2017 Event for digital ethics summit


On Wednesday 13 December, techUK’s Digital Ethics Summit brought together experts from industry, government, academia and third sector to discuss the importance of ethics in digital innovation and the practical steps that can be taken to ensure that the development and use of new technologies supports human flourishing.

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Speakers at the event:

  • Carolyn Nguyen, Director, Technology Policy, Microsoft
  • Dr Claire Craig, Director of Science Policy, Royal Society
  • Dr Natalie Banner, Policy Advisor, Wellcome Trust
  • Dr Stephen Cave, Executive Director, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence
  • Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office
  • George Zarkadakis, Digital Lead, Willis Towers Watson
  • Hetan Shah, Executive Director, The Royal Statistical Society
  • James Kidner, Director of Partnership, Improbable
  • Kriti Sharma, VP Artificial Intelligence, Sage
  • Martha Lane Fox, Founder & Executive Chair, Doteveryone
  • Ollie Buckley, Deputy Director, Digital Charter & Data Ethics, DCMS
  • Professor Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information, Director of the Digital Ethics Lab Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
  • Richard Ward, Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM
  • Rob McCargow, Programme Leader - Artificial Intelligence, PwC
  • Robin Tombs, CEO, Yoti
  • Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Chairman and Co-Founder, ODI
  • Stephen Deadman, Global Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook
  • Tabitha Goldstaub, Co-Founder, Cognitionx
  • The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital, DCMS
  • Tim Gardam, Chief Executive, Nuffield Foundation


Delegates at the event:

We were thrilled to welcome over 170 delegates to the event on 13 December 2018

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