Formula E unveils new innovation summit to open London E-Prix weekend

Formula E unveils new innovation summit to open London E-Prix weekend

Formula E is pleased to announce the launch of a new summit - Change. Accelerated. Live.– which will explore how the first all-electric motorsport world championship and leading industry figures are pioneering innovation in sustainability, technology and emobility solutions. Delegate passes are now on sale here. 

Taking place on the eve of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship London  E-Prix at ExCeL London on 29 July, the one day event will bring together experts from  motorsport, sustainability, politics and education, giving delegates unique insights into the strategy and decision-making that is driving forward innovations seen across transport, business and society. 

Current speakers include representatives from Bloomberg NEF (New Energy Finance), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), ExCeL London and the motorsport community, including representation from the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). 

Jamie Reigle, Chief Executive Officer, Formula E, said: “We are delighted to open our London E-Prix race weekend with a new programme, Change. Accelerated. Live. 

"For the first time, we are bringing together pioneering industry leaders to discuss how we can collectively leverage sustainable innovation to help both people and our planet.

"Through opening up our platform we hope to create a unique event for thought leaders, to inspire and educate decision makers towards a more sustainable future.”

The summit which will be open to a limited number of delegates will be held in Formula E’s hospitality area, the BOSS | EMOTION CLUB. As well as the schedule of panel discussions, keynote speeches and networking opportunities, delegates will also be able to visit the pit lane and watch as the 22 drivers in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship put their cars through their paces in what is known as a ‘shakedown’ practice session on the track. 

Delegates will also get to meet Formula E executives, Team Principals and Formula E drivers. Additionally, they will get up close to the new Gen3 race car - the fastest, lightest, most powerful and efficient electric race car ever built.