The Nesta event at Tobacco Dock in East London asks questions such as: How can the planet sustain us? What will Alexa do with your biggest secrets? How can we learn to be alone together? FutureFest promises to "offer you the essential tools to reset the clock on doomsday and navigate a better future".
The focus of Nesta’s first ever Government Innovation Summit is to reimagine better public services. This is a full day of talks, workshops and panel discussions at the Brewery, Chiswell Street, with input from senior public servants and local government leaders, that will showcase new methods that are being tried and tested around the world.
Can "data trusts" help to rebuild trust around data privacy, ethics and access? We report from this week's highly topical and thought-provoking Open Data Institute Summit.