Final spaces for our tech vs illegal wildlife crime roundtable

15 Jun 2018 01:58 PM

techUK is hosting a roundtable next week on how tech solutions can be applied to the fight against illegal wildlife crimes and we still have a few spaces remaining.

The workshop is taking place 10am - 12pm on Wednesday 20 June and we're particularly keen to SMEs active in the device, blockchain/DLT, finance and supply chain verification spaces to get involved. The discussion will be held alongside leading conservation charities, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, academia and some leading tech companies. The discussion will be framed around some key challenges outlined below. If  you want to attend please email for more info or see the event page here.

The five challenges that tech can help address and which guide the discussions are below.

1 Education and training to build capacity around tools.

2 Sustained access to secure infrastructure and collaborative information networks, including cloud  computing, Machine Learning tools, Satellites access.

3 Open data and shared databases.

4 Affordability

5 Accelerating ‘fit for purpose’ innovation