Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 LONDON

Date: November 28, 2017
Venue: The Berkeley Hotel (London, UK)
<Part Ⅰ> Public Sector Session:Co-Creating Change
Opening Remarks Allister Heath,
Editor, The Sunday Telegraph,
The Telegraph
Keynote Speech Ram Ramachander,
Chief Digital Officer & Chief Commercial Officer,
Social Innovation Business Division, EMEA-CIS, Hitachi Europe, Ltd
Panel Discussion(1)

Reduce Complexity & Transform Organizations


  • David Wright, Director -Electricity, Chief Engineer, National Grid
  • Victoria Hills, CEO, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation
  • Trevor Dorling, Managing Director, Digital Greenwich, Royal Borough of Greenwich
  • Professor Keith McNeil, Clinical CIO, NHS England

Andrew Collinge, Assistant Director, GLA

Presentation Successfully disrupting the supplier-client partnership
Stuart Calvert,
Head of Early Contractor Involvement programme, Digital Railway
Panel Discussion (2)

Can ‘Co-creation’ Help Innovation Thrive?


  • Andrew Kerr, Chief Executive, City of Edinburgh
  • Dylan Roberts, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Leeds City Council
  • Dr. Brian Collins, Director International Centre for Infrastructure Futures, UCL
  • Scott Cain, Chief Business Officer, Future Cities Catapult
  • Caroline Gorski, Director of Global Ecosystem and Partnerships , Rolls Royce

Sophie Bialaszewski,
Head of Innovation, Lloyds Banking Group

Closing remarks
for Public Sector Session
Allister Heath,
Editor, The Sunday Telegraph, The Telegraph
Networking Lunch in Exhibition area
<Part Ⅱ> Private Sector Session: The Industrial Internet-of-Things
Welcome address Chris Taylor,
Chief Information Officer, The Telegraph
Keynote Speech Hicham Abdessamad,
Deputy General Manager of the Social Innovation Business Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
Address from Government Gila Sacks,
Director, Digital and Tech Policy,
Department for Business, Energy &Industry Strategy
Panel Discussion (1)

What Benefits Are There To Be Harnessed Now With the Industrial IoT?


  • Ajit Jaokar, Data Science for IoT Course Leader, University of Oxford
  • Szymon Janiak, Founder & CMO, OORT Inc.
  • David Cuckow, Global Head – IoT, BSI
  • Ian Riddell, SVP, Corporate & Technology Services, SITA

Chris Taylor,
Chief Information Officer, The Telegraph

Presentation How BT are benefitting from IoT,
Chris Sims, MD, IoT, BT
Panel Discussion(2)

Are There Guiding Principles That Transcend Industry Verticals? Or Do Business Need To Start From Scratch?


  • Alexandra Rehak, Practice Head, IoT, Ovum
  • Stuart Birrell, CIO, Heathrow Airport
  • Priya Prakash, Designer – Founder, Design for Social Change
  • Paul Mason, Director of Emerging and Enabling Technologies, Innovate UK

Chris Taylor,
Chief Information Officer, The Telegraph

Closing Keynote Address Hiroaki Nakanishi,
Chairman of the Board and Representative Executive Officer,Hitachi, Ltd.
Closing Remarks
for Private Sector ession
Chris Taylor,
Chief Information Officer, The Telegraph
Networking Reception in Exhibition area