Concave Summit is an independent summit exploring the convergence of Sustainability & Social Impact with Technology, through the lens of Culture & Community. Happening on 23 September, Thursday, this year debuts it's hybrid edition both physically live in White City House, London, and live streamed worldwide. Platforming worldly perspectives from leading and emerging voices in sustainable technology who position culture and community at the heart of what they do, Concave Summit is one of only a few events part of the London Tech Week that focuses on Global Impact.
With the theme of "Shifting Mindsets in Sustainability & Social Impact" for this year, topics covered will include Sustainability; Circular Economy; Diversity & Inclusion; Food Technology, Digital Wellness; and Driving Social Change through Digital Technology, achieved through both live and virtual events. Speakers this year include Tom Tapper (Nice and Serious) who will explore the role businnses play in our society and why putting profit above purpose has created many of the crises we now see in the world, Dr. Anna Sulan Masing and Chloe-Rose Crabtree (Sourced Journeys) the latter of which will pose 'How can tech be developed to service the needs of local communities?'. Katee Hui (Pentagram, and founder of Hackney Laces) and Zoë Gibson Quirk (ZoandCo) will address the Gender Equality Gap, to name a few.
The Main Stage can be attended in-person, watched online and/or watched after the event has taken place, and encompasses UK-based speakers.
The virtual arena (video on demand sessions) out of Singapore & Southeast Asia which includes the likes of TV Presenter of Edible Wild (Channel News Asia), Nithiya Laila, Project Flourish / AUDACITY, Reuse Lab, and Warmspace to name a few.
Booths will be digital rooms where brands can showcase their brand mission and chat to summit attendees (on the day). These brands are likely to have been part of the panels. Post the live event, those that have registered can still access the Booths and message the brands - akin to a social media platform.