Web Summit: Science

Web Summit started as a simple idea in 2010: Let's connect the technology community with all industries, both old and new. It seemed to resonate. Web Summit has grown to become the "largest technology conference in the world". Now you can hear a number of the lectures and panels as podcasts. Listen, learn and grow.


Farming Out Our Future

What does the future of agriculture look like? As the worlds population grows how will farmers feed billions more people in the face of climate change using less land and less resources? The expert panel discusses the possibilities and potential of data science & indoor vertical farming. Guests: Mike Stern, The Climate Corporation; David Cheng, DCM Ventures; Guy Blanchard, AeroFarms; Beth Kowitt, Fortune
00:22:00 7/9/2018

Past Episodes

This web summit seeks to shine a light on the problem of plastic and it's impact on our environment. Guest: Dianna Cohen, Plastic Pollution Coalition; Naja Nielsen, Orb Media; Jackie Nunez, The Last Plastic Straw; Jon Bowermaster, National Geographic
00:33:00 6/25/2018
In this web summit the panel discusses how to live longer through bio hacking. Monitoring your body processes and building precision health trends into your life may ensure longer life. However how do these trends work for the majority of the world who may not have access to this expensive technology. Guest: Dave Asprey, Bulletproof 360, Inc.; Mona Siddiqui, Department of Health and Human Services; Naveen Jain, Viome; Jade Scipioni, Fox Business Network
00:23:00 6/25/2018
Global economic development has often come at the expense of our environment. In this Web Summit the panel examines how can businesses evolve and develop their practices to improve their environmental footprint? And what are the challenges that multinational companies face in implementing such changes across borders? Guests: Suzanne DiBianca, Salesforce; Gillian Tans, Booking.com; Christiana Figueres, Mission 2020; Philip Crowther, France 24
00:22:00 6/25/2018

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