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Welcome to the Artifical Intelligence Conference 2017 - discussing life, leisure and limitations of using AI technology. 

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Wednesday, May 24
 

09:00

Welcome
Mingle with the world"s top experts on Artificial Intelligence from the technology industry, business, academic life and media partners before settling down to an inspirational welcome from your host Peter Warren, the editor of Future Intelligence and founder of Cyber Security Research Ltd.
 

Speakers
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →




Wednesday May 24, 2017 09:00 - 09:20
2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

09:30

Scene setter: "We are the algorithm"
Turns the Turing Room into one giant algorithm, elegantly demonstrating the power of number to order and control the uncontrollable.

Moderators
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Justin Lyon

Justin Lyon

Founder, Simudyne
Justin Lyon is the founder of the pioneering technology company, Simudyne. Justin is one of the world's foremost experts in the field of computer-based simulation and a regular speaker on the application of AI, advanced analytics and simulation technology in solving complex problems... Read More →
avatar for Matthias Spielkamp

Matthias Spielkamp

Founder and Executive Director, AlgorithmWatch
Matthias Spielkamp is co-founder and executive director of AlgorithmWatch. He is co-founder and publisher of the online magazine iRights.info (Grimme Online Award 2006). He testified before several committees of the German Bundestag, i.e. on AI and robotics. Matthias serves on the governing board of the German section of Reporters Without Borders and the... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 09:30 - 10:00
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

10:00

Keynote address: "Now governments must act"
Law and public plicy has been slow to catch up with technological advances in Artificial Intelligence. But Mary Honeyball and her colleagues in the European Parliament have been at the forefront, setting the agenda and creating a debate in the European Parliament about how AI should be regulated in order to preserve human dignity, integrity and privacy - together with other human rights. 

Moderators
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mary Honeyball MEP

Mary Honeyball MEP

MEP, European Parliament
Mary Honeyball was elected to the European Parliament in 2000, as a Labour Member for London. Mary is a member of the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee which has responsibility for, amongst other things, issues relating to artificial intelligence and intellectual property... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 10:00 - 10:10
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

10:10

Q&A Session: Governments Must Act
Ask all your AI related questions to Mary Honeyball MEP moderated by Peter Warren from Future Intelligence.

Moderators
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mary Honeyball MEP

Mary Honeyball MEP

MEP, European Parliament
Mary Honeyball was elected to the European Parliament in 2000, as a Labour Member for London. Mary is a member of the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee which has responsibility for, amongst other things, issues relating to artificial intelligence and intellectual property... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 10:10 - 10:30
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

10:30

Debate: "Do we need a kill switch?"

Lawyer Mark Deem of Cooley argues that questions of legal liability become impossible if we cannot switch off the machine. Deem wants to set clear limits on the role and responsibilities of robots and the humans who design, build and operate them.

Professor Joanna Bryson of the University of Bath replies that Artificial Intelligence is designed to work with humans, not against them: no emergency ‘off button’ required

Q&A will follow this discussion moderated by a representatitve from Future Intelligence. 


Moderators
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Bryson

Joanna Bryson

Professor of Computer Science, University of Bath
Professor Joanna Bryson's primary research interest is using Artificial Intelligence to understand Natural Intelligence. Her secondary interests are: agent-based modelling of animal societies and cultural evolution, modular models of individual intelligence, AI development methodologies... Read More →
avatar for Mark Deem

Mark Deem

Partner, Cooley LLP
Mark Deem is a partner at Cooley, the leading law firm specialising in technology.


Wednesday May 24, 2017 10:30 - 10:50
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

10:50

Q&A Session: Do we need a kill switch?
Q&A with jounralist from leading publication.

Speakers
avatar for Joanna Bryson

Joanna Bryson

Professor of Computer Science, University of Bath
Professor Joanna Bryson's primary research interest is using Artificial Intelligence to understand Natural Intelligence. Her secondary interests are: agent-based modelling of animal societies and cultural evolution, modular models of individual intelligence, AI development methodologies... Read More →
avatar for Mark Deem

Mark Deem

Partner, Cooley LLP
Mark Deem is a partner at Cooley, the leading law firm specialising in technology.


Wednesday May 24, 2017 10:50 - 11:15
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

11:15

Coffee break
Catch the chance to get a coffee, slip outside to smoke and enjoy the opportunity to meet new professional contacts and renew old connections in this informal networking session.

Wednesday May 24, 2017 11:15 - 11:30
IET Foyer

11:30

How will robots and AIs change my workplace?

Anthony Painter, Director of the Action and Research Centre – Royal Society of Arts, Leslie Willcocks, Professor of Technology Work and Globalisation at London School of Economics in debate with representative from IBM Watson/Justin Lyon of Simudyne/Accenture and Nathan Benaich, leading AI thinker and venture capitalist, 

Q and A moderated by Charles Arthur, former Technology Editor of the Guardian.


Moderators
avatar for Charles Arthur

Charles Arthur

Freelance Journalist, The Guardian
Charles Arthur is a freelance journalist, and author of Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet, published by Kogan Page. From 2005-2014 he was technology editor at The Guardian newspaper, where he worked on coverage of scores of stories including Wikileaks... Read More →

Speakers
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IBM Watson 2.0

Watson 2.0 is an Artificial Intelligence. It will send a human to represent it at the conference. The human's name is yet to be confirmed.
avatar for Nathan Benaich

Nathan Benaich

Venture Partner, Point Nine Capital
Nathan is an investor focused on intelligent systems and data-driven companies. He works as Venture Partner at Point Nine Capital, a Berlin-based early-stage venture capital firm known for investments such as Zendesk, Algolia and Typeform. He also runs the Research and Applied AI Summit and London.AI, which accelerate the science and applications of AI. Nathan is also an Advisor at TwentyBN, a video underst... Read More →
avatar for Anthony Painter

Anthony Painter

Director of the RSA’s Action and Research Centre, RSA
Anthony leads the Action and Research Centre and its work around the three change aims – creativity, learning and development; economy, enterprise and manufacturing; and public services and communities. He oversees our research, policy and practical innovation in ARC
avatar for Leslie Willcocks

Leslie Willcocks

Professor of Technology Work and Globalisation, London School of Economics and Political Science
Leslie is internationally recognised for his work on digital business, global management, outsourcing, organisational change and automation and the future of work. His most recent books are Service Automation, Robots and The Future of Work and Robotic Process Automation and Risk Mitigation... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 11:30 - 12:30
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

12:30

Lunch break
Tuck in to our buffet lunch and soft drinks whilst meeting face to face the internationally-renowned speaers from our morning session.  You can also explore the world-class facilities of the IET Savoy Place building, with its library and exhibition showing Britain's rich heritage of pioneering engineers and technologists. 

Wednesday May 24, 2017 12:30 - 13:00
IET Foyer

13:10

"When hackers attack - securing the automated system"

Peter Warren, author of Cybercrime and warfare – all that matters Hodder and Stoughton 2015 and foiunder of Cyber Security Research Limited debates the vulnerabiities of the AI-enabled world with Mykko Hypponen, F-Secure's Head of Security.


Moderators
avatar for Mark Deem

Mark Deem

Partner, Cooley LLP
Mark Deem is a partner at Cooley, the leading law firm specialising in technology.

Speakers
avatar for Mikko Hypponen

Mikko Hypponen

CRO, F-Secure
Mikko Hypponen is a worldwide authority on computer security. He has been reverse engineering malware since 1991. Mr. Hypponen has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge. He’s... Read More →
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:10 - 13:40
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

13:40

AI and its impact on the cities - the smart response.
We will be joined by Allan Mayo, author of the Digital Greenwich Smart Cities Strategy.

Listen to the expert share his knowledge about smart city design and how AI will impact us in the years to come.

AI has the ability to transform services and the use of space in an urban environment - will life as we know it change for the better or worse?

Q&A session moderated by Future Intelligence representative. 

Moderators
avatar for Melissa Wills

Melissa Wills

Conference Liaison & Co-ordinator, Future Intelligence
Melissa Wills has a successful track record in event management and also produces broadcast interviews and online content for www.csri.info and www.futureintelligence.co.uk She has completed the Online Journalism Postgraduate Programme at Goldsmith’s, University of London and has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Allan Mayo

Allan Mayo

Smart Cities Strategist, Digital Greenwich
After a long career as a senior civil servant at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Allan joined Digital Greenwich to help develop the Borough’s Smart City Strategy, which was launched on 22 October.  He brings his extensive knowledge of Whitehall, the European... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 13:40 - 14:15
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

14:15

Q&A Session: Smart Cities
Q and A moderated by representative from Future Intelligence.

Speakers
avatar for Allan Mayo

Allan Mayo

Smart Cities Strategist, Digital Greenwich
After a long career as a senior civil servant at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Allan joined Digital Greenwich to help develop the Borough’s Smart City Strategy, which was launched on 22 October.  He brings his extensive knowledge of Whitehall, the European... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 14:15 - 14:25
2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

14:25

"Should robots and AIs carry health warnings?"
The impact of automation in the National Health Service Dr Vishal Nangalia, NHS England Clinician Entrepreneur and a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Royal Free Hospital against Dave Taylor, Imperial College, Trustees Board of the Patients Association

Moderators
avatar for Joanne Pransky

Joanne Pransky

World's First Robotic Psychiatrist, Joanne Pransky
Joanne Pransky has been tracking the robot evolution for three decades now and is a burgeoning voice in the now-official field of human-robot interaction. She serves as the U.S. Associate Editor for Emerald Press, publisher of Industrial Robot Journal, and is one of the Co-Founders... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Vishal Nangalia

Vishal Nangalia

NHS Clinician Entrepreneur, Anaesthesiologist, Medical Machine Learning Ninja, National Health Service
Vishal Nangalia, is an Anaesthesiologist, with a PhD in Medical Machine Learning, and a Space Medicine Enthusiast. He has a patent for an automated earlobe blood sampler which allows patients to take blood samples themselves. Vishal has also created advanced models of disease prediction... Read More →
avatar for Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor

Digital Development, Patients Association
Dave Taylor has over 35 years experience of digital development and marketing in both the public and private sectors. Until 2002 he was Vice President for a multinational manufacturer, where he was responsible for e-commerce and web marketing in over 25 countries. In 2003 he joined... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 14:25 - 15:10
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

15:10

Break
Network with academics, working professionals & tech enthusiats. 

Wednesday May 24, 2017 15:10 - 15:30
2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

15:40

"It's just a machine" - should we guard and maybe legislate against relationships with AIs?

Why we must guard and legislate against human relationships with robots 

Dr Trudy Barber, course curator of Media & Digital Practice at the University of Portsmouth will be discussing the hot topic in AI - sex robots, deviation and innovation. She shares the stance that relationships with robots and AIs are inevitable with author of "Love and sex with robots" Dr. David Levy. She will be sharing an interesting viewpoint featuring media and fimography. 

In contrast Dr Kathleen Richardson, Senior Research Fellow in the Ethics of Robotics De Montfort University and leader of the Campaign Against Sex Robots discusses why she believes that we must maintain rigid boundaries between ourselves and the machine. 

Moderator: Jane Whyatt 

 


Moderators
avatar for Jane Whyatt

Jane Whyatt

Project Manager, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
Jane Whyatt is the Project Manager, responsible for leading the project, creating and curating web content, organising conferences and co-ordinating the monthly reporting process for the EU. She is an experienced journalist, documentary maker and producer with a strong track record... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Trudy Barber

Trudy Barber

Media & Digital Practice, University of Portsmouth
After gaining my BA (Hons) in Fine Art  at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London and my PhD and Teaching Accreditation by Portfolio both  from the University of Kent at Canterbury, I joined the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at University of Portsmouth... Read More →
avatar for Joanne Pransky

Joanne Pransky

World's First Robotic Psychiatrist, Joanne Pransky
Joanne Pransky has been tracking the robot evolution for three decades now and is a burgeoning voice in the now-official field of human-robot interaction. She serves as the U.S. Associate Editor for Emerald Press, publisher of Industrial Robot Journal, and is one of the Co-Founders... Read More →
avatar for Kathleen Richardson

Kathleen Richardson

Senior Researcher, De Montfort University
Kathleen Richardson is Senior Research Fellow in Ethics of Robotics and part of the Europe-wide DREAM project (Development of Robot-Enhance Therapy for Children with AutisM) Kathleen is author of An Anthropology of Robots and AI: Annihilation Anxiety and Machines. She is now working... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 15:40 - 16:10
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

16:10

"Shall I compare thee to a CSD?" AIs compete to write the best Shakespearean sonnet
Readings of sonnets and short stories written by AIs for the Turing Test in the Arts. Delegates must guess which were written by humans and which authored by machines

Moderators
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →

Wednesday May 24, 2017 16:10 - 16:40
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

16:40

"20:20 visions - what must happen in the next three years of Artificial Intelligence?"
Cyber Security expert Mykko Hypponen, Harvard ethics expert and author Sheila Jasanoff, and lawyer Mark Deem discuss the issues that we will face over the next three years, the hurdles that we will have to overcome, the incidents that are likely to occur and the safeguards that will need to be put in place to ensure that the transition to a world controlled by AI will be in the interests of all and that any potential harmful effects are kept to a minimum.
The key questions that this discussion will debate will be:
  • the necessity of cybersecurity to ensure that the data that the systems will work with is not corrupted.
  • The issue of liability in a world where machines are increasingly making vital decisions.
  • How the individual's rights will be protected in this new world, both in terms of privacy and whether it will be possible to assert the primacy of the individual in a world where people will increasingly find their lives determined by machines.

Moderators
avatar for Peter Warren

Peter Warren

Chairman, Cyber Security Research Institute
Peter Warren chairs the Cyber Security Research Institute. He is an award-winning freelance journalist specialising in technology, undercover investigations and science issues. He recently presented a 75-page report on ‘Ethics in the Digital World’ to EU decision-makers in Brussels... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Mark Deem

Mark Deem

Partner, Cooley LLP
Mark Deem is a partner at Cooley, the leading law firm specialising in technology.
avatar for Sheila Jassanoff

Sheila Jassanoff

Professor of Science and Technology Studie, Harvard Kennedy School
Sheila Jasanoff is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School. A pioneer in her field, she has authored more than 120 articles and chapters and is author or editor of more than 15 books, including The Fifth Branch, Science at the Bar, Designs... Read More →
avatar for Alex van Someren

Alex van Someren

Managing Partner, Amadeus Capital
Alex is Managing Partner of the Early Stage Funds at Amadeus. He is a director or an observer on the boards of the Amadeus and Angels Seed Fund portfolio companies. Alex has a current investment focus on Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cyber-Security (he is currently a member of the Royal... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 16:40 - 17:15
Turing Room The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

17:15

Networking reception
Informal networking session over drinks and light refreshments to allow speakers and those attending to swap thoughts, ideas and business cards.

Wednesday May 24, 2017 17:15 - 18:00
IET Foyer

18:00

VIP Delegate Dinner
Invitation Only.

Media partners: Netopia, Future Intelligence, PassW0rd radio programme, Magneto Films. 

Wednesday May 24, 2017 18:00 - 20:00
TBA