FutureEverything Fireside Chats are a series of intimate, exploratory conversations with internationally renowned artists, designers, thinkers and business leaders from across the FutureEverything Festival programme. They offer an opportunity for a more in depth, nuanced exploration of the work and ideas of captivating festival guests. Hosts include Luke Turner, editor of The Quietus.

Alice Bell a writer and researcher specializing in science, the environment, innovation and politics. She is editor of How We Get To Next, a website on innovation, teaches at the City Journalism School and reports on climate change for the Road to Paris blog. She was previously Lecturer in Science Communication at Imperial College where she also set up an interdisciplinary course on climate change. She’s also worked as a bookseller, as Head of Public Engagement at the University of Sussex’s Science Policy Research Unit, and the Science Museum, where she set fire to bubbles in the children’s galleries.