Conference

UK-LatAm Tech Forum: Accelerating Innovation

  • Google, London
  • 14:00-16:45 BST + networking

Latin America is poised to become a global tech powerhouse. With its abundant talent pool, thriving startup culture, and burgeoning investment opportunities, backed by robust government policies, the region is turning heads as the next big frontier in the tech industry. Join Canning House, Google HOLA and the Department for Business and Trade for the UK-Latin America Tech Forum 2024 - sponsored by Redfern Legal.

Latin America is poised to become a global tech powerhouse. With its abundant talent pool, thriving startup culture, and burgeoning investment opportunities, backed by robust government policies, Latin America is turning heads as the next big frontier in the tech industry.

The Canning House UK-Latin American Tech Forum 2024 brings together top entrepreneurs, regulators, and venture capitalists from both regions, alongside multinational tech giants, with support from Google HOLA and the UK Government’s Department for Business and Trade (DBT). It offers these key players a unique space to mingle and bounce off their creative ideas, connecting the UK and Latin America’s tech hubs, and laying the ground for technological breakthroughs beyond London Tech Week.

The UK-Latin American Tech Forum 2024 is sponsored by Redfern Legal.

  • UK-LATIN AMERICA TECH FORUM 2024

    Accelerating Innovation

  • Guests' arrival and registration

    14:00-14:30

  • WELCOMING REMARKS

    14:30-14:35

  • PANEL ONE

    Supercharging Innovation: Linking the UK and Latin America’s Tech Hubs

    This first panel will explore how hotspots across Latin America and the UK are forging a productive ecosystem for startups to grow and thrive. Questions to be explored include: what are the key innovation hubs in the UK and Latin America and what are their successes and hurdles? What are the benefits of these innovation hubs for entrepreneurs and wider civil society? What are the shared learnings between these different innovation hotspots? What are the investment opportunities in the UK and Latin America and how can startups access them? How can governments, investors, and multinational tech companies help provide a supportive ecosystem for startups and scaleups?

    14:35-15:25

  • FIRESIDE CHAT

    Martín Umaran

    Co-Founder and Chairman EMEA, Globant

    15:25-15:50

  • PANEL TWO

    Driving Productivity and Prosperity: Collaborative Approaches to AI in the UK and Latin America

    This second panel will focus on how eclectic stakeholders in the UK and Latin America can join forces to turbocharge the development and adoption of AI. Panellists will address questions such as: what are the biggest opportunities and concerns for AI across the UK and Latin America? How is AI being used by different industries and the public sector? Which sectors are lagging behind and what can be done to accelerate their AI uptake? What are the regulatory frameworks being developed in the UK and Latin America and how are they keeping up with technological advancements? How can we help Latin American AI companies to grow in the UK and vice-versa?

    15:50-16:40

  • CLOSING REMARKS

    16:40-16:45

  • NETWORKING RECEPTION

    From 16:45

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