10 Canal Stage

How is AI changing the way the life of our planet, our cities and our society for today and tomorrow?


On the canal in Kings Cross we discuss how AI is changing everything. From the ways our cities are built, what we eat and drive, how we are entertained and influenced, and ultimately how our planet is being impacted by the climate crisis.

Please note the Canal stage has moved to the Tunnel in between Kings Cross Station and Granary Square on Collier St, Kings Cross, London N1 9BE opposite the Nike Store just head down the escalators for a magical experience.


Ed Miller

Chief Executive scape

Julia Fowler

Co-founder EDITED

Captain Robert Smith

Former Navy SEAL United States Navy

Maria Nelson

Senior Head of Innovation Practice Digital Catapult

Rafael Jordá Siquier

Founder and CEO Open Cosmos

Russ Shaw

Founder Tech London Advocates

Lord Martin Rees

Astronomer Royal University of Cambridge

Rich Walker

Managing Director Shadow Robot Company

Jude Ower

Chief Executive Playmob

Jonathan Luff

Co-founder CyLon

Georgia Lewis Anderson

AI Personality Designer

David Lane

Professor & Founding Director, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Heriot-Watt University

Jenny Griffiths

CEO Snaptech

Rob Buckingham

Director UK Atomic Energy Authority

Katie Russell

Head of Data and Analytics OVO Energy

Andy Griffiths

Head of Value Chain Sustainability, UK & I Nestle

Abi Glencross

Founder Future Farm Lab

John Abel

Vice President, Cloud and Innovation for UK, Ireland and Israel Oracle

Sarra Mander

Chief Strategy Officer Small Robot Company

Sabine Hauert

Assistant Professor | President University of Bristol

Dave Sweeney

Divisional Director - O2 Motion Telefonica

Yoge Patel

CEO Blue Bear Systems Research

James Parr

CEO Trillium Technologies

Jannicke Mikkelsen

Technical Director The People's Moon

Jennifer Sayer

Business Development & Partnerships Humanising Autonomy

Tom Wilson

VP Automotive Graphcore

Håvard Haukeland

CEO Spacemaker

Hugh Millward

Director, Corporate External and Legal Affairs Microsoft

Asim Majid

Business Development Director Smartia

Anthony Hobley

Co-Chair, Advisory Board Carbon Tracker

Tristan Fletcher


Chip Cunliffe

Director, Sustainable Development AXA XL

Emma Boyd Howard

Chair Environment Agency

Chris Skidmore

Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and Interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth UK Parliament

Emily Shuckburgh

Head, Polar Oceans Team British Antarctic Survey

Tom Shirley

Deputy Director, Future Sectors BEIS

Janet Coyle

Director Trade & Growth London & Partners Limited

Theo Blackwell

Chief Digital Officer Greater London Authority

Ana Arino

Chief Strategy Officer New York City Economic Development Corporation

Andrew Eland

Engineering Director, Health DeepMind Health

Dolores Sanders

CIO Total Control Pro

Anushka Sharma

Founder Naaut

Juergen Maier

Chair, Digital Catapult and Chief Executive, Siemens Siemens

Michelle Vezie-Taylor

Portfolio Management Lead Origami

Ibrahim AlHusseini

CEO & Founder FullCycle

Celine Herweijer

Partner PwC

Julien Cornebise

Director of Research, AI for Good Element AI

Jack Kelly

Co-Founder of Open Climate Fix Open Climate Fix

Anand Rao

Global AI Lead PwC

Sims Witherspoon

Programme Manager DeepMind Health

Iarla Kilbane-Dawe

Head of phi lab European Space Agency

Francesca Bria

Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer Ajuntament de Barcelona

Jamie Heywood

Regional General Manager Northern & Eastern Europe Uber

Edouard Gasser

CEO & Co-founder Tilak Healthcare

Pete Clutton-Brock

Director E3G

Max Jaderberg

Research Scientist DeepMind

Niall Dunne

CEO Polymateria

Oliver Lewis

Senior Research Associate, Changing Character of War Centre University of Oxford

Alberto Rizzoli

Founder v7labs.com

Noel Sharkey

Co-Director, Professor, Chairman The University of Sheffield

Katherine Oliver

Principal Bloomberg Associates

Dev Amratia

CEO nPlan

Samar Singla

CEO & Founder Jugnoo

Stan Boland

CEO & Co-Founder FiveAI

Nick Bridge

Foreign Secretary's Special Representative for Climate Change Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Jeremy SIlver

CEO Digital Catapult

Terry Von Bibra

General Manager, Europe Alibaba Group

Ozlem Ulgen

Reader in International Law and Ethics Birmingham City University

Chris Gorell Barnes

CEO & Founder, Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) Adjust Your Set

Paul Clarke

CTO Ocado Technology