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Date & time

Thu, 10 Nov 2022
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£22 + VAT @20%* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

For A-level and IB students

Computer Science in Action is the ultimate enrichment day for Key Stage 5 computer science students.  In five lively sessions experts from academia and industry will explore relevant topics that complement the curriculum. These sessions will motivate students to excel and give them ideas about future careers. An additional talk on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed.

Programme & speakers

Putting people at the heart of artificial intelligence Andrew Rogoyski, Director of Innovation and Partnerships, Surrey Institute for People-Centred AI

Andrew will explore the recent renewed interest in AI and how this technology is starting to make its presence felt in many walks of modern life. He will also talk about how the new Surrey Institute for People-Centred AI intends to change the direction of AI, from technology-led developments into something that tries first and foremost to solve the challenges faced by human beings.

Andrew Rogoyski

About Andrew Rogoyski

Andrew is the Director of Innovation and Partnerships development for the new Surrey Institute of People-Centred Artificial Intelligence at the University of Surrey.  He is a business leader, strategist and technologist with experience spanning 30 years in industry, government and academia.

Smart Cities Matthew Leeke, University of Warwick

Matt will explore how state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and the smart devices we use daily can solve some huge societal problems.

Matthew Leeke

About Matthew Leeke

Matt is a Reader in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick. He is a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Logic Mark Jago, Nottingham University

What is logic and what is it good for? Mark will start from a problem in logic and mathematics, show how Alan Turing set out to solve it, and how he inadvertently invented the modern computer.

Mark Jago

About Mark Jago

Mark Jago, Professor of Philosophy at Nottingham University, works on metaphysics, the mind, knowledge, language, logic, and social issues. He explains how to think about impossible things.