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Roger Mavity
Roger Mavity Creative Conjurer @roger_mavity http://rogermavity.com/ Biography Roger Mavity is a true British business polymath: he founded and ran his own advertising agency for ten years, and won international clients like Honda and Burberrys. He then sold the business and became a CEO within Granada Group, where he handled the communications for Granada’s £7 billion...
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Sabine Hauert
Sabine Hauert Nano-Swarm Engineer @SabineHauert http://hauertlab.com/ https://robohub.org/ Biography In the natural world, we have found multiple examples of what’s called “swarm intelligence” among such diverse species as large flocks of birds, schools of fish, ant colonies or even at a bacterial level to name a few. Sabine Hauert’s work applies the principles of swarm intelligence...
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Halvor Vislie
Halvor Vislie Media Disrupter @tfguniverse https://www.futureuniverse.com/ Biography One of the top weather stories of 2018 was category 4 Hurricane Florence which battered the East Coast of the USA in September 2018. The biggest danger to life and property from Florence were the “storm surge” floods. One of the challenges faced by the Weather Channel was...
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Jamie Bartlett
Jamie Bartlett Political Technologist @JamieJBartlett demos.co.uk Biography Prior to 2016, social media was often dismissed as a lightweight playground for millennials to post cat videos or tell us what they had for lunch. We now know social media has real teeth and has already changed the course of modern history. Jamie Bartlett is widely regarded...
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Simona Francese
Simona Francese Analytical Chemist @SimonaFrancese shu.ac.uk/simona-francese Biography The humble fingerprint lies at the centre of any serious modern crime scene investigation. Fingerprints are highly detailed, unique, difficult to modify and last a lifetime making them an excellent identifier of individuals. And if fingerprints have often helped solve a large number of crimes, this was made...
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Graham Richter
Graham Richter Accenture Blockchain MD @graham_richter accenture.com/new-applied-now Biography Graham Richter is a Managing Director leading Accenture Technology's Blockchain practice in the UK and Ireland. Graham helps Accenture’s clients identify Blockchain use cases that generate real business value. Graham also leads Accenture’s UK and Ireland Blockchain delivery capability and is responsible for the technical developers, architects...
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Paul Irwin
Paul Irwin Pitch at the Palace Winner @PaulRIrwin trylife.tv Biography Paul Irwin has a background in working with disadvantaged young people from around the world. He created an interactive film series "TryLife" aimed at educating young people about the consequences of their actions. If you remember the old choice based adventure books you will love...
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Ben Morris
Ben Morris ILM Jedi Knight @ILMLondon ilm.com/ Biography Ben Morris is a visual effects supervisor and creative director at Industrial Light & Magic as well as being a founding member of the company’s London studio, which was established in October of 2013. Most recently, Ben was the visual effects supervisor for Star Wars: The Force Awakens,...
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Ravinder Dahiya
Ravinder Dahiya Professor of Electronics and Nanoengineering @RavinderSDahiya rsdahiya.com/ Biography Ravinder Dahiya is Professor of Electronics and Nanoengineering and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Fellow in the School of Engineering at University of Glasgow. He is the leader of Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies (BEST) group. His group conducts fundamental research on high-mobility...
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Sarah Wiseman
Sarah Wiseman Emoji Analyst @oopsohno swiseman.co.uk Talk Topic: Why does 🍕 mean “I love you?” Emoji are an incredibly popular way to communicate in digital media - on facebook messenger alone we send 5 billion a day (not all of them sent by me) Every emoji has a description assigned by the Unicode consortium, but...
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