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Live Connected 2016 - Here East Innovation Centre
Thu 27 October 2016, 16:30 – 20:00 BST
JOIN US AT LIVE CONNECTED 2016
A MAJOR EVENT TO REVEAL THE VISION & AMBITION OF THE NEW INNOVATION CENTRE AT HERE EAST, QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK ON THURSDAY 27th OCTOBER.
FEATURING DAME SARAH STOREY, DBE - BRITAIN'S MOST DECORATED FEMALE PARALYMPIAN
Part of the legacy of London’s 2012 Olympics, the Innovation Centre will be the stage for experimentation, design and performance for entrepreneurs and big business alike; a home for creating beautiful and connected new products in fields such as Sport, Health, Fashion, IoT and Mobility.
Live Connected 2016 will showcase the core belief of the Innovation Centre – that a community should exist where start-ups and corporates can come together through technology, design and enterprise; a place where they will connect, create and cultivate the game-changing products that will make our lives better.
An inspiring line-up of speakers from the worlds of sport, technology, health and fashion will provide insights, debate and discussion.
Sessions will explore the themes of connectivity:
- The rise of connected products
- The emergence of platform-based companies
- The role of digital ecosystems in championing technology & innovation
Confirmed speakers include:
- Dame Sarah Storey, DBE, Team GB’s most decorated Paralympian
- Jess Butcher, Co-founder, Blippar
- Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech City UK
- Simon Jones, Head of innovation & Performance, Team Sky
- Nina Bhatia, Managing Director of Connected Homes, Centrica
- Liam Maxwell, National Technology Adviser, HM Government
- David Goldstone MBE, Chief Executive, London Legacy Development Corporation
- Professor Mike Caine, Dean, Loughborough University London
- Anna Watkins, CEO, Mofilm
- Emma Wright, Commercial Technology Partner, Kemp Little
- Yonatan Raz-Fridman, Co-founder, Kano
- Professor Andy Miah, Chair in Science Communications & Future Media, Salford University
- Dr Catherine Holloway, Senior Lecturer, UCL
- Paul Sohi, Product Designer, Autodesk
- Lee Bryant, Co-founder, PostShift
- Anne-Marie Imafidon, Co-founder, Stemettes
- Harry Briggs, Partner, BGF Ventures
- Julia Streets, CEO, Streets Consulting
- Gavin Poole, CEO, Here East
- Jeni Tennison, CEO, Open Data Institute
Away from the main stage, some of the UK’s most exciting start-ups will be running interactive live demos throughout the evening. From VR firm Virtual Umbrella and 3D printers MakersCAFE, to virtual running and social fit-tech pioneers Racefully, Live Connected 2016 will provide real-life demonstrations of British lifetech at its best.
After the event, please join us for a reception and the chance to meet the team behind the Innovation Centre.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Date: Thursday, 27th October 2016
Location: Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3BS
Timings: 16:30 to 20:00 (BST)