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Participant Spotlight: Mark Stevenson

Mark StevensonMark Stevenson is a London-based author, comedian, ‘futurist’, the co-founder and director of cultural engineers Flow Associates, the science communication agency ReAgency and special advisor to the African social network BSmrt.  Mark is a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, ‘Nibmaster General’ at the Ministry of Stories and a founding member of the League of Pragmatic Optimists.

2 Minute Interview:

How does your talk at NOW Festival relate to being in the moment?

The future is the next moment you’re going to be in the now in. Be ready to live it.

What are you most looking forward to doing within your NOW Festival slot?

Meeting new people attending the festival.

Do you have any tips on how the audience can best benefit from your talk at NOW Festival?

Come with questions.

At NOW Festival (Wilderness):

The digital revolution was just the cocktail sausage before dinner. In the next 30 years human society will undergo a shift more fundamental than the industrial revolution. Rather than being swept away, how do you grab hold as new technologies bring more power (and responsibility) to us all? Find out with inspirational Futurist, acclaimed author and advisor to organisations across the globe, Mark Stevenson. / @Optimistontour