Room 1 

16:20 - 17:20 


Talk (60 min)

The Future of Energy

Electricity isn't optional - the modern world runs on it. And the demand for electricity increases every day. But our methods for extracting energy and producing electricity does damage to the Earth. How do we fix this?

Join Richard Campbell as he explores the evolution of energy production and consumption and the path to a future of sustainable energy - it isn't easy, but it is possible!

Richard Campbell

Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry both on the hardware and software sides, development, and operations. He was a co-founder of Strangeloop Networks, acquired by Radware in 2013, and was on the board of directors of Telerik, which was acquired by Progress Software in 2014. Today, he is a consultant and advisor to a number of successful technology firms and is the founder and chairman of Humanitarian Toolbox (, a public charity that builds open-source software for disaster relief. Richard also hosts three podcasts: .NET Rocks! ( for .NET developers, RunAs Radio ( for IT Professionals, and Windows Weekly (