Event Schedule:

Start Date:    24th June 2013End Date:    24th June 2013
Start Time:    09:00 AMEnd Time:    06:00 PM

GeSI and Microsoft jointly organised an industry workshop entitled “Fast Forward: the role of the information economy to power a prosperous future”. The event was held on 24 June 2013 in London, and explored the important role ICT plays in building leading industries in the UK, and also addressed climate change issues. The event gave particular focus to SMARTer 2020 Report and BIS’ Information Economy Industrial Strategy.

The speakers included:

  • Allan Mayo, Head of Services Policy Unit, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
  • Luis Neves, Chairman, GeSI
  • Melanie Bockmuehl, Partner and MD, BCG
  • Mary-Anne King, Head of Environmental Sustainability, Mircrosoft
  • Peter Thomond, Director, Qingtech Limited;
  • Andrew Raingold, Executive Director, Aldersgate Group (chair)

Download invitation.

   Event Venue: London

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