08:40 - 09:10

Registration, Tea and Coffee

09:10 - 09:20

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Dr Laura Steele

Senior Lecturer in Business and Society, and Director of Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability, Queen’s University Belfast

09:20 - 10:10

Keynote Panel: Delivering on the National AI Strategy

  • Investing and planning for the long term needs of the international and UK AI ecosystem
  • Diffusing the benefits of AI across all sectors and regions around the UK
  • Implementing effective regulation, governance, development, and deployment of AI in the UK
  • Building a UK workforce capable and confident in the deployment of AI
  • Practical examples of central government and governmental agencies delivering on the National AI Strategy Pillars
Live Q&A
10:00 - 10:10
Maria Axente

Maria Axente

Advisory Board Member, All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI

Adrian Weller

Dr Adrian Weller MBE

Programme Director for AI, The Alan Turing Institute

10:10 - 10:50

Panel Discussion: AI Ethics and Privacy – Standards, Transparency and Public Trust

  • Balancing pro-innovation approaches to regulating AI with promoting public trust in the development and deployment of AI
  • Relationship between data protection and AI governance
  • Developing algorithmic transparency standards to strengthen AI governance
  • Mitigating against biases, discrimination, and unintended consequences of AI
  • Inclusive workplace strategies to support the ethical deployment of AI
Live Q&A
10:40 -10:50
Alastair Denniston

Professor Alastair Denniston

Clinical Researcher, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Matteo Ciprian

Matteo Ciprian

Machine Learning Engineer, Cambridge University

10:50 - 11:20

Networking Break and Refreshments

Meet your colleagues and make new connections

11:20 - 11:50

Case Study: AI & Privacy Tech; Can Machine Learning Transform Compliance?

  • Can new laws combined with machine learning free data from silos, unlock billions in value and banish cookies forever?
  • We’ll look at examples of the struggle to find product/market fit for new technology startups, focused on cookies and data portability
  • How to integrate new tech with culture in organisations and what EU regulations like the Digital Markets Act, Data Act, AI Act and others mean for the global data industry
  • How to bring AI to the current challenges of privacy tech and what this means for the UK
Live Q&A
11:40 - 11:50

Gilbert Hill

Industry Commissioner to UK Data Regulator , & ICO Working Group Member for AI

11:50 - 12:20

Case Study: AI and Machine Learning in Health and Social Care

  • Learnings from real-world deployment of AI in NHS trusts
  • Improving patient outcomes: AI-powered early detection, diagnosis, and data analysis
  • Augmenting the work of healthcare professionals and streamlining time-consuming tasks
  • Increasing health worker confidence in AI through education and training pathways
Live Q&A
12:10 - 12:20
Chao Li

Dr Chao Li

Group Leader for Intelligent Neuroimaging & Computational Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Stephen Price

Professor Stephen Price

Neurosurgery Consultant, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12:20 - 12:50

Case Study: AI and Big Data

  • Role of machine learning in managing data and automating data analysis
  • Enabling AI-driven data processing and pattern recognition for UKTV’s streaming products and recommendation engine
  • Using data, algorithms, and machine learning to deliver AI-driven predictive analysis and modelling for audience and advertising purposes
  • Deploying AI to mine meta data to support the curation of UKTV’s content
  • Implications of AI on workforce strategy
Live Q&A
12:40 - 12:50
Andy Isaacs

Andy Isaacs

Head of Data & Analytics, UKTV

12:50 - 13:00

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Dr Laura Steele

Senior Lecturer in Business and Society, and Director of Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability, Queen’s University Belfast