Bristol Data & AI Showcase 2022

Explore the positive impacts of working together to do good with data on 7 June 2022. Join the conversation with engaging scientists including Hannah Fry and Neil Lawrence, discover how communities use data to tackle key issues like climate change, equality and misinformation.

Data is all around us, from our smartphones to our supermarkets but how can we use data for good? How can data from the past shape our future and create a fairer society? Explore these questions and more at the JGI Bristol Data and AI Showcase 2022.

Hear about the latest advances in Data Science, Data-intensive research and Artificial Intelligence, with a diverse mix of exciting speakers, exhibitions, workshops and interactive displays. Headlining the event, will be world-renowned keynote speakers Hannah Fry and Neil Lawrence.

There will be many opportunities to network, socialise and interact with the Jean Golding Institute and our community.

The Showcase is open to the public - come and explore the positive impacts of working together to do good with data.

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Please note: We have now released individual tickets for the timed speaker sessions, due to high demand. 

If you wish to see specific speakers, please book for the individual talks through the Eventbrite collection button above.

 

Programme

Please note the programme is provisional and subject to changes.

Find out more about our speakers

TimeSpeaker on Main StageTitle/Topic
10:00-10:15 Doors open  
10:15-10:35

Kate Robson Brown, Director of the Jean Golding Institute (JGI)

Phil Taylor, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise

Welcome and introduction
10:35-10:50

Peter Flach, Professor of AI, University of Bristol

Torty Sivill, Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol

Explaining Explainable AI
11:00-11:50 Hannah Fry, Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at UCL, best-selling author,award winning science presenter, and host of popular podcasts and television shows. The Joy of Data
12:00-12:50

Introductions by Hugh Brady, Vice Chancellor of the University of Bristol

Hannah Fry, Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at UCL, best-selling author, award winning science presenter, and host of popular podcasts and television shows.
 
Neil Lawrence, DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge, co-host of 'Talking Machines' podcast and visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield.
 
Kate Robson Brown, Director of the Jean Golding Institute (JGI)
 
David Silverstone, Director of Data Science for LV=GI
 
Awais Rahid, Professor of Cyber Security, University of Bristol
Panel discussion followed by Q&A
13:00-13:25 Richard Wood, Head of Modelling and Analytics NHS Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire CCG Innovative uses of data to support local health services through COVID-19
13:25-13:50 Dann Mitchell, Professor of Climate Science, University of Bristol Talk and Q&A
14:00-14:50 Neil Lawrence, DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge, co-host of "Talking Machines" podcast and visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield. Understanding AI
15:00-15:25 Tim Santos, Director of Developer Relations, Graphcore Why we need a new AI processor
15:25-15:50
Arthur Turrell, Deputy Director, Data Science Campus, Office for National Statistics
The Wonders of Data Science
16:00-16:25 Senay Sokullu, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Bristol E-commerce platforms: What do we learn from the data?
16:25-16:50 Merihan Alhafnawi, Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol Swarm Robotics ft. Data: Building expressive swarms for data communication
16:50-17:00 Kate Robson Brown, Director of the Jean Golding Institute (JGI) Closing comments

What: Bristol Data & AI Showcase

Where: M Shed, Princes Wharf, Wapping Rd, Bristol BS1 4RN

When: Tuesday 7 June

Time: 10:00-17:00

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