Technology / Humanoid robot, Pepper, to appear at Millennial 20/20 Summit
Humanoid robot, Pepper, to appear at Millennial 20/20 Summit
17 February 2016 |
Guests at the Millennial 20/20 Summit will be greeted by the first ever humanoid robot called Pepper, which is capable of recognising human emotions and adapting his behaviour to the mood of his interlocutor and will also be making an appearance on stage.
Designed to be a genuine day-to-day companion with the ability to perceive emotions, he is already a global hit and is coming to the UK to be part of Millennial 20/20, taking place at Victoria House in London on 13th-14th April 2016.
Also at the event will be consumer good firm Unilever, which has partnered with Millennial 20/20 to unearth and showcase startups that are technology innovative in the areas of media, brand and content, social impact and data, insights and personalisation.
Up to 50 startup companies will be handpicked to be part of the Unilever Foundry’s Startup Street and will be given the opportunity to ‘speed-date’ with Unilever’s marketing leaders.
Swedish brand FOREO is also taking the stage and its CEO Paul Peros to discuss design, technology and vision in the beauty world. FOREO will also have an on-site Beauty Innovation Lab.
There will be a lineup of more than 150 speakers, with the latest confirmations including brand executives from the British Fashion Council, Hunter, Liverpool FC, The Jamie Oliver Group, Propercorn, Rovier, Sky Sports, YPlan and Fortnum & Mason.
The two-day summit will also feature highly curated and challenging discussions in industry sector tracks fashion & beauty, food & beverage, travel & hospitality and sport & fitness. The new subjects on the agenda include: “Snackable Sports Content Everywhere”, “The Future of Smart Travel”, “Disrupting Taste in the Restaurant Industry”, “Brainfood” and “From a bag to a global business”.
In addition, there will be 40 exhibitors and showcase partners lined up to be part of the event, including the Unsigned Music Awards, What 3 Words, Zappar, Movable Ink and Grabble.
Rupa Ganatra, Co-Founder of Millennial 20/20 said: “We are really excited to announce this next wave of inspiring, innovative and disruptive lineup of speakers and partners for Millennial 20/20.
“The Summit will offer the opportunity to network with some of the most innovative and game-changing leaders shaping the future of nextgen commerce and provide a curated platform to learn about the latest and most important strategies, products and services to help businesses evolve with the digitally savvy, tech-obsessed millennial generation.”
For more information about the event see the Millennial 20-20 website.