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K D Adamson
Futurist & CEO at Futurenautics


Futurist K D Adamson is expert in the impact of new digital paradigms, the exponential growth of technologies, global megatrends and new generational mindsets on business and society.

From the future of work, healthcare, education and regulation to resource scarcity, privacy, prediction, cyber security, connectivity and transparency she identifies how the combinatorial effects of a range of technologies will transform our lives radically in the coming decades and offers a visionary perspective on the threats and the opportunities we face.

The CEO of Futurenautics, member of The Futures Agency, author, presenter and keynote speaker, she has advised a diverse range of major companies and organisations from FMCG, pharma, high-tech manufacturing and shipping & maritime, to consumer electronics, feature film, publishing, advertising, big brands, TV and media companies and the EU. She also works with start-ups, institutional investors and private equity, shaping the exponential organisations of the future.

Acknowledged as the world’s foremost ‘blue’ domain futurist she has an unparalleled understanding of the strategic global economic, business and technology context for the rapid change the shipping and maritime industry is experiencing, consulting and inspiring its leaders towards new digital visions and transformations.

K D Adamson has appeared worldwide in print, online, on radio and television on major networks including  ABC, Al Jazeera, BBC, Fox News, ITN, and NBC. She is represented for film, books and TV by Julian Friedmann at Blake Friedmann Literary, Film & TV agency in London, and by Eithne Jones at Speaker Ideas in Amsterdam for her worldwide speaking engagements.

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Agenda Sessions

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Move 37 - Our Artificially Intelligent Future

  • PANEL DISCUSSION The role of Shipping in ‘The Blue Economy’


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