Festival 2018

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The Big Debate: Today, Tomorrow...

15 December 2017 - 1:33pm -- miranda
Upcoming EventsSaturday, March 3

The Big Debate: Today, Tomorrow...

Kings Place, Hall 1

2018-03-03 20:30:00



Jamie Bartlett
Ian Goldin
Jonathan Haskel
Stephen D King
Chair: Rohan Silva

Sponsored by Hanna and Robin Klein

Our panel of global experts outlines the latest developments in artificial intelligence, politics, society and economics, analysing their impact on the world today and forecasting their effects on the world to come. Jamie Bartlett is one of the world’s leading thinkers on technology and radical politics. Ian Goldin is an authority on technological and economic change. Jonathan Haskel argues that a quiet revolution is taking place with the development of the intangible economy. Economist Stephen D King predicts what the end of globalisation means for the future of peace and prosperity. Rohan Silva is an expert on the future of IT.

Jamie Bartlett is the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos. He is the author of Radicals, The Dark Net and Orwell Versus the Terrorists.

Ian Goldin is Director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford, and the University Professor of Globalisation and Development, as well as being a professorial fellow at the University's Balliol College. 

Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, London. 

Stephen D. King is a specialist adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and senior economic adviser at HSBC. 

Rohan Silva, a former senior policy adviser to David Cameron and special adviser to George Osborne, has been instrumental in putting London on the world technology map. Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Index Ventures, he is one of co-founders of Second Home.