Wednesday 14th November

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We've all heard about the impacts expected from a wide range of technologies that promise a lot. But what will the real impacts of the latest technologies be on people, business and the environment?

DIF sessions touch on the full spectrum of those topics today. Tune in at 10:00 GMT to find out how blockchain can help to redesign work and the types of jobs that people do. At 13:00 GMT, the third and final track of Impact Hub's conferencefocused on innovation in Central Eastern Europe - this interactive collection of networking, keynotes, panels and breakouts focuses on the impact of technology in the region and opportunities for business. Finally, at 14:00, iFixit's Kyle Wiens will analyse the repairability of smart phones, laptops, tablets and many other technologies that are being made en masse in the market today.

Today's Recommended Sessions

The Innermost Loop to Profit is Repair - the Business of the Future
Kyle Wiens, iFixit
DIF on Air Session at 14:00 GMT

iFixit

What if your business made the innermost loop of the circular economy—repair—it’s primary source of profit? How would that change the way we create, develop, and build businesses?

Kyle Wiens is the co-founder of iFixit, the repair community internationally known for open source repair manuals and product teardowns.

Case Studies of Safe & Circular Material Choices
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, G-Star Raw, Keen Footwear, and Method
DIF on Air Session at 16:00 GMT

safe and circular

Join this session to learn how companies are leading the way to incorporate Safe and Circular Material Choices.

Get inspired on how you can reframe material health challenges as opportunities for successful circular design, ensuring your work promotes a safe, circular economy.

DIF Top Tip

Help us to Translate the DIF!

In order to make the DIF a truly global event, we're putting a big focus on ensuring that our content is accessible to all by adding subtitles to our sessions in multiple languages.

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