Battle of Ideas 2014

Two days of high-level, thought-provoking, public debate organised by the Institute of Ideas at the Barbican.

18 19 October 2014

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77 speakers

  • Frances Coppolla associate editor, Pieria; contributor to Nesta‚Äôs Our Work Here is Done, exploring the frontiers of robot technology
  • Isabelle Jenkins partner, Capital Market Consulting and Technology, PwC
  • Ashok Krish head, social media & workplace reimagination practice, TCS Digital Enterprise
  • Alan Winfield @alan_winfield
  • Dr Shirley Dent founder, Spark Mobile; communications specialist (currently working with the British Veterinary Association media team); author, Radical Blake
  • Tor Gisvold director, digital, PwC; former consultant, Riot Games (League of Legends)
  • Andrew Orlowski Executive editor, the Register; assistant producer, All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace
  • Kam Star @playgen

21 sessions

Tuesday 30th September 2014

Tuesday 14th October 2014

Day 1 from 9:30am to 6:45pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Day 2 from 10am to 6:45pm Sunday 19th October 2014

Saturday 25th October 2014


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  • Christopher Meyer
  • Jenny Clegg
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  • Alan Winfield
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  • Reg Bailey
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