Flourishing Futures Talks

Event schedule details

Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 June

Event location details

The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum

Join experts discussing what it takes for individuals, communities or the natural world to thrive. 

From Britain's first astronaut Dr Helen Sharman hosting a discussion about the Earth technologies that could help us flourish beyond our home planet to considering how innovations in robotic devices, exoskeletons, and wearable tech can impact disabled people’s lives or learning about the architectural revolution in Ghana and India that could inspire how cities adapt across our warming world.  


13.30-14.25 Tropical Architecture for a Warming World

15.00-15.55 Reclaiming Our Rivers: Discuss and Doodle!     

16.30-17.25 How Will Humanity Thrive on Other Planets?


13.30-14.25 Humans 2.0: Robotically Augmented People

15.00-15.55 Hack Your Happiness

16.30-17.25 Can Psychedelic Drugs Help You Flourish?

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Talks and tours