A Great Conference

As a, sort of precursor to the Olympic Games a Global Investment Conference is being held today in London at Lancaster House.It’s the first of 17 Global Business Summits to be held during London 2012. Full details of the British Business Embassy initiative are on a section of the UK Trade & Investment site. There is also a section for Tech City UK.

Today’s opening conference has some noteworthy Technology contributors/participants. (times are BST & are approximate)

Themes for growth (12.15pm)

  •  Eric Schmidt – Executive Chairman Google
  • John Chambers – Chairman CEO Cisco


Innovation in Technology (3.00pm ish)

  • Dr Mike Lynch – Founder Autonomy
  • Warren East – CEO ARM
  • Vittorio Colao – CEO Vodafone
  • Martin Sorrell – CEO WPP Group

Unable to trace video(s) unfortunately

Full agenda (pdf)

Warren East of ARM has sort of trailed his speech with a press release  announcing the formation of an industry group  to combat the Internet of Silos whilst promoting the Internet of Things! We are not over fond of the terminology (TIOT) so maybe the forums first task could be ……..

After the event we will attempt to link to videos of these two sessions.

Interesting stuff – watch it Live courtesy of YouTube

.Here’s David Cameron’s opening address to the conference.

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