FutureDeeper with the Oxford Martin School at FutureFest, 28-29 September, Shoreditch Town Hall, London

Past Event

28 September 2013, 10:30am 29 September 2013 - 5:30pm

Shoreditch Town Hall
380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT

Join Oxford Martin School academics at FutureFest, Nesta's major two-day festival event taking place at Shoreditch Town Hall on September 28 and 29.

Keynote speakers include Professor Ian Goldin, director of the Oxford Martin School, Professor Sadie Creese, director of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre, and Professor Nick Bostrom, director of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology.

Join the Oxford Martin School for FutureDeeper, nine special events bringing together the brightest minds to debate what our world will look like halfway through the 21st century. Oxford Martin School academics and other leading thinkers will debate how our future can be shaped for the better.

Tickets are on sale now, see below for event details.

Saturday morning

Professor Sadie Creese The Future of Security

FutureDeeper seminar
The Emergent City - Beyond smart and sustainable - Professor Michael Keith with CJ LIm, Chris Leubekeman, Giorgia Lupi, Usman Haque and David Fell

FutureDeeper seminar
Bio/Nano: The huge consequences of controlling the very small - Dr Eric Drexler and Dr Sonia Trigueros with Daisy Ginsberg

FutureDeeper seminar
Humanity 2.0: Dealing with enhancement - Dr Anders Sandberg with Bertolt Meyer, Steve Fuller, Andy Miah and Ghislaine Boddington

Saturday afternoon

Professor Ian Goldin Fixing global governance: For all people and our planet?

FutureDeeper seminar
The Value of Everything: The Political Economy of the mid-century - Cameron Hepburn with Paul Mason, Geoff Mulgan and Lauren Anderson

Sunday morning

Professor Nick Bostrom

FutureDeeper seminar
Surviving the Future: Food, water, shelter, health for the world's majority - Dr Tara Garnett with Vinay Gupta and Robert Biel

Sunday afternoon

FutureDeeper seminar
The Biggest Science: What major projects should we invest in for the longest term? - Professor Pedro Ferreira with Sir Mark Walport, Paul Nurse and Rachel Armstrong

FutureDeeper seminar
Speculative fluency: How to imagine the new society - for better and worse? - Cory Doctorow, Ilaira Purini and Sue Thomas

FutureDeeper seminar
Gardeners' Answer Time: How can we become capable of managing the anthropocene? - Professor Steve Rayner with George Monbiot, Bridget McKenzie and Ruth Little

To book tickets for FutureFest go to http://www.futurefest.org/tickets/