Guest Speaker – Simon Moores

An applied futurist and a contributor to Sky News and the BBC, Simon Moores is the managing director of Zentelligence (Research Ltd) and a former ‘Technology Ambassador’ for the British Government. He is a vice president of the Westminster-based Conservative Science and Technology Forum.

Moores is recognised as an authority on information security risk, the influence of social media, the rapid evolution of artificial intelligence and emerging field of digital ethics. He has advised and assisted prominent organisations and governments in grasping the impact of the many converging technology challenges shaping the future. He is the author of ‘March of the Spiders’ and a co-author of ‘A Digital Plan for Britain.’

Pursuing a passion for aviation as an experienced commercial pilot who has worked with the BBC, Sky News and Channel 4 News. He is involved in professional air display work in the summer months. Moores is also a visiting lecturer at the School of Law, Criminal Justice & Computing (Faculty of Social & Applied Sciences) at Canterbury Christ Church University.

An international conference speaker and Guardian newspaper contributor, Moores has been rated as being among the ‘Top Ten’ of UK ‘Tech Thought Leaders.’


The Awards Evening

The Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019 is a glittering black-tie dinner held at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on Thursday, September 19, 2019. The Royal Berkshire Conference Centre is part of the impressive Madejski Stadium Complex which is home to the London Irish Rugby Club and Reading Football Club. The 201 bedroom Millennium Madejski Hotel is linked to the conference centre and offers four-star deluxe accommodation for guests traveling from outside the region.

IO Associates: Sponsoring the drinks reception for the 2019 awards. 

TV Tech timeline

  • Open for entries: January 7
  • Entries close: June 14

  • Judging starts: July 11
  • Finalists announced: July 12
  • Awards evening: September 19

TV Tech geography