Cambridge Innovation Summit to focus on best practice in AI
The upcoming Cambridge Innovation Summit is takes AI best practice as its key theme for the September 26 event.
The event, organised by the CfBI – the Centre for Business Innovation is based at The Innovation Centre on Sedley Taylor Road – is application-agnostic and includes automation, health, materials, IT, finance and telecommunications.
The overarching theme for the September 26 summit is AI best practice. Speakers at the AI presentation section of the event (in the morning) include Javier Gonzalez of Microsoft Research on opportunities for AI healthcare; Remy Pottier of Arm on the implications of AI for IT; and Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh of Cambridge's Centre for the Study of Existential Risk on existential risk.
The late morning AI case study on health will be presented by Jane Reed, director of life sciences at Linguamatics, who will focus on mining text in healthcare research.
An afternoon session on the future of education will be presented by Professor Steve Watson of the University of Cambridge.
The event also includes live Q&As, in-session chat, polls, games, whiteboard and brainstorming sessions.
Organisers say delegates need to “be ready to meet other brilliant minds, exchange ideas, network and lay the foundations for new, fruitful partnerships across all the industry consortia run by CfBI”.
Peter Hewkin, CEO of the CfBI, described the event as “a day of inspiration, insight and action for thought leaders from the world's best companies who are shaping the global innovation landscape”.
He added: “We are now in our ninth year and delighted to be getting physical again. We are also delighted to have early-bird registrations from corporates in the US, Japan, China, France, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the UK.”
The event is free to enter for CfBI (Centre for Business Information) members, with ticketed entry for £250 for virtual non-member delegates.