Leaders & Innovation

Digital Future - the most important tech trends leaders need to know now

Organised by: Digital Catapult

  • How has pandemic accelerated adoption of advanced digital technologies and what does it mean to businesses around the globe?
  • Who is leading the global race to become the country with fastest technology adoption and innovation rate and shaping its digital future?
  • What are the emerging technological trends with real potential to transform businesses across the sectors?

Hear business thought leaders reflecting on key themes emerging from the newly launched Digital Future 2021 report and global technology index.

The report created by Digital Catapult, UK’s authority on advanced digital technology, highlights where the UK ranks across Artificial Intelligence, Virtual & Augmented Reality, the Internet of Things, 5G and Blockchain and explores how these technologies are converging to blur the lines between the digital and physical worlds, creating new capabilities and unlocking the potential for significant business and economic value as the world comes out of the pandemic.

Join the webinar, with contributions from Dr Jeremy Silver, CEO, Digital Catapult, Philip Young, Director for Policy, Research & Strategic Engagement, Digital Catapult and Naomi Weir, Head of Innovation at Confederation of British Industry (CBI) to hear the discussion on the latest insights, trends and important themes affecting the UK’s technology community and the wider economy.

Who should attend?

The event will be of interest to CEOs, CTOs, business leaders, entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts from across the sectors, looking to keep up to date with the latest trends on advanced digital technologies and benefits the adoption will bring to their organisations and the wider economy.


Dr Jeremy Silver
Dr Jeremy Silver
CEO, Digital Catapult
Naomi Weir
Naomi Weir
Head of Innovation, Confederation of British Industry
Philip Young
Philip Young
Director for Policy, Research & Strategic Engagement, Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult is the UK authority on advanced digital technology. Through collaboration and innovation, we accelerate industry adoption to drive growth and opportunity across the economy.

We bring together an expert and enterprising community of researchers, startups, scaleups and industry leaders to discover new ways to solve the big challenges limiting the UK’s future potential. Through our specialist programmes and experimental facilities, we make sure that innovation thrives and the right solutions make it to the real world.

Our goal is to accelerate new possibilities in everything we do and for every business we partner with the journey – breaking down barriers, de-risking innovation, opening up markets and responsibly shaping the products, services and experiences of the future.

Visit www.digicatapult.org.uk for more information.

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