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Live webcast on AmbITion Live! 9:30 – 18:30

AmbITion Scotland is partnering with Interactive Scotland to bring you the webcast of Friday’s @Turing Conference speakers.

The InteractiveScotland@Turing  aims to capture the hearts and minds of developers, business leaders and digital technology champions from across Europe. Run as part of the internationally renowned Edinburgh Festival, InteractiveScotland@Turing is the main digital conference of the Turing Festival.

This year’s conference theme is “Our Connected World” where you will hear from a line-up of international speakers who will address the opportunities and key issues facing businesses across a range of areas including the future of platforms, data analytics, the social graph and the emergence of developer tools.



09:40      Welcome from Interactive Scotland:  Alisdair Gunn, Project Director, Interactive Scotland

09:45      Chairman’s Opening Remarks, Stewart Townsend, Head of Business Development, Datasift

09:50      Big data (and doing something with it)” Dave Coplin, Director of Search and Futurologist, Microsoft

10:20      “Information is beautiful – a picture paints a thousand words”, John Loudon, Head of Multimedia, BiP Solutions

10:40      “Ambassador, with this datatainment you are really spoiling us”, Richard Ayers, CEO, Seven League

11:00      Break

11:25      “How Social can enable businesses in new ways”, Benjamin Faes,  Managing Director Media & Platform EMEA, Google

11:50      Blogger Outreach – Refreshing the parts other social media cannot reach”, Dave Cummings, Director, Forth Metrics

12:10       Know your Customer – Stop listening, Stewart Townsend, Head of Business Development, Datasift

12:30      Panel A: “Social Panel – Connecting our world and everything in it!” Chair: Gary Ennis, Managing Director, NS Design

Panel: Dave Coplin, Microsoft; Richard Ayers, BFI; Benjamin Faes, Google; Jason Ball, Director, Qualcomm Ventures; Bob Thomson, Storm Ideas

13:10      Break

14:10       “Creating that Augmented Experience”, Ambarish Mitra, Co-Founder & CEO, Blippar

14:30      “Everyone can Create Apps”, Kevin Miller, Founder & CEO, Run Rev

14:50       “Communicating across the Cloud”, James Parton, Director of European Marketing, Twilio.

15:10      Panel B: “Put bangers in your mobile mashup” WIP Unconference. Chair: Thibaut Rouffineau, VP Developer Partnerships, WIP

Panel: Kevin Miller, Run Rev; James Parton, Twilio; Kevin McDonagh, Novoda; Gav Dutch, Kotikan

15:50      Break

16:20        “Fragmentation & the State of Online Video”, Luke Gaydon, VP Operations EMEA, Brightcove

16:45       Social Media:  television’s best new friend?”, Anthony Rose, Co-Founder & CTO, Zeebox

17:10      Second Screen – the new remote control”, Gareth Capon, Product Development Director, BSkyB

17:35      Panel C: “Engaging the Audience – Shaping the future for our connected world”, Chair: Mike Dicks, Senior Policy Executive, PACT

Panel: Luke Gaydon, Brightcove; Anthony Rose, Zeebox; Gareth Capon, BSkyB; Alistair Brown, STV Group; Dave Coplin, Microsoft

18:10      Conference Round Up: Chairman’s closing remarks and summary of the day’s events, discussions, debates and new discoveries

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