AKQA Insight

Don’t let schooling get in the way of education.

The exclusive series of events and talks from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs to stimulate ideas and expand your imagination.

Across our studios we host monthly AKQA Insight events for our clients and employees to broaden cultural horizons and inspire our minds. Guests include Sir Paul Smith sharing his life in design, Ruby Wax discussing mental health, Wade Davies National Geographic Explorer in residence, and Evan Spiegel, CEO and Founder of Snapchat.

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Women in Sport

Reframing Sport for Girls

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Bruce Daisley

Love where you work

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John Amaechi OBE

Creating an innovative culture through inclusion

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Dan Holdsworth

Acceleration Structures

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Felicia Leoncelli

Go with the Flo

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Lee Loveless

Supporting Minds

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Ruth Awogbade

Faith, feminism and fashion

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Wade Davis

The diversity of the human spirit

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Dr Holly Branson, Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger

Welcome to the WEconomy

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Jamie Bartlett

Outsiders changing the world

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Andrew Essex and Armen Perian panel

Storytelling through technology

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Sir Paul Smith

Design For Life

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Bea Johnson

Zero Waste living

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Will Storr

Self-obsession in an age of perfectionism

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Beau Lotto

Changing perceptions

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Andy Hood

A roadmap for innovation

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Guest Speakers

Be Bold For Change

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Luke Dormehl

The creation of Thinking Machines

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Tamir Moscovici

Urban Outlaw

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Deyan Sudjic

The Language of Cities

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Clare Pelly

Making space more accessible than ever before

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AKQA and Guests

Mind Games

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Dr. Mary Aiken

Exploring how human behaviour changes online

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Yuri Van Geest

The Exponential Shift

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Dave Alred

Cultivate a no-limits mindset

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Sir Richard Branson

Don’t Look Down exclusive screening

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Imogen Heap

Driving a data-driven deal for musicians

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Alec Ross

Disrupt – or be disrupted

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Bas

From mixtapes to labels

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Tristan Jehan

Personalisation in music streaming

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Chris Impey

Searching for Earth 2.0

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Romain Tardy

From VJing to videomapping

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Ben McBean

You have to believe to achieve

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Caleb Meakins

The expert in failure

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Sean Gourley

The future of today

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Evan Spiegel

The world through the eyes of many

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Elif Shafak

Emotion – the key to storytelling

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Kelly Grovier

Mapping the landscape of contemporary art

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Bill Granger

From art school dropout to renowned chef

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Ruby Wax

Be the master, not the slave, of your mind

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Jamal Edwards

Staying ahead of the game