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March 2017

Reception: Official APPG 4IR Launch Event

20/03/2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, entrance 8
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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Focus: What is the 4th Industrial Revolution and why does it matter? What are the near-term and long-term impacts of 4IR? How can government foster a healthy 4IR in the UK? Key Speaker: The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP Chancellor of the Exchequer The Rt Hon Philip Hammond was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer on 13 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Runnymede and Weybridge in 1997.

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October 2017

Autumn Reception with Professor Klaus Schwab

16/10/2017 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Terrace Pavilion, House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, St Margaret St, Westminster
London, https://www.parliament.uk/visiting/venue-hire/venues-for-hire/terrace-pavilion/ SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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Launched by the Chancellor earlier this year, the 4IR APPG aims to support and promote the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Parliament, and encourage Government, Parliamentarians, academia, the private sector, and other stakeholders, to engage with 4IR-related issues. The Guests of Honour will be Professor Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, and The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital. Professor Schwab has played a leading role globally helping countries understand the impact of the…

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November 2017

Industrial Strategy and Regional Growth

20/11/2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, entrance 8
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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 With the Industrial Strategy White Paper just around the corner, our panellists will be asked to consider the institutions and policies that can support economic growth across the whole of the UK. What role can LEPs, local councils, combined authorities, and other regional and local institutions play in the Industrial Strategy? How can businesses work with government (local and national) to support regional economies and promote innovation outside of the South East? How can we ensure the Fourth Industrial Revolution…

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December 2017

Defence 4.0 – Innovation and Defence in the 4IR

18/12/2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, entrance 8
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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Our panellists will be asked to consider the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on innovation in the defence sector. What opportunities and challenges do new and emerging technologies offer the UK armed forces? How can we improve procurement and integration of new technologies and hardware? What role will autonomous technologies, robotics, and AI have alongside British troops in the coming years? How can Government help defence suppliers adapt to this technological revolution? 18 December 2017 in the Macmillan Room,…

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January 2018

Reception: Innovation in the Creative Industries

30/01/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Spring Reception focused on 4IR innovation in the creative industries and the role of creative skills in a modern economy. Speakers will include The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Innovative tech-focused SMEs in the creative industries sector will also be exhibiting throughout the reception. This event will take place in the Atlee Suite, Portcullis House, on 30 January 2018 between 14:00 and 16:00. Key Speakers:  The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP…

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March 2018

Will everything be ‘driverless’ in the 4IR? – Emerging technologies in the UK transport sector

12/03/2018 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, entrance 8
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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The panel will be asked to focus on electric and autonomous vehicles, and the wider use of digital technology in our transport and logistics industries. What will automation in the transport and logistics sectors mean for consumers, transport workers, and businesses? Can emerging technologies give us a cleaner, greener transport sector? What can the internet of things and big data do for transport in the UK? What are the policy implications for Government and the wider public?   12 March…

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April 2018

Industrial Digitisation Panel Event

23/04/2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

23 April 2018, 15:30-17:00, Committee Room 9, House of Commons The recent Made Smarter Review estimated that digital technology could boost UK manufacturing by £455bn over 10 years and add 175,000 jobs to the economy. With international competitors racing to seize similar opportunities to increase industrial productivity, the UK must act now to embrace the 4IR. The panel will be asked to consider: How can Government work with industry to help UK manufacturing businesses harness new technologies to boost productivity?…

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May 2018

Cyber Security in the 4IR

09/05/2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, entrance 8
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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This event will be held in Parliament on 9 May 2018, 15:00-16:30 in Committee Room 6, House of Commons.  The panel will include: The Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP, Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime Professor Carsten Maple, Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at Warwick University Further details will be announced in due course.

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June 2018

Automation and the UK labour market

05/06/2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, entrance 8
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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Automation and the UK labour market: Jobs in the 4IR This event will take place in Parliament on 5 June 2018 (14:30-16:00) in the Atlee Suite, Portcullis House Over the next five years, new products and services harnessing artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced robotics will continue to transform industries across every sector of the economy. This will make it possible to automate a whole range of tasks formerly resistant to technological change. Some fear that this will mean mass unemployment…

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How can we ensure the 4IR benefits everyone?

20/06/2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The rise of the gig economy and the changing world of work has inspired an ongoing ethical debate. Advances in technology including industrial digitalisation and artificial intelligence have the capacity to further alter current models of employment and necessitate discussion around the digital end user’s perspective and consumer issues. What will the future world of work look like and can we ensure that any benefits are shared by society? This event is being held in association with The Parliamentary Internet,…

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