Agenda

Day 1: Thursday 23rd May 2013

10:30- 11:30 Registration

11:30 – 12:00 Introductory Session

12:00- 13:00 Lunch

13:00- 13:30 Governments: What are they doing? A testimony from London’s Tech City initiative

13:30- 15:00 Best Practices Working Group: How to engage startups, How to Lobby

15:00- 15:30 Break

15:30- 16:15 Encouraging Hubs and Clusters

16:15- 17:00 Crowdfunding: Improving access to finance for startups

17:00- 17:20 Why we need you: Testimonies from startups 

17:20- 18:30 Check into Hotel

18:30- 22:00 GLOBAL STARTUP DOMINATION! Cocktail reception with London’s tech community.

Day 2: Friday 24th May 2013

9:00- 10:00 Breakfast

10:15- 12:15 The Challenge – Breakout Workshop Sessions.

We’re looking for attendees with interesting stories to share their experiences and to lead these sessions and come up with responses to the following challenges.

  • How do we solve the visa problem? – Issues with immigration policies around the world
  • What would the ideal Intellectual Property system look like? – Issues with copyright and patents

  • How do we secure the open Internet? – Issues with data regulation and net neutrality

12:15- 1:00 Lunch

1:00- 5:00 Can we reach an international consensus? Presentations from The Challenge groups

5:00-Onwards Informal drinks