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Launch of the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society

May 27 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
External Events

Join us to celebrate the launch of the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society.

Established by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and directed by Professor Melissa Terras, the Centre for Data, Culture & Society will support data-driven and digital research across the College, building community and celebrating the vital contributions that our researchers make to contemporary culture and social debate.

AIMday Data

May 29 2019
External Events

AIMday® Data brings together academia and business in a collaborative one-day knowledge exchange event. The event comprises multiple one-hour workshops based on challenges and questions put forward by companies.

AIMday Data offers:

  • Opportunities for innovation with company representatives
  • Discussion on data capabilities and need for new knowledge
  • Tailor-made workshops with industry that can lead to collaborations e.g. joint programmes, commissioned research and PhD programmes
  • Networking with industry representatives and researchers across disciplines to discuss common interest areas

The event is centered on workshops where challenges raised by companies and organisations are discussed with academic researchers from several different disciplines, with the aim of finding pathways to solutions.

Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

May 29 2019 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Data Lab Events

Revolution, Evolution and Adoption of Artificial Intelligence (Panel Discussion)

Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Voice Search and Ethical Usage – all emerging trends that may or may not dominate the AI landscape in the next few years. Join us for an evening of debate and discussion around these and other topics.

Our Panel Discussions are designed to be lively, interactive sessions featuring a high degree of audience participation. Please come armed with questions for our expert panel.

Our Panel consists of leading figures from the Scottish AI/ML practitioner space:

Edinburgh Storm CoderDojo

May 30 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
External Events

Everyone is welcome and no coding experience is necessary!

You are also welcome to bring your own projects or ideas, just drop us a message about it at edinburgh.cc.uk@coderdojo.com

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Sessions registration open for 7-17 years old.

Bring own laptop or use one of ours, make sure to select the right kind of ticket so we can work out allowance!

Laptop must have a text editor such as Notepad (Windows) or TextEdit (Mac), access to wifi and a web browser such as Chrome.

Big Data in Cyber Security 2019

Jun 04 2019 to Jun 05 2019
External Events

Our Big Data in Cyber Security International Conference runs for the 5th time in 2019. Our dates have now been fixed for 4-5 June 2019.

This year, building on the success of the previous years, we are planning to introduce a much bigger event, with more sections, more speakers, workshops and much more.

You can now pre-register and be the first to receive updates on the programme and the speakers. Closer to the date, you will be the first to be informed of the final registration page.

Centre for Doctoral Training - Biomedical AI Launch Event

Jun 05 2019 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
External Events

The new UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Biomedical Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the vision to bring together industry partners from across health, life sciences, digital technology and data science to explore how AI technologies will play a central role in leveraging data to transform our understanding and practice of biomedicine. Delivering such a step change will require training a new cadre of scientists operating at the intersection of computer science and biomedicine, building AI systems which are effective, ethical and empowering to scientists and users alike.

The new centre will build on expertise across The University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics, School of Biological Sciences, MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine, Usher Institute of Population Health Science & Informatics and School of Social & Political Sciences to deliver the first of its kind multi-disciplinary training programme of AI, Biomedical Sciences and Social Sciences to 60 MSc & PhD students.

As part of this, we are delighted to invite you to join the launch of the new centre to help us develop a community that will work together and explore the potential application, benefits and challenges of Biomedical Artificial Intelligence.

For more information about our UKRI CDT in Biomedical AI, visit our website here - http://web.inf.ed.ac.uk/cdt/biomedical-ai.

Agenda:

  • 1200 – Registration; Lunch & Networking
  • 1230 - Ice Breaker; Dr Kathrin Cresswell
  • 1300 – Welcome & Overview of CDT; Prof. Guido Sanguinetti
  • 1330 – ‘Bringing Together AI, Biological Science & Social Science’; Dr Meriem El Karoui, Dr Michael Gutmann, Prof Chris Ponting FRSE and Prof Cathie Sudlow FRSE.
  • 1400 – Workshop Session; Dr Kathrin Cresswell
  • 1500 – Comfort Break
  • 1515 – Panel Discussion ‘Building the Biomedical AI Community’
  • 1600 – ‘How to Get Involved’; Prof. Guido Sanguinetti
  • 1630 – Networking Drinks & Conclusion

The Road to Success

Jun 05 2019 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
External Events

The road to business success can take many different routes. Come along to hear from accomplished technology business leaders about their journey to achieve their goals, the challenges they've faced and advice they would give to help you succeed.

To share their stories, we are delighted to have speakers Kevin Cowan, Managing Director of x10 Solutions, Peter Proud, CEO and Founder of Cortex Worldwide and David Farquhar, CEO of Intelligent Growth Solutions.

Book your place now.

Members: Free

Non-members: £35 + VAT

CogX: The Festival of AI and Emerging Technology

Jun 10 2019 12:00 am - Jun 12 2019 12:00 am
External Events

CogX is a platform for exploring how tech can solve the world's most intractable problems and in 2019 we're partnering with 2030 Vision to tackle the Global Goals of the UN.

60+ Categories in AI and Emerging Tech. 20 Exceptional Thought Leaders as Judges.

The CogX Annual AI Awards will celebrate the best-of-the-best in AI and emerging technologies across industry and society at King’s Cross, London on Monday 10th of June.

We highlight the products and organisations changing the world and the people behind the innovation. We don’t want you to miss out on what we have in store this year!

Alumni and Friends Engage Event with CIS Strathclyde University

Jun 14 2019 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
External Events

Join Computer and Information Sciences at Strathclyde University for this event, bringing together: Alumni, Industry Innovators, Staff and Students for networking, talks, posters and demos.

Keynote presentation: Dr. Pauline Burke, Global Head of Experimentation and Personalization at eBay, San Francisco

Powered by AI: Opportunities and Risks in the Tech Industry

Presentations and posters in our afternoon sessions are across our research themes including:

  • Advances in Digital Health and Wellness: hear from our colleagues- largest Digital Health and Wellness Group in the U.K.
  • Cyber security- internationally recognised for its systems focus bridging systems security, behavioural and legal aspects of CS research.
  • Information Sciences- our Information Sciences Group is ranked #Top 50 world-wide
  • Data science, data analytics, software systems
  • Combinatorics
  • Mathematically structured programming
  • Our Knowledge Exchange Team @CIS - collaborating to develop novel solutions for growing businesses

For the full programme: https://bit.ly/2L4PlF1

For more information, contact Dr. Marie Claire Parker, marie-claire.parker@strath.ac.uk

AI & Big Data Expo Europe

Jun 19 2019 to Jun 20 2019
Supported Events

The AI & Big Data Expo Europe is a showcase of next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data, an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI & Big Data in driving forward your business in 2019 and beyond.

The expo will host 4 co-located events, 4 AI & Big Data conference tracks, 10,000+ attendees, 300+ speakers and 350+ exhibitors.

Our high-level conferences will bring together forward thinking brands, market leaders, AI & Big Data evangelists and hot start-ups to explore and debate the advancements in Artificial Intelligence & Big Data, the impacts within Enterprise & Consumer sector as well as Development platforms and Digital Transformation opportunities. Topics covered include Business Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, AI Algorithms, Data & Analytics, Virtual Assistants & Chatbots as well as case study based presentations proving an insight into the deployment of AI across different verticals.

The AI & Big Data Expo will bring together over 2,000 visitors over the two days including IT decision makers, developers & designers, heads of innovation, chief data officers, chief data scientists, brand managers, data analysts, start-ups and innovators, tech providers, c-level executives and venture capitalists.

The 6 dedicated AI & Big Data Conference tracks include: Enterprise AI & Digital Transformation, Data Analytics for AI & IoT, Big Data Strategies, AI and the Consumer, Developing AI Technologies and Big Data for Industry.

Edinburgh Storm CoderDojo

Jun 27 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
External Events

Everyone is welcome and no coding experience is necessary!

You are also welcome to bring your own projects or ideas, just drop us a message about it at edinburgh.cc.uk@coderdojo.com

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Sessions registration open for 7-17 years old.

Bring own laptop or use one of ours, make sure to select the right kind of ticket so we can work out allowance!

Laptop must have a text editor such as Notepad (Windows) or TextEdit (Mac), access to wifi and a web browser such as Chrome.

DATA:Scotland is an annual, free training conference, with sessions focused on all things DATA.

Sep 13 2019
External Events

DATA:Scotland is Scotland’s Premium, free Data training conference.

The event occurs annually, while continually growing, 2018 saw a great line up consisting of:

- 24 technical sessions presented by Microsoft MVP’s, community leaders and technology evangelists from around the world.

- Subjects spanning all skill levels from “Introductory” sessions (Microsoft level 100) to “Deep-dive” sessions (level 400) with professional development sessions also provided.

- Session content ranges from traditional SQL Server, through Azure, AWS & Google cloud technologies to automation, data science, business intelligence and so much more.

FOSS4G UK 2019

Sep 18 2019 to Sep 21 2019
Supported Events

This year FOSS4G will be at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh from the 18th to 21st September, with the main conference on the 19th and 20th (icebreaker on the 18th, code sprint on the 21st). This is a friendly, relaxed conference where we discuss all things free, open source and geo-related.

Tickets will be no more than £40 per day, with concession rates available too.

#ScotSoft2019

Oct 03 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
External Events

Details to be confirmed.

AI & Big Data Expo North America

Nov 13 2019 to Nov 14 2019
Supported Events

The AI & Big Data Expo North America will showcase the next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence & Big Data, providing an opportunity to explore and discover the practical and successful implementation of AI & Big Data to drive your business forward in 2018 and beyond.

Our high-level conferences will bring together forward thinking brands, market leaders, AI & Big Data evangelists and hot start-ups to explore and debate the advancements in Artificial Intelligence & Big Data, the impacts within Enterprise & Consumer sectors as well as Development platforms and Digital Transformation opportunities.

Visitors at the show will include IT decision makers, developers & designers, heads of innovation, Chief Data Officers, Chief Data Scientists, brand managers, data analysts, start-ups, innovators, tech providers, and VCs.

The dedicated AI & Big Data Conference tracks include: Enterprise AI & Digital Transformation, Data Analytics for AI & IoT, Big Data Strategies, AI and the Consumer Developing AI Technologies and Big Data for Industry.

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