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AI & Data4Good 2022

Wednesday 12 October to Friday 14 October

Time: 11:00-12:45 each morning via Teams Live

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Unlocking the power of data and AI in the public sector

Effective and innovative use of data powered the public sector’s covid response and evidenced the power of data for the public good.

This year’s conference will focus on the continuing, rapid, evolution in the sector’s use of valuable information assets and development of the skills and tools needed to unlock innovation and create a bedrock for AI – whilst we build public trust in our ability to prevent misuse of peoples’ data. 

Day One - Host and moderator: Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority

Dr Susheel Varma, Head of AI & Data Science, ICO
What do we do when AI and Data Science gets up to no good?

Tom Smith, Chief Data Officer, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Oliver Janson, Business Intelligence Product Manager, National Trust
From Food Miles to Gassy Cows – How Alteryx is used for Carbon Reporting at the National Trust

Carl Dalby, Risk Specialist, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Risk Innovation with AI

Peter Jackson, Principal Research Analyst, Dorset Council 
Cost of Living Predictive Data analysis for Dorset

Day Two - Host and moderator: Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority

Dawn Monaghan, Interim Director of IG Policy, Ethics and Head of Profession, NHSE 
Bridging the Gap

Kate Hemstock, Principal Consultant: Data & Insight, Agilisys
Jonathan Dowey, Head of Performance and Insight, Avon and Somerset Police
Data Ethics: Asking 'should we?' not 'could we?'

Tom Day, Local Government Client Director, Hitachi Solutions
Bradley Coupar, Smart Places Project Manager, Sutton Council
Systems, spreadsheets and sticky plasters

Day Three - Host and moderator: Helen Olsen Bedford, UKAuthority

Adrian Walker, T-Projects Manager, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Professor Andrew Wilson, chair in Forensic & Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford

Dr Sam Prodger, Head of Data Operations and Applications, RNLI
Unlocking the Power of Data at the RNLI

Brhmie Balaram, Head of AI Research & Ethics, NHS AI Lab
Embedding participatory approaches to AI ethics in healthcare

Jay Saggar, Data Projects Manager, Loti
No Data without Data Ethics


This event is free to attend for the public sector. Please register using your public sector email – registrations from personal email addresses may be rejected.

Who should attend?

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


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