Lauri Love, Naomi Colvin, Mustafa Al-Bassam, Dr Richard Tynan, Birgitta Jonsdottir
Chaired by Chris Spannos, Digital Editor New Internationalist magazine
IN ASSOCIATION WITH NEW INTERNATIONALIST
In partnership with Bywire.
New technology dominates our lives - from the personal to the political. We all know about social media now, in one way or another, but what else is going to be impossible to ignore in the coming years? And how do we grab the opportunities they present?
E-sports is set to become bigger than football, Augmented/Virtual Reality is popping up everywhere, and we are told Crypto-currencies and Blockchain are set to change everything.
This panel will host speakers from the cutting edge of new technological development to discuss what these things are and how we can put control of them in the hands of the many
Josef Davies-Coates, Better Media ,Wendy Liu and Marijam Didžgalvytė and Joe Todd - chaired by Thomas Barlow, Bywire
Understanding of what blockchain and CryptoCurrency is - and how to plug into it
Understanding of how to maximise digital democracy
How to support Tech workers
Develop and share ideas for how to use new technologies in campaigning and organising
Journalists are under threat both locally and globally from unprecedented rise in censorship, threats of physical violence and economic hardship with Gary Allison (Prisoners of Conscience) Andrew Fowler and Jen Stout chaired by Meirion Jones (investigations editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism)