Design, Education, Social Impact

The 2016 Disruptive Innovation Festival

The Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) is an online, open access event that explores the question: The economy is changing — what do I need to know, experience and do? The DIF enables participators from a global network to share, discover and learn from some of the world’s brightest start-ups, innovators, entrepreneurs, businesses, designers and makers, exploring the economy through a different lens. Last year 20,000 participants from 181 countries registered to attend over 270 sessions, and 2016 is already shaping up to be bigger and better. In 2016 the DIF will take place from the 7th-25th of November held across a set of virtual stages; coordinated and accessible at

This year the DIF will feature a number of Headline speakers, streamed exclusively on the DIF website. During these unique events, influential thinkers such as; Nikki Silvestri, Paul Mason, Sir Ken Robinson and Robert Scoble will share their thoughts on the changing economy, and what’s needed to thrive in the future. The first Headliner session will be at the DIF Live Launch on the 7th of November in London. The event will be live streamed on the DIF website, head to to find out more.