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TechWorks Industry Summit 2018
TechWorks Industry Summit
UK Industrial Strategy – Trust in Technology
Join hundreds of UK tech leaders, ministers, universities and funders & shape the UK position in a post-Brexit world.
THURSDAY 22nd NOVEMBER 2018
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
Business Dress / FREE to attend
The TechWorks Industry Summit is FREE to attend and open to both Members and Non-members so please join the hundreds of UK tech leaders, ministers, universities and funders & Shape the UK position in a post-Brexit world.
As the UK prepares to become a 'digital first' economy, the Industry Summit will look at how the nation's businesses are evolving to deal with the challenges of technological innovation across several sectors.
Our five TechWorks communities will run parallel sessions giving attendees an opportunity to connect with many leading organisations and experts across the breadth of the industry. Delegates can choose to join the session most relevant to them or may choose to join multiple sessions.
The Plenary session will then welcome Keynote speeches from Rt Hon Richard Harrington,Minister for Industrial Strategy & Sector Deals and Sir Hossein Yassaie, UK Tech Entrepreneur. The session will run Expert Tech Panels covering Transport, Energy, AI and Health.
Join other organisations within your field for indepth discussion on the topics that matter to you.
12.30 Welcome Buffet Lunch
13.00 Join one of our TechWorks Communities Parallel Streams
14.15 Network Break
14.45 Keynote Speeches
Rt Hon Richard Harrington, Minister for Industrial Strategy & Sector Deals.
Sir Hossein Yassaie BSc, PhD, FREng, FIET - Tech Entrepreneur, Advisor & Investor
Expert Panel : Tech: Transport, Energy
- Neil Dickins, IC Resources
- Alan Banks, AESIN Chairman
- Siddartha Khastgir, Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe 2018 list / TechWorks Young Engineer of the Year 2017
- Dr Paul Taylor, CCRC Times Electric
- Isabel Bescos, Balderton
- Matt Boyle OBE
Presentation by Sir Hossein Yassaie: The changing rules for successful disruptive innovations
Expert Panel : Tech: AI, Health
- Dr Ilana Wisby, Oxford Quantum Circuits
- Prof. Paul Dorey, IoTSF Chairman
- Prof. Michael Denham, MindTrace AI
- Mike Muller, Arm
- Dr. Manjari Chandran-Ramesh, IP Group plc
16.30 Afternoon Session Closes
Take part in one of our Parallel Sessions
Sir Hossein Yassaie BSc, PhD, FREng, FIET
Tech Entrepreneur, Advisor & Investor
Sir Hossein Yassaie is a recognised figure on the world technology stage & an entrepreneur with a deep belief in disruptive technologies/strategies.
Rt Hon Richard Harrington
Minister for Industrial Strategy & Sector Deals
Richard Harrington was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 14 June 2017.
Travel & Accomodation
45 Prescot Street ¦ London ¦ E1 8GP ¦ +44 20 7959 5000
This years event takes place once again at The Grange Tower Bridge, a 5-Star hotel near Tower Bridge and the Tower of London that we used 3 years ago. Their 370 luxurious guest bedrooms and suites are all fitted with modern conveniences, including flat screen televisions, media players, and king and queen-sized beds. In-house facilities include a luxury health and fitness club with 25m swimming pool, sauna and fully equipped gym, as well as their stunning Ajala Spa.
The in-house restaurant, Tower Grill, serves up a selection of fresh grill dishes and European cuisine daily, and their two modern bars allow you to sit back and relax with your drink of choice.
BOOK NOW to receive our preferential rate of only £189+VAT*
London City Airport (LCY)
Estimated time by taxi approximately 17 mins
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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London Stansted Airport (STN)
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Aldgate Station EC3N 1AH
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Tower Gateway DLR Station EC3N 4SG
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Fenchurch Street Station EC3M 4AJ
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Bethnal Green Station E2 6AU
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