This is Subject to Change
Part One: Constructed Realities, The Relationship between Tech and Truth 10:00 - 11:10
In this first session we will explore how memories are anchored, how we both engage with and protect ourselves from the world around us, and how technology can affect and reflect different kinds of truth.
TED Video: Nonny de la Peña: The future of news? Virtual reality
Coffee Break & Demos 11:10 - 11:40 Have a coffee and a play with some new tech
Part Two: Enhanced Realities 11:40 - 12:50
This session will explore the realities from the perspective of others who share our world e.g. the humble bumble bee. We will also learn how we can enhance our reality using our senses in different ways e.g. in food and drink. Finally we will discover a new world of choices and consequence.
Lunch 12:50 - 13:50
Part Three: Blurred Realities 13:50 - 15:10
The final session explores the opportunities and threats on the horizon from our accelerating world of immersive and virtual reality, enhanced experiences and artificial intelligence. How does our sense of humanity fit with this new world and should we be excited or very very afraid!
TED Video: Alex Kipman: A futuristic vision of the age of holograms
Summary and Close 15:10 - 15:20 Prof Dianne Willcocks.