Join the conversation about artificial intelligence in Scotland in Glasgow this March
Glasgow will play host to the Scottish AI Summit this March where delegates will have the opportunity hear from over 80 leading AI experts from Scotland and beyond and get involved in a wide range of discussions and workshops.
Held at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology & Innovation Centre on 28-29 March and online, the event will have attendees from across academia, industry and the public sector coming together to explore the current and potential impact of AI technologies on society. The Summit will feature keynote speeches, discussion panels, and workshops across 3 stages, as well as roundtable sessions on a wide range of subjects and interactive demonstrations of AI tools. Topics covered range from healthcare to education, the climate crisis, the future of news, finance and art (full agenda here).
Organised by the Scottish AI Alliance, the Summit follows on from their inaugural event in Edinburgh in March 2022.
The Head of the Scottish AI Alliance, Steph Wright, said: “The Summit’s all about people joining the conversation, finding out about the amazing work going on in Scotland and helping us on our journey to become a leader in trustworthy, ethical and inclusive AI. We have experts from all over the world here to join in that conversation.”
The Summit provides a valuable platform for attendees to learn, collaborate, and exchange ideas with Scottish AI community.
Keynotes include Toju Duke, Responsible AI Programme Manager at Google, Catriona Campbell, Client Technology & Innovation Officer at EY, Viktoria Prantauer a patient advocate and AI entrepreneur and Lex Fefegha of COMUZI, a creative professional working with digital and AI. They will be joined remotely by Gary Marcus, scientist and author.
The Summit will also feature partner organisations, including The National Robotarium, which has recently opened its doors as the largest and most advanced applied research facility for robotics and artificial intelligence. They will be bringing along a selection of robots to meet the delegates! Jisc, UK’s expert body for digital technology and digital resources in higher education, further education and research will also be in attendance, with a selection of interactive demos showcasing AI-powered technologies.
Community partners at the Summit include Data Kirk, who are working to change the face of Scotland’s future talent pool by increasing representation of disadvantaged groups working in data, as well as Code Your Future, which helps refugees and disadvantaged people get started in careers in tech, and DressCode, a non-profit charity founded with the aim of addressing the gender gap in Computing Science. Equate Scotland, who champion and support gender equality in STEM sectors, will also join them for the two-day event.
Whether you know a little or a lot about AI, the Summit is set to be an engaging and fascinating two-day event, with the chance to discover new connections, join the conversation and leave prepared for the AI-powered futures ahead.
Book your tickets here: www.scottishaisummit.com using the code FUTURESCOT10 at checkout to receive a 10% discount.