RPC @ London Tech Week 2023

RPC @ London Tech Week 2023

We are delighted to announce that we will once again be hosting several in-person events around London Tech Week in June.

Duration: 14 June 2023 - 15 June 2023

Event type: Conference

Provided by: RPC

Wednesday, 14 June: Consumer Tech


1.00pm – Lunch and networking

2.00pm – Using tech to reach consumers in the metaverse

A discussion with different stakeholders on how brands are using AR/VR tech to reach, interact with and engage consumers in the metaverse now, and what the future holds. With many thanks to the support from Meta Reality Labs in joining us to provide live demonstrations for attendees of the Meta Quest Pro, Meta Quest 2 and Ray-Ban Stories products throughout the afternoon.

Speakers: Jason Miller – EMEA Integrated Marketing Lead, Meta │ Dominic Collins – CEO and Co-Founder, Darabase │ Anna Greco – Associate, RPC 

3.00pm - The role of generative AI within retail and consumer

A fireside chat with Andrew Grill, Futurist Speaker and Technology Trends Expert, a former IBM Global Managing Partner and host of The Actionable Futurist Podcast – specifically discussing the role of generative AI within the retail and consumer industries.

Speakers: Andrew Grill – The Actionable Futurist®│ Helen Armstrong – IP and Technology Partner, RPC 

4.00pm - Consumer-facing tech: looking to the future

Our panel of experts will explore the opportunities and challenges for the UK tech industry, including the UK's strategy for innovation and growth in the context of the rapidly changing regulatory landscape.

Speakers: Sue Daley – Director, Technology and Innovation, techUK │ Chris Jenkins – Director, Digital Markets Unit, Competition and Markets Authority  │ Clive Quantrill – Senior Partner, Telecoms Strategy and Transformation, Cambridge Management Consulting │ David Cran – Partner and Head of IP and Tech, RPC │ Béatrice Butsana-Sita – CEO, Greenhouse Sports and Non-Executive Director, RPC

5.30pm – Drinks and canapé reception

Thursday, 15 June: Technology in Insurance and Financial Services


1.00pm – Lunch and networking

2.00pm – Cyber: systemic risk and geopolitical challenges

Are the risks understood?
Are we approaching an existential moment?
How the insurance market can respond

Speakers: David Dunn – Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting │ Sophie Roberts – Head of The Insurer TV, The Insurer 

3.00pm - Value: value in, and the value of, the insurance market

Opportunities for growth and the role of tech
Insuring the future

Speakers: Abhijeet Kuray – Chief Technology Officer, Mosaic Insurance │ Dan Topping – Chief Investment Officer, B.P. Marsh │ Karen Graves – Chair, GreenKite

4.00pm - Sustainability

The role of financial services
Climate and other challenges
Tech-driven solutions

Speakers: Ruth Handcock – Chief Executive Officer, Octopus Money │ Darren Sharp – Chief Information Officer, Tokio Marine Kiln │ Swenja Surminski – Managing Director, Climate and Sustainability, Marsh McLennan │ Kelly Thomson – Employment, Engagement and Equality Partner, RPC

5.30pm – Drinks and canapé reception

Location: Past event