Bad things are supposed to happen in 2012, possibly the worst of all. But with all the talk of the end of the world, are we actually missing the point that all the answers we need are already with us? Perhaps we’re cynical about over-hyped technological fixes, but there are many ideas around that could raise human well being and reduce environmental damage. Do we need to think as much about social innovation as technology? This event looks at why and how we can ‘Cancel the Apocalypse’.