UK Industrial Strategy – Tech Acceleration

The TechWorks Summit is free to attend so please join the hundreds of UK tech leaders, ministers, universities and funders & Shape the UK position in a post-Brexit world.

Each of our TechWorks sectors will run their own session with tailored content for your specific industry. Join other organisations within your field for indepth discussion on the topics that matter to you.  The main program of the TechWorks Summit 2018 will see our five Communities run parallel sessions giving attendees an opportunity to connect with many leading organisations and experts across the breadth of the industry.

AGENDA

12:00pm – 4:30pm

REGISTRATION

WELCOME BUFFET LUNCH

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NETWORK BREAK

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sir Hossein Yassaie : TechWorks Chairman

Sir Hossein Yassaie gained BSc (1979) and PhD (1982) degrees in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Birmingham university.  He joined STMicroelectronics/Inmos, where he worked on advanced processor/computer designs and help to clear the world’s first digital TV chip.

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.  He served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions from 17 July 2016 to 14 June 2017. He was elected as Conservative MP for Watford in May 2010.

EXPERT PANEL: TECHNOLOGY, TRANSPORT & ENERGY

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 – “CURRENT CONTEXT FOR UK TECH FIRMS AND ENTREPRENEURS”

EXPERT PANEL: TECHNOLOGY, AI & HEALTH

Dr. Ilana Wisby : CEO, Oxford Quantum Circuits

Prof. Michael Denham : CEO, MindTrace AI

Prof. Paul Dorey : IoT Security Foundation Chairman

Mike Muller : CTO, ARM

Dr. Manjari Chandran-Ramesh: Investment Director, IP Group plc

AFTERNOON SESSION CLOSES