From 21st to 24th March, the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre will become home to a showcase of over 100 speakers in The GREAT Festival of Innovation. The festival will act as a platform to connect cutting-edge businesses and pioneers who will drive trade partnerships of the future.
An impressive line-up of some of the world’s brightest minds, business pioneers, innovators and policy makers from the UK and Asia will lead the discussion. Some of the key speakers set to take the stage include Charles Bowman, Lord Mayor of London, Tea Uglow, Creative Director of Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney and Eiji Uda, Chief Technology Innovation Officer of Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.
The core programme of The GREAT Festival of Innovation will explore four key themes including work, live, play and learn. Work and live will cover topics such as FinTech, cyber security and sustainable farming, while play and learn discuss how innovation, technology and creative thinking will alter the future of education and learning.
A rich Culture Progamme, showcasing the best of British talent will support the festival. The programme will feature some of the most captivating music, dance, visual art, literature, theatre, food and drinks and moving image in the UK today. From storytelling and live music, to wearable technology and even immersive food and drink experiences, the GREAT Festival of Innovation aims to tell the story of UK culture in an original way.
For more information please visit great.gov.uk/innovation or follow the hashtag #GREATinnovation.
Text: Hira Desai