This web summit will take place on November 1 -4, 2021. The world’s leading startups, business giants, innovators, and influencers will come together in Lisbon this November. They’ll showcase tech’s solutions to our planet’s biggest challenges, including ocean degradation, energy systems, and sustainable design. Companies that attend include Patagonia and Ikea. Web Summit attendees will hear from the world’s best speakers in on-stage talks, panel discussions, and Q&As, as well as roundtables and masterclasses about our planet’s biggest challenges. Your ticket also gives you access to all planet:tech sessions, and more than 20 other tracks at Web Summit.
“The will to change is itself a renewable resource”
Al Gore, Chairman, Generation Investment Management
“We must ensure that this fourth industrial revolution is a force for good”
António Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations
Lighting a fire under carbon offenders
With many major oil companies facing increased pressure to reduce their carbon emissions immediately, we’ll examine how shareholder activism has changed the landscape in the fight against the major offenders, from conglomerates to energy producers.
Carbon divesting now, not later
Greenwashing, false equivalencies, equivocation and just downright lies. The cycle has to stop, and the answer is simple: carbon emissions reduced entirely by 2030 or bust. Join planet:tech to be part of the key conversations that could define our future.
Rainforest destruction. Mass extinction. Overfarming and overfishing. We’re doing a dreadful job of looking after our planet. What can we do to save the thousands of species on the brink of annihilation? We’ll examine the heroes – and villains – in the fight to save Earth.
With respect to Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, life on Mars is going to suck. We’re looking at the real tech, both on Earth and in space, that can help us stop the total destruction of our planet and build a better world for future generations – before we have to leave it.
Future Societies: Where decision-makers gather
Future Societies gathers world leaders, tech visionaries, policymakers, and academics to discuss how technology is transforming the way we live, learn, work and play, for good and for bad.
Health Conf: Healthcare as it will be
How will technology help us lead healthier and longer lives? The people redefining health and the world’s leading medtech companies will answer this question at HealthConf.
Auto/tech: The future of transport
Focusing on autonomous vehicles, connected cars and the internet of things, AutoTech connects thousands of leading companies, engineers and experts.
Fourth Estate: The journalism track
Fourth Estate is the place where the world’s leading journalists explore what’s happening now, and envision the next leap forward.
Past sustainability speakers include
Al Gore, Chairman, Generation Investment Management,
Christiana Figueres Founding Partner Global Optimism,
Mark Ruffalo Co-founder of The Solutions Project
Kate Brandt, Google Sustainability Officer, Google
Lisa Jackson, Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple
Dennis Woodside, President, Impossible Foods
Ryan Gellert, CEO, Patagonia
Rick Ridgeway, VP of Public Engagement, Patagonia
Farwiza Farhan, Chairperson, HAkA
Patrick Brown, CEO, Impossible Foods
Pia Heidenmark Cook, Chief Sustainability Officer, Ikea
Steve Oldham, CEO, Carbon Engineering
To see the 2021 speakers list click here
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