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 – campaigner and broadcaster
James Chen – Clearly founder
Caroline Casey – Young Global Leader of the WEF and founder of the Valuable 500
Rory Sutherland – vice chairman of Ogilvy UK
The Rt Hon Lord Bates – Minister of State at the Department for International Development
Caroline Harper – CEO of Sightsavers
Ella Gudwin – president of VisionSpring
Doug Guiley – vice president of brand strategy and sourcing and Williams-Sonoma
Chris Sheldrick – co-founder of what3words and tech entrepreneur
Erna Takazawa – Samoa’s first optometrist and Queen’s Young Leader
Ambassador Webson – Antigua and Barbuda’s ambassador to the United Nations
Jonathan Ledgard – founder of Redline, inventor of drone delivery systems
Dr. William Mapham – founder of Vula Mobile
introducing Lowri Moore – glasses campaigner
and with original content from the QI Elves’ ‘No Such Thing As A Fish’ podcast
The Science Museum
London, SW7 2DD