Digital Tech Networking Event | Exploring Future Technologies

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EIT Digital (London, UK)

15-17 Leeke Street

London

WC1X 9HY

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EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation and invites you to a Digital Tech focused event at our London Co-Location Centre, King’s Cross in the afternoon of Thursday, 3rd October.

The half-day event is focussed on Exploring Future Technologies and is an opportunity to learn about cofunding opportunities for applied research with EIT Digital's Doctoral Schools and collaborative innovation projects through EIT Digital's €80M annual call.

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13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Networking

14:00 - 14:10 EIT Digital UK Overview

Morgan Gillis, UK Node Director, EIT Digital

14:10 - 14:20 Digital Tech Innovation Focus

Digital Tech Focus Area Lead, EIT Digital

14:20 - 14:40 Keynote “5G Opportunities in Manufacturing & Logistics”

Dr Kostas Katsaron, 5G Senior Technologist, Digital Catapult

14:40 - 15:20 Panel “5G: Where Can the UK Lead?”

Dr Kostas Katsaron, 5G Senior Technologist, Digital Catapult
Melissa Doré, Chief Operating Officer, Ori
Frank Sardis, Technical Lead 5GUK Testbeds and Trials Programme, King's College London
Alan Carlton, Vice President, Wireless and Internet Technologies, InterDigital Communications

15:20 - 15:40 Strategic HR Development and the EIT Digital London Doctoral Training Centre

Fergie Miller, CLC Manager, EIT Digital
Brigita Jurisic, IP Commercialisation and Incubator Manager, City University
Dr Eduardo Alonso, Head of Computer Science, City University

15:40 - 16:10 Coffee & Networking

16:10 - 16:50 Panel Security in Future Technologies: Core Capabilities and Threats”

Dr Mark Manulis, Surrey Centre for Cyber Security, University of Surrey
Jenny Gardner, Director UK Innovation Hub, Saab Technologies UK Ltd
Professor Lorenzo Strigini, Director of the Centre for Software Reliability, City University
Tim Dunn, Commercial Director, ValidSoft

16:50 - 17:30 Panel “Artificial Intelligence as a Disruptive Force”

Dr Eduardo Alonso, Head of Computer Science, City University
Ricardo Cruz, Senior Consulant, Delta Capita
Andrew Hubbard, CEO, AI London
Dr Anil Fernando, Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing, University of Surrey

17:30 - 19:00 Drinks & Networking

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EIT Digital (London, UK)

15-17 Leeke Street

London

WC1X 9HY

United Kingdom

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