“This is the best innovation event of its kind. Book early if you want to get a place!”
LIFE IS A PROTOTYPE | 20-21 NOVEMBER 2024 | LONDON, UK
LIFE IS A PROTOTYPE | London, UK | 20-21 Nov 2024
London is calling! The 2023 edition was another spectacular gathering of diverse minds. Make it Count – take action and bring impactful change through innovation. Get inspired by leading innovators, designers, creatives, entrepreneurs and changemakers. Get you out of the comfort zone, recharge and think differently.
Latest innovation trends discussed. Best practices, methods and concepts of successful innovation policies
Inspirational, honest and informal conversations, engaging the whole audience into an open discussion
Useful knowledge generated through interactive and hands-on activities in a relaxed and playful atmosphere
Topic experts openly sharing experiences and engaging the whole audience into a discussion
Get inspired and boost your creativity by visiting amazing communities and places in the local ecosystem
Extensive opportunities to meet and connect with like-minded peers in an informal and friendly atmosphere
Creatives. Changemakers. Optimists. Storytellers. Educators. Crazy Ones.
A unique blend of strong business cases and inspirational personal stories.
2023 Featured Talks
Unite young people globally who are passionate about protecting the planet
How corporates can improve the quality of their clients’ experience through innovation
By Sarah London
Lessons from a cancer survivor and entrepreneur
Transform your workplace (and the world) by valuing the differences within
Be More Vandal
How a little bit of vandalism could positively impact your life and business
Transforming the practice of medicine with trusted, reliable and human centred AI
2023 SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
Author & Neuroscience Presenter
An internationally-acclaimed neuroscientist, broadcaster, author and Fellow at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge. Hannah has appeared on BBC, ABC and Korean TV and Radio, most recently in the 2022 Great Minds Series. Her latest book Joined up Thinking was published with Hodder in 2022 to critical acclaim. Named a ‘Rising Star in Life Sciences’ and recognised as a ‘Top 100 UK scientist’.
2023 Featured Activities
Google Accessibility Centre
Explore Google’s first Accessibility Discovery Centre outside the US, along with London’s newest showcase of contemporary architecture and design at King’s Cross
General Magic The Movie
Learn from the untold tale of how a great vision and an epic failure changed the world
Unlock boundless creativity by embracing uniqueness and unleashing potential
On a mission is to become the UK’s lowest carbon footprint drinks brand
Rebel Book Club
Bringing forward themes and authors for inspiration, learning and impact
Delivering on-site massage therapies, while promoting workplace diversity & equality
Plant-based energy drinks that are big on energy and low on impact
Museum of Failure
Innovation needs failure!
An amazing collection of failed products and services from around the world. The majority of all innovation projects fail and the museum showcases these failures to provide visitors a fascinating learning experience. Every item provides unique insight into the risky business of innovation.
etc. venues Fenchurch Street
8 Fenchurch Place, London EC3M 4PB, UK
Stunning contemporary venue right next door to Fenchurch Street Station, in the heart of the financial, banking and insurance district and just a short walk from Tower Hill, Bank, Monument and Aldgate stations, as well as Tower Gateway for the DLR.
“A few conferences attract so many insights into the breadth of innovation practice today.”
“A great opportunity to get insights into best practices of other companies to succeed in innovation.”
Great insights into a variety of industries innovation approach’s processes.
I met so many fellow disrupters. I look forward to what we disrupt together in the future!
It was the best innovation conference I ever attended, so well done!
An inspiring event, that drew together a wide range of innovators to share innovation challenges, best practice, and war stories.
A well-thought conference fostering valuable connections.
Brilliantly organized and wonderful speakers. Would love to attend future events.
GIF made me feel part of a community where my challenges were shared by others and solutions were possible, just not yet within my reach.
Great organization, speakers, venue, additional media, etc. It really fosters creativity of individuals and brings best practices from best companies.
Refreshing event, shaking the boundaries of multinational, inviting us to question ourselves what do we want to do tomorrow.
Very good networking opportunity with amazing people.
All the big future innovation issues will be discussed at GIF. It will set you up for the year to come!
A must in any innovator’s calendar.
A great conference. I thought the speakers were fantastic and the organization/set up were impressive.
Me and my colleague found it to be an inspiring and thought provoking couple of days.
I found the conference thoroughly enjoyable, inspiring and very much food for thought!
Very good organization, very good presentations and speakers, diversity of attendees and industries represented.
Thank you for these two days that were perfect: speakers, place, organization, the cartoonist, support team etc.
The forum was a great opportunity to share a large innovation experience and meet very interesting people.
I enjoyed the event a lot, met many great people and found the presentations interesting and useful.
I was very happy with the conference. It felt like I met the colleagues I didn’t know I had!
The event was very well conducted with great speakers/workshops and audience participation. I enjoyed it.
A collection of short conversations and interviews showcasing fresh new ideas and novel thinking for the innovation community. With too many good innovation stories to tell, #SPARX is a way to give voice to more ideas, explore more topics and deliver more interesting content to our ever-learning following.