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Janet Hull

Director of Marketing Strategy, IPA

Sol Rogers

CEO and Founder, REWIND

Glen Learmond

Data Scientist, Tech Nation

Caroline Rush CBE

CEO, British Fashion Council

Becky Caldwell

Global Digital Content Director, Mars

Michael Weeman

Digital Commerce, Marketing, and Technology Executive

Rapha Dias

Co-Founder and Film Director, Squarepixel Films

Stephen Mead

Integrated Producer, adamandeveddb

Marie Owen

CEO, LS Productions

Paul Simonet

Founding Partner, Experience is Everything

Jon Caplin

Associate Creative Director, PRELOADED

John Durrant

Director, BDh Immersive

Zaid Al-Zaidy

Group CEO, Beyond Collective

George James

Founder & CEO, Be-Hookd Digital

Martin Beverley

Chief Strategy Officer, adam&eveDDB

Katie Deighton

Reporter, Wall St Journal

Neil Henderson

CEO, St Luke's

Jane Asscher

CEO and Founding Partner, 23red

Amy Williams

Founder & CEO, GoodLoop

Tom Carter

CTO, Ultraleap

inderjit birdee

Co-founder, AI Music

Simona Manni

Researcher, University of York

James Rendell

Lecturer in Creative Industries, University of South Wales

Tracey McGarrigan

CMO, Polystream

tracey mcgarrigan

CMO, Polystream

Daniel Cheetham (

Chief Innovation Office, Happy Finish

James Barlow

Founder & CEO, FKB

David Jackson

Vice President, EA SPORTS

Matthew Shaw

Co-Founder, ScanLAB Projects

Yassmine Najime

Studio Manager, Producer and Head of Development, Painting Practice Ltd

Lottie Webb

Senior Designer, City ID

Kate Wellham

Immersion Co-Ordinator, Live Cinema UK

Jonathan Freeman

Professor of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London

Glen Neath

Artistic Director, Darkfield

James Bennett

Director, StoryFutures

Gareth Llewellyn

Co-Founder and CEO, MagicBeans

Florian Block

R&D Director, Weavr Demonstrator

Davy McGuire

Director, Studio McGuire

Elizabeth Diaferia

Senior Advisor, Creative Industries Trade & Investment Board, DIT, DCMS

Denise White

Founder and CEO, SPATIALx

Chris Speed

Director of Creative Informatics, University of Edinburgh


Artist & Virtual Realist, Gibson/Martelli

Anne Torreggiani

CEO, The Audience Agency

Álvaro Cáceres

GUI Technical Manager, Digital Creativity Labs, University of York

Kati Price

Head of Digital Media, V&A

Gaelle Mourre

Writer, Director, Producer, Fat Red Bird

Maddy Crosti

Programme Lead CreativeXR, Digital Catapult

Zhao Zhang

Data Strategist

zenon olenski

Thing Maker, Designerzen

Victor LEBON

Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer, ICP

verta maloney

Co-Founder and CCO, *gameHERs

Toby Coffey

Head of Digital Development, National Theatre

Simon Wheeler

Global Director of Commercial Strategy, Beggars Group

Simon Reveley

CEO, Figment Productions

Sarah Ellis

Director of Digital Development, Royal Shakespeare Company

Richard Hemming

Researcher, StoryFutures, RHUL

Robin McNicholas

Creative Director, Marshmallow Laser Feast

Rob Eagle

Researcher, UWE

Rebecca Gregory-Clarke

Head of Immersive, NFTS and StoryFutures Academy

Pascal De Mul

CEO, Exit Live

Orlando Wood

Chief Innovation Officer, System1 Group

Casandra Strauss

Director of Innovation and Special Projects, BPI

Oliver Yonchev

MD, Social Chain

Niall Thompson

MD, Dandelion & Burdock

Mike Todd

CEO, Near-Life Tech

meriko borogove

Advisor, Technologist, Photographer, ScanLAB Projects

May Abdalla

Executive Producer and Co-founder, Anagram

Mark Leaver

Independent Consultant

Mark Bamford

Founder and CEO, Viktrs

Lydia Czolacz

Graphic Designer, University of Huddersfield

Jung In Jung

Research and Development Fellow in Interactive Engagement, InGame

Joel Mishcon

Founder and CEO, Chrome Productions

Gabi Coroa

Head of Sustainable Projects, Experience is Everything

Emma Cooper

Project Lead, Cooperative Innovations

Ed Stack


Chantal Epp

Entrepreneur and Founder, ClicknClear

Clare Reddington

CEO, Watershed

Charlotte Mikkelborg

Creative Director, Picture This Productions

Cal Jepps

Senior Designer, City ID

Dora Filipovic

Researcher, University of Surrey

Andrew Chitty

Challenge Director, UKRI

Aisling Conlon

Marketing Manager, UKAEG

Alexandra Rowse

Senior Producer, Punchdrunk

Alastair Barrow

CEO, Generic Robots

Adam Whyte

CEO, Edge

Pat Kane

Writer, Musician, Futurist and Activist

Luke Ritchie

Head of Innovation & Partnerships, The Philharmonia Orchestra

Marian Ursu

Director, Digital Creativity Labs, University of York

Liz Rosenthal

CEO and Founder, Power to the Pixel

Sheree Folkson

Director, Bridgerton

Adrian Wootton OBE

CEO, Film London and the British Film Commission

Alan Vallance


Will Jackson

Director, Engineered Arts

Joe White MBE

British Consul General in San Francisco and Technology Envoy to the US

Cleo Engineered Art

Engineered Arts' latest Mesmer entertainment robot

Matthew Duhig

Co-Founder and Technical Director, FX Digital

Kim-Leigh Pontin

Creative Director, Nexus

Anna Fogg

Strategy Director, The Mill

Xinran Yuan

Head of Global Partnerships, HTC Vive Arts

Neil Davidson

CEO, Hey Human/HeyLab

David Rosenberg

Artistic Director, Darkfield

Rene Pinnell

Founder and Designer, Artizen

Lawrence Chiles

Head of Digital Services

Leah Kurta

Innovation Lead, i2 Media Research Limited

Lina Srebrova

Lead XR Strategy Consultant

Luca Chiovato

Esports Market Analyst, Newzoo

Lynda Clark

Research and Development Fellow in Narrative and Play, InGAME

Neelay Patel

CEO, Digital Theatre

Remer Rietkerk

Head of Esports, Newzoon

Shama Rahman

R&D Project Lead, Away To Mars

Simon Downing

SVP Channel Head Factual and Sport, Discovery

Imo Kaufman

PhD Candidate, University of Nottingham

Jeremy Jackson

Games Market Analyst, Newzoo

HAM the Illustrator

Digital Artist and Illustrator of Munkination

Greg Reed

Vice President of Technology Partnerships & Innovation, NBC Universal

Gee Davy

COO, Association of Independent Music

Fran Sanderson

Director of Arts Programmes & Investments, Nesta

Deepa Mann-Kler

Artist & Visiting Professor, Future Screens NI

Aoife McGuinness

Neuroscience Consultant, HeyHuman/HeyLab

Emanuela Maggioni

CEO and Co-Founder, OWidgets

Conor Roche

BOP Consulting

Gareth Deakin

Head of Business Development and Marketing, AI Music

HaZ Dullul

Co-Founder, Hazfilm Ltd

Asha Easton

Immerse UK Lead, KTN

Jessica Driscoll

Head of Technology, Immersive, Digital Catapult

Maurice Jones

Artistic & Communications Director, MUTEK.JP

Persis Jade Maravala

(Artistic Director ZU-UK, Member of UCIE Cohort 2020-21

Sandra Rodriguez

Director/Producer, Visiting Lecturer MIT, Member of UCIE Cohort 2020-21

Antoine Cayrol

Producer, Atlas V

Nathalie Clermont

VP Programs and Business Development, Canada Media Fund

Elle Osili-Wood

Creative Advisor Festival, UK* 2022 R&D

Nwando Ebizie

Artist and Creative Advisor, Festival UK* 2022 R&D

Annette Mees

Head of Audience Labs, Royal Opera House

Owen Hopkin

Director of Audience Insight and Innovation, Arts Council England

Diana Williams

Producer and Co-Founder of Kinetic Energy Entertainment

Ben Lane

Senior Manager, Enterprise and Innovation, Arts Council England

Darren Emerson

COO, East City Films, producer and director of immersive experiences

Sam Hunt

Programme Director, Festival UK* 2022

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Beyond Conference

A three day conference in October 2022, where thinkers, makers, investors and researchers across the creative industries come together to explore the relationship between creative research and business innovation. The 5th annual BEYOND conference will take place at the Cardiff City Hall, with additional activities at the Museum of Wales and online.

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Arts Council England

England's national development agency for creativity and culture

Audience of The Future Live

Celebrating innovation in creative R&D, with exciting projects from Audience of the Future & Creative Industries Clusters programmes (UKRI).


With its pool of diverse skills, global talent and world class creative capabilities, the UK Advertising market is not just your gateway to Britain; it’s your gateway to everywhere. UK Advertising is made global.

British Council

We build connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language.

British Undeground

BRITISH UNDERGROUND is a creative production company that produces showcases and strategic development projects in music and the arts that focus on international success.

Advertising Association

The Advertising Association represents UK advertisers, agencies, media, and research services in the advertising industry.


UKRI convenes, catalyses and invests in close collaboration with others to build a thriving, inclusive research and innovation system.

Curatours - Museum of Plastic 2121

In the future single use plastic will only be in museums.

Cutting Room

A novel video production tool for authoring interactive stories

Head Holiday

Smartphone-enabled app showing a curated selection of 360 degree videos from around the world to be viewed immersively for entertainment and wellbeing

HoloHub: VR Training Platform

Democratising access to VR training

I've Got'a Feel(ing)

Making it easier to incorporate touch into the digital and immersive creative arts


A Smile Powered Synthesizer


Universal Mocap Streamer


Redefining the Animation Pipeline

Plan V

A set of virtual production tools for Unreal Engine


A time sensitive mapping application revealing the cultural narrative of the city.

Immersive Arcade

Immersive Arcade: The Showcase is the first national collection of the best of British virtual reality (VR) and 360 experiences.


A groundbreaking mixed reality volumetric audio experience.

The Invited

The Undead Brought to Life

Virtual Veronese

Bringing Italian Art History to life in Virtual Reality with The National Gallery, London

Virtual Decisions

An Interactive Virtual Reality Film for PSHE Workshops


City of London VR

International Response Immersive Learning Project

VR project to support the WHO's Emergency Medical Teams programme.

Audio workflow, collaboration and rights tracking. From idea to release.


BPI represents the UK’s recorded music industry, which is one of the most exciting and thriving music sectors in the world. British artists account for one in eight albums purchased by fans around the globe.

Creative Industries Council

The Creative Industries Council (CIC) is a forum of government, creative businesses and other creative organisations.

London and Partners

London & Partners is the international trade, investment and promotion agency for London. It is our role to promote London internationally as a leading world city in which to visit, study, invest, grow and meet.

Innovate UK

Innovate UK helps businesses develop new products, services, and processes they need to grow through innovation.


Unlocking the creative potential of immersive content


23red is a purpose-driven creative agency that develops brands and campaigns that change behaviour for the better.

AI Music

AI Music enables brands to develop deeper connections with their audiences through the power of AI and music.


The most accurate source of global music songs data, using bespoke technology and machine learning. - AI-powered branching narratives

Power your interactive and immersive stories with which brings your characters and stories to life, and casts your audiences inside the story itself. is the world-leading platform that lets you focus on creativity, while we look after the complexity behind-the-scenes.


Convosphere is an insights agency working in 45+ languages delivering actionable insights with cultural relevancy.


We specialise in amplifying demand for your brand around the world

Digital Detox

Strategy, Design and Development Agency

Engineered Arts Ltd

We make the most memorable interactive character experiences in the world. A unique combination of state of the art technology with a focus on engagement means nothing comes close to meeting our humanoid robots.

Factory 42 Ltd

Immersive content creators reimagining the future of entertainment

Filmily Ltd

Filmly is the leading Fan Engagement Platform. We harvest audience generated content and automatically create highly targeted video walls and films that can be played in venues, over broadcast and across social media.


Good-Loop is the purposed-powered advertising platform.

FX Digital

Award-winning Connected TV app and Voice app development agency.


HeyHuman combines marketing expertise & creativity with agility to give brands competitive advantage.

Latimer Digital

Latimer is a digital creative agency specialising in co-created programming, content and campaigns.


REWIND is a real-time spatial experience company focused on merging the physical and digital to create experiences people love.

Social Chain


Pioneering possibilities with virtual spaces, interactive gaming and film

Territory Studio

Territory Studio is a boutique studio with a focus on design, animation and visual-effects.

This Is Tommy

A modern communication agency which puts digital at the heart of integrated ideas.