Thursday 3rd December & Friday 4th December


Official Opening

03 December 2020, 09:00 AM
Minister Diane Dodds Department for the Economy
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03 December 2020, 09:05 AM
Tom Gray CTO, Kainos & Director NI Screen, Kainos/NI Screen
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The Impact of AI on Art, Culture and Society: Introduction

03 December 2020, 09:10 AM
Austin Tanney Head of AI, Kainos
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Societal Impact of AI

03 December 2020, 09:20 AM
Dr Marieke Navin, Kerry Harrison & Dr Christopher Markou Cheltenham Science Festival, Tiny Giant & University of Cambridge
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Digital Society and AI

03 December 2020, 09:50 AM
Marten Kaevats National Digital Advisor, Government Office of Estonia
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AI In Music

03 December 2020, 10:20 AM
Pablo Samuel Musician
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The relationship between humans and AI. Jenny Kleeman in conversation with Austin Tanney

03 December 2020, 10:50 AM
Jenny Kleeman Journalist, broadcaster and documentary-maker
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AI In Financial Services: Introduction

03 December 2020, 11:20 AM
Fiona Brown Head of Artificial Intelligence, Datactics
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In the Finance Sector, What Impact Does a Regulated Environment have on AI/ML Deployment, and What are the Challenges and Solutions When Implementing These Technologies?

03 December 2020, 11:40 AM
Sarah Gadd Head of Data & Artificial Intelligence Solutions, Credit-Suisse
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How Governance Can Build Trust in Data

03 December 2020, 12:10 PM
Peggy Tsai VP of Data Solutions, BigID
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Panel Discussion: Export and Scaling in the FinTech Sector, Opportunities and Challenges from the NI Perspective.

03 December 2020, 12:40 PM
Gary Davidson, Matt Flenley, Chris Gregg, Andrew Jenkins & Pauline Timoney Tech Nation, Datactics, Lightyear, HM Treasury FinTech Envoy for Northern Ireland & Automated Intelligence
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In Conversation: What Part will AI Play in the Reinvention of Insurance?

03 December 2020, 01:05 PM
Roger Hartmuller, Professor Damien Coyle, John Healy & Feargus McCauley Allstate Insurance Company, Ulster University, Allstate Northern Ireland & Allstate NI
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AI in Research and Innovation: Introduction

03 December 2020, 01:50 PM
Dr Adrian Johnston Director of Operations, Digital Catapult NI
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Centre of Excellence

03 December 2020, 02:00 PM
Michael McClelland Senior IT leader, Digital Catapult
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The Opportunities for AI in NI - AI Foresight Study

03 December 2020, 02:15 PM
Andy Martin Director, Firetail
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A Paradigm Shift in Product Research and Development: How AI Makes it Possible to Understand, Validate and Optimise Complex Products Almost 10 Times Faster.

03 December 2020, 02:30 PM
Dr Richard Ahlfeld Founder, Monolith
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Translating AI Research to Opportunity

03 December 2020, 02:45 PM
Dr Riam Kanso, Dr Jim Harkin & Dr Adrian Johnston Conception X, Ulster University & Digital Catapult NI
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Closing Session: Dame Wendy Hall in conversation with Adrian Johnston

03 December 2020, 03:15 PM
Professor Dame Wendy Hall & Dr Adrian Johnston University of Southampton & Digital Catapult NI
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Day Two: Introduction

04 December 2020, 09:00 AM
Tom Gray CTO, Kainos & Director NI Screen, Kainos/NI Screen
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Applied AI: Introduction

04 December 2020, 09:10 AM
Harry Rhys Davies AI Programme Lead, Tech Nation
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Panel Discussion: Applied AI

04 December 2020, 09:25 AM
Matthew Alderdice, Terry Canning, Ria Khan, Dr Alastair McKinley & Alex Rahin Sonrai Analytics, CattleEye, Tech Nation, Analytics Engines & Cervest
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Leading with a Question – How Liberty Mutual Finds Real Value with AI

04 December 2020, 10:15 AM
David Anderson Director of Technology, Liberty IT
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AI In Screen Industry: Introduction

04 December 2020, 11:15 AM
Tom Gray CTO, Kainos & Director NI Screen, Kainos/NI Screen
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Character Building

04 December 2020, 11:25 AM
Greg Maguire CEO & Founder, Humain
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AI in Gaming

04 December 2020, 11:35 AM
Kevin Beimers CEO, Italic Pig Ltd
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Case Study - The Positives and Negatives of Using Machine Learning within Film Production.

04 December 2020, 11:45 AM
Kris Kelly Managing Director and Founder, Enteryes
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Panel Discussion: AI In Screen Industry

04 December 2020, 12:00 PM
Kevin Beimers, Dr Darryl Charles, Tom Gray, Kris Kelly & Greg Maguire Italic Pig Ltd, Ulster University, Kainos/NI Screen, Enteryes & Humain
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AI in the Public Sector: Introduction

04 December 2020, 12:25 PM
Ruth McGuinness AI Business Development Director, Kainos
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Using Computer Vision and a “Human in the Loop” to Innovate in the Rail Sector

04 December 2020, 12:35 PM
Caroline Ames, Gavin Malyon & Dr David Sauerwein Faculty, AECOM & Faculty
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Panel Discussion: National Data Strategy

04 December 2020, 01:10 PM
Chris Hayman, Gaia Marcus, Charlie Boundy, Peter Campbell, Ruth McGuinness & Nick Swanson Amazon Web Services, DCMS, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Kainos & UK Government’s Office for Artificial Intelligence
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04 December 2020, 01:50 PM
Austin Tanney Head of AI, Kainos
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