Charles Carter – Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker, Innovation Journalist and Author

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Specialist Subjects

  • Innovation culture
  • Emerging tech & cross pollination incl. quantum computing, Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) & metaverse
  • Megatrend foresight
  • Psychology of innovation
  • Cognitive neuroscience of innovation


  • English


Charles Carter is an Imperial College physicist, Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and now global Futurist Speaker, Innovation Journalist and Author. Before speaking and writing about tomorrow’s world, Charles’ career took him on a journey from smart mobility data science, simulation and engineering to innovation management, startup business strategy and tech commercialisation for the UK Government. He’s also worked at C-level for one of Europe’s most exciting tech startups.

Charles has written features for E&T, the monthly magazine from IET (140k circ.), and Smart Cities World e-zine (200k+ monthly visitors), covering diverse topics from cellular agriculture to decentralised energy systems. In addition, he’s a published author on the future of IoT.

He now releases emerging tech and innovation content directly to his 55k social media followers, garnering 15 million views, 350k likes and 20k comments to date. He’s a master of stimulating open debate.

Prepare to be inspired and informed in equal measure during a curious exploration through the future ‘possibilityscape’. The fusion of innovation culture, emerging tech and megatrend learnings with insights from evolutionary biology, psychology and cognitive neuroscience, will leave you imagining, questioning, participating.

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