CWIC: Opening Keynote

21st Century Humanity

Session chaired by Julie Bradford, Managing Consultant in Wireless Techno-Economics, Real Wireless & Chair of the CWIC 2022 Organising Committee

Professor Shafi Ahmed, Vodafone Connected Health/5G Ambassador
Opening Keynote
Professor Ahmed is a multi-award winning cancer surgeon, teacher, futurist, innovator, and entrepreneur. He is the "most watched surgeon in human history" and uses augmented reality, virtual reality and social media to reach global audiences for his surgical training operations. In this keynote he will give his vision of the hyperconnected human and its potential impact on society with particular emphasis on healthcare.

Fireside Chat
A fireside chat style panel session will follow this keynote in which Professor Ahmed will be joined by a range of panellists involved in making the Hyperconnected Human a reality. There will be an opportunity for panellists to give their views on the challenges of achieving the vision set out in the keynote and to highlight the key issues to be further explored throughout the day.

Professor Shafi Ahmed, Vodafone Connected Health/5G Ambassador
Guillaume Lebrun, Global Connectivity Policy, Meta
Alex Rühl, Head of Metaverse Technologies, PwC


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