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RSA President's Lecture: Making the Future

September 20th, 2013

Episode 76 of 443 episodes

The 2013 President’s Lecture, an expert panel will discuss revolutionary new approaches to making and manufacturing in the 21st century. Speakers include Julie Madigan, chief executive, The Manufacturing Institute; Alice Taylor, founder and CEO, MakieLab; Bas van Abel, founder, Fairphone and Dr Laura James,co-director, Open Knowledge Foundation and co-founder and director, Makespace.