The Future of the Web with Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Event Info

Tue 8 Jul, 2008 at 4:00pm
1 Plough Place
London, EC4A 1DE, UK


We are delighted to invite you to a rare opportunity to hear from Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the web, who was recently voted the most important technology innovator of the last century.

Tim will discuss the exciting new field of web science which he is pioneering at MIT, in partnership with colleagues at Southampton University, which seeks to understand the impact the web is having on our society and economy.

He will then be joined by Andy Duncan the Chief Executive of Channel 4 and Charlie Leadbeater the author of 'We-think: The Power of Mass Creativity' for a lively discussion around how governments, business and academia can safeguard the future of the web as an open platform for information exchange and collaboration.

Registration is from 4.00pm. Presentations to begin promptly from 4.30-6.00pm to be followed by a drinks reception until 7.00pm.

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