BIMA Breakfast Briefing - The Top Tech Trends That Really Matter for 2018


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Event info
28 Nov 2017
The Club at The Ivy
Full Price
£ 50

We're closing the year with a Breakfast Briefing that packs a punch, showing you the top tech trends that really matter for 2018, in partnership with Propeller.

Get a jumpstart and discover where and how you can harness 2018's predictions to create innovative and impactful work for your clients.

Join us and a panel of industry experts, as they take us on a whistle-stop tour of some of the key tech trends that they predict will be hot (and what will not!) in 2018, so you can narrow your focus in on the tech that's worth its salt.


Tickets are free for BIMA members or £50 + VAT for non-members. To get your BIMA Member discount code email events@bima.co.uk


8.30am - Arrive, coffee and networking
8.45am - Talks kick off
10am - Talks end

Join us and our awesome line-up of speakers, and start your morning as you mean to go on!

Sponsored By Propeller

Event speakers

Moderator: Branwell Johnson, Director of Content, Propeller

Branwell Johnson is Director of Content at Propeller and is a former journalist with trade and consumer experience. He worked at Marketing Week as deputy editor and spent more than a decade explaining complex business and technology trends to the magazine’s audience of brand marketers and marketing agencies. He has interviewed C-suite executives ranging from the CEO of Travelodge to the co-founder of Metro Bank and the group IT strategist for Rolls Royce. In his role at Propeller PR he offers clients high calibre, editorially-led content solutions and has recently worked on projects with both Google, RFID chip manufacturer Checkpoint and global travel tech provider Sabre.

Luciana Carvalho Se, Business Development & Partnerships, REWIND

Learner, maker, systems thinker, innovator and tech evangelist, Luciana heads new business & partnerships for REWIND - an award-winning immersive content production studio - and is co-founder of Unfold Inclusion, a social enterprise empowering women/diversity in XR in the UK.

With over five years experience in award-winning startups such as Racefully, UniPlaces, Import.io - on both the technical and creative side - Luciana is driven by big ideas, a global mindset and empowering tech entrepreneurs. She is an advocate and thought-leader for the UK’s immersive tech industry, having been integral to the founding of Realities Centre London and the VRAR Tech London Advocates sub-group. An ambassador and mentor for Code First Girls, Founders of the Future, Series Q, among others, she also co-runs Unfold Inclusion, a social enterprise that supports underrepresented voices in XR.

Luciana is a former Cambridge Law, Harvard and International Business grad turned tech super-geek! She was elected one of Code First Girls ‘25 Ones to Watch’, 'Top 5 Female Role Models in the Tech Industry', and Virtual Perceptions' 'Heroes of VR' in 2016, and regularly speaks about her journey and current work at conferences and companies. She has also hosted and continues to host webinars on neuro VR and women in tech with BrightTALK and BeMyApp.

Matt Bush, Director of Agencies, Google UK

Matt is the Director of Agencies at Google UK where he works with leading advertisers and agencies to help them get the most from the web. He joined in 2010 and previously he has worked in press and digital publishing. He is a regular public speaker on many topics around digital, technology and media and how businesses might want to react to benefit from innovation and new developments.

Location information

The Club at The Ivy
9 West Street

Posted by BIMA

BIMA is Britain’s digital community. Our mission is to drive innovation and excellence across the digital industry. We are the connectors, thought leaders, champions and change makers determining the shape of Britain’s digital economy. Our strength is in our structure. We are powerful because our members make us so. BIMA councils set the agenda in digital hubs around the country and our Think Tanks aid industry leaders and practitioners to fuel the future. Our communities underpin everything that we do. Everything we do embodies our values of innovation, enabling community, celebrating individuals and embedding diversity into our digital ecosystem. BIMA is run by the industry, for the industry. Our independence and not-for-profit status means everything we do is for the good of our members and the industry, and it gives Government and the media confidence in our integrity. We were founded in 1985 and are proud that we were the first digital industry body anywhere in the world.

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