Power & Responsibility Summit

Thursday 4 October 2018

British Library Knowledge Centre, London

A one-day DigitalAgenda summit on regulation, trust and the unintended consequences of the digital age

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What is the summit about?

Power & Responsibility debates regulation, trust and the unintended consequences of the digital age. And it explores the technology response to the challenges before us.

The summit looks at the digital changes taking place across society and the economy. It covers critical themes including privacy, online safety, trust, developer ethics and fake news.

We will look at the challenges that these issues present, and look at the policy and technology solutions to them. We will ask if regulation is the answer – or if technology itself holds the answers to the problems its application has created.

Who’s speaking so far?

Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen

Chi Onwurah MP

Chi Onwurah MP
Labour industry

Jamie Bartlett, Demos

Jamie Bartlett

Tom Kibasi, IPPR

Tom Kibasi

Katie O'Donovan, Google

Katie O’Donovan
@GoogleUK ‏

Jonnie Penn

Jonnie Penn
Berkman Klein Center for Society and Internet at Harvard University

Oliver Buckley

Oliver Buckley

Peter Trainor

Peter Trainor
Us Ai

Julie Dawson, Yoti

Julie Dawson

Eva Appelbaum

Eva Appelbaum
Arc Group

Mark McGinn, Edelman

Mark McGinn

Rob McCargow, PwC

Rob McCargow

Nick Taylor, Unmind

Nick Taylor

Summit themes

The summit day is split into three broad themes – people, business and society. Each section will feature industry-leading speakers, policy and academic experts and a head-to-head debate with audience voting. We will hear from experts in the fields of trust and ethics.

We’ll also hear answers, focussing on tech for good solutions to some of the problems that have come with tech innovation.

“With great power comes great responsibility” – Voltaire (and Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben in Spiderman)

Who’s coming?

Attendees join us from across business, startups, big tech, policymakers, think tanks, charities, academic and consumer groups. We’re building in time for people who come to connect and learn from each other.

What will I get out of the event?

Understanding. Inspiration. Lessons. Ideas. Connections.

How should I book?

The summit is taking place at the British Library, in London, close to King’s Cross, St Pancras, and Euston railway stations.

Full-day tickets for Power & Responsibility are available now, priced at £145 + VAT and fees via Eventbrite.

Tickets include your conference pass, and all food and drink on the day.

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Event opportunities

We are working with some brilliant speakers and partners on this event. Would you like to join them? Find out more by following the link below.

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