For our third edition we are delighted to invite back Mat Hunter (Chief Design Office at Design Council), as our event host for BIG 2014. Mat will be chairng the keynote plenary sessions and Q&A’s whilst adding his own insights and perspectives on the themes of the day. Here in full is Mat’s keynote presentation from 2012.
Our keynote speaker for BIG 2014 is Christopher Sanderson, co-founder of The Future Laboratory. He is responsible for delivering the company’s extensive global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Stockholm and Helsinki.
The Future Laboratory is one of the worlds most renowned and respected futures consultancies. Since 2001, The Future Laboratory have pioneered strategic processes that have been used by a wide range of clients, including BMW, Cadillac, Condé Nast Media, Unilever, Marks & Spencer, HSBC, American Express, DFS Group, Louis Vuitton, Innocent, Boots, Chanel, The Body Shop, Estée Lauder, Sony, Pandora, Selfridges and Woolworths South Africa – to make their future happen. In this film Chris and his team explain their methodology and approach.
For our third edition BIG Conference travels across the county to Creative Edge in West Lancashire.
This year’s Conference theme is ‘Transformation: Mission & Ambition’ – how creativity and innovation can unlock expanding and emerging markets.
BIG conference will be Lancashire’s contribution to IFB2014, the UK’s biggest business festival taking place in Liverpool. As a satellite event BIG will be one of hundreds of events, conferences and seminars taking place across June and July in 2014. This short film from last years’ event gives you a taste of what to expect at BIG 2014.