VISION STAGE – SATURDAY 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
It’s time the set the vision. What do we, as passionate, energised, Northerners want the world to look like 20 years from now. Join speakers who are leading our charge into the future, discuss what they’d like to see from themselves and others, and join in a discussion on what the next steps are that we can make happen to get there.
MEET THE PANEL:
Disrupting the inefficient and fatigued dating process by helping singletons to swipe less, talk more and date better because of it.
Amul BatraDirector, Northcoders
An advocate for Neurodiversity and Diversity of Thought, I co-founded the BBC’s Neurodiversity initiative BBC CAPE (Creating a Positive Environment) in 2014. I now also lead a team developing a new User Experience framework called Cognitive Design.
Sean GilroyHead of Cognitive Design, BBC
Board Advisor – Big Data & AI Specialist – Public Speaker – Consumer Insights Director @ Hello Soda
Adam HoskerConsumer Insights Director, Hello Soda
Vim is a Service Designer at FutureGov and has a background in social good innovation and social change. In 2016 Vimla was voted a Northern Power Women Top 50 Future Leader and has recently won Young Digital Leader of The Year at the Digital Leaders Awards.
Vimla AppadooService Designer, Future Gov
Stacey Copeland has represented her country at international level in two sports – football and boxing. Following a successful football career where she played for England, played in an FA cup final and played abroad in America and Sweden; Stacey then went on to pursue her dreams in boxing. As an amateur boxer Stacey became a European silver medallist and three-time national champion, she has now turned professional and in July this year she made history in Zimbabwe by becoming the first ever British woman to win the Commonwealth boxing title. Stacey founded the Pave The Way project where she does an enormous amount of work to challenge stereotypes and create pathways for girls and women to reach their full potential through sport.
Stacey CopelandCommonwealth boxing champion and motivational speaker. Founder, Pave The Way