2018 Conference Agenda Summary
08:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast
09:15 Chairs Welcome Anton Fishman, AIR Chair and Mike Havard, CXtech Chair
09:30 – 11:00 Plenary Debate: Defining Our Future
AI technologies are re-shaping our future. It’s up to us to determine whether they enhance our lives or diminish them. The opening plenary for AI & Robotics and CXtech conferences start with three of the world’s most respected minds in AI, business change and technology/human interaction will come together to put the case for a positive AI-enabled future. They’ll consider how AI could impact the business operations, world economies and human life for good or ill and, eschewing doom laden prophecies and idealised dreams, investigate what we can do to ensure technology remains humanity’s life enhancing servant – not its master. The Defining Our Future Debate will be moderated by change management specialist Anton Fishman and customer management expert, Mike Havard. It will kick-start two high-octane technology focused business conferences
AI and big business: When will UK business get real about AI?
Daniel Hulme , CEO of Satalia and Director of Business Analytics MSc at University College London, more… View Presentation
AI and the human experience: Will humans be superseded by the technologies they’ve created?
Dr Chris Brauer , Director of Innovation at Goldsmiths University and Founder of the Centre for Creative and Social Technologies, more… View Presentation
AI and economic survival: Can our current world order survive AI’s twin singularities?
Calum Chace, Futurologist, journalist and best-selling author, more…
11:00 Coffee and Solutions Showcase
11:30 – 13:00 AI Keynotes:
Amazon Case Study: Robot fulfilment. How robotics and AI are transforming logistics and customer experience for the world’s biggest online retailer
Stefano Perego, Director of UK Customer Fulfilment, Amazon, more…
UK plc to lead the world? How to leverage our nation’s AI potential
Sue Daley, Head of Data Analytics and AI, techUK, more…
Debate: The little matter of right and wrong. Will an ethical framework limit AI’s potential or make sure it’s fit to fly? Panellist:
Prof Nigel Crook, Associate Dean: Research and Knowledge Exchange Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, Oxford Brookes, University, more...
Other panellists to be announced
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch & Solutions Showcase
14:00 AI Insights, Case Studies & Panel Debates:
Building a smart world: Realising the potential of digital assets
Miranda Sharp, Innovation Director, Ordnance Survey Case Study: Ordnance Survey, more..
Don’t forget your Head Torch: Getting inside the disruption of the sports sector
Matt Rogan, Chairman, Two Circlesnovation & Business Transformation Case Study, more…
Panel: Are financial services companies realising the benefits of AI?
Chair Andy Pardoe, Principal Director for AI, Accenture Digital, more…
Tom Castle, Director of Artificial Intelligence, Natwest / RBS, more…
Aric Whitewood, Founding Partner and Head of Machine Learning, WilmotML, more…
Peet Denny, Chief Technology Officer, Wealth Wizards, more…
Mark Holmes, CEO & Founder, Waymark Tech, more…
Clara Durodié, Chair, Cognitive Finance Group , more…
15:30 Coffee and Solutions Showcase
15:50 AI and human insights
Unlocking intelligence: Using robotics to maximise the potential of disabled workers
Peter O’Neill, Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University , more…
AI knows all the answers, but humans don’t like being told they’re wrong. How to build chatbots that manage team performance
Alistair Shepherd, Founder and President, Saberr, more… View Presentation
17:15 Solutions Showcase, Networking & Drinks reception