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Recovery and Resilience

As the storms of the global pandemic continue to buffet businesses and individuals, we are all in need of a double dose of resilience. If only there were a precise recipe for it, we would all be ...

Co-curated with IPPR

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The Tech We Want: An Ethical Approach to Innovation

From the A-Levels algorithm to predictive policing, any vestige of doubt that tech needs to be ethical, fair and transparent has been clean swept aside. It only takes an image of students protesting ...
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The Road to Climate Week NYC

With COVID-19 taking centre stage this year, the challenge to keep the world’s eyes on climate change becomes more vital than ever. And a central moment of focus is Climate Week NYC and the UN ...
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Sustainable Business – How Industry is addressing the Climate Crisis

Supply-chain sustainability is a business issue affecting an organization’s supply chain or logistics network in terms of environmental, risk, and waste costs. A sustainable supply chain seizes ...
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What Now for The National Health Service?

With health systems being stretched across the world due to the pandemic, a new discussion has begun to emerge around future resiliency. We want to know what we can do better to help support our local ...

Headline Partner: Microsoft

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Where the Creative Industries and Tech Collide

The creative industries contribute over £100 billion to the UK economy each year. It’s a vibrant sector split between those that have thrived digitally and those that have been badly hit by ...
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Build Build Build – What it takes to grow great products

After 2020 is done and dusted, the startup economy we hope will emerge with an entirely new sense of purpose. That is to build products with intentions that have ethical integrity. We bring together ...
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Cutting Edge: Solving the World’s Greatest Problems with the World’s Deepest Tech

With so many challenges and opportunities ahead, we need to harness the world’s most cutting edge technologies to affect the landscape positively. There is scientific and tech brilliance emerging ...
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GovTech: The Final Frontier of Innovation

If COVID has proven anything, it is that the efficient delivery of public services through technology is vital for a functioning society. With trust in institutions at an all-time low, now is the time ...
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Hacking Democracy with Fabric Ventures

As the dust continues to swirl from the US Election, we’re starting to draw insights from it. How could the Open Economy, based on more equitable and inclusive information networks that shift power ...
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Science, Technology and Research as UK Competitive Advantage

The great jubilation following news of the Covid-19 vaccine trials is a timely reminder that research can change lives. Our heroes are in lab coats fuelled by government funding, private ...
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Become a Climate Positive Business

Net-Zero commitments are mainstreaming with over 700 companies around the world having now made public Net-Zero commitments. In this session we talk about how Earthly and our partners are helping ...
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Jobs & Education in the 21st Century: The Bigger Picture

As Winston Churchill so famously once said, ‘never let a good crisis go to waste’. If we’re not inspired to think about a reformation of the education and jobs system worldwide after this crisis ...
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Startup Stories: Looking Ahead To 2021 – The Accelerator Network

Join The Accelerator Network’s Startup Stories December edition with Startups Magazine, to hear two founders share their journey navigating the challenges of 2020 to celebrate achievements, and ...
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Emerging From a Crisis: How Our Cities Can Respond To This Moment

Our lives and our habits have changed drastically in our cities since Covid arrived. The places where we spend all of our lives must now answer to reflect these challenges and changes. Enormous ...
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Driving Through the Myths and Barriers to Make Automated Transportation a Reality!

Self Driving Vehicles are not just the future but the ‘now’. The Genie cannot be returned to its bottle. Why would anyone refuse three wishes, anyway? In this panel, we will be addressing the ...
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Purpose and ESG: Walking the walk or talking the talk?

Just over a year ago, CEOs from 181 of the world’s largest companies declared that the purpose of a corporation is “to create value for all our stakeholders” – a notable departure from the ...
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CogX Spotlight Crystal Ball – 2021 Predictions

We’ve come to the end of an extraordinary year. From the Australian bushfires, a raging pandemic and a tumultuous US election to boot. But it looks like we’re going to be ending the year on a good ...
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Wayra UK presents…Big Tech Sister : Cyber

Big Tech Sister is a Wayra UK curated initiative designed to elevate, encourage and be a safe space for, the incredible women in the tech industry. Big Tech Sister pulls together some of the brightest ...
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CogX Festival 2021

3 Days 36 Concurrent Stages 1,200 Global speakers 9,000 Global Leaders 14,000 1:1 meetings 44,000 Registered Attendees 172,000+ Session Streams 531 Hours of Content In 2020, we brought together world ...
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