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4IR ORBITAL TALKS


10:00 

Welcome


10:10 - 12:05

Workshop: An introduction to data, analytics and AI

Learn how to analyse, manipulate and present data using best practices in data science.   


12:10 - 13:55

Networking break 


14:00 - 14:25

Moves beyond the 4.0 hype and deliver business value

Move beyond the hype and demystify the Industry 4.0 with the originator, Henrik von Scheel. Discover what it is, how to react on it to separate ambition from reality and realise how remaining competitive and profitable requires constant improvements in productivity, customer service, quality, regulatory compliance, and flexibility.


14:30 - 14:55

Building the bridges towards a 6G enabled ecosystem 

Join this session to get prepared for the next decade in wireless connectivity and discover how 6G will change our lives. Hear updates from the 6Genesis Flagship Program and hear of scientific breakthroughs in the development of fundamental technology components for 6G systems.


15:00 - 15:15

Molecular USB’s: The future of data storage 

As the data universe continues to expand, identifying new and more compact means of storage is critical. In a novel breakthrough Brown University have successfully encoded data in molecules, join this session to explore the potential for sustainability and benefits for the future. 


15:20 - 15:45

Networking break 


15:50 - 16:05

Tech for Life: Putting trust back in technology

Explore the tools needed to harness technological change and channel it to develop, create and manage technology in a responsible way to improve the state of the world.


16:10 - 16:35

Transforming healthcare with printed organs

This start up successfully 3D printed a fully functioning mini human heart and is exploring how this novel technology will transform organ transplantation of the future. 


16:40

End of 4IR Orbital Talks day 1


10:00

Welcome


10:10 - 12:05

Workshop: Quantom computing 1-0-1

The workshop will cover topics related to quantum information theory, foundations of quantum mechanics, and quantum computation. 


12:10 - 13:55

Networking break 


14:00 - 14:25

Scaling up 4IR tech to achieve Global goals and move from optimism to realism 

Ensuring the Fourth Industrial Revolution is harnessed responsibly to accelerate progress to the Global goals is of significant importance. This session explores how technologies can be scaled in a smart and sustainable way, that will help address fundamental environmental and social challenges.


14:30 - 14:45

4D skin printing providing new therapeutic opportunities

Poietis has developed 4D printed skin. This new platform integrates automation and robotics technologies and is coupled with numerous online sensors and Artificial Intelligence processing. In addition, it integrates all bioprinting techniques - a world’s first in the bioprinting market. Hear how this transformative technology in the future could provide new therapeutic opportunities.


14:50 - 15:15

Farewell to the laboratory: How hydrogel presents an on-demand bio-factory of the future

A 3D printed hydrogel is showing promise as the future chemical production. Hear how this new technology can be used to produce personalized medicines and is especially applicable in remote isolated areas where space and resources are limited. 


15:20 - 15:45

Networking break 


15:50 - 16:15

The start-up that can save the planet with quantum computing, one capture at a time

Learn how quantum computing algorithms is being used to fight pollution and improve the capture of carbon dioxide.


16:20 - 16:45

Shooting for the stars: The transformation of space exploration

What are the technological advancements changing space exploration and how? Is collaboration between humans and robotics the key in furthering space exploration? Get updated on recent achievements and current challenges in space exploration. 


17:00

End of 4IR Orbital Talks day 2


10:00

Welcome


12:10 - 13:25

Networking break 


13:30 - 13:55

Making sure developing countries are not left out of the revolution 

Reviewing the growth of developing countries in the age of automation and considering what measures need to be in place, for developing countries to take advantage of opportunities presented by the 4IR. Exploring issues around accessibility, affordability and the application of technologies.


14:00 - 14:25

The ultimate supercar: Transforming transportation and revolutionsing the energy sector with Hydrogen 

Discussing what can be achieved with hydrogen as an energy storage medium and how this is the car will drive us towards a sustainable future.


14:30 - 14:55

Xenobots: The rise of the living robot 

Tiny hybrid robots made using stem cells from frog embryos could one day be used to swim around human bodies to specific areas requiring medicine, or even to gather microplastic in the oceans – join to find out more.


15:00 - 15:25

Networking break 


15:30 - 15:55

Putting touch within VR’s reach

Tactile virtual reality has applications in social interactions, prosthetics, telemedicine, and entertainment. Researchers from Northwestern University have developed a prototype device known as epidermal VR. This session will explore how VR is about to be taken to the next level. 


16:00 - 16:25

‘The tag of everything’: The chip to save billions by combatting counterfeits

MLT researchers have invented a cryptographic ID tag that’s small enough to fit on virtually any product and verify its authenticity. This technology has promising potential to combat supply chain counterfeiting which currently costs companies billions – join this session to find out more.


16:30 - 16:55

The future of security in the Fourth Industrial Revolution 

Understand how fourth generational technology will transform the Cybersecurity threat Landscape.


17:00

End of 4IR Orbital Talks day