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This talk is presented by

Karen Palmer - 'Storyteller from the Future' & SXSW XR Experience 2023 Winner

Karen Palmer is the Storyteller from the Future, an award winning XR creator and futurist who explores the implications of A.I and technology on societal structures and the impact of in-equality.

She does this through enabling participants to experience the future today through her immersive film experiences, that watch you back using artificial intelligence and facial recognition technologies.

Karen recently won the coveted XR Experience Competition at SXSW 2023 with her film Consensus Gentium.

There have been numerous interviews and articles on her work from Channel 4 News, BBC News, CBS News and press in Wired Magazine, Forbes, PC Mag, CBS TV , Fast Company , Engadget,The Guardian “It leapfrogs over VR”.

Karen is a TED Speaker and has been described as a Thought Leader in A.I, Immersive Storytelling for Impact, Futurism and Tech for a decade. She has been featured in innumerable interviews and events.

Previously she received Honorary Mention for the STARTS Prize ARS Electronica for Perception iO, the future of law enforcement. In 2017 her installation RIOT was acknowledged as one of the Digital Dozen Award for break throughs in storytelling.

Her Hack the Future Labs created 2020, are Think & Action Tanks at the intersection of Art, Film, Neuroscience Technology, Activism, Social Justice, Spirituality and the Parkour Philosophy of moving through fear.