Described as ‘the world’s foremost Blue Futurist and thought-leader in the maritime space’, Kate Adamson is the founder of Futurenautics, and author, novelist, conference chair and keynote speaker.
Kate Adamson is expert in how mega-trends including digital business, connectivity, data, artificial intelligence, autonomy, prediction, rapid urbanisation, collaboration, cyber-security, the circular economy, Industry 4.0 and robotics will impact the way humans safely, sustainably and profitably exploit and protect our oceans, rivers, ports and coastlines.
Supplying a strategic, global technology context for the rapid changes shipping and maritime is experiencing, K D Adamson offers a visionary perspective on the future opportunities and threats technology will deliver to shipping & maritime, and the wider Blue economy.
With her unparalleled understanding of how mega-trends and breakthrough technologies are affecting the shipping and maritime industry, and its context within the wider global economic, business and technology landscape, and Blue Growth strategies, K D Adamson delivers unique, powerful and inspirational keynote addresseses to audiences of Blue domain, shipping & maritime leaders and wider stewards and stakeholders.
Alongside her work as keynote speaker, Kate is an accomplished and frequently requested conference MC, roundtable anchor, and has presented both for TV and Radio.
Some of her most requested topics include:
– Future of transport and logistics, drones, autonomous vehicles, impacts on business and consumers.
– Regulatory, Legal and Insurance challenges, the Bureaucratic Singularity in a digital age
– Manufacturing 3.0/Industry 4.0, 3-D & 4-D Printing, nearshoring/nextshoring, changing trade flows and consumer demand.