World’s Top 50 Innovators 2024

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We are thrilled to invite you to join us at one of the most prestigious events in the tech calendar, the World’s Top 50 Innovators 2024! Get ready to embark on an incredible journey of inspiration, creativity, and breakthrough technologies that will shape the future.

Innovation is the driving force behind progress, and once again it’s time to celebrate the companies that are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Come and join us to learn what’s on the horizon, understand the bigger picture, and celebrate world-firsts and sensational achievements in the high-tech sectors.

The format will be a series of Codex Talks, each of which is a concise presentation, lasting 15 minutes (or less), in which the speaker addresses a challenging question faced by their technology or industry today, and ends with a bold prediction for the future.

Codex Talks are engaging, entertaining and elucidating. They give the audience something they can walk away with: valuable insights, actionable information, fresh perspectives, and renewed optimism.

Official Timekeeper: Blancpain  Lead Partner: Chicago Booth

Media Partner: Maddyness  Event Partner: techUK

Don’t miss the opportunity to meet CEOs and founders of the world’s most innovative companies, influential investors, and media from across the world.

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One Bartholomew, Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7BL, United Kingdom
08 May 2024 - 10 May 2024
8:15 am - 6:30 pm

Schedule

Mike Beck, CISO, Darktrace
How can AI help protect your data when your data is everything, everywhere, all at once?
Pinar Ozcan, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Oxford University
How is AI changing competition across industries?
Edward Challis
, Head of AI Strategy, UiPath
Dinesh Nayar
, Managing Director, Creator Studio | H&M Group
How can AI lead to innovation in the fashion industry?
Maryam Fayaz-Torshizi, CEO, DeepSearch Labs
With AI here to stay, what will the next five years look like?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Kurt House, CEO, KoBold Metals
Maksim Sipos, Chief Scientific Officer, causaLens
Why is causality key to making AI robust and trustworthy?
Dr. Robin Tuluie, Founder and Co-CEO, PhysicsX
Will Generative AI save humanity from itself, by achieving humanly impossible solutions to climate change and industrial waste?
Philip Davies, President, EMEA, Siegel+Gale
Is Simple Smart?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Michael Brown, Chairman and CEO, Skyline Robotics
How is AI robotics a crystal clear window to the future?
Yegor Traiman, CEO, REMY Robotics
How can AI-powered robots make restaurants commercially successful?
Zaki Hussein, CEO, Touchlab
How would the world look if robots had a sense of touch?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Yunus Jabalpurwala, Emerging Technology Lab, Honda R&D Europe (UK) Ltd
How will Web3 and AI affect the future of mobility?
Grant Ray, VP, Global Market Strategy, Group14 Technologies
What will it take to finally industrialise next-generation battery technology so we can have flying cars like we were promised?
Ricky Sandhu, Executive Chairman, Urban-Air Port and Urban.MASS
How can we slash CO2 emissions from transportation?
Hakan Lutz, CEO, Luvly AB
Can we have a car and eat it?
Andras Galffy, CEO, Turbulence Solutions
How will turbulence impact the future of air mobility and what to do about it?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

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Trevor Martin, CEO, Mammoth Biosciences
The potential of CRISPR to change healthcare
Dr. Wolf Reik
, Director, Altos Labs
Can cells and organs be rejuvenated and can this restore cell health?
Matthew Henn, Chief Scientific Officer, Seres Therapeutics
How can we harness millions of years of coevolution between microbial and human cells to impact health?
Tamer Mohamed, CEO, Aspect Biosystems
How could bio-printed tissue therapeutics restore lost or damaged organ functions?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Kimberly Washington, Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer, Deep Space Biology
How is AI, Microgravity and Space Exploration shaping the future of healthcare on Earth?
Dr. Katie King, CEO, BioOrbit
Why manufacture pharmaceuticals in space?
Daniel Danciu, CTO, Cradle Bio
How can generative AI be used to help biologists design improved proteins and accelerate R&D?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Dr. Nicola Fox, Head of Science, NASA

Vriko Yu, CEO, Archireef
How can technologies restore coral reefs?
Jessica Middlemiss, CTO, Matter
Why should you care about ocean microplastics?
Austin Martin, COO, Coral Vita
How can the Restoration Economy protect coral reefs and support local communities?
Caroline Hoeschle, Team Leader, SPACEWHALE
How can we harness the power of space tech for ocean conservation?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Peter Weiss, President, Spartan Space
How might the ‘Continent of Explorers – Europe’ contribute to this new era of space exploration?
Luc Piguet, CEO, ClearSpace
Nick Shave, Managing Director, Astroscale
Do we really need to clean up space?
Carlos Mira, CEO, Halo Space
Is there a greener, safer and cheaper approach to Space Tourism
Helene Huby, CEO, The Exploration Company
What will replace the International Space Station? Will there still be room for global collaboration in space exploration?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

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Schedule

Antony Jenkins CBE, Executive Chairman, 10x Future Technologies
Fintech; the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
Rishi Khosla OBE, CEO, OakNorth
How can economies empower their scale-ups and increase the positive multiplier effect these businesses have?
Phil Goffin, CEO, Zilo
What role does innovation really have in FinTech?
Tim Chong, CEO, Yonder
Some things never change – Why the secret to understanding the future starts with understanding the past?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Mathieu Nouzareth, Chief Business Officer, The Sandbox
Bulent Tekmen, CEO, Colendi
Myles Milston, CEO, Globacap
What will fuel the next wave of innovation?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Subodh Kulkarni, President and CEO, Rigetti
How should we embrace the quantum society?
Richard Murray
, CEO, ORCA Computing
Why does machine learning and generative AI urgently need quantum?
Markus Pflitsch, CEO, Terra Quantum
Sabrina Maniscalco, CEO, Algorithmiq
How close are we to utilising quantum technology in commercial applications in life sciences?
Jan Goetz, CEO, IQM
Why must businesses prepare for quantum advantage?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Dr. Andy Palmer CMG, CEO, Aston Martin (2014-2020); CEO, Pod Point
Carl Gotham
, Advanced Design Director, MG Motor Cars
Alison Brooks, Founder, Alison Brooks Architects
Ivan Harbour, Senior Design Partner, RSHP
Why has there been no revolution in modern methods of construction for housing? Can we design our way towards one?
Carlos Bausa Martinez, Head of Sustainability, Zaha Hadid Architects
How can we use computational design tools and data to create more sustainable buildings?
Valerie Corcias, CEO, mycoocoon
How can the science of colour influence emotions and behaviour?

Panel Discussion and Q&A

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