Live webcast on AmbITion Live! 9:30 – 18:30
AmbITion Scotland is partnering with Interactive Scotland to bring you the webcast of Friday’s @Turing Conference speakers.
The InteractiveScotland@Turing aims to capture the hearts and minds of developers, business leaders and digital technology champions from across Europe. Run as part of the internationally renowned Edinburgh Festival, InteractiveScotland@Turing is the main digital conference of the Turing Festival.
This year’s conference theme is “Our Connected World” where you will hear from a line-up of international speakers who will address the opportunities and key issues facing businesses across a range of areas including the future of platforms, data analytics, the social graph and the emergence of developer tools.
09:40 Welcome from Interactive Scotland: Alisdair Gunn, Project Director, Interactive Scotland
09:45 Chairman’s Opening Remarks, Stewart Townsend, Head of Business Development, Datasift
09:50 “Big data (and doing something with it)” Dave Coplin, Director of Search and Futurologist, Microsoft
10:20 “Information is beautiful – a picture paints a thousand words”, John Loudon, Head of Multimedia, BiP Solutions
10:40 “Ambassador, with this datatainment you are really spoiling us”, Richard Ayers, CEO, Seven League
11:25 “How Social can enable businesses in new ways”, Benjamin Faes, Managing Director Media & Platform EMEA, Google
11:50 “Blogger Outreach – Refreshing the parts other social media cannot reach”, Dave Cummings, Director, Forth Metrics
12:10 Know your Customer – Stop listening, Stewart Townsend, Head of Business Development, Datasift
12:30 Panel A: “Social Panel – Connecting our world and everything in it!” Chair: Gary Ennis, Managing Director, NS Design
Panel: Dave Coplin, Microsoft; Richard Ayers, BFI; Benjamin Faes, Google; Jason Ball, Director, Qualcomm Ventures; Bob Thomson, Storm Ideas
14:10 “Creating that Augmented Experience”, Ambarish Mitra, Co-Founder & CEO, Blippar
14:30 “Everyone can Create Apps”, Kevin Miller, Founder & CEO, Run Rev
14:50 “Communicating across the Cloud”, James Parton, Director of European Marketing, Twilio.
15:10 Panel B: “Put bangers in your mobile mashup” WIP Unconference. Chair: Thibaut Rouffineau, VP Developer Partnerships, WIP
Panel: Kevin Miller, Run Rev; James Parton, Twilio; Kevin McDonagh, Novoda; Gav Dutch, Kotikan
16:20 ”Fragmentation & the State of Online Video”, Luke Gaydon, VP Operations EMEA, Brightcove
16:45 “Social Media: television’s best new friend?”, Anthony Rose, Co-Founder & CTO, Zeebox
17:10 “Second Screen – the new remote control”, Gareth Capon, Product Development Director, BSkyB
17:35 Panel C: “Engaging the Audience – Shaping the future for our connected world”, Chair: Mike Dicks, Senior Policy Executive, PACT
Panel: Luke Gaydon, Brightcove; Anthony Rose, Zeebox; Gareth Capon, BSkyB; Alistair Brown, STV Group; Dave Coplin, Microsoft
18:10 Conference Round Up: Chairman’s closing remarks and summary of the day’s events, discussions, debates and new discoveries
Ashley Smith Hammond