DAY ONE AGENDA

The first day of WIRED2014 explored emerging ideas about the human body, breakthrough technologies, and new thinking on neuroscience. We were also proud to introduce the 2014 WIRED Innovation Fellows, marked with an asterisk.
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8.00-8.50

REGISTRATION

9.00-9.10

WELCOME
Rupert Turnbull, David Rowan, WIRED

Session 1
9.10-10.25

DECODING THE BODY
Anne Wojcicki, Co-Founder, 23andMe
Andrew Hessel, Biohacker, Autodesk
*Nina Tandon, Stem cell researcher, EpiBone
*Uma Ramakrishnan, Biodiversity ecologist, India

Session 2
10.30-11.25

TECHNOLOGY WITHOUT LIMITS
Eric Ladizinsky,
Co-Founder, D-Wave Systems
*Ionut Alexandru Budisteanu, Computer scientist, Romania
*Emiliano Kargieman, Private space pioneer, Satellogic

11.25-12.00

BREAK

Session 3
12.05-13.00

CULINARY CREATIVITY
Sam Bompas
, Contemporary food designer, Bompas & Parr
*Sandesh Reddy, Chef and creator of Kichin, India
*Jennifer Broutin Farah, Home gardening champion

Interlude

Stuart Turner, Roboticist

13.20-14.20
Interlude

LUNCH
Helen Arney
, Geek songstress

Session 4
14.40-15.30

MIND GAMES
Jennifer Jacquet, Environmental scientist
Bruce Hood, Experimental psychologist
Mariano Tomatis, Magician and wonder injector

Session 5
15.35-16.35

OSLO FREEDOM FORUM PRESENTS
Thor Halvorssen, Oslo Freedom Forum
Yulia Marushevska, Ukrainian student and activist
Suleiman Bakhit, Anti-extremist comic-book publisher
Nico Sell, Organiser of DEF CON hacker event

16.35-17.05
Announcement

BREAK
Ruth Mackenzie
, The Space

Session 6
17.20-18.20

GOOGLE ZEITGEIST PRESENTS
Obi Felten, Head of getting moonshots ready for contact with the real world, Google[x]
Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Machine intelligence specialist
Simon Wheatcroft, Ultramarathon runner
Demis Hassabis, Founder and CEO, DeepMind Technologies
Ben Medlock, Co-founder and Chief Technical Officer, SwiftKey

Session 7
18.25-19.00

SCIENCE, MEET ENTERTAINMENT
*Nelly Ben Hayoun, Designer of experiences
Lincoln Wallen, Chief Technology Officer, DreamWorks Animation

19.00 – 19:05

TALKS CLOSE David Rowan

19.05 – ONWARDS

TEST LAB WITH TELEFÓNICA

DAY TWO AGENDA

Our second day explored the collision of design and technology, including a startup pitch, rethinking education and welcoming thinkers from leading global companies and organisations.
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8.00-8.40

REGISTRATION

8.50-8.55

WELCOME BACK David Rowan

Session 8
8.55-10.10

DESIGN THINKING
*Skylar Tibbits, Artist and computational architect, MIT Department of Architecture
*Rachel Wingfield, Designer, researcher and educator, Loop.pH
Yuri Suzuki, Designer and artist
Ron Arad, Industrial designer

Session 9
10.10-11.10

THE INVESTIGATORS
Charmian Gooch
, Anti-corruption activist, Global Witness
Cesar A. Hidalgo, Network and complexity artist, MIT Media Lab
Pablo Rodríguez, Innovation Director, Telefónica

11.10-11.45

BREAK

Session 10
11.50-12.25

PITCH@PALACE
HRH The Duke of York
Anna Maybank, Poetica; Mutaz Qubbaj, Squirrel; David Tuck, Chaser; Rebecca Bright, Therapy Box Ltd; Pavneet Singh, WIDE IO; Rikke Rosenlund, BorrowMyDoggy

Session 11
12.35-13.30

EDUCATION RETHOUGHT
Esther Dyson, Public health promoter
*Dhairya Dand, Researcher & artist, MIT Media Lab
Sugata Mitra, Educational innovator, School in the Cloud

13.30-14.30

LUNCH

Interlude

Shlomo, Human beatbox

Session 12
14.50-15.20

ENTERTAINMENT BECOMES HARDWARE
will.i.am, Musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist
Further speakers to be announced

Session 13
15.25-16.40

THE STORYTELLERS
Ze Frank, Viral videographer, BuzzFeed
Elif Shafak, Author
John Graham-Cumming, Geek culture maven
*Mina Girgis, Ethnomusicologist, The Nile Project

16.40-17.10

BREAK

Session 14
17.10 – 18.00

CREATING INNOVATION
John Hegarty
, Cofounder, Bartle Bogle Hegarty
Saul Singer, Start-up Nation co-author
Lee Bofkin, Co-founder and CEO of Global Street Art

Session 15
18.05-18.55

DRIVING THE FUTURE
Mark Chapman, Chief engineer, Bloodhound Project
*Joel Jackson, Founder, Mobius Motors, Kenya
Jay Bregman, Founder of Hailo

18.55

FINAL WORD David Rowan

19.00

EVENT END