The DIF (Disruptive Innovation Festival) is a fully online experience which aims to shift mindsets and inspire action towards a circular economy.
Curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, it invites people to share disruptive ideas and stories on a number of topics and attracts a worldwide audience, sparking critical conversations and participation through a combination of live interviews, films, and podcasts.
When is it on?
Follow sessions online annually each November, followed by a catch-up period. You can watch selected sessions from previous years via the Watch Page.
Who is behind it?
The DIF is curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
Who contributes at the DIF?
The DIF shares disruptive ideas and stories on a number of topics to spark conversations with a global audience.
Session formats include:
– DIF Studio – live sessions from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation studio.
– DIF on Air – live sessions streamed via Google Hangouts.
– DIF Films – pre-recorded visual content.
– DIF Podcasts – pre-recorded audio conversations.
Sessions featured at the DIF are often organised by external organisations who showcase their latest thinking and activities. Universities, companies, entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and authors have all been regular contributors to the DIF in recent years.