FT-CAMP ALPHAVILLE
2 July 2014 | The Artillery Garden At the HAC, London #CampAlphaville
 
ROBOTS & TECH
Topics:   FX & Commodities  |  China  |  Robots & Tech                                                                                  

From driverless cars and mass market drones to robotic doctors and nanotechnology, technological innovation promises to leave no part of the economy untouched. Will the effects be positive or destabilising? How will the rise of robots disrupt the labour force?

MAIN STAGE
12:05 pm - 12:15 pmThe Future of Money
Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPanel: All your jobs are belong to the robots
Moderator: Dan McCrum, Reporter, FT Alphaville
Erik Brynjolfsson, Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, author of “The Second Machine Age” and “Race against the Machine”
Mariana Mazzucato, RM Phillips Professor in the Economics of Innovation, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Sussex University
Michael Osborne, Associate Professor in Machine Learning, University of Oxford

From driverless cars and mass market drones to robotic doctors and nanotechnology, technological innovation promises to leave no part of the economy untouched. Will the effects be positive or destabilising? Fears that new technologies will fundamentally disrupt the labour force go back centuries – yet with each wave of innovation the workforce has found new productive roles and the economy has continued to expand. But some predict that the rise of the robots will be different…

The Adhoc IGLOO
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmWhen disruptive tech goes all George Jetson
Moderator: Henry Foy, Financial Times
David Galbraith, Architect, digital strategist, co-founder of Yelp
Michael Osborne, Associate Professor in Machine Learning, University of Oxford
Andrew Blogg, Director, Future Aerial Innovations
Dr Rainer Mehl, Head of Manufacturing Consulting, NTT Data EMEA

Drone talk, self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, the sharing economy and 3D printing.