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Our seventh Festival aims to be our biggest AND most inclusive and forward-thinking gathering of leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, policy makers, artists, academics and activists to date.
Our goal

To deliver Inclusivity at Scale - Through an expanded Partnerships Programme we will welcome 90,000 visitors over 3 days to hear from over 1,000+ incredible speakers - across stages, including True Industry Transformation, to a dedicated 1,500 seater for Deeptech (not for the faint hearted). 

While at the same time, a new curated Executive programme will provide full event access as well as an exclusive experience in a rich schedule of expertly curated themed side events hosted by both our partners, our community and of course our own editorial team.

Our focus

To help you answer the big question, ‘How do we get the next 10 years right?’. But not just with conversations but with concrete action.

For that reason, CogX 2023 Festival delivers across 5 pillars that make it unique:

Inspirational speakers and content

Through CogX Festival 2023’s curated agenda, we’re offering you the very latest thinking from the brightest minds on 21 stages across 10 core programmes:

The biggest ideas from around the world.

Deeptech - AI, Cyber & Quantum

The next great wave of innovation.

Climate & Future of Energy

Innovation in global sustainability.

The transformation of healthcare and wellness.

Learn from the best and most exciting startups in the world.

True Industry Transformation

The breakthrough tech making the difference.

Web3, Metaverse & Gaming

Reinventing the way we interact with the online world.

Music, Film, Arts & Createch

The intersection of emerging technologies and culture.

Ethics & Society

Making technology and AI fairer for all.

Economy, Future of Work & Education

Reimagining learning, working and economics.

We’ll host over 1,000 speakers who will provide diverse views and deep domain expertise from main stage talks to 20 min keynotes and firesides, to workshops and technical deep-dives.

All our sessions will be tagged into 200 topics so you can create your perfect agenda.

The CogX Global Leadership Summit and Executive Programme.

The most productive way for any senior executive to experience the Festival, combining both the speaker experience, and the opportunity to run your own conversations how and when you want.

Themed Side Events

Our side event venues will be Themed by Topic allowing you to join fellow change makers for a half-day on your chosen subject including an intimate roundtable, and catering service.

Leader Lounge

The Leaders Lounge combining our Chatham House Summit Stage & Speakers Lounge, is the perfect place for serendipitous networking and unrivalled peer insights.

Exclusive Meeting Space

Exclusive Bookable Exec Meeting Space with full catering and table service will be available to all Exec Programme ticket holders.

Festival App

The CogX Festival app will search “recommended for you” or our concierge will help make valuable connections and book 1:1 meetings.

The CogX Expo & Awards

Celebrate the Best Innovation in one place. CogX Expo showcases 1,000 Startups together with scale ups and established enterprises. 

 

The Expo floor features booths, Pavilions and Expo villages, giving you the opportunity to engage with new connections and have the most constructive conversations. 

 

CogX’s Startup Programme is the most affordable way to access all the stages, meet customers, investors, the press and fellow founders.

CogX is committed to Action at Scale.

We encourage everyone to seize the opportunity for public engagement and action and make it count. To make that happen we’ve set up idea hubs where anyone can take their thoughts on event content, innovation ideas, public policy, and or vote on other people’s ideas throughout the 3 days of CogX Festival 2023. We call it our “Do Tank”.

We will also post session follow ons with speakers and moderators to invite the audience to contribute to a Policy/Do Tank wall.

Helping you build meaningful relationships and grow revenues

One of the fundamental objectives of CogX. The CogX Festival app uses the latest in machine learning to recommend connections, as well as classic search by name, company and topic.

 

We avoid spam by filtering for messages from connections you have accepted - making the inbox invaluable, and we provide a huge range of exciting networking and meeting locations depending on your pass type; including 100 restaurants and cafes, the Investor Lounge, the Leaders Lounge or the Gold Lounge - all with bookable tables for 1:1 meetings.

1000+
SPEAKERS

Engage with the best in thought leadership from around the world

10
STAGES

10 Core Programmes covering 200+ Topics Tracks over 3 days

10,000 sqm
EXPO SPACE

Discover the latest technology and smartest start-ups

90,000
ATTENDEES 

Join our ever growing community at the largest event of its kind

President and CEO of Nvidia Corporation

Jensen Huang

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Managing Partner, McKinsey & Co, UK and Ireland

Dame Vivian Hunt

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Actor and Investor

Robert Downey Jr

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COO - DeepMind

Lila Ibrahim

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United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and former US Secretary of State

John Kerry

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Author, Hello World: How to Be Human in the Age of the Machine

Dr. Hannah Fry

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Actor & Author

Matthew McConaughey

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Leading scholar of AI's social implications, and author of Atlas of AI

Professor Kate Crawford

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Multiple Grammy Award winning Producer, Arranger, Composer and Musician - We Are Family Foundation

Nile Rodgers

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CEO UKRI

Dame Ottoline Leyser

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former Prime Minister

Tony Blair

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Commissioner for Competition and Executive Vice-President of European Commission

Margrethe Vestager

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CEO British Airways

Sean Doyle

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Director of Creative Diversity, BBC

June Sarpong

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Future Shape Principal, iPod inventor, iPhone co-inventor, Nest founder - Future Shape

Tony Fadell

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former President of Ireland

Mary Robinson

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MD Data and AI BT

Adrian Joseph

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CEO Rolls Royce

Warren East

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Co-founder, Coursera

Daphne Koller

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VP & CTO, Amazon

Werner Vogels

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Chairman of AstraZeneca

Leif Johansson

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Author

Shoshana Zuboff

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Chairman - BBC

Richard Sharp

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Executive VP & CEO, Visa Europe

Charlotte Hogg

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Founder Exponential View

Azeem Azhar

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Chief Digital and Innovation Officer, BT

Harmeen Mehta

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Nobel Laureate

Joseph Stiglitz

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Past Speakers
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Jensen Huang

President and CEO of Nvidia Corporation

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Dame Vivian Hunt

Managing Partner, McKinsey & Co, UK and Ireland

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Robert Downey Jr

Actor and Investor

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Lila Ibrahim

COO - DeepMind

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John Kerry

United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and former US Secretary of State

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Dr. Hannah Fry

Author, Hello World: How to Be Human in the Age of the Machine

View profile

Matthew McConaughey

Actor & Author

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Professor Kate Crawford

Leading scholar of AI's social implications, and author of Atlas of AI

View profile

Nile Rodgers

Multiple Grammy Award winning Producer, Arranger, Composer and Musician - We Are Family Foundation

View profile

Dame Ottoline Leyser

CEO UKRI

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Tony Blair

former Prime Minister

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Margrethe Vestager

Commissioner for Competition and Executive Vice-President of European Commission

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Sean Doyle

CEO British Airways