Predictions: 2019 and Beyond

4 October 2018

IET London: Savoy Place, WC2R 0BL

> Book tickets > Only £599 (plus VAT)

The CCS Insight team will again be exploring our vision for artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of things (IoT) solutions, smart cities and smart home developments, 5G, new consumer devices, new media, the digital workplace and the major moves of key technology players such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Tencent and others, this year at the IET London: Savoy Place, WC2R 0BL.

100 percent of event attendees surveyed in 2017 rated the Predictions event as good or excellent, and 95 percent of those surveyed said they would recommend it to a colleague.

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The event in 2017 was sold out. This year we have moved to a larger venue, but please book your place early to avoid disappointment.

A short video summary from last year's successful session can be viewed below.

Job titles of event attendees, 2017


Time Topic Presenters
9:00 Breakfast and registration
9:20 Welcome and Reflection on a Decade of Predictions
Lessons learned from predictions signalling the industry's future.
Shaun CollinsShaun Collins
9:45 Keynote: a Potent Trio of Technologies
The game-changing combination of AI, blockchain and IoT.
Geoff BlaberGeoff Blaber
VP Research, Americas
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 From Agenda Setters to Superpowers
Regulation, the future of IoT, and AI frameworks as the next battleground for the big Web players.
Martin GarnerMartin Garner
SVP, Internet
11:30 Emerging Technologies from Business and Industry Shaping the Market
AI comes of age; the quantum computing revolution.
Nicholas McQuireNicholas McQuire
VP, Enterprise Research
Angela AshendenAngela Ashenden
Principal Analyst, Enterprise Research
12:15 Lunch
13:30 Insight Interview:
Speaker to be Announced
Shaun CollinsShaun Collins
14:00 The Future of Connectivity
How do operators remain relevant in the next decade?
Kester MannKester Mann
Principal Analyst, Operators
14:40 Insight Panel: 5G-Focused Discussion with Senior Technology Leaders Aicha EvansAicha Evans
SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, Intel
Geoff BlaberGeoff Blaber
VP Research, Americas
15:10 Afternoon tea
15:40 Future Lives: Ambient Computing in a Post-Smartphone Era
Three big bets: smart home, connected health and pet tech.
Ben WoodBen Wood
Chief of Research
Marina KoytchevaMarina Koytcheva
VP, Forecasting
16:20 Insight Interview:
Patrick Spence, CEO, Sonos
Patrick SpencePatrick Spence
CEO, Sonos
Ben WoodBen Wood
Chief of Research
16:50 Attendee Predictions and
Closing Remarks
Michael WalkerMichael Walker
17:00 Close

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