Festival of Innovation comes to Swindon this month

By Anita Jaynes on 8 September, 2014

A Festival of Innovation is being held at the Swindon Arts Centre over the weekend of Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September.

Chief Organiser of the event Andrew Storm said  “This festival highlights the innovative thinking, technology and research that is happening in Swindon and the South West. It brings together some of the leading thinkers who are bringing new thoughts, ideas and services to our lives. Come along and learn about the great projects happening in the local area, to help career choices, business ideas or just natural interest.”

There are a number of key speakers on the Saturday including David Ashford, MD of Bristol Space Planes discussing the ‘Imminent Revolution in Spaceflight’. Adrian Griffiths CEO of Recycling Technology, discussing the future of recycling and Rod Hebden Head of Corporate Development for the National Trust talking about ‘Engineering our future heritage’

On the Sunday Marcus Lilley CEO of Futrsocial discusses ‘What does innovation mean in the era of social media?

Tickets for the festival are priced at £12 and are available from the Wyvern Theatre Box Office on 01793 524481

For more information about the festival visit www.innovationfestival.co.uk