CW International Conference: Thinking Beyond the Hype

Posted on: 25/05/2018

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The CW International Conference has a reputation as the place to talk to leaders in the technology industry and gather unbiased, insightful information on the technology that will be impacting your business in the coming decade.

Now celebrating its tenth year, CWIC 2018 takes its theme, Thinking Beyond the Hype, from Gartner’s Hype Cycle.  The conference will look beyond media excitement and expectations to see the real potential in seven areas of special interest: 5G and Network Innovation; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Blockchain; Future Mobility Ecosystems; Industrial IoT and the Connected Enterprise; Mixed Reality and Satellites.

With 30 speakers lined up from world-leading organizations such as Arm, Bosch, BP, IBM, Iridium, Nokia – and, of course, Gartner – and because each session is curated by a subject matter expert from within the CW Membership, delegates can be assured of high-quality debate that isn’t shy of confronting the elephant in the room.

For all attendees the day will be wrapped up with a Gala Dinner where Dame Wendy Hall of the University of Southampton will address delegates.


“A great conference with excellent speakers, well attended, at a very modern, stunning conference centre. Highly recommended to other like-minded ICT businesses and clients looking for our services.” - Coderus on CWIC 2017


The KTN is offering 20% off a CWIC ticket with the code CWAN20, or you can buy 3 tickets for the price of 2 until May 31. Visit the CW website for more information on the conference and to book your place.

The CWIC 2018 speaker list includes:

Matt Hatton, Gartner

Ian Stewart, Finning

Dr Juan Noguiera, Flex

Graham Burnett-Hall, Marks & Clerk

Meir Moalem, Sky and Space Global

Dan Mercer, Iridium

Kieran Arnold, Satellite Applications Catapult

David Gilmour, BP

Neal Sunners, Avis Budget Group

Ian Simmons, Magna International

Peter Atalla, Voxel Maps

David Goosey, NEXCEL

Neil Lawrence, Amazon & University of Sheffield

Amelia Shepherd, Amadeus Capital Partners

Monty Barlow, Cambridge Consultants

Anne Leino, Nokia

Dean Bubley, Disruptive Analysis

Ian Smith, DCMS

Peter Busch, Robert Bosch Group

Alison Davis, IBM

Joshua Daniel, BT

Tom Carter, Ultrahaptics

Dr Brigitta Zics, Ravensbourne

Tamas Czuper, Ravensbourne

Priya Prakash, Design for Social Change

Dr Jennah Kriebel, MotaWord

and representatives from Geospock and Arm.

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