What's coming up at the 2018 DIF

October 25, 2018

The DIF (Disruptive Innovation Festival) 2018 schedule is now live and ready to explore at

The DIF team received over 220 speaking applications this year, and thanks to all the creative ideas and innovations that were submitted, now have a lineup that’s jam-packed full of interesting topics, events and speakers.

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The schedule allows you to filter sessions by date or topic, and ‘favourite’ sessions which you'd like to tune into in November. You can also create a MyDIF Account and personalise your schedule to receive recommended sessions tailored to you, while being able to comment and ask questions to speakers during the Festival.

This year the DIF has introduced different session types and formats to suit everyone:

  • DIF Studio sessions
    Sessions streamed live from the pop-up studio at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in Cowes.
  • DIF on Air sessions
    Online contributions and conversations started by innovators, designers, academics, startups and others, with new creative ideas from all over the world.
  • DIF Podcasts
    A professional quality podcast or series of podcasts which feature discussions or debate around a hot topic or set of topics.
  • DIF Films
    High-quality video productions created and delivered by the DIF team with contributions from designers, startups and other innovations from around the world.

The schedule will be continuously updated in the lead up to the DIF, so refer back to discover all the new additions and make sure you tune in to the DIF Launch Party where the DIF team will be kicking off the Festival in style on Tuesday 6th November at 18:00 GMT.

Explore the schedule

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