9th November, 1.30pm – The Bike Shed, Shoreditch
Building on the success of our previous two years of Interfacing the Future events, on the 9th of November, Conjure will be hosting Interfacing the Future 2021. Through talks and a panel discussion, we’ll explore the innovations and ideas that are driving change in the next generation of interfaces and interactivity.
For this year’s event, we also have something special in-store, we’ll be showcasing for the first time in London the Aura concept car, a unique opportunity to see this cutting edge electric sports car in all its glory. Doors will open at 1.30pm, with talks and Q&A running through the afternoon, at 6pm we’ll be showcasing Aura, demonstrating its technology and hearing from the vehicle design team in person.
13:30 – Doors open
14:00 – Opening remarks from Sam Clark
14:05 – Session 1
15:00 – Refreshment break
15:30 – Session 2
16:30 – Panel Discussion moderated by Chris Tingley
17:00 – Refreshments
18:00 – The Aura Concept: London Launch with introductions from Carsten Astheimer, CEO, Astheimer Design & Chris Tingley
18:30 – Drinks reception
20:30 – Close
CEO, Conjure – Opening Remarks
CTO, Conjure – Panel Moderator and Aura Introductions
Director of Innovation, The Royal Free London
Accelerating Innovation In The NHS
James has over 15 years experience in innovative solutions-based IT roles in both the private and public sectors. With a focus on health and social care, he has vast experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams nationally.
James inaugurated the Innovation and Digital Board for North and East London CSU in 2018. Since then has championed innovation throughout the NHS, most recently joining Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust as Director of Innovation.
James is driven by a desire to improve outcomes and efficiency through innovation, working in healthcare, this has an enormous impact on both NHS patients and wider society.
Head of Innovation, Prodrive Ventures
Understanding the innovation game
David is the Head of Innovation at Prodrive Ventures, the investment arm of the motorsport and advanced engineering company Prodrive.
Most known for its motorsport activities, with a rich and successful history in rally and circuit racing, today Prodrive is much broader and is involved in a wide range of projects and sectors.
Having been at Prodrive Ventures since its inception 3 years ago, David has helped define the investment model and champions innovation within Prodrive.
He also leads The RAPID Challenge, an innovation initiative created by Prodrive for hardware start-ups. Prior to joining Prodrive Ventures, David was a motorsport designer, having been a part of the Aston Martin World Endurance Championship and Red Bull Racing Teams.
How Technology Enables Innovation, But Business Models Drive It
Hattie is the founder of GuessWorks, an entrepreneurship education company, bringing startup skills to accelerators, corporates and universities.
As former Head of Training at Rainmaking, she designed and delivered innovation programs and workshops with corporates including Jaguar Landrover, Lloyds Banking Group, DHL, and Experian to name a few. Hattie has built a digital learning platform to scale innovation education, and coached impact startups and accelerators in her spare time.
She’s also a former Venture Builder, with hands on experience conceiving, testing and pitching ideas for investment. When she’s not running workshops today, you’ll probably find her playing with a new business model or startup idea.
Interaction Design Manager, Raymarine
Marine UX – Designing Interfaces for the helm of the future
Mark Rivers leads the user interface design team at Raymarine, a UK manufacturer of electronic navigation equipment for the recreational boating market.
Mark previously worked at Samsung and Cambridge Consultants Ltd, and originally studied industrial design at Northumbria.
He has recently worked on Axiom’s LightHouse operating system, the design of Raymarine’s charts, thermal nightvision cameras, radar UIs, and mobile apps.