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See into the Future at blooloopLIVE with Peter Cochrane and Aleks Krotoski – May 1st 2014

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Renowned Futurist Peter Cochrane and BBC Presenter and Internet Academic Aleks Krotoski to speak at blooloopLIVE

Blooloop is delighted to announce that futurist Peter Cochrane and BBC Presenter, academic and journalist Aleks Krotoski to bring us their expert views of future technologies and the impact on the attractions industry at blooloopLIVE.

Enhancing a programme that is already strong on attractions industry leaders, Peter Cochrane and Aleks Krotoski bring to blooloopLIVE a wealth of experience from outside the industry and expert views of the future which promise to be both fascinating and inspirational.  

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The technology session is sponsored by 

 

Peter Cochrane

Peter is a futurist, entrepreneur, business and engineering advisor to international industries and governments.  An internationally sought after guru, Peter is renowned for his out of the box thinking.  He foresaw the rise of eWorking, email Peter Cochraneand text messaging, the bursting of the dotcom bubble and the increasing use and growth of mobile devices and communication.  

Peter also writes blogs, articles and books on technology, business and managing rapid change: Top Tech Trends That Will Change 2014, Huffington Post.

With over 40 years of technology and operational experience, Peter has been involved in the creation and transformation of corporations.  His BT career saw him progress to CTO with teams engaged in optical fibre, fixed and mobile networks, artificial life and healthcare, through to war gaming, eCommerce, and business modelling. 

Peter has also spent time as an educator and was appointed Professor for the Public Understanding of Science & Technology @ Bristol.  He has received the Queen's Award for Innovation & Export as well as numerous Honorary Doctorates and was awarded an OBE for his contribution to international communications.

Peter Cochrane is one of our most far-sighted visionaries, and brings brilliant clarity and focus to our understanding of ourselves and our technologies, and of how profoundly each is transforming the other. –Douglas Adams, Author, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. 

Aleks Krotoski
 
Aleks Krotoski is an academic and journalist who writes about and studies technology and interactivity.
 
Aleks’ PhD thesis in Social Psychology examined how information spreads around the social networks of the World Wide Web.  She is currently a Visiting Fellow in the Media and Communications Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute.  

Aleks Krotoski

Aleks presents BBC Radio 4’s award-winning science series The Digital Human. She has hosted The Guardian’s Tech Weekly podcast since its start in 2007.

She also presented the Emmy and Bafta winning BBC 2 series Virtual Revolution in 2010, about the social history of the World Wide Web. 

Aleks writes for The Guardian and Observer newspapers.  Her writing also appears in Nature, BBC Technology, New Statesman, MIT Technology Review and The Telegraph. 

In her new book, Untangling the Web: What the Internet is Doing to You, Aleks looks at the psychology research behind the claims about the positive and negative forces of the digital age.

Krotoski is a perceptive observer of our information ecosystem … Although she's a glamorous media "star", people underestimate Krotoski at their peril. She's a rare combination of academic, geek, reporter and fluent essayist. – John Naughton Observer

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Aleks and Peter join Mark Fisher, Greg Lombardo,  Larry Kasanoff,  Jamie Christon and other leading figures from the attractions industry at blooloopLIVE, May 1st 2014, London.

Tickets are now on sale for blooloopLIVE and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Early bird special until February 28th.

Please contact vickie.howes@blooloop.com for more details.  

Don’t miss out on the attraction industry's most inspirational event of 2014!

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