Innovation with a Purpose


Women leading in AI

 Tuesday 22 May 9:30 to 16:30, London School of Economics 

9:30 – 10:00 Coffee and networking

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Introductions:
Ivana Bartoletti
, Chair of Fabian Women’s Network

10:15 – 10:35 Keynote speaker:
Prof. Joanna Bryson, Associate Professor, Department of Computing at the University of Bath

Panel discussions:

10:40 – 12:00 AI, development and uses
Eleonora Harwich, Head of Digital and Technological Innovation, Reform
Sue Daley, Head of Programme, Cloud, Data, Analytics & AI, TechUK
Zoe Webster, Head of Portfolio, InnovateUK
Tabitha Goldstaub, CognitionX
Huma Lodhi, Principal Data Scientist, Direct Line Group

Chair: Dr Allison Gardner, Teaching Fellow in Bioinformatics, Keele University and Councillor, Newcastle-under-Lyme Council

12:00 – 13:00 lunch and networking

13:00 – 14:20 The ethics and governance of AI
Aurora Voiculescu, Associate Professor in Socio-Legal Studies and Human Rights
Dr Paula Boddington, Senior Researcher, ‘Towards a code of ethics for artificial intelligence research’, a Future of Life Institute funded project, Department of Computer Science, Oxford University
Ivana Bartoletti, Head of Privacy and Data Protection, Gemserv
Imogen Parker, Head of Justice, Citizens and Digital Society Programmes at The Nuffield Foundation (TBC)

Chair: Seyi Akiwowo, FWN and Glitch!UK

(Note: 2.30pm there will be a 1 minute silence in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing in the conference room)

14:40 – 16:00 The challenges: work, education and the labour market
Kate Bell, Head of Economic and Social affairs department, TUC
Prof. Joanna Bryson, Associate Professor, Department of Computing at the University of Bath
Catherine Colebrook, IPPR, Chief Economist and Associate Director for Economic Policy
Jade Leung, DPhil, Governance of Artificial Intelligence

Chair: Reema Patel, Programme Manager Data Ethics and AI, Nuffield Foundation

16:00 – 16:30 Politics of AI
Seema Malhotra MP, President of the Fabian Women’s Network
Ivana Bartoletti

16:30 – 17:00 Plenary and networking