Conference: The Future Starts Here
On Tuesday, 5th October 2010, three hundred global business leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academics and media converged on Cambridge for The Future Starts Here: The Cambridge Phenomenon 50th Anniversary Conference.
The day was structured around four themes: IT; Biosciences; Funding; and the Future. Exhilarating presentations and challenging debates were punctuated by one-minute pitches by the CEOs of promising young companies who were competing in an audience vote to be the Cambridge Phenomenon's most exciting company of the future.
The conference featured a number of exclusives for Cambridge including the first public celebration of the part played by David Southward and Rodney Dale in co-founding Cambridge Consultants in 1960; the first public presentation by Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge; the first conference featuring the IT sector talking about the contribution of the Bioscience sector and vice versa; and the first debate about the future of the Cambridge cluster with speakers from Cambridge, the USA and China.
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