Standards supporting global growth

  • Standards and international trade – keynote address and panel debate – Howard Porter, CEO BEAMA; Tony Greig, CEO Legrand Electric; John Walter, CEO of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and ISO President-Elect; Dr. Chaesub Lee, Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
  • Smarter regulation – facilitated workshop – Graham Russell, Director, Regulatory Delivery, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy; Richard Collin, Head of European and National Policy, BSI; Radek Maly, Head of Unit, Standards for Growth, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW), European Commission; Joe Tretler, Vice President, International Policy, ANSI
  • Standards and industry: case study – Mark Coles, Head of Technical Regulations, IET

Innovation in a digital world

  • In tech we trust: the next 5 years of digital – keynote address – Lucie Burgess, Head of Personal Data and Trust, Digital Catapult
  • Autonomy and the future of transport – panel discussion – Andrew Richards, CEO, Codeplay; Robert Garbett, CEO, Software Major 
  • Governance of emerging technologies in a fully connected world – panel discussion – Brigid Feeny, Assistant Director, Science, Research and Innovation Directorate, BEIS; Professor Derek McAuley, The University of Nottingham; Prof Joyce Tait, Innogen Institute, University of Edinburgh

Future of standards development

  • The future of collaboration – keynote address – Oscar Berg, author of “Collaborating in a Social Era”
  • New ways of working, developing and sharing content in digital world – panel discussion – Alan Sellers, Dyson; Lauren Pope, Brilliant Noise; Chris McDermott, Registers of Scotland
  • Weaving digital standards data into engineering workflow – Andrew Bank, XSB

Our future society

  • Circular Economy;  BS 8001 (Framework for implementing circular economy principles in organisations) –  facilitated panel debate – Ben Kellard, Forum for the Future (session host and panel view contributor); Robert McCulloch,  Skanska/Highways England; Phil Cumming, ‎Sustainable Business Professional; Louise McGregor, Zero Waste Scotland; Laura Degallaix, ECOS; Jiannis Kougoulis, European Commission; Trevor Gibson, Smart City Leadership and Development Manager, Opportunity Peterborough
  • Progress towards UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – facilitated panel and audience discussion – Ben Kellard, Forum for the Future (session host and panel view contributor); Farooq Ullah Co-Chair of the UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD), Director of Stakeholder Forum (SF); Martin Baxter, IEMA; Michael Harvey, SustainAbility; Ian Fenn, Consumer International; Bernardo Calzadilla-Sarmiento, UNIDO
  • Building trust in a digital world – facilitated discussion – Rodney Turtle, Schneider; Chiara Giovannini, ANEC; Liz Coll, Consumers International; Stefan Weisgerber, DIN; Simon Hicks, DCMS
  • Standards in ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing – Dr Malcom Fisk, Senior Research Fellow, De Montfort University


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