OPPORTUNITY: Tech in Action Bursts for London Tech Week 2020

Opportunity to submit video content for the London Tech Week - Global Leaders Innovation Summit

Deadline for tentative expressions of interest: Friday, 7 August

Please send your expressions of interest to international@techuk.org

London Tech Week are looking for organisations from around the UK to take part in their Tech in Action Bursts. We are supporting London Tech Week and we wanted to reach out to see if this may be of interest you.

Tech in Action bursts are short videos that will put a spotlight on companies and communities thriving during this difficult time. LTW would like to highlight the personal stories and case studies on a) the role of tech in driving positive change around the UK, and b) the power of partnerships in accelerating innovation.

Please find attached the brief of the Tech in Action series and also more information about the Global Leaders Innovation Summit below, where your video may be featured.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in London Tech Week so please do let us know if you are interested and what story/theme you may like to highlight. We will then share this with the Producer for London Tech Week who will review the proposals to take forward.

Please note there is a short timeframe, so would greatly appreciate if you can indicate your tentative interest by Friday, 7 August.

Please send your expressions of interest to international@techuk.org

Further details about Tech in Action bursts are available in the attachments below. 

Candidates will be selected by LTW organisers. 

About London tech Week

Since 2013, London Tech Week has grown into a global celebration of tech, uniting the most senior leaders with innovative thinkers and the talent of tomorrow in a multi-event festival.

The 2019 edition hosted 300+ events and 58,000+ global attendees. Together, we share insight, forge connections and drive the conversations around transformation and the profound positive impact of technology on our world.

This year we took an early decision to postpone London Tech Week from our usual dates in June (8-12) to September (2-11), with a range of virtual forums continuing in June to address the critical conversations of the current climate. We welcomed some fantastic speakers including the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson; Hilary Clinton; Roger Lynch from Condé Nast; Tim Draper from Draper Associates; Andy Puddicombe from Headspace; Arianna Huffington from Thrive Global; Poppy Gustafsson from Darktrace amongst many more.

In September, we will be convening the community for our London Tech Week anchor events and planning this to be even bigger and better.

About the Global Leaders Innovation Summit

Curated in partnership with Informa Tech, London & Partners and Founders Forum, Tech Week’s Global Leaders Innovation Summit is the highlight leadership of the week connecting innovators and entrepreneurs to accelerate growth and drive positive change.

As consumer and employee demands change and markets are disrupted by global challenges, let alone agile new players, legacy organisations have never been more under pressure to change mindsets, adapt business models and stay on the pulse of emerging technologies to survive.

Through this year of disruption and change, the power of technology to drive new opportunities and empower global communities has been brought to the forefront. As the world rebuilds, the Global Leaders Innovation Summit will explore how the tech ecosystem is working together to enable new futures where tech is for everyone and impactful innovation thrives.

This Summit will bring together a leadership audience and interactive formats to collide the best in global scaleup innovation with industry giants to create a disruptive environment ripe for collaboration and exploration.

This dynamic event for senior leaders will offer a 360 view on the innovation landscape, leveraging expertise from across the global ecosystem and unlocking new opportunities.

Speaker line up includes Min Liang-Tan, CEO, Razer; Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel 4; Obi Felton, Head of Getting Moonshots ready, X; Andy standford Clarke, CTO, IBM, with discussions with top executives continuing  with Baidu, Quibi, Affirm, Rappler, Twitter, John Lewis, Starbucks, amongst others.

  • Dominykas Broga

    Dominykas Broga

    Programme Manager | International Trade
    T 07931 565 239
Tech in action bursts video brief (pdf)

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