Discover Rapidly Emerging Technologies Shaping The Future Of Business & Society

Top Quote The latest line up of speakers and agenda sessions have been announced for the RE.WORK Technology Summit taking place in London on 18-19 September. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 20, 2014 - 200+ leading scientists, entrepreneurs, influential businesses & innovators will come together at LSO St Luke's in London to discuss how emerging technologies such as robotics, wearables, the Internet of Things and 3D printing are reshaping society, the workplace and home to create a new industrial revolution.

    Accelerating technologies are providing an unprecedented era of opportunity to progress business and positively disrupt society. How will emerging technologies impact your industry? At the summit we'll explore the latest cutting-edge trends that are going to reshape the future.

    Day 1 sessions include:
    - Swarm Robotics & Industrial Applications
    - Wearable Technology & Personalised Healthcare
    - Data Science, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
    - Human Aging and Regenerative Medicine
    - Enabling a Cognitive Internet of Things
    - Engineering Autonomous Ensembles

    Day 2 sessions include:
    - Advancements in Prosthetics and Bionic Technology
    - Breakthrough Renewable Sources of Energy
    - Future Healthcare & In-Built Sequencing
    - Data Science & Wearable Sensors
    - The Impact of Emerging Technology on Modern Society & The Workplace
    - Biosensing Technologies & Environmental Monitoring

    Confirmed speakers include:
    - Ben Medlock, Co-founder and CTO of SwiftKey. Ben drives technical innovation at SwiftKey, where artificial intelligence and machine learning are used to improve text entry on smartphone and tablet device. The company's software featured on more than 100 million devices in 2013 and it has produced two hit apps - one of which was Google Play's bestselling paid app globally in 2013 and 2012.

    - Sonny Vu, CEO of Misfit Wearables. Sonny is best known for designing wearable technology products, including Shine, an elegant activity monitor. Sonny was also the Founder and CEO of AgaMatrix, makers of the world's first iPhone-connected hardware medical device.

    - Elaine Warburton is CEO & Co-Founder of QuantuMDx, one of the most exciting biotechs to emerge onto the 'precision medicine' global stage, developing a low cost handheld molecular lab with inbuilt DNA sequencing to help address humanitarian health challenges in both developed and developing nations.

    - Oluwaseyi Sosanya, Founder of SosaFresh. The 3D weaver created by Oluwaseyi is a loom specially designed for weaving in three dimensions. Primary early-explored structures include applications in medical, architecture, vehicle, aerospace, and sportswear industries.

    - Sabine Hauert is a Lecturer at University of Bristol, where she designs swarm of nanobots for biomedical applications. Passionate about science communication, Sabine is the Co-founder and President of the Robots Association, Co-founder of the ROBOTS Podcast and Robohub, as well as Media Editor for the journal Autonomous Robots.

    - Paul Croft, Director of Ultimaker. Ultimaker is known as the fastest most accurate desktop 3D printer. Ultimaker's CREATE Education project focuses on certain core values that allow education institutions to be confident in inspiring the next generation.

    - Bertolt Meyer is a Professor for Organizational and Economic Psychology at Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany, where he investigates the consequences of diversity at the workplace and in society at large. He wears an advanced bionic hand and represents its manufacturer, Touch Bionics, as patient ambassador and presented the award-winning documentary "How to Build a Bionic Man" (2013) on Channel 4.

    - Jemima Kiss, Head of Technology at the Guardian. Jemima joined the Guardian in 2006 and now leads the team covering big tech businesses, startups and consumer technology trends.

    - Simon Frantz is Editor of BBC Focus, BBC Worldwide's science, technology and health online site that explores the ideas and breakthroughs that are changing our lives.

    - The event will also include demos from startups including: Filip Maertens, Founder of Argus Labs; Christian Delimann, Founder & CEO of Tado; and Paul Croft, Director of Ultimaker.

    Tickets for startups, students and academics are available for 25% of the standard ticket price. For further information and to register, go to:

    About RE.WORK
    RE.WORK is a platform of summits bringing together breakthrough technology, cutting-edge science and entrepreneurship shaping the future of business and society. For more information, view the full line-up of events here:

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