Royal Society

2001 days later: living in the future

With this eclectic mix of speakers from the worlds of science, technology, publishing and fiction, this event will focus on scientific breakthroughs and objects of the present and future that might be inspiring the next generation of science fiction masterworks. The panel will discuss the links between science and science fiction, how each has inspired the other, and what the future holds for science and its fictional counterpart. Following the panel discussion the winner of the 2013 Arthur C Clarke Award will be announced.