5 Cutting Edge Stage

Diving into the AI hardware, software and wetware that will change the nature of science in the next 5-10 years.


Diving into the AI hardware, software and wetware that will change the nature of science in the next 5-10 years, join us as we set the agenda through to 2025 with Azeem Azhar, founder Exponential Review.


Kenneth Cukier

Senior Editor The Economist

Kate Knill

Senior Research Associate University of Cambridge

Verena Rieser

Professor Heriot-Watt University

Helen Sartory

Head of Emerging Technologies Lazard

Oliver Morton

Senior Editor The Economist

Christine Payne

Member of Technical Staff Open AI

Grace Cassy

Co-Founder CyLon

Suranga Chandratillake

General Partner Balderton Capital

Theo Saville

CEO cloudnc.co.uk

Sarah Jarvis

Head of Data Science PROWLER.io

Alex Kendall

Co-Founder & CTO Wayve

James Field

CEO & Founder Lab Genius

Peadar Coyle

Founder Aflorithmic Labs

Julian Nolan

CEO Iprova

Nigel Toon

CEO and co-founder Graphcore

Eric Beinhocker

Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford

Ingmar Posner

Professor of Applied AI Oxbotica

Libby Kinsey

Machine Learning Consultant Digital Catapult

Robert Stojnic


Alex Appelbe

CEO & Co-founder Metis Labs

Zhouran Wang

CEO Trio.ai

Carina Namih

Partner Episode 1 Ventures

Mark Sagar

CEO Soul Machines

Jenn Hirsch

Futurist & the Global Startup Champion EY

Martin Varsavsky

Executive Chairman Prelude Fertility

Azeem Azhar

Founder Exponential View

Grace Boswood

COO, Design + Engineering BBC

Joe Baguley

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, EMEA VMware

Dave Palmer

Director of Technology Darktrace

Catherine Breslin

Solutions Architect CobaltSpeech

Robert Hercock

Chief Research Scientist BT Group

Cesar Hidalgo

Director, Collective Learning Group MIT Media Lab

Ilana Wisby

CEO Oxford Quantum Circuits Limited

Helen O’Neill

Lecturer in Reproductive and Molecular Genetics UCL

Gigi Levy-Weiss

Managing Partner NFX

Jane Wang

Senior Research Scientist DeepMind

Thomas Reardon

CEO & Co-Founder CTRL-Labs

Ryan Welsh

Founder & CEO Kyndi

James Wang

AI Research Lead ARK Invest

Stephen Hsu

Senior Vice-President for Research and Innovation Michigan State University

Mike Henry

CEO & Founder Mythic

Amar Hanspal

CEO Bright Machines

Thore Graepel

Research Group Lead DeepMind Health

David Ferrucci

Founder & CEO Elemental Cognition

Marcus Du Sautoy

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

Eric Daimler

CEO, Visionary and Evolutionist SpinGlass Ventures

David Barber

Professor of Machine Learning UCL