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.

Keynote

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.

Speakers

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

Location

The Science Museum

London, SW7 2DD

If you have any questions, please contact Simon Darvill via simon@clearly.world.

With special thanks to our Official Supporters – IAPB, Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Sightsavers.