Virtual Event

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Event Date Tue Sep 28 BST - Thu Sep 30 BST (9 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Sep 28 3:00am - Thu Sep 30 12:00pm
Location Virtual Event
Region All

We back for its second Virtual Edition in 2021. Now is the time to rethink our purpose and use the power of innovation to build a better future for our communities, businesses and the planet. Boost your creativity and get inspired by leading innovators, designers, creatives, entrepreneurs and dreamers.

Streamed Talks
• Latest trends, methods and concepts for successful innovation practices. A Q&A option to get involved.
Digital Workshops
• Live group breakouts for interactive learning through gamification and hands-on activities.
Ask an Expert Sessions
• Gather around virtual round tables for small group discussions with experts on a pre-set topic.
Virtual Tours
• Visit some of the most beautiful, creative and innovative spaces around the world, just a click away.
Online Expo
• Get to know new products and services at a virtual exhibition hub with video and dedicated chatrooms.
1-on-1 Video Meetings
• Easily find connections through a pairing tool and one-on-one live video conversations.


2021 Speakers

Carina Wong
Senior Advisor, Innovation and Scale, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Morten Bonde
Senior Art Director, Lego Agency, Lego

Scott Shute
Head, Mindfulness and Compassion, Linkedin

Salima Bhimani
Chief Equity, Inclusion Strategist, Other Bets, Alphabet

Lucas Di Grassi
World Champion, Formula E

Vicki Dobbs Beck
Executive in Charge, Ilmxlab, Lucasfilm

Jenny Lay-flurrie
Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft

John Gordon
International Markets Lead, Global Digital Innovation Lab, Pfizer

Hanna Harris
Chief Design Officer, City of Helsinki

Mick Batyske
Dj, Speaker, Investor

Julia Palle
Sustainability Director, Formula E

Neil Boorman
Head, Creative Lab Europe, Tiktok

Andreas Roos
Director, Innovation & Design Strategy, Visa

Dr. Rafael Grossmann
Healthcare Futurist, Technology Innovator, Surgeon & Educator

Zenia Tata
Chief Impact Officer, Xprize

Bryony Cole
Founder, Sextech School

Charissa Rujanavech
Circular Economy Principal, Amazon

Randy Hunt
Head, Design, Grab

David Gluckman
Inventor, Baileys Irish Cream, Author, "That s*it will never sell."

Phil Taylor
Open Innovation Lead, Bayer Crop Science

Alex Weber
American Ninja Warrior, Award-winning Performer

Mercedes Gutierrez
Head, Social Impact, Ingka Group, Ikea

Camila Cruz Durlacher
VP, R&D Operations, 3M

Gavin Payne
Head of Fabric & Design Studio, First Abu Dhabi Bank

John S. Couch
Author, The Art of Creative Rebellion

Matthew Ashton
Vice President, Design, Lego

Christian Saclier
Vp, Design Innovation, Pepsico

Dean Broadley
Founder, Designing Humans, Former Exec Head, Design, Vodacom

Matt May
Head, Inclusive Design, Adobe

Catalina Cernica
CEO, Health & Happiness Research Foundation

Thijs Maartens
Sustainability and Circular Economy Lead, Philips

Karen Hackney
Head External Innovation & Partnering, Bayer Consumer Health

Dave Hengartner
Co-founder, CEO, Rready (Getkickbox by Swisscom)

Josh Tetrick
Co-founder & CEO, Eat Just

Michael Vormittag
Digital Innovation, Partnerships, Mercedes-Benz

Amelia Zins
Industry Manager, #iamremarkable Facilitator, Google

Jos Harrison
Global Head, Brand Experience & Design, Reckitt

Gabby Czertok
Founder, CEO, The Builders

Richard Banfield
Vp, Design Transformation, Invision

Tiffany Beers
Head, Gaming Innovation & Audio Engineering, Logitech

Ivy Ross
Vp, Hardware Design, Google

Omran Sharaf
Project Director, Emirates Mars Mission

Ken Lashley
Artist, Marvel

Oskar Pernefeldt
President, International Flag, Planet Earth Organization

Lucia Komljen
Global Director of Insight & Innovation Strategy, Telefonica

Celia Geering
Growth, Rready (Getkickbox by Swisscom)

Jeanette Andrews
Magician, Artist & Speaker

Chris Gale
Head, Social Impact, Uk, Ebay

Nick De Blasio
Product Group Manager Employee Innovation, Nestle

Saskia Bruysten
CEO, Yunus Social Business

Rakhee Vithlani
Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor


Tom Ellis
CEO, Brand Genetics

Andrew Christophers
Co Founder & Chairman, Brand Genetics

Liz- Thompson
Head of North America, Brand Genetics

Ben Strutt
Director Design & Front End Innovation, Cambridge Design Partnership

James Harmer
Planning & Innovation Strategy Leader, Cambridge Design Partnership

Pari Gaikwad
Head of Digital, Cambridge Design Partnership

Martha Hodgson
Senior Insight & Strategy Consultant, Cambridge Design Partnership

Jessica Platt
Market & Design Insight Researcher, Cambridge Design Partnership

Merle Hall
CEO, Kinneir Dufort

Craig Wightman
Chief Design Officer, Kinneir Dufort

Niall McRiner
Head of Design, Kinneir Dufort

Alastair MacGregor
Founder & CEO, Innova technology

Helena Rubinstein
Head of Strategic Services, Innova Technology