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Deep Tech: Powering UK Growth

Date: 10 June 2024 17:30 - 10 June 2024 21:00

Register by: Friday 7 June 2024


About this event

Celebrate London Tech Week 2024 by joining Digital Catapult, the UK authority on advanced digital technology, and Odgers Berndtson, the UK’s leading global executive search and organisational leadership firm, as we explore how deep tech can accelerate UK growth, focusing specifically on energy transition and the drive to net zero, as well as the opportunities and risks of AI. 

Engage with industry experts, thought leaders, and peers to gain actionable insights and strategies for driving change in UK business and across UK society.


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Who should attend?

This exclusive event is tailored for C-suite professionals and government representatives shaping strategies and driving innovation within the following industries:

  • Aerospace, defence and security
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
  • Technology

By bringing together key decision-makers from industry and government, this event offers a unique platform for fostering collaboration, sharing expertise, and driving impactful change across sectors. 

Why attend?

Guests will have the opportunity to: 

  • Gain insights from leading C-suite experts and government officials on how they are leveraging deep tech and see this evolving in the future.
  • Connect and network with key decision-makers, forging connections and partnerships to accelerate progress and drive impactful change.
  • Experience advanced technologies in action with Digital Catapult’s guided interactive lab tours.

Register your interest in being at Deep Tech: Powering UK Growth using the form below.



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17:30 – Welcome coffee and registration

18:00 – Welcome speech

Susan Bowen, CEO at Digital Catapult 

18:10 – Driving UK leadership in the digital transformation/innovation race

The Rt Hon Michelle Donelan MP, Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology 

18:30 – AI & Cyber Security: Unparalleled opportunities, unparalleled risk

  • Chair: Cecilia Nunn, Responsible AI Manager at Digital Catapult
  • James Todd, CTO at Adarma
  • Julian Meyrick, Former Managing Partner Security Strategy at IBM 
  • Tino Millar, CEO & Founder at 
  • Gemma Jennings, Product Management Lead at Google Deepmind

19:00 – Q&A

19:15 – Net Zero Innovation: Exploring technology pathways towards Net Zero

19:45 – Q&A

19:55 – Closing notes

20:00 – Networking cocktail and guided interactive lab tours (Immersive Lab, Future Network Lab, SONIC Labs)

21:00 – End

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