
Head-to-Head: AI Showdown
Featuring a notorious Artificial Intelligence expert, pitched in friendly debate against a leader in the Data Protection & Human Rights Space. This is a session not to be missed.
Speaker:

Frank M. Ahearn, Author & Privacy Expert

10:25am
Keynote: The Voice
An industry leader discusses developments in the voice-enabled technology sphere, in a talk that addresses the rise of technology in the home, and addresses the most common fears that people have about these connected devices.
Speaker:

Max Amordeluso, Principal Evangelist, Amazon Alexa Skills Kit EU

10.45am Break
11:05am
Virtual Realities? eCommerce, vCommerce and Experiential Marketing
It’s impossible to deny the rise of online purchases, due to price-differences, simplicity and our changing relationships with technology. Exploring the rise of the ‘alternative commerce’, such Virtual Reality shopper experiences and the rise of the Chatbot: what are the big-name corporation’s reactions to these market developments?
Panellists:
11:35am
The Results Speak for Themselves
A Collaborative talk between a household brand, and a creative agency, talk about the development of their relationship and how the project has effected sales and consumer relationships.
Speakers:
11:55am
The Changing Face of Commerce
Moving away from marketing, what are the other benefits being seen by utilising digital and connected technologies within large-scale enterprise? From Employee health and well-being, to stock management; from staff training, to augmented platforms. Hear from three industry leaders who shed light on the ways that tech is being utilised for the good of the company.
Moderator:

Panellists:
12.25pm Lunch
1:15pm
Fireside Chat: Are Our Connected Lives Harmful?
Two prolific figureheads - a leading psychiatrist and a technology advocate - discuss the pros and cons of our ever-connected lives. This topical, far-reaching conversation is one which discusses the interpersonal and emotional impacts of technology.
Participants:

Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Priya Lakhani OBE, Founder & CEO, Century Tech

1:35pm
Enhanced Living – Technology Enriching Lives
In what ways is technology being further developed as a tool for assisting consumers in living optimally? From hearables, to smart-tattoos, to posture-correcting technology: let’s talk purposeful technology, and real relationships.
Moderator:

Sanjay Patel, Innovation EMEA, Coca-Cola

Panellists:

Daniel Egger, Head of Innovation & Wearable Technology, Swarovski

Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Philip McAleese, CEO, See.Sense

2:10pm
The Connected Payment Evolution
This session focuses on the technological advances happening in the e-payment space. From biometric security, to payments in virtual reality, the core component has to be trust.
Moderator:

Panellists:
2:40pm
Maturity of the Connected Market
The world of Connected Things is ever-evolving and entwining with our everyday lives. Following on from our head-to-head, our panellists discuss the reality of our evolving smart-lives.
Moderator:

Olena Kaplan, Senior Analyst, Beecham Research

Panellists:

Philip McAleese, CEO, See.Sense

3.00pm Break
3:30pm
Beyond the Wearable – The Future of the Implantable
Our panel discuss the potential applications, and how to get over the resistance that is bound to come with such potentially invasive technology.
Speakers:
4:00pm
4:20pm
Closing Keynote: The Internet of Everything
This moon-shot Keynote addresses a more futuristic vision for connected life.
Speakers:
4.40pm

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