Fast Forward

Step into the future and hear how scientists and engineers are changing the world

2 April 2019, IET London: Savoy Place

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Fast Forward features a day of talks from some of the world’s most exciting and innovative scientists and engineers.
Each speaker will provide insights into future trends and technologies that have the potential to improve people’s lives and address some of the world’s grand challenges.
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Fast Forward attendees will also get the chance to explore the historic surroundings of Savoy Place and experience the interactive technology showcase.
Speakers
Rob Bell
Host

Rob Bell
TV Presenter, Broadcaster, Adventurer, Engineer, Thrill Seeker
Brian David Johnson
The Future & What You Need to Know About It

Brian David Johnson
Futurist and writer

Bill Thompson
Ethics in AI

Bill Thompson
Technology Writer for the BBC

Laura Gemmell
Swarm Robotics

Laura Gemmell
Award-Winning Technologist, Educator, Innovator, Data Dork, Lover of all things AI and robots
Dr. Anita Sengupta
The Future of Mars Exploration

Dr. Anita Sengupta
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Neil Buchanan
Hyperloop

Neil Buchanan
Technical Manager - HYPED, University of Edinburgh

Steve Mould
Steve Mould

Television presenter and "Festival of The Spoken Nerd" comedian
How to be an Engineer: Panel Discussion
Perdi Williams
Perdi Williams
Research Scientist, National Physics Laboratory
Julie Feest
Julie Feest
CEO, Engineering Deparetment Trust
Solveiga Pakštaitė
Solveiga Pakštaitė
Founder and Director, Mimica
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