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AI4C Chairman at Tri-Livery

8 September 2020

The power of AI to deliver economic and social good

Maxine Ricketts, AI4C Chairman, was a key speaker at this year’s Tri-Livery event.

Each year, the Information Technologists, Stationers and Marketors host Tri-Livery events, usually at Stationers Hall in the City.

Access to a recording of the event is available to AI4C members.

This year the topic was:

The power of AI to deliver economic and social good.

We hear so much about AI, machine learning that will eventually do us all out of jobs, but a closer look reveals that it is very much in our lives already, and often a force for good. So how do we define AI and how is it already shaping our world?

Come and hear from leading AI practitioners on the impact on our evolving world across a range of domains. Learn how we can see it in practise in medicine, cyber security, charity and commerce.

Hosts:

Rt Revd Stephen Platten, Master, Stationers’ Company
Lesley Wilson, Master, Marketors Company
Ray Long, Master, Information Technologists

Chair: Roz Morris, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Marketors and MD of TV News London

 

Key speakers:

Maxine Ricketts, Chair, AI4C – Artificial Intelligence for Charity

Dr Christina Messiou, Consultant Radiologist

Jonathan Sinclair, Associate Director of Cyber Security for Bristol Myers Squibb

Jonathan has developed and driven global information security programmes, participated in State-level incident response activities and spoken extensively on developing trends. He has contributed to research and worked to promote AI-driven cyber security. His passions lie at the intersection of cyber, AI and law.

Jonathan hopes to demystify AI enhanced cyber security, whose goal should be to permit organisations to focus to their purpose.

Ben Gancz, CEO Qumodo

Ben is a former Met Police/NCA detective, who specialised in child protection. This is psychologically demanding and repetitive work. AI appeared to offer a solution and in 2016, Ben founded Qumodo to research and develop ‘human-in-the-loop’ AI systems and co-founded Vigil AI to build automatic image classifiers to detect indecent images of children. These tools are being rolled out to all UK police, helping them investigate child sexual offences more effectively, while protecting officers’ mental well-being.  Ben will speak on the human interaction with AI.