Blockchain: Crypto Currencies and AI

Clockwise from top left: Mark Van Rijmenam, Dario Floreano and Rohit Talwar

There has been a lot of interest recenlty in people who talk about Artifical Intelligence (AI) and crypto currencies, and more importantly the technology that underlies both - blockchain. With the rollercoaster valuation of bitcoin, it's certainly started to attract interest beyond the technical media, while blockchain really does have the potential to impact on everyone's way of work, not least for its role in AI.

Three speakers who tackle these subjects from various angles are:

Mark Van Rijmenam- He is the founder of Datafloq, a one-stop source for Emerging Technologies and is named a global top 10 Big Data influencer. He is a big data and blockchain strategist, expert on disruptive innovation, Blockchain, IoT and Artificial Intelligence. While undoubtedly a big thinker, he has the ability to relate these high concept ideas in an easy to understand manner, leaving audiences both amazed and enthused by the possibilities.

Rohit Talwar- Rohit Talwar is an award winning global futurist, entrepreneur and specialist advisor on business transformation, disruptive strategies and radical innovation.He currently leads research projects on drivers of change for the next decade, the long term impacts of cybercurrencies and Artificial Intelligence.

Dario Floreano- One of the world's leading experts in the field of robotics and A.I. He is Director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and Director of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Robotics.

From self-driving cars to insect-inspired drones and wearable tech, robotics and A.I. are revolutionising the way we live and work - and the rate of change is only going to increase. Dario's talks help audiences get to grips with these evolving trends, and the opportunities and risks they present for business.