VISION STAGE – MONDAY 14:00 – 14:45
Explore the application of technologies that may define and differentiate the North East over the next 5-20 years, bringing benefits to the way we all live.
This panel represents specialisms in urban sensors, space technologies and ageing.
MEET THE PANEL:
Phil James is an academic with a background in spatial data analysis. He has been developing data systems for over 20 years and current spearheads the UK’s largest deployment of urban monitoring through the National Urban Observatory Programme.
Philip JamesDirector National Urban Observatory Facility Newcastle, Newcastle University
Early stage VC investing across all sectors. A curious scientist at heart with a deep interest in the power of technology to change the world. A particular interest in ageing, demographic change and the longevity economy and the opportunities these present for entrepreneurs and technologists.
Stephen PriceInvestment Director, Northstar Ventures
James Rutherford – Host
James works for hire to design and deliver early-stage startups. He has interests in creative/art tech, innovation, the North East, and is refining his entrepreneur-improvement tool, www.kick.cards.
James Rutherford – HostStartup Engineer and Freelance Tech, creativenucleus
Catherine is Innovation Director at Business Durham and Director of the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence. She was Board Director for the International Association of Science Parks (IASP) and Areas of Innovation (2014-16) and Vice Chair for the United Kingdom Science Park Association (2010-16). She founded the Women in IASP global network in 2016 Catherine was appointed to the North East LEP’s Innovation Board in 2017. She is the Manager of Southpaw Dance Company, a Director of Generator, the UK’s leading music development agency, a Director of Lexicon, a space and AI tech company, and a Trustee of Helix Arts.
Catherine JohnsInnovation Director, North East Centre of Excellence for Satellite Applications
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VISION STAGE – MONDAY
Explore the application of technologies that may define and differentiate the North East over the next 5-20 years, bringing benefits to the way we all live. This panel represents specialisms in urban sensors, space technologies and ageing.