BIMA Conference | Lessons for the Future

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Join us for 2 inspirational days of online keynotes, masterclasses, and roundtables.

The Only Way to Learn What’s Really Next

Every year sees change. But this year broke all records with one huge catapult into an uncertain future. So what can the experiences of the past 12 months tell us about what’s next? From climate change to Black Lives Matter to Covid-19, how do we take the lessons of now and use them to accelerate forward? And how can digital drive that acceleration?

In Lessons for the Future, we’ll explore the tech that’s powering digital transformation at pace. We’ll look at digital’s report card in the light of data bias and security slips. We’ll shine a spotlight on the ways digital is innovating and empowering. We’ll look at the role we can all play in advancing economic growth. And we’ll meet the entrepreneurs and leaders taking positive action by learning the lessons of the past.

Themes this year:

  • Digital Transformation
  • Innovation
  • Data
  • Social Movement
  • Resurrection of Trust
  • Security
  • Digital Transformation

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dame Stephanie Shirley CH, IT Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
  • Cori Crider, Co-founder and Director, Foxglove
  • Margaret Heffernan, Entrepreneur, CEO & Author
  • Trevor Johnson, Head of Marketing, Global Business Solutions EU, TikTok
  • Ronan Harris, VP, MD UK & Ireland, Google
  • Benedict Evans, Independent Analyst & Venture Partner at Mosaic Ventures
  • Rebecca Roth, Social Media Specialist & Imaging Coordinator, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Oona King, VP Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Snap Inc.
  • Sonia Patel, Chief Information Officer, NHSX
  • Our Host: Jamie Bartlett, Author & Presenter

To discover the full schedule including Masterclasses and Roundtables please register for your ticket and visit the conference platform on using the link provided.

There you can make sure you don’t miss particular sessions by ensuring they’re in your diary, take a look around the expo and create your own profile, ready to connect and interact with the other delegates.

If you value innovation and believe in digital as a positive catalyst for change there really is no other place to be…

BIMA Members can enjoy the conference for FREE. To get your discount code please contact Your pass will give you access to all Keynotes, Masterclasses, Roundtables and networking opportunities.

To find out more about joining BIMA, please take a look at the benefits or get in touch with

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Wed, 18 Nov 2020, 13:00 - Thu, 19 Nov 2020, 17:00


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.

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