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08:45 - 09:00

14 June

Aga Khan Centre

Day 2: Opening Remarks

Day 2 of Festival Stage 2 will be introduced by Anushka Sharma.

Anushka Sharma is the Founder of Naaut and Co-founder of the London Space Network. Nush is a connector, technology generalist and has focused on AI and deep technology for space applications. She builds communities and partnerships across the space and technology ecosystems and champions diversity and inclusion. She’s worked with NASA Frontier Development Lab, has been a mentor and judge for the NASA Space Apps Challenge, and brought Space to the London Tech Week agenda officially in 2020.

Recently she joined the UK’s national high-performance computing Facility - DiRAC. She has chairs the Research Sofware Engineering group and is growing the innovation placement programme that drives talent into Industry. In 2022, Nush is also looking at Quantum Computing at the intersection of high-performance computing with artificial intelligence and machine learning for future innovations.

Anushka Sharma

Founder - Naaut

Festival Stage 2

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