AI & Robotics

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: forces for good or a threat to our jobs and maybe even humanity’s future prospects? Is the UK investing enough in these technologies or will we be also-rans behind the US and China? Do we need new standards and regulations or will that simply make much needed innovation harder? These technologies are playing an ever more significant role in our lives; helping the police fight crime and supporting doctors make tricky diagnoses. But do they also introduce or reinforce bias? Are they moving too fast for the law to keep pace? These are just some of the tricky questions we will be examining in the programme of talks and discussions - and maybe even some demonstrations - we’re organising for this year. There will be something for everyone, from the geeks among us to those whose reaction to technology is to ask the grandchildren.