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Wednesday 25 November 2020

UKAuthority Live Event running for 1.5hrs on each of three consecutive mornings: 11:00 to 12:30 on the 25, 26 & 27 November

AI, bots & an augmented public sector

Before the pandemic hit, Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning and interactive chatbots were becoming ever more commonplace in the public sector. Did they help or hinder the Covid response? And will they be part of the public sector’s future?

With thanks to our partners, NDL and Blue Prism Cloud, for supporting this UKAuthority event

Speakers and agenda


Wednesday, 25th November - 11:00 to 12:30 (click here for further information on sessions / speakers)

  • Big Innovation Centre - Professor Birgitte Andersen, CEO and Co-Creator
  • Swindon Borough Council - Sarah Talbot, Emerging Technologies Lead and Rhian Loveless, Senior Business Analyst for Emerging Technologies
  • Conwy County Borough Council – Will Valintine, Technical Solutions Architect
  • NDL - Tom Wright, Head of Digital Engagement
  • West Suffolk NHS – Liam McLaughlin, Systems Development & Integration
  • Q&A / Panel Discussion

Thursday, 26th November - 11:00 to 12:30 (click here for further information on sessions / speakers)

  • Norfolk County Council - Keith McDowell, IMT project manager 
  • Blue Prism Cloud - Richard Boddington, Head of Local Government and Housing Associations 
  • Suffolk County Council - Richard Small, Intelligent Automation Lead  
  • Crown Commercial Service - Maija Banks, AI Category Manager
  • Q&A / Panel Discussion

Friday, 27th November - 11:00 to 12:30 (click here for further information on sessions / speakers)

  • BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT - Bill Mitchell, Director of Policy
  • NHS England - Daniel Bamford, Deputy Director AI Award  
  • Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust - Darren Atkins, Chief Technology Officer
  • NHSX - Dr Maddy Borhani, Partnerships and Digital Health Manager 
  • Q&A / Panel Discussion

Who should attend?
This event is free to attend for the public sector and accredited for 4.5 hours CPD

Suggested, but not limited to, Chief Information Officers, Heads of IT, Assistant and Chief Executives, Members, Heads of Digital and Digital Leaders, Heads of Customer Services, Heads of Transformation or Change, Heads of Customer Insight, Heads of Finance, Heads of Strategy, Corporate Services Leads, Departmental Service Heads/Senior Managers, Data Scientists, Statisticians, Data Analysts, Business Analysts.


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