Culture, Creativity and Technology


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The Createch stage will offer an upbeat vision of how converging creativity and technology can improve how we connect, create, and consume.Discover the pioneers re-imagining TV, theatre, fashion, music, and community, and inventing new possibilities for audiences, creatives, and investors.Between sessions, short films will showcase innovative creativity to keep you stimulated and entertained. Come and be inspired.


John Robb

Award Winning Journalist, Editor Louder Than War Panel

Alex Hudson

Editor, Newsweek International Newsweek International Panel

Lynn Lester

Managing Director - Events The Drum Panel

Oliver Kibblewhite

Founder The 5Gs Panel

Bindi Karia

Innovation Expert+Advisor Panel

Kaye Dunnings

Creative Director Shangri-La at Glastonbury Festival Panel

Caroline Norbury

CEO Creative Industries Federation Panel

Matthew Duhig

Co-Founder & Managing Director FX Digital Panel

Neil Crombie

Co-Founder & Creative Director Swan Films Panel

Alice Thwaite

Founder Hattusia and the Echo Chamber Club Keynote

Isabel Garvey

Managing Director Abbey Road Studios Panel

Cliff Fluet

Partner Lewis Silkin Panel

Chantal Epp

Founder & CEO ClicknClear Panel

Stuart Dredge

Editor-In-Chief Music Ally Panel

Amy Williams

Co-Founder Good-Loop Keynote

Andrea Scrosati

Group COO Fremantle Panel

Ben Mercer

Co-Founder Personify XP Keynote

Janet Hull OBE

Chair UK Advertising Export Group Keynote

Kate Pullinger

Director of Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries, Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media Bath Spa University Panel

Neil Mendoza

Commissioner for Cultural Recovery and Renewal University of Oxford Panel

Kate Slesinger

Publishing Director of Tatler and Vanity Fair Condé Nast Panel

Jeremy Walters

Editor What's New in Publishing Panel

Lisa Oxenham

Beauty & Style Director Marie Claire Panel

Jaymin Ji

President Shanghai International Advertising Festival Execution Committee Panel

Lin Liu

Chief Strategy Officer UM China Panel

Anderson Liu

CEO Westwin Panel

Becky Zhu

Senior Trade and Investment Officer DIT Shanghai Panel

Annette King

CEO Publicis Groupe UK Panel

Panos Dimitropoulous

Lead China/Asia, Semiotics and Cultural Practice Kantar Panel

Eric Tan

Chief Client Officer, China Kantar Panel

Anna Lowe

Co-Founder Smartify Panel

Daniel Cheetham

CEO Happy Finish Panel

Jane Shepherdson

Chair MyWardrobeHQ Panel

Jeffrey Kember

Director, Developer Relations Nvidia Panel

Esther Carder

Partner Moore Kingston Smith Panel

Caroline Dinenage

MP, Minister for Digital and Culture, DCMS UK Government Keynote

Dr. Jeremy Silver

CEO Digital Catapult Keynote

Emily Ferguson

Director of Ecommerce Marie Claire Panel

Taryn Southern

AI Artist & Storyteller Panel

Lolita Chakrabarti

Actor and Writer Panel

Adrian Lester

Actor, Director & Writer Panel

Graham Stuart

MP, Minister for Export Department of International Trade Keynote

Richard Waterworth

General Manager UK TikTok Fireside

Louise Conolly-Smith

Head of Creative London & Partners Limited Keynote

John Cassy

Founder Factory 42 Panel

Susan Cummings

Co-Founder Fictioneers Panel

Andrew Chitty

Challenge Director: Audience of the Future UK Research & Innovation Panel

Kibwe Tavares

TED Senior Fellow, Film Maker & Architect Factory Fifteen Panel

Aisling Conlon

Head UK Advertising Export Group Panel

Tamsin Blanchard

Fashion Journalist Panel

Neil Thompson

Lead Delegate Wranglers Panel

Mel Bound

CEO & Founder This Mum Runs Panel

Anne Scott

Founder Girl Gone International Panel

Reemah Sakaan

Group Director SVOD & Chief Brand Creative Development Officer Brit Box Panel

Frankie Phillips

Founder, Creative and Sustainability Director TOBEFRANK Panel

Molly Rosenberg

Director The Royal Society of Literature Panel

Iwona Blazwick

Director Whitechapel Gallery Panel

Sol Rogers

CEO & Founder REWIND Panel

Hannah Williamson

Associate Edge Investments Panel

Paul Winterflood

Director Moore Kingston Smith Panel

Mehjabeen Patrick

CFO Creative England Panel

Ian Livingstone CBE

Chairman & Partner Hiro Capital Panel

David Bull

Professor of Signal Processing, Director of MyWorld & Director of Bristol Vision Institute University of Bristol Panel

Rebecca Gregory-Clarke

Head of Immersive StoryFutures Academy Panel

Professor Andrew Thompson

Executive Chair Arts & Humanities Research Council Fireside

Emma Lloyd

Chief Business Development Officer Sky Group Panel

Brandy Moore

EMEA Sales Director, Mixed Reality Microsoft Panel

Charlotte Webb

Co-Founder Feminist Internet Panel

Harjot Singh

Chief Strategy Officer EMEA McCann Worldgroup Panel

Claire Enders

Founder Enders Analysis Panel

Dax Lovegrove

Global Vice President Corporate Sustainability & Social Responsibility Swarovski Panel

Nicola Mendelsohn CBE

Vice President, Facebook EMEA Facebook Keynote

Temi Oh

Author, Do You Dream of Terra-Two? Panel

Paul Gilbert

Commissioning Executive Sky Panel

Rianna Dearden

Interactive Writing Lead Panel

Guy Gadney

CEO & Co-Founder Panel

Susan Boster

Founder & Managing Director Boster Group Panel

Marcus du Sautoy FRS OBE

Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics University of Oxford Fireside

Tim Davie

CEO BBC Studios Keynote

Beatie Wolfe

Musician & Artist Panel

Kwame Kwei-Armah

Artistic Director Young Vic Panel

Tim Marlow

CEO & Director Design Museum Panel

Victoria Siddall

Global Director Frieze Fairs Panel

Smart Concrete

Stage: 10:20 - 11:20


Main Talks