TechSwindon Summit 2020 - AI in the real world

Artificial Intelligence worries are older than the field of study itself… and when so many people conflate ideas of killer robots with AI the area is fraught with misunderstanding.

What is actually happening in AI now?

Where is the field going and what are its roots?

Should you be worried or inspired?  

BCS, the UK’s Chartered Institute for IT, share their insight and why professionalism and ethical thinking and practice has never been so important.


Adam Thilthorpe, Director of External Affairs, BCS

Brian Runciman, Head of Content & Insight, BCS

Speaker Bios

Adam Thilthorpe

Adam, Director of External Affairs at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, speaks regularly at industry conferences about the need to disrupt yourself and your organisation, before someone does it to you. The ability to do today's stuff well, good practice, is vital but not enough on its own. It’s next practice, doing tomorrow’s stuff first that the IT profession must harness.

Brian Runciman

Brian, Head of Content & Insight at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT has been writing on computing issues and insights for over 20 years.  Brian is a regular host of BCS thought leadership events and podcasts and editor of the Institute’s ITNOW magazine.

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