20 thought leaders,
2 days, 1 beach

Silicon Beach 2015 brings together the UK’s leading strategic thinkers, digital innovators and people who look at brands. They'll showcase their challenges and the challenges of the 21st century from a slightly different perspective.



Each year the event draws together an enviable programme of thinkers, creators and doers, from a wide variety of disciplines. They all have a common purpose of sharing their expertise and the latest innovative thinking that’s driving the rapid growth of not only the UK’s, but arguably the world’s, creative economy.


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Nadya Powell

Nadya Powell

MD, Sunshine

Nadya is the MD of Sunshine and the co-founder of Innovation Social, Millennial Mentoring and the Great British Diversity Experiment.  She cares about disruption and diversity...and likes a bit of disorder too.

Dan Machen

Director of Innovation, Hey Human

Dan is a speaker on the evolving relationship between tech and humanity and recently presented at SXSW and Cannes Lions 2015. Dan’s focus is to ‘humanise technology & empower positive human behaviours’.

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A debt of gratitude is owed to a few visionary people for getting us here, not least of which is Bournemouth Borough Council and a succession of other credible national associations, such as:

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A great venue, only 50 yards from the beach.

Pavilion Dance, Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BU