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De Beers New Year Reception

18 January 2016

New Year Reception 2016: Engineering forever

Philippe Mellier, CEO of De Beers Group, talks about the role that innovative engineering plays in the modern diamond industry.

New Year Reception 2015: Flights of the Future

14 January 2015

New Year Reception 2015: Flights of the Future

NATS Chief Executive, Richard Deakin, takes passengers on board a flight of the future for a journey into the world of air traffic control

New Year Reception 2014: The used car test

13 January 2014

New Year Reception 2014: The used car test

John F Kennedy's campaign against Richard Nixon posed this question to voters - would you buy a used car from this man? Daniel Finkelstein explains what politicians do to pass this test and the rules they have to observe

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

In this session, five senior speakers discuss the latest engineering research and practice on disaster relief, flood prevention, cybersecurity, and energy security

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Enriching life

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Enriching life

Session speakers: Dr Eric Brown, Professor Neil Gershenfeld, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and Professor Helen Storey

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Technology and growth

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Technology and growth

Session speakers: Dr Margaret Anne Craig, Dr Regina E. Dugan, Professor Andy Hopper, Dr Mike Lynch, Andrew Simms and Dr Yingtao Li

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Plenary address from Bill Gates

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Plenary address from Bill Gates

Plenary address from Bill Gates, co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Next steps panel

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Next steps panel

The final Global Grand Challenges Summit discussion, led by a panel of rising stars in engineering and intersecting fields from across the globe, on how the grand challenges agenda can be used to drive change in the future

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Short film competition presentation

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Short film competition presentation

Professor Charles Elachi presents the winners of the UK and US Global Grand Challenges Summit short film competitions and a surprise address from will.i.am about new approaches to STEM education