Predictions: 2019 and Beyond

4 October 2018

IET London: Savoy Place, WC2R 0BL

The CCS Insight team again presented its vision for artificial intelligence, Internet of things solutions, smart cities and smart home developments, 5G, the digital workplace, new consumer devices, media and the moves of major technology players such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Tencent. This year's event took place at 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.

Job titles of event attendees, 2017


Time Topic Presenters
9:00 Breakfast and registration
9:15 Welcome and Reflection on a Decade of Predictions
Lessons learned from predictions signalling the industry's future.
Shaun CollinsShaun Collins
9:30 Keynote: A Potent Quartet of Technologies
How AI, blockchain, connectivity and IoT hold the keys to the data economy
Geoff BlaberGeoff Blaber
VP Research, Americas
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 Agenda Setters: the major players driving the development of the data economy
How the major tech giants' relationships with people and governments are changing, reshaping regulation, the technology industry and the data economy as a result. After a turbulent year involving Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, what lies in store for these giants? How are key trends such as edge and supercomputing, machine learning, digital business and trust becoming the tech battlegrounds of the future?
Martin GarnerMartin Garner
SVP, Internet
Nicholas McQuireNicholas McQuire
VP, Enterprise Research
Angela AshendenAngela Ashenden
Principal Analyst, Enterprise Research
12:15 Lunch
13:45 The Future of Connectivity
How do operators remain relevant in the next decade?
Kester MannKester Mann
Principal Analyst, Operators
14:20 Insight Interview:
Aicha Evans, SVP, Intel
Aicha EvansAicha Evans
SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, Intel
Shaun CollinsShaun Collins
14:50 Afternoon tea
15:20 Device Trends and Future Lives
New opportunities in the hardware market
People's changing relationship with technology
Future trends in retail
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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