IBP Connect - Tuesday 4 July 2023

Register to join us at IBP Connect this July, where you will get to connect with our experts and innovators at Imperial, as well as other IBP members. 

Tech Foresight 2042: Life, death and regulation

Building from our latest Tech Foresight 20+ series (Nature Meets Future), this IBP Connect event will convene Imperial experts, industry representatives and start-ups to:

  • Explore the “Life and Death of Technology” – through an interactive workshop with our Imperial Tech Foresight team
  • Understand how “Regulation can be maximised to enhance innovation” – at an industry panel covering health, energy and food
  • Connect at a networking session and exchange experiences and ideas

Event overview

  • 09.30 - 10.00
    •  Arrival, registration and coffee networking
  • 10:00 
    • Welcome and opening remarks, Dr Simon Hepworth, Director of Enterprise at Imperial College London
    • Setting the scene, with Dr Antoine Cully, Department of Computing, on the challenges and opportunities with emerging AI and robotics
    • Tech Foresight in action – Technology Death workshop (exploring the technologies, practices, industries and organisations that will be, need to be, or can be killed off by AI and robotics)
  • 11.30
    • Coffee break
  • 11:45  
    • Innovation in Highly Regulated Industries panel session covering food, energy and health:
      - Loy Lobo, President, Digital Health Council, Royal Society of Medicine and Visiting Lecturer at Imperial College Business School
      - Virginia (Ginny) Acha, Associate Vice President for Global Regulatory Policy at MSD
      - Réka Trón, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Multus
      - Sophie Adams, Head of Consumer Experience, Department for Transport
      - and Gareth Mitchell, Science Communication Unit, Imperial College London (moderator)
  •  13:10
    • Networking lunch

Julia Zanghieri

Associate Director - Engagement Services

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Redvers Lee

Senior Business Development Manager

Where is the event?

Scale Space (The Stadium) 58 Wood Lane, London, W12 7RZ

The venue is accessible by tube, bus and cycling. Additional details will be provided on how to locate the venue via email closer to the event. 

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