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BPP University Law School

68-70 Red Lion Street

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WC1R 4NY

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SmarTech Society is excited to invite you to the annual SmarTech Interdisciplinary Conference.

Day of fun and challenge for all sharp thinkers, futurists, incurably curious and those with a litte bit of geek in their hearts.

This year, we will focus on the challenges of responsible innovation in various sectors. Speakers from different professions will share their perspective on challenges they face due to the ongoing technological revolution.

This event is aimed at everyone curious about how technology is shaping our society, what are the opportunities and challenges that arise, as well as how different sectors can collaborate to champion responsible innovation.

Not to be missed if you are interested in how technology affects your profession!

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Tickets will go on sale in September.

Working outline of topics (subject to change):

9:00 am Welcome Speech

9:10 am Value of interdisciplinary approach to problem solving

9:30 am Security and Innovation

How should we balance the right to privacy and freedom of speech with security concerns emergent due to rise of extremism and terrorist activity? How do we distribute liability in accidents involving autonomous vehicles and machines?

10:45 am Coffee and tea break

11:00 am Innovation and smart cities

What are the challenges of balancing the interests of citizens with that of governments? How do we harvest citizen data in a just manner? What are the threats linked to mass surveillance?

12:00 pm Lunch break

12:30 pm Social Justice, Equality and Innovation

How can we tackle digital divide and growing inequalities? Is the threat of technological unemployment real?

1: 45 pm Coffee and tea break

2:00 pm Humanity and Innovation

Are we approaching the era of Human 2.0? How far have we gotten with biological advanements? Will technology render us less able to tackle mundane tasks?

3:00 pm Closing remarks and networking drinks

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