Inspiring Leaders & Co-operatives
for the Future

June 2020
Manchester, UK

In 2020, Manchester, UK will host the first Exponential Co-op Summit, aiming to equip co-operative leaders, government officials, impact partners, entrepreneurs, NGO’s, educators and general innovators with new skills, tools, and the exponential mindset required to champion their cause and solution while leading their team to global scale in a time of rapid change and technological convergence.

Design the future.
Build the future.
Be the future.

Explore the opportunities and implications of exponential technologies and connect to a global ecosystem that is shaping the future and solving the world’s most urgent problems.

What is Singularity University?

Singularity University (SU) is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. SU’s learning and innovation platform empowers individuals and organizations with the mindset, skillset, and network to build breakthrough solutions that leverage emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology.

What is the Exponential Co-op Summit?

The Exponential Co-op Summit will be like no conference you’ve ever attended.
Over two days in June 2020, you’ll hear from world experts in exponential technologies from Silicon Valley and beyond, and learn what the implications are for you. You’ll also discover the cutting edge of technological progress taking place around the globe.

We’re building a better future together

Over the next 30 years, we’ll encounter some of the greatest transitions that any generation has ever had to face. Technological disruption is already affecting every part of our lives…every business, every industry, every society…even what it means to be “human.” These changes show no signs of slowing down; in fact, they’re accelerating rapidly.

Let’s go exponential, Co-ops!

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About cutting edge technologies that are set to change the way we live.


Be Inspired

Be inspired by a brand new lineup of speakers who are experts in their fields.



Exchange ideas with fellow attendees from different sectors.



Discover how exponential trends can be turned into growth and positive change.

Meet startups and entrepreneurs who are creating the technology of tomorrow.

Get Involved

Why host a Exponential
Co-op Summit in Manchester?

The UK has a celebrated history of the co-operative sector as well as the creativity and resourcefulness to showcase innovative solutions to humanity’s biggest challenges and help create solutions for millions of people around the globe.

Who is the Exponential Co-op Summit for?

Co-operative Leaders, Investors, C-level Suite Execs, Government Officials, Innovator’s, Inventors, Entrepreneurs.
Networking with leaders is guaranteed during this two-day Summit. Brainstorm and problem solve around your own startups, businesses and ventures with disruptive innovators and mentors.


Be prepared to be transformed

Co-operative experts and global speakers will share their learning on health ↗, finance ↗, agriculture ↗, sustainability, ethics and the big trends that are reshaping the way we approach global business.

Nathaniel Calhoun

Nathaniel Calhoun

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Amin Toufani

Amin Toufani

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Laila Pawlak

Laila Pawlak

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Liz McIvor - Co-operative Heritage Trust Manager

Liz McIvor

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Join a global community of innovators

Be part of our unforgettable gathering of leaders and change makers. We’ll showcase and explore the latest innovations, connect new people and ideas, and co-create a better world together.

If you have a business in the following areas:


Artificial Intelligence & Robotics


Biotechnology & Bioinformatics


Networks & Computing Systems


Medicine & Neuroscience


Nanotechnology & Digital Fabrication

Venue & Accomodation

29/30 June 2020

The University of Manchester

University Place

176 Oxford Rd,
Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Whilst accommodation is not included in the ticket price, we would be happy to help you with hotel recommendations.
Please, contact for further information.

We value our partners

Become a Sponsor

Our Summit partners are companies that believe in the power of innovative technologies and how they can transform our lives.

If you want to help turn the Exponential Co-op Summit into an inspiring, educating and empowering event!


    T. +55 11 4861 3909
    Rua Tuiuti, 2731, sala 2
    03307-005 São Paulo

    T. +351 218 071 841
    Alameda Beloura, Edifício nº 4, Sala 0.4
    2710-706 Sintra