Be a part of the UK Pavilion

In the future...

how will we advance?


The UK’s National Programme will convene a global audience to address some of the greatest challenges of our time, with tangible opportunities to showcase how the UK is innovating for a shared future.  

In March 2022, we will host 5 days of activity asking the question, 'in the Future; How will we Advance?’ where our focus will be on how technology will continue to shape every area of our lives in the future.

Events at a glance


Our programme will look at how advances in technology are transforming the world and the human experience and the impact this could have.  

AI, machine learning, robotics and the Internet of Things offer solutions to some of the most crucial issues of our time. Technology can transform every aspect of human experience and beyond including healthcare, transport, energy and climate change with an impact yet to be fully realised. Global leaders from multiple industries will come together to explore how technology will continue to shape every area of our lives in the future, what the possibilities are and whether the benefits will be at the cost of our humanity.  

Topics that will be covered include:

  •  How humans and artificial intelligence evolve together 

  • How technology will continue to transform the world 

  • The future for technology entrepreneurship

  • Data ethics

  • Space tourism

Global questions our programme will explore include: 

  • How can we develop technology that can benefit all of mankind? 

  • How can AI contribute to solving the big challenges such as climate change?

  • How to encourage innovation in data-enabled technologies within a responsible and ethical framework?

  • What’s next for the web?


17 March 2022

The summit sessions will consist of keynote speeches and moderated panel discussion, with audience Q&A. We will delve into a variety of topics, including developing technology to benefit all humankind, how AI can contribute to solving climate change, and distributed trust. The summit will be a fully virtual event with sessions live streamed from our UK at Expo Online Event Platform, with content available on-demand post event.


19 - 20 March 2022

Exhibits, displays and digital content will bring to life the UK AI and technology sectors for visitors.


Inspirational leaders from the technology sector will share their stimulating insights in a programme of pre-recorded, dynamic keynote presentations. Key topics include space tourism, can machines truly understand us and what’s next for the web.