“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
Where the world’s top innovators gather to thrive, connect and play. The 2024 event theme is Life is a Prototype – a celebration of making and a call to stay uncomfortable and curious. Embrace diversity and collaboration to foster innovation within your teams and organizations.
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
Inventors. Trailblazers. Activists. Makers. Thought Leaders. Explorers.
A unique blend of strong business cases and inspirational personal stories.
Bringing greater levels of empathy, creativity and purpose into your organization
Build for Inclusion
Seek out exclusions and use them as opportunities to create new ideas
A health company on a mission to eliminate the gender gap in product innovation
Failure & Experimentation
Steven Bartlett Ltd
Out-failing your competition by conducting more measured experiments, as fast as you can
Build. Test. Evaluate.
Where the prototypes and the journey are just as important as the outcomes
Using AI to design collaborative, empowering, and human-first technologies
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
Director Health + Performance, Google
A world champion powerlifter and a proponent of vulnerable leadership to improve workplace wellbeing. Developing, launching and scaling global programs helping Googlers to thrive. Openly discusses his mental health struggles to break the stigma around it. Newton embodies the synergy between physical strength and mental resilience, leveraging his background to enhance team and individual performance.
Discover a platform celebrating the best and brightest creative superstars. Democratising the art world by supporting some of the most exciting and talented emerging artists
Learn to Sketch
Legendary designer guiding you through his key principles of creative sketching
The profound impact of early validation on driving meaningful innovation
Mindful movement and one chat is sometimes all we need to feel better
Fighting food waste and makeing tasty, unique beers at the same time
The ultimate hub for unleashing creativity, productivity and fostering collaboration. A pioneering community of creatives based at Somerset House, working at the intersection of design, engineering and digital practice, developing groundbreaking solutions for the world’s biggest challenges, including climate change, health and inequality.
Enjoy some drinks to meet fellow attendees and make new friends.
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 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.
“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.