Through the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF), the Ellen MacArthur Foundation showcases the ideas and innovations disrupting the future of the global economy.

The DIF is an online platform which aims to shift mindsets and inspire action towards a circular economy. It invites people to share disruptive ideas and stories on a number of topics and attracts a worldwide audience, sparking critical conversations and participation through a combination of live interviews, films, and podcasts.

The DIF shares disruptive ideas and stories on a number of topics to spark conversations with a global audience.

DIF 2018 will take place from the 6th-23rd November, focusing on three key topics: Cities in Transition, Design & Materials and People in the Economy. Types of sessions include: DIF Films - high quality video productions, DIF Podcasts - a podcast or series of podcasts, DIF Studio - sessions from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation studio and DIF on Air - sessions streamed via Google Hangouts.

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Speak at the DIF

Share your ideas and innovations with a global audience! Applications to speak at this year's Festival have now closed. If you'd be interested in taking part in next years event, let us know here.

Watch the DIF

Although the Festival is not currently in its live phase, the 2018 schedule is now available to browse at Explore sessions of interest by date or topic and create a MyDIF Account to favourite and remind yourself of sessions you'd like to watch.