ONE DAY TO SOLVE A PROBLEM AFFECTING 2.5 BILLION PEOPLE:
HOW TO HELP THE WORLD SEE CLEARLY
28 March 2019
A third of the world’s population needlessly suffer from poor vision. Why? Because they don’t have access to an effective, affordable solution that’s been around for centuries: glasses.
Prepare to have your eyes opened.
Professor Brian Cox OBE FR
Renowned experimental physicist and visionary, Professor Brian Cox, will deliver an inspirational keynote speech providing his own unique perspective on the global vision problem, and the opportunities that lay before us if we can solve it.
Guests will hear from a unique collection of the world’s foremost scientists, technologists, campaigners, innovators and opinion leaders in a series of talks designed to educate, inspire and inform.
Hosted by June Sarpong MBE – campaigner and broadcaster
James Chen – Clearly founder
QI Elves – No Such Thing As A Fish podcast team
Ella Gudwin – VisionSpring
Jonathan Ledgard – founder of Redline, inventor of drone delivery systems
Dr. William Mapham – founder of Vula Mobile
Lowri Moore – campaigner
Chris Sheldrick – co-founder of what3words and tech entrepreneur
Rory Sutherland – vice chairman of Ogilvy UK
Erna Takazawa – Samoa’s first optometrist and Queen’s Young Leader
Ambassador Webson – Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to the United Nations
The Science Museum
London, SW7 2DD