techUK’s Artificial Intelligence Week

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    Monday24Apr 2017

    This week, techUK is focusing on promoting the opportunities and benefits of Artificial Intelligence to the UK.

This week, techUK is focusing on promoting the opportunities and benefits of Artificial Intelligence to the UK.

All this week, techUK will be bringing you news, views and insights from the technology sector on the value and opportunities of AI to UK organisations across both the public and private sector. We will be sharing guest blogs and podcast interviews with AI thought leaders, press articles and daily tweets exploring what an AI driven UK might look like and how do we get there.

New technologies such as predictive data analytics, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have the potential to become significant drivers of change across the UK economy and society. But it is important that the UK economy and society is ready and able to take advantage, today and in the near future, of these evolving technologies.

We have a packed agenda for the week and this page will be updated daily to bring you the latest comments from the technology sector. Why not follow the conversation on twitter too with @techUK and #AIfuture


techUK’s Sue Daley welcomes you to techUK’s AI Week

Robert Bond, Partner, Bristows LLP - 'AI, ethics and trust'

Jerome Pesenti, CEO, BenevolentTech - 'Societal Benefit'

Andrew Cleminson, Business Development Director, Agilysys - 'Automating Work. Humanising Jobs.'

techUK Event: Realising the Potential of AI in Financial Services


Milena Sakowicz, Marketing Manager, G1ANT - 'What AI will mean to the workplace'

Kim Nilsson, CEO, Pivigo - 'The case for Augmented Intelligence in increasing the productivity of UK plc'

Institution of Civil Engineers - Artificial Intelligences Impact on Civil Engineer


techUK's Kate Francis, Health and Social Care - 'A crisis in health and social care – is Artificial Intelligence the answer?'

Prof. Luciano Floridi, Philosophy and Ethics of Information, University of Oxford - 'The ethical way forward in e-health and digital innovation'

Michael Hurwitz, Director of Transport Innovation, Transport for London - 'How AI can Revolutionise Mobility?'

Gavin Mee, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Sales and Head of UK, Salesforce - 'Evolving technology means we need a step change in Britain’s digital skills'

Emma Kendrew, AI Lead, Accenture Technology UK/I - 'Technology Trends for People: AI is the new UI'


techUK's Andy Johnston, Defence - 'AI and Defence – AI finds its sea legs'

Andy Powell, VP and Head of Cyber Security, CapGemini UK - 'Cyber Security Ops through AI'

Dr Jon Oliver, Data Scientist, Trend Micro - 'How Ransomware Sparked a Surge in Machine Learning Security'

Michael Wignall, National Technology Officer, Microsoft UK - 'Hope and Responsibility: the promise of AI'

Rob McCargow, AI Programme Leader, PwC UK - 'Communicating the future of AI through the wisdom of our children'

Dr Jamie Graves, CEO, ZoneFox - 'Sense and sensibility – a machine learning love story'


Georgios Kipouros, Research Director, AI Business - Implementing AI in Europe’s businesses, beyond the hype

techUK's Jeremy Lilley, Cloud, Data, Analytics, AI & IP - 'The UK’s AI Future Post-Brexit?'

Andy Peart, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, Artificial Solutions - 'Conversational Apps'

Jessica Montgomery, Royal Society - The power and promise of computers that learn by example

Institution of Civil Engineers - 'The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Job Market'

Alison Lowndes & Bea Longworth, NVIDIA Ltd - 'Preparing for AI’

Alastair Bathgate, Group CEO, Blue Prism - 'Friend, not foe: Robotic workforces could boost – not break – our working world'

Chris Francis, Head of Government Relations at SAP UKI - 'Machine Learning: delivering on the promise of big data'

Peter Wells, Head of Policy, ODI - 'Access to data is key to creating a competitive AI market'

Sue Daley closes techUK's AI Future campaign week

 For more information about techUK's AI Week please contact:

  • Sue Daley

    Sue Daley

    Associate Director, Technology & Innovation
    T 020 7331 2055

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