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Showing of Streams
12:30 - 17:30 300 mins Free
Exhibition Open!
12:50 - 13:00 10 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
Chair’s Opening Remarks – Welcome to TechXLR8 2018
  • Introducing the Change Maker
  • Overview of TechXLR8 and London Tech Week show headliners:
    • Evolution of the Customer Experience
    • Smart Cities Smart Living
    • Digital Transformation
    • Space Tech
    • Cyber Security
    • Robotics
    • Entrepreneurship
13:00 - 13:15 15 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8 Headliner: Welcome to London

Special Guest to be announced

13:15 - 13:45 30 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8 Headliner Power Panel: The Future of Transportation and Mobility in the Smart Cities of Tomorrow
13:45 - 14:00 15 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8 Headliner: How 5G and future infrastructure can be the catalyst for Change Makers
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
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Networking Lunch & Exhibition Visit
14:30 - 14:40 10 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
IoT Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
14:40 - 15:00 20 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
Delivering Singapore’s Smart Nation Strategy
  • Chan Cheow Hoe - Government CIO, Deputy CEO, Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech)
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
BT Keynote
15:20 - 16:00 40 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
IoT Keynote: Panel: Co-Innovating, Co-Developing and Collaborating to Deliver the IoT Ecosystem
  • Elisabeth Tørstad - CEO, Digital Solutions, DNV GL
  • Jean-Michel Darroy - VP, Head of Intelligence Solutions & Imagery, Airbus Defence & Space

Creating vertical, horizontal, geographical partnerships to combine expertise and resources for end-to-end IoT projects

16:00 - 16:20 20 mins
Keynotes - Free to attend
Networking Break & Exhibition Visit
16:20 - 16:30 10 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8: Welcome back from your Chair
16:30 - 16:50 20 mins Free
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TechXLR8 Headliner: Fireside Chat
16:50 - 17:10 20 mins Free
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TechXLR8 Headliner: What’s Next in Tech?: Thrive in a ‘Wiki’ Future
  • Jimmy Wales - Co-founder, Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales speaks on a wide range of issues surrounding the future of technology, shedding light on the opportunities and threats for businesses and organizations in a globally connected world. Speaking fluidly about artificial intelligence, automation, and other new technologies that lie at the heart of disruption, Mr. Wales illuminates how open-source, open-content technology is changing the face of the internet and how businesses can adapt in order to compete and innovate. He reveals opportunities in tapping into new technologies—whether implementing new collaborative tools, or cutting-edge ways to interact with customers, distributors, and suppliers—to ultimately reveal what is needed to thrive in a Wiki future.

17:10 - 17:30 20 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXL8 Headliner: Becoming Digital Industrial

The last decade has been defined by innovation in the consumer internet. The next decade will redefine the industrial world. For the last 125 years, GE has met the challenges of industrial change head-on. That’s why it will power the next wave of large scale innovation: the Digital Industrial Revolution. GE Digital is leading this charge by connecting streams of machine data to powerful analytics, providing Industrial companies with valuable insights to manage assets and operations more efficiently. World-class talent and software capabilities are driving big gains in productivity, availability and longevity that will have a powerful impact on industries across the globe.

17:30 - 18:00 30 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8 Headliner: Introducing the London Tech Week Change Makers

Celebrating innovation, creativity and disruption in the London Tech Ecosystem, the LTW Change Makers have been nominated by some of London’s most iconic tech experts who represent the LTW Ambassadors. This session shines the spotlight on 4 of these change makers, and gives an inspiring insight into their story and how they are helping drive change for good.

18:00 - 19:00 60 mins Free
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8 Networking & Drinks Reception Sponsored by the GSA @ Excel London
19:00 - 22:00 180 mins
Keynotes - Free to attend
TechXLR8 Awards Ceremony @ Gibson Hall

The TechXLR8 awards celebrate innovation and excellence in the tech industry, acknowledging the entire ecosystem both within London and beyond.

The award categories have been designed to showcase both research & development and solution providers leading the way in 5G, virtual & augmented reality, IoT, Cloud, connected automotive and artificial intelligence.

The awards take place at Gibson Hall, located in the very heart of the City of London, this spectacular Grade I listed neo-classical building is a truly stunning venue and the perfect location to celebrate the best of tech.

For category information, entry deadlines and to buy a ticket or table, please visit: