16-17 October 2014
50 Porters Walk,
London E1W 2SF
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2013 HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO
“I wanted to say thank you for a well organised opportunity to meet with so many professionals in the creative industry. We have networked with some interesting people and could end up sponsoring a few companies as a direct consequence of the event.”
“Yet again, the WIRED event blew me away – not only some awe-inspiring speakers but where else would I get the chance to exchange ideas from innovators from so many different industries. I can’t recommend it highly enough. Roll on WIRED 2014!”
“Thank you for these incredibly inspiring two days. I do attend quite a few conferences and I must say the Wired event undoubtedly topped every single one of them in 2013. Congrats for assembling such a line up of amazing speakers. Looking forward to next year!”
WIRED2014 – THE FUTURE IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK
WIRED2014 is the fourth two-day flagship event from WIRED. With insights from over 45 speakers, an interactive Test Lab product area and excellent networking opportunities, it aims to bring the WIRED world to life.
Building on the success of the three previous annual events, WIRED2014 will cover an array of topics — anything that’s delivering the future today — including neuroscience, robotics, business, design, music and entertainment. Every year the event sold out so get your tickets early!
WHO ATTENDS WIRED2014?
WIRED events attract a diverse and wide-ranging list of attendees – WIRED2014 will perhaps bring together one of our most exciting and varied delegations yet. We expect an influential and exciting group comprising disrupters, inventors, designers, business leaders, policymakers and more. Don’t miss out on this crucial networking event.
Following is a shortlist of those already booked for WIRED2014. Click here to see a shortlist of delegates already signed-up
WIRED2014 MAIN STAGE SPEAKERS
With WIRED2014 we aim to gather the people changing the world and defining the future. Our Main Stage will bring together more than 45 speakers from a multitude of disciplines, including: art, digital media, geopolitics, programming, advertising, the life sciences and more. Speakers will be continuously announced in the lead-up to the event.
The following are already confirmed to appear:
Industrial designer, architect and artist
Cofounder & CEO, Global Street Art
Founder, Bompas & Parr
Founder & CEO, Hailo
Founder, HICCup & Way to Wellville
Executive vice president of video BuzzFeed
Cofounder & director,Global Witness
Founder & creative, BBH
Distinguished research scientist, Autodesk
ABC career development professor & head of macro connections group, MIT Media Lab
Professor of Developmental Psychology in Society, University of Bristol
Assistant professor, New York University
Cofounder & Chief Scientist, D-Wave Systems
Student & Activist
Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University
Author & academic
Beatboxer & musician
Co-author, Start-Up Nation
Founder & Creative Director, Yuri Suzuki Ltd and Dentaku Ltd
Chief technology officer, DreamWorks Animation
CEO & cofounder, 23andMe
WIRED2014 INNOVATION FELLOWSHIPS
The WIRED Innovation Fellowships were open to any individual working in fields covered by WIRED who, in the team’s opinion, has the potential to make a significant impact on the world.
Competition was fierce among the emerging innovators in science, technology, design, culture, business, the arts, and other fields covered by the magazine, who both excited in their fresh and energetic approach, and who have achieved a proven track record of early success. People were invited to apply to become a fellow in January 2014 and WIRED had almost 200 high calibre applicants.
The WIRED Innovation Fellows will have speaking slots on stage at WIRED 2014.
Click here to see more
Ionut Alexandru Budisteanu
University of Bucharest
Nelly Ben Hayoun
Head of experiences, WeTransfer
Jennifer Broutin Farah
Founder & CEO, SproutsIO Inc.
Researcher, MIT Media Lab
Executive director, The Nile Project
Founder & CEO, Mobius Motors
National Centre for Biological Sciences, India
CEO and co-founder, EpiBone
Director, Self-Assembly Lab, MIT
Cofounder & Creative director, Loop.pH
Telefónica is fascinated by the ideas and innovations changing the world and is a long-standing supporter of WIRED events. One trend that excites the global company is the fact that innovation now comes from everywhere.
Silicon Valley is still hugely influential – but game-changing ideas are now just as likely to come from London, São Paulo or Tel Aviv. This is why it launched Wayra, a technology accelerator, incubating startups in 12 countries across Europe and Latin America. Telefónica gains access to a wider pool of ideas, and the startups get access to Telefónica’s technical expertise, plus the opportunity to take their products to some 317 million customers.
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