Agenda


  9.00 Registration and coffee

  9.30 Summit opening and introduction

Dan’l Lewin Corporate Vice President, Strategic and Emerging Business Development, Microsoft and David Rowan, Editor, Wired UK

  9.50 What’s another year?

Last year’s winner interviewed, Alessandro Rizzoli, CEO, Mopapp.

10.10 Apps, a vision of the future

Rob Craft, Senior Director, Cloud Strategy, Microsoft followed by Q&A with industry leaders including Max Niederhofer, Accel Partners and Renate Nyborg, Edelman

11.00 Networking Break & Exhibition

11.30 Session 1: Start-up showcase + Q & A from the judging panel

12.20 The Business of Cloud

A panel session featuring Andrew Yates, CEO, Artesian Solutions; Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer, Telerik; Bernard Dallé, Index Ventures and Rob Fraser, CTO for Cloud Services, Microsoft UK

13.00 Networking Lunch & Exhibition

14.00 Session 2: Start-up showcase + Q & A from the judging panel

15.00 Bob Dorf, Co-author of The Startup Owner's Manual in Conversation with David Rowan

15.40 Networking Break & Exhibition

16.10 Session 3: Start-up showcase + Q & A from the judging panel

17.00 The Evolution of Tech Talent

Our panel explores the skill evolution needed to build a successful business. What does today’s new talent look like, where do you find it and what are the implications for business? And with a dearth of technical talent available across Europe, how is government addressing this skill shortage?

17.50 Awards Ceremony  

17.55 Closing Remarks – Dan’l Lewin and David Rowan

18.00 Cocktail Reception and Exhibition