7:00pm – 9:00pm
On lower deck
Technology & The Future of Health – Gemma Milne
From robot surgeons and digital doctors to curing cancer and ending aging, the future of health has never looked brighter. Companies large and small, along with governments and universities, are creating unbelievable solutions to some of the most pressing needs in human health, meaning we can look forward to a world in which both mental and physical health is better than ever before.
But with technological innovation comes questions of ethics, privacy, and what it means to be human – questions which we as a society haven’t quite come to an agreement on yet. So let’s dive into the world of the Future of Health – taking a look at what technology and science are bringing us, both the ‘incredible’ and the ‘to be decided’…
Gemma Milne is a Tech and Science Journalist writing for The Guardian, Adweek, Imperica & Ogilvydo, covering science, tech, culture and politics. She is also Co-Founder of Science: Disrupt – an organisation connecting the innovators, iconoclasts & entrepreneurs intent on creating change in science. Science: Disrupt produces podcasts events and editorial, and has brought together a large community (both on and off-line) of brilliant thinkers and do-ers. They focus on biotech, energy, space, health, advanced computing & changing the way we do academic research. Gemma is an International speaker and presenter having delivered keynotes at SXSW, TEDx, WPP Stream, Cannes Lions and Dubai Lynx.
Doors will Open at 7pm, The talk will begin promptly at 7.30pm.
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