techUK is excited to host this panel discussion bringing together industry leaders to explore how edge computing could accelerate innovation and boost productivity in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, transport, energy and utilities, healthcare, agriculture, and the public sector.

This event will consider how edge computing is being adopted and deployed by organisations in 2024, where the most exciting use cases are, and how various emerging technologies are converging at the edge to help organisations add value.

The panel will discuss:

  • How successfully is the UK creating data-driven value at the edge and how can edge help organisations boost productivity?
  • In what ways can edge computing enhance data processing and analytics, and how does this translate into productivity gains for businesses?
  • How is innovation in 5G, AI and IoT devices impacting the business case for edge computing and digital transformation at the edge?
  • What are the major barriers to accelerating edge adoption and how could the UK mitigate them?
  • What industries are poised to benefit the most from edge computing in 2024, and how can they most effectively integrate it into their operations?

The panel will include: 

  • Matt Armstrong-Barnes, Chief Technology Officer - Artificial Intelligence, HPE

  • Ian Cummings, Director of Private 5G solutions, Microsoft 

  • Brian Lappin, Head of Product Management, BT
  • Sophie Greaves, Head of Telecoms and Spectrum Policy, techUK

 Additional speakers will be announced in due course. 

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Chris Hazell

Chris Hazell

Programme Manager - Cloud, Tech and Innovation, techUK

Sue Daley

Sue Daley

Director, Technology and Innovation

Laura Foster

Laura Foster

Head of Technology and Innovation, techUK