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Engineering a fair future: Why we need to train unbiased AI

Part of the IET Turing EngTalk and BCS Lecture Series
Inspired by the life and work of

Alan Turing

18 – 21 February 2019 | London, Manchester, Belfast

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Insight speakers

Caroline Jay | Manchester | 20 February

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Caroline Jay is a Chartered Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Manchester

Caroline Jay is a Chartered Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Manchester. She is the Research Director of the UKRI Software Sustainability Institute and an advocate for open and reproducible research. She is a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, and leads the University of Manchester Arm of the BBC Data Science Research Partnership. Caroline’s research examines how people interact with machines, from using apps, to designing algorithms

Austin Tanney | Belfast | 21 February

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Austin is currently the Head of Artificial Intelligence for Kainos, the Director of Straylight Consulting

Austin has spent the last 20 years working in the commercial sector in a range of companies from start-ups to multinational corporations with a focus on Life Science, Healthcare and Technology.
He is currently the Head of Artificial Intelligence for Kainos, the Director of Straylight Consulting, the facilitator of the Northern Ireland Artificial Intelligence Collaborative Network and is the co-founder and organiser of the Artificial Intelligence NI community.

Prior to his prior roles, Austin was the Head of Life Science and Healthcare for Analytics Engines where he was responsible for the development and commercialisation of the company’s products and data solution for Life Science and Healthcare.

During this time he also served as the Scientific and Technical manager on the EU H2020 MIDAS project focused on data integration and analytics for public health policy.

Prior to this he held a number of roles in The Almac Group ranging from basic research and bioinformatics through product development to marketing and commercialisation of cutting edge technologies and services.

Free to attend

18 February 2019
IET London: Savoy Place


20 February 2019
The University of Manchester


21 February 2019
Assembly Building, Belfast


EngTalk showcase

Do you have some exciting relevant technology, projects or innovative materials that you would like to showcase to fellow guests at our EngTalks?

We have the perfect opportunity for you.

A number of table tops will be available at no cost for select organisations to showcase interesting developments in this area.

Apply for your place to Dermot Dooher