Stream 1: Artificial and Augmented Intelligence

Deep learning, machine learning, AI or augmented intelligence: What does it all mean?

11:40

Welcome back from the Chair

Joan Mulvihill

Joan Mulvihill

Centre Director, Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce (IC4)

11:45

Sifting through the hype of AI and Machine Learning

The data science behind these trends can deliver immense dividends for those who know how to take advantage of them. Whilst they have transformative capabilities across all global industries, how much of these new and emerging technologies are hope v hype? In order to capitalise on these technologies, how do CIOs quickly differentiate between hype and reality?

Oisín Boydell

Oisín Boydell

Principal Data Scientist, the Centre for Applied Data Analytics Research (CeADAR)

12:05

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Our intelligent automation journey

Winning hearts and minds of employees and embedding automation into the heart of your business strategy.

Jonathan Kidd

Jonathan Kidd

Head of Digital Operations and Robotics, Bank of Ireland

12:30

What does GDPR mean for Big Data, Analytics, AI and Machine Learning?

How will companies continue to do analytics on legacy data while meeting the standards of data protection envisioned by the GDPR? In this session, you’ll hear how one of the most challenging issues under EU data protection can be addressed.

Aoife Sexton

Aoife Sexton

Chief Privacy Officer at Trūata, CIPP/E

12:50

Q & A with speakers

1:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Putting AI to work

AI technologies and AI-driven products are enabling new services never possible before, providing deep business intelligence, automating work and cutting costs. Our panel will focus on how firms are implementing or expect to implement AI.

Alessandra Sala

Alessandra Sala

Head of Bell-Labs Analytics Research

Ken Finnegan

Ken Finnegan

Director of Technology and Innovation, the Harbour Innovation Campus

Dr. Patricia Scanlon

Dr. Patricia Scanlon

Founder and CEO, Soapbox Labs

Enda McShane

Enda McShane

CEO and founder, Velocity Worldwide