AI for Strategic Innovation


9.00am- 9.15am

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Tom Smith
Managing Director, Data Science Campus - UK Office of National Statistics

9.15am- 9.45am

Keynote Presentation: Exploring the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Value Proposition

Should you invest in these new technologies and approaches or not? What is the value, and is it tangible and quantifiable? In a space where innovation outpaces adoption, how can you keep up whilst also increasing trust in the ‘Machine’? What are the barriers to adoption and how can they be overcome?

9.45am- 10.15am

Panel Discussion: From Human to Robot: The Automation Revolution

Machine learning algorithms aren’t new, but the ability to automatically apply complex mathematical. calculations to big data – over and over, faster and faster – is a recent development. With steady advances in digitisation and cheap computing power, what tangible opportunities does this present for optimising your business and processes? Human vs. Machine – Discussing… Read more.

Georgina Owens
Director IT Services - Perform Group
Nikhil Kaithwal
SVP, Group Chief Analytics Officer - Tryg Insurance
Richard Ellison
Deputy CFO and Chief Data Officer - Clydesdale Bank

10.15am- 10.45am

Keynote Presentation: Demystifying Deep Learning

What exactly is Deep Learning? Differences from traditional Machine Learning; current state of technology How does it work? Technical underpinnings; different types of neural networks What are common use cases? Most common applications of DL How can I jump start DL capability in my organisation on a shoe string budget?

10.45am- 11.15am

Morning Coffee & Networking

11.15am- 11.45am

Keynote Presentation: Steps for the Successful Implementation of AI/ML: What is AI/ML doing for Your Business Today and How will it Deliver in the Future?

Gain insight on how individuals are leading the way in implementation. Learn how to use ML,DL and AI in practical ways to improve internal efficiencies. Understand how these tools are being used externally to drive profits and better serve their customers.

Alex Timbs
Head of Data & Attribution - OATH

11.45am- 12.15pm

Keynote Presentation: How Financial Institutions will Build and Attach Value to Use Cases through Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Analytics Business Value, Artificial Intelligence (AI) vs. Machine learning vs. Deep Learning for Banking use cases. Deriving value in the AI and Analytics journey: from infancy to maturity. The role the Chief Analytics Officer/Head of Advanced Analytics plays in building and Attaching value in a data strategy.

Mark Nasila
Head of Advanced Analytics - First National Bank

12.15pm- 12.45pm

Panel Discussion: Leveraging Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics to Deliver Business Value

Best practices in choosing, designing, and implementing from the portfolio of analytical methods including real-time, geospatial, machine learning, statistical, and “big data” Discussing ways to operationalise the results from advanced analytics and models and put them in to action? How do we integrate Internet of Things, pervasive sensing, and the cloud into my companies existing… Read more.

Nikhil Kaithwal
SVP, Group Chief Analytics Officer - Tryg Insurance
Jean Pierre Rabbath
Chief Product Officer & VP Analytics - Jobrapido
Natalie Jakomis
Head of Data & Attribution - Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

12.45pm- 1.45pm

Lunch & Networking

1.45pm- 2.15pm

Keynote Presentation: Case Study: Examining the Deployment of Machine Learning

Analysis of Machine Learning capabilities and how it’s being used. Case studies on the deployment of machine learning. Breaking down siloes and evangelising technological education throughout the whole enterprise to foster innovation.

Delia Di Bona
Chief Analytics Officer - Mosaicoon

2.15pm- 2.45pm

Keynote Presentation: Driving Value Through Customer Data in an OmniChannel World

Analysing your data management strategy and developing actionable insights. Clarifying the top objectives of your organisation. Establishing touch points in an increasingly digital world. AI/Robotics/ML: How do you use these to create value through customer data in an omnichannel world?

2.45pm- 3.15pm

Keynote Presentation: How Important will Machine Learning, AI and Deep Learning Applications be for Future Economic Growth?

Discussing the future applications for Machine Learning, and what these may mean for your business – will it live up to the hype? In what ways will these technological changes impact future economic growth and what would the implications be for every day life? With the rise of Artificial Intelligence, what does this mean for… Read more.

Tom Smith
Managing Director, Data Science Campus - UK Office of National Statistics

3.15pm- 3.30pm

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Tom Smith
Managing Director, Data Science Campus - UK Office of National Statistics

3.30pm- 5.00pm

Networking Function