The event will break new ground and celebrates the creative and digital economy. Attending the event you will see Masterclasses, panel sessions, installations, networking sessions and more on the theme of the Creative Entrepreneur – you will be inspired and amazed. Our MediaCityUK space features cutting edge technology, multi-touch tables, Christie Tile walls and a Digital Performance Lab. The technology in the space showcases some of our best creative and entrepreneurial projects and brilliant minds and talent coming together for an astonishing showcase of creative entrepreneurialism. High profile speakers are combined with local favourites and interactive sessions such as creative speed networking and installations.
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Event starts 9.00am in the Egg Reception
8.45am – 9.00am - Event registration and networking
9.00am – 9.10am - Event opening address in the Egg reception – then move to Digital Performance lab
Vikas is an award-winning entrepreneur, strategist and educator who has built businesses in diverse sectors around the world for almost 20 years and shares his entrepreneurial insights. In his illustrious career, he has interviewed many of the world’s most influential thinkers including Sir Richard Branson,Buzz Aldrin, Maya Angelou, Noam Chomsky and more than 12 Nobel Laureates in economics, sciences and peace building.
Sporting entrepreneurs – Panel
Prof. Simon Chadwick hosts a panel featuring successful sporting entrepreneurs discussing the issues and challenges they have faced in the world of Sports Business. Featuring, Sally Horrox (Managing Partner, Y Sport), Matt Rogan (Chairman of Two Circles), Richard Ayers (CEO of 7 league), Sally Hancock (Managing Partner, Y Sport).
Digital Health – Panel
Thinking in 360º: making mixed reality
Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF) present some of their incredible video and interactive work. MLF have a reputation for driving forward award winning, ambitious work in a variety of forms – live events, art installations and digital media. Eleanor Whitley and Robin McNicholas demonstrate a unique vision for the future of mixed reality and creative experiences.
Smart Cities performance
Join speculative architect and Founder of Tomorrows Thoughts Today, Liam Young and an all-seeing smart city operating system as they ride along in a driverless taxi on a storytelling tour through a network of software systems, autonomous infrastructures, ghost architectures, anomalies, glitches and sprites, searching for the wilds beyond the machine.
Tech Angels – Dragons Den
Web Apps UK are running a competition with the University of Salford to offer cash prizes for the right creative business ideas. You can read more about the competition and enter here. This Dragon’s Den pitch event culminates the competition and for the winners – prize money and potential access to £2,000 per month, premises and business support.
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