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FT Hub At CogX

Unleashing Business Value from AI

London |  - 
Speakers include:
John Ridding

John Ridding

Financial Times Group

Pilita Clark

Pilita Clark

Financial Times

John Thornhill

John Thornhill

Financial Times

Overview

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a game-changer in every industry. How can organisations cut through the hype to effectively capture value from this transformative technology?

Join us at the FT Hub at CogX to find out - enjoy stimulating discussions, interactive presentations, provocative debates and exciting networking opportunities (as well as full access to the entire CogX Festival).

Meet the FT journalists who are writing about AI’s breakthroughs and the forward-thinking firms who are embedding AI into their businesses.

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Full Overview

From financial services and manufacturing to health care and transport, the current AI surge will redefine 21st century business practices. Customer offerings, compliance, risk management and operational capabilities are starting to benefit from AI’s transformational power, unlocking new market opportunities and creating value across the whole chain. But adopting and deploying AI in companies will also require a fresh mind-set and a different set of skills.  It is also likely to have profound effects on the workplace, business models and competitive landscape.

So, what are businesses actually doing today? How can organisations cut through the hype surrounding AI to effectively capture value from this transformative technology? What practical issues are they are facing on the road to AI adoption? Will AI finally live up to expectations?

Join us to explore these questions and more. Enjoy stimulating discussions, interactive presentations, provocative debates and exciting networking opportunities. Meet the FT journalists who are writing the stories about AI’s breakthroughs and the firms who are embedding AI into their businesses. Hear first-hand about early adopters’ strategies and proactive approaches to AI and discuss tangible cases of AI’s impact in organisations.

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Speakers - FT Hub (22)

John Ridding

John Ridding

Chief Executive Officer
Financial Times Group

John Ridding is the Chief Executive Officer of the Financial Times Group, a role he has held for the past 10 years. Under his stewardship the FT has expanded its global operations, successfully scaled and transformed its core business and acquired a number of companies that support its multichannel strategy including Money-Media, Medley Global Advisors, Exec-Appointments, Assanka (renamed FT Labs), Alpha Grid and most recently Longitude.

He managed the acquisition of the FT by Nikkei in 2015, a merger than has been completed smoothly to create a global news media leader. He also serves as a Special Executive Director of Nikkei. He is co-chair of Nikkei’s Digital Strategy Committee and sits on Nikkei’s Global Investment Committee.
During his tenure the FT has built its reputation for quality global news and analysis and digital transformation. The FT now attracts the largest paying readership in its 129-year history, with two-thirds of its readership now coming from digital channels and a growing presence in video and social media. It has won a series of awards for its strategy and its coverage and is recognised as an industry leader in innovation and communications.

Mr Ridding has been at the FT for 29 years, including leadership roles in editorial, business and at the FT’s former parent company, Pearson, where he was President of Pearson Professional, a division of the global education business. He was a member of Pearson’s executive board, and also served as President of Pearson in Asia, over-seeing the group’s regional education strategy. He launched the Corporate Learning Alliance in partnership with IE of Spain and the FT125, a leadership forum now complemented by a forum for women in business.

Prior to his Pearson role, Mr Ridding was the editor and publisher of the Financial Times in Asia. He led the launch of the FT’s Asia edition in 2003, steering it to a series of commercial and editorial successes. He also led the development of the FT’s Chinese language website, which now has more than 2m users and is the leading international source of business news in China. He launched a number of training and educational initiatives in the region.

During his career at the FT, Mr Ridding has held a variety of senior positions in both editorial and business departments, including deputy editor, managing editor, Asia editor, Paris correspondent and Korea correspondent. Before joining the FT, he worked at Oxford Analytica, heading the economics and Asia Pacific desks.

Pilita Clark

Pilita Clark

Columnist and Associate Editor
Financial Times

Pilita Clark is an associate editor and business columnist at the Financial Times. She writes a weekly column on modern corporate life, as well as features and other articles.

She has worked for the FT since 2003, covering aviation and the environment, and was previously a Washington correspondent for Australian newspapers and a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

John Thornhill

John Thornhill

Innovation Editor
Financial Times

John Thornhill was appointed Innovation Editor in February 2016 with a brief to deepen the FT’s coverage of technology and write a regular column on its impact on our economies, societies, and lives. For the previous seven years he was deputy editor and news editor helping to steer the FT’s global news agenda.

Since joining the FT in 1988 as a graduate trainee, Mr Thornhill has also worked as the Europe edition editor, Paris bureau chief, world news editor, Asia editor, Moscow bureau chief, Lex columnist and companies reporter.

Mr Thornhill founded and runs the FT's 125 executive forum, which holds monthly meetings for senior executives from a range of industries. Previous speakers have included Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, Ana Botin, and Mark Carney. He also hosts FT Tech Tonic, a weekly podcast on the impact of technology

Herminia Ibarra

Herminia Ibarra

The Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior
London Business School

Herminia Ibarra is the Charles Handy Visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and the Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning at INSEAD. Prior to joining INSEAD she served on the Harvard Business School faculty for thirteen years. She is a judge for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network. Thinkers 50 ranked Prof. Ibarra #8 among the most influential management thinkers in the world.

Prof. Ibarra is an expert on leadership development. Her latest book, Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader, explains how to step up to bigger leadership roles. Her best-selling book, Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career shows how people reinvent their careers. Author of numerous articles in top academic journals, Prof. Ibarra also writes for business publications including the Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times, and speaks internationally on leadership and talent management.

A native of Cuba, Prof. Ibarra received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University, where she was a National Science Fellow.

Terri Bresenham

Terri Bresenham

Chief Innovation Officer
GE Healthcare

Terri Bresenham is GE Healthcare’s Chief Innovation Officer, leading the development of innovation and incubation of new growth models for the company. In this role she is responsible for identifying disruptive business models, unique healthcare partnerships, and new concepts in digital health, as well as additive manufacturing and diagnostic technologies that create better outcomes and value for care delivery systems in precision health, affordability and universal access.

Ms Bresenham is passionate about healthcare and global health issues and has devoted more than 25 years to the field. Prior to this role, she led GE Healthcare’s Sustainable Healthcare Solutions business, including leadership of the company’s operations across the 70 countries of Africa, India and Southeast Asia. Her focus has always been on addressing the unmet customer and patient needs and has partnered with governments, clinicians and NGOs to support their complete healthcare system development. In addition, Ms Bresenham led the development of a new portfolio of affordable healthcare technologies that is helping to bring access to quality care for the world’s most underserved populations.

She started her career as a clinical chemist, joined GE as an “Edison Engineer” and progressed through engineering and product management roles in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography and Positron Emission Tomography. She then led several of GE Healthcare’s global product businesses: Bone Densitometry, Radiology, Women’s Health Ultrasound and Molecular Imaging businesses.

Ms Bresenham earned her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas, and her Bachelor’s in Medical Technology from the University of Tennessee. She is a board member of a number of healthcare organizations, is active in community-based health projects and is a champion for women leadership and development in global health.

Brooke Masters

Brooke Masters

Comment and Analysis Editor
Financial Times

Brooke Masters was appointed Comment and Analysis Editor for the Financial Times in 2018. Previously she was an Assistant Editor, Companies Editor and Chief Regulation Correspondent. In the latter role she covered the UK Financial Services Authority and worked with reporters around the world to cover global financial regulation and white- collar crime cases. Prior to this, she was the City Correspondent covering banking, stockbroking and asset management with a secondary focus on London’s international competitiveness. Before that she wrote for the Lex column and served as a senior business reporter in the FT's New York office covering the intersection of law and business.

From 2002 to 2006, Ms Masters reported on Wall Street and white-collar crime for the Washington Post and followed New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's various investigations. This led to her 2006 book, Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer, which was published in both hardback and paperback editions by Henry Holt. Ms Masters spent an additional 13 years at the Washington Post in Washington and Virginia, covering criminal justice, education, and politics. She has also written extensively about espionage, capital punishment and terrorism. Ms Masters graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with a degree in History. She also earned a Master's of Science in Economic History with distinction from the London School of Economics.

Dr Ali  Parsa

Dr Ali Parsa

Founder and CEO
Babylon

Dr Ali Parsa (PhD), is a British-Iranian Healthcare Entrepreneur and Engineer as well as Founder and CEO of the pioneering artificial intelligence and digital health company, Babylon, whose mission is to to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth.

Dr Parsa was recently named by The Times among its ‘100 global people to watch’; made the Health Service Journal’s list of ‘the 100 most influential people in UK healthcare’; and was featured in the Maserati 100 list showcasing great British entrepreneurs who are challenging the established players.

Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill

Associate Editor and Management Editor
Financial Times

Andrew Hill is an Associate Editor and Management Editor of the Financial Times. He writes a weekly column, a blog and in-depth articles on global business, strategy and management. Mr Hill was City Editor of the FT and Editor of the daily Lombard column on British business and finance from 2006 to 2010. Since joining the FT in 1988, he has also worked as Financial Editor, Comment & Analysis editor, New York Bureau Chief, Foreign News Editor, and correspondent in Brussels and Milan. Mr Hill is the author of Leadership In The Headlines (2016). He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with a degree in English.

Cécile Huet

Cécile Huet

Deputy Head Unit Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
European Commission

Cécile Huet is Deputy Head of the Unit "Robotics and Artificial Intelligence" at the European Commission. This unit funds and assists beneficial robotics and AI developments within Europe.

The unit is in charge of one of the world's largest civilian programme in robotics with a budget of €700 million EU funding from Horizon 2020, supplemented by €2.1 billion from the European robotics industry in the context of the Robotics Public-Private Partnership.

Moreover this unit is at the heart of the new Communication on Artificial Intelligence for Europe

Ms Huet joined the European Commission in 2001, and the unit dealing with Cognitive systems and Robotics since its creation in 2004. Before joining the EC, she worked for the industry in the field of signal processing after a post-doc at the University of California Santa Barbara and a PhD at University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

In 2015, she has been selected as one of the "25 women in robotics you need to know about"

Laura Noonan

Laura Noonan

Investment Banking Correspondent
Financial Times

Laura Noonan is the FT’s Investment Banking Correspondent, where she writes on  some of the world’s biggest banks and on industry trends. Before joining the FT  in 2015, Ms Noonan covered European banking for Reuters, and the Irish banking crisis for the Irish Independent.  She is also a CFA charterholder.

Mike Hughes

Mike Hughes

Zone President UK & Ireland
Schneider Electric

During his more than 20 years with Schneider Electric Mr Hughes has had a diverse international career.  He currently heads up the Schneider Electric business in the UK and Ireland zone with responsibility for the operations of the group within the Zone.  In his previous roles he led the global strategic accounts, commercial organization of the group and prior to that he managed the secure power and datacenter business in EMEA.  Earlier in his career he led the Industrial automation business Unit in China and headed up the Schneider Electric business in Taiwan.  Mr Hughes started his career in the Industrial motion control and automation business out of the black forest in Germany.     

Mr Hughes studied Electronics and Telecommunications at DIT in Dublin and holds an MBA from Kingston University in London. He speaks English, German, Mandarin and French and lives in London.

Sarah Neville

Sarah Neville

Global Pharmaceuticals Editor
Financial Times

Sarah Neville is Global Pharmaceuticals Editor of the Financial Times, a position she has held since 2016. She joined the Financial Times in 2001 and has held a series of senior roles, including Weekend News Editor, Analysis Editor, UK News Editor and Public Policy Editor.She.began her career on local and regional newspapers, eventually becoming Political Editor of the Yorkshire Post. In 1995 she was awarded the Laurence Stern Fellowship on the Washington Post. 

Belén   Romana García

Belén Romana García

Independent Non-executive Director,
Banco Santander and Aviva
Thomas  Lee-Warren

Thomas Lee-Warren

Digital Chief Technologist
Rolls-Royce

Thomas Lee-Warren is challenging the status quo, via teams that mash together the disruptive innovation and drive of start-ups with the discipline & organisation of large corporates.  His career spans Retail, Grocery, Aerospace, Government, Engineering, Logistics, Building Consortiums, and Finance.  He has been at the edge of building mobile, data driven business models and AI infused capabilities for leading global brands as well as maturing start-ups.  He continues to be an active participant in the lean start-up community, and the next wave of business leaders through his mentoring of female entrepreneurs at the Said Business School, Oxford University : Ascent Programme.

Mr Lee-Warren initially studied philosophy and theology before turning his hand to computer science.  He has re-imagined business products and services, transformed business through Agile & devOps techniques, run mature start-ups, led the digitisation of the UK Rail Network and the UK Parcel & Postal Service, and is now playing a leading role in driving data innovation, artificial intelligence, and a digital-first mindset at Rolls-Royce.  He is excited by the opportunity to deliver next generation thinking through deep learning, data engineering and wow visualisations.  His groups have been recognised for innovation & industry leading products.

He is a constant learner, and has a tireless energy for the new, collaborating with colleagues (both in and outside the corporate boundary) to re-imagine the way people interact, and deliver services.  He is motivated by the ‘promise of artificial intelligence’.  Mr Lee-Warren believes we are entering the most exciting of times where opportunities to irrevocably change the way we live and work abound. 

Rafael Cayuela

Rafael Cayuela

Corporate Chief Economist
The Dow Chemical Company

Rafael Cayuela is the Corporate Chief Economist at The Dow Chemical Company and member of the Dow global Corporate Strategy Team. In this role Mr Cayuela helps to translate the various macroeconomic and industry disruptive mega trends into Dow corporate strategy, working closely with key stakeholders; including regulators, governments, think tanks, consultants and international organizations.

In his capacity Mr Cayuela actively engages with global chemical associations, like the European Chemical Association (CEFIC) or the American Chemical Council (ACC), as well as with inter-national organizations like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the G20, OECD, European Commission, International Energy Agency (IEA), World Economic Forums (WEF) and others. Rafael is also the chairman of the CEFIC Flagship Mid Century Project, a foresight strategic exercise on the future of the European chemical industry by the mid-century.

Mr Cayuela is an economist by education and has more than fifteen years of experience within the chemical industry across the world. Mr Cayuela started his career for Dow Chemical in Madrid, Spain, while moving early in his career into Dow global headquarters in Midland, Michigan. Currently he is based at Dow European headquarters in Horgen, Switzerland since 2007. Mr Cayuela holds a Master’s degree in European Economics from the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, an MBA from Northwood University in Midland Michigan and an Executive MBA from the University of Chicago USA.

Mr Cayuela is also the author of the book The Future of the Chemical Industry by 2050, published by Wiley in May 2013 and he is an active international speaker about the Economy, the Chemical Industry, Bio-economy, Sustainability and Digitalization as a major business opportunities for the long term outlook of the Industry. Mr Cayuela is also working on a new WILEY book on the Chemical Industry under the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the Sustainable, Digital and Citizens One and another one on the need to develop a new sustainable, socio, political and economic framework and model for the next century.

Aliya  Ram

Aliya Ram

European Technology Correspondent
Financial Times

Aliya Ram has been the FT's European Technology Correspondent since September 2017. Prior to this she was a reporter at the Financial Times covering asset management with FTfm. Ms Ram has previously worked as a consumer industries reporter and on the UK news desk in London. She joined the FT in September 2014 after a brief stint at the British civil service.

Anjum M.    Ahmed

Anjum M. Ahmed

Global Director – Imaging Information Systems
Agfa HealthCare
Foteini Agrafioti

Foteini Agrafioti

Chief Science Officer, RBC; Head,
Borealis AI
Dan McCrum

Dan McCrum

FT Alphaville Editor
Financial Times

Dan McCrum has been with the Financial Times for more than a decade. In addition to the Lex Column, he was previously Capital Markets Editor, wrote for FT Alphaville, and worked as the FT’s Investment Correspondent in New York, where he wrote about hedge funds, asset management and markets. He has also written for the Investors Chronicle, loitered in Citigroup’s equity research department, and has at one point or another carried furniture, sold kids’ books on doorsteps, and painted but not really decorated.

Debjani  Roy

Debjani Roy

Global Head of Technology Robotics & Artificial Intelligence – TTS
Citi
Simon  Masters

Simon Masters

Head of High Value Manufacturing
Innovate UK

Simon Masters took up the role of Head of High Value Manufacturing at Innovate UK in April 2017, with responsibility for managing all aspects of high value manufacturing within Innovate UK.

Mr Masters joined Innovate UK in 2014 as the Lead Technologist for Aerospace, working to deliver significant funding programmes supporting the UK aerospace industry. With key responsibility for the technical aspects of these programmes he worked closely with key stakeholders across industry, academia and government departments to drive growth and innovation across the sector

Prior to joining Innovate UK, Mr Masters held a number of key positions in the civil and military aerospace sectors, including R&D roles with Airbus and BAE SYSTEMS.

Mr Masters has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Glasgow University and achieved post graduate management and leadership qualifications from Lancaster University.

Tom  Jenkins

Tom Jenkins

Head of Data Science and Analytics
Deutsche Bank

Tom Jenkins is the Head of Data Science and Analytics at Deutsche Bank, leading the Enterprise Analytics Technology strategy and the creation of business value through the application of advanced analytical techniques and technologies.  He heads the firm’s center of excellence in analytics, The Hive, and specializes in compliance and data protection.  Mr Jenkins’s 15 years in Finance have focused on Investment Banking technology development, organizational change and data architecture and governance.    He is based in London.

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Speakers - Cogx Main Stages (8)

JP Rangaswami

JP Rangaswami

CIO
Deutsche Bank
Baroness Joanna  Shields

Baroness Joanna Shields

UK Minister Internet Safety & Security 2015-2017
Roberto Maranca

Roberto Maranca

Chief Data Officer
Lloyds Banking Group
Anne  Boden

Anne Boden

CEO
Starling Bank

Anne Boden is CEO of Starling Bank and a member of its Board of Directors. She assumed the role as the Founder of Starling in 2014. As CEO, Ms Boden oversees the Executive Leadership Team and focuses its vision on building the best possible customer experience. Previously, she was COO of Allied Irish Banks Plc and Head of EMEA, Global Transaction Banking across 34 countries for RBS and ABN AMRO. Ms Boden’s vision for Starling Bank is to build the best bank account in the world.

Andrew Day

Andrew Day

Chief Data Officer
Sainsburys
David Hanson

David Hanson

CEO & Founder of Hanson Robotics Ltd
Rajeev Misra

Rajeev Misra

CEO
Softbank Vision Fund
Ranil  Boteju

Ranil Boteju

Global Head of Analytics and CRM
HSBC
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Other Speakers at CogX 2018

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Agenda - 11th Jun

  • 11:00am
    In Conversation with: AI Driving the Future of Transport

    Discussing artificial intelligence automotive industry trends and how recent advances in AI technology are driving the future of transport.

    Moderated by:

    Brooke Masters, Comment and Analysis Editor, Financial Times

  • 11:30am
    Networking
  • 2:00pm
    Panel Discussion:Transforming Industry: AI in the Factory of the Future

    Exploring key questions such as:

    • How are automation, machine learning, computer vision and other fields of AI being harnessed to make things better, cheaper and faster?
    • How are these technologies being used to accurately forecast demand and optimise design, processes and prices? What is their role in predictive maintenance and product personalisation?
    • What are the key barriers and challenges holding back the adoption of these technologies in an industrial setting?
    • Robots and Humans: What is the right mix in the factory floor? How can they best work alongside for maximum effectiveness? What workforce strategies are being put in place by forward looking manufacturers to stoke talent pipelines, ensure the right skills mix and upgrade leadership competences?
    • What is the value creation potential of AI in manufacturing internal processes and along the whole supply chain?
    • In this rapidly evolving landscape, what is required in terms of innovation, skills, data security, organisational change and corporate vision to make progress in the AI journey?

    Cécile Huet, Deputy Head Unit Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, European Commission

    Mike Hughes,Zone President UK and Ireland, Schneider Electric

    Thomas Lee-Warren, Digital Chief Technologist, Rolls-Royce

    Simon Masters, Head of High Value Manufacturing, Innovate UK

    Moderated by:

    John Thornhill, Innovation Editor, Financial Times

  • 3:30pm
    Networking
  • 4:00pm
    Fireside Chat: Leadership and Machines

    Herminia Ibarra, The Charles Handy Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School; Author Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader

    Moderated by:

    Andrew Hill, Management Editor, Financial Times

  • 5:00pm
    Panel Discussion: Reshaping Financial Services with AI

    Exploring key questions such as:

    • As AI becomes increasingly used in a range of applications - including regulatory compliance, data quality assessment, fraud detection and customer interaction - how does it fit into financial services firms’ strategies?
    • What is shaping AI thinking in financial institutions? What is needed to better understand and exploit this exponential technology?
    • How are intelligent machines being used to personalise customer communications, deepen insights to offer new products and services and automate internal processes? What is next for robo-advisors and algorithmic trading?
    • While AI holds the promise of significant benefits for the financial world, what are the hurdles and challenges with regard to internal organisation, cyber security, risks and data privacy?
    • How are financial services firms planning and managing the workforce transformation and dealing with the impact of the disruptive force of AI technologies?

    Dr. Foteini Agrafioti, Chief Science Officer, RBC; Head, Borealis AI

    Tom Jenkins, Managing Director, Head of Data Science and Analytics, Deutsche Bank

    Debjani Roy, Global Head of Technology Robotics & Artificial Intelligence – TTS, Citi

    Moderated by

    Lauran Noonan, Investment Banking Correspondent, Financial Times

Agenda - 12th Jun

  • 11:00am
    FT Editorial Briefing: AI from the News Floor

    FT Journalists discuss highlights on the stories they are currently covering and share their unique insights on how they see a future powered by AI. 

    Ranging from the social and macro-economic implications of AI to ways in which AI is solving real challenges today and opening new business opportunities.

    Pilita Clark, Columnist and Associate Editor, Financial Times

    Dan McCrum, FT Alphaville Editor, Financial Times

    Lauran Noonan, Investment Banking Correspondent, Financial Times

    Aliya Ram, European Technology Correspondent, Financial Times

    John Thornhill, Innovation Editor, Financial Times

     

    Moderated by

    Andrew Hill, Management Editor, Financial Times

  • 12:00pm
    On- Stage Conversation: Tapping into the Benefits of AI for Healthcare

    AI offers the prospect of improved diagnostic tools, innovative approaches to healthcare delivery and new treatments based on personalised medicine. As AI becomes more sophisticated, it has the potential to move from a back-end tool to the centre of the patients’ and doctors’ experience, completely transforming the healthcare landscape.

    Exploring key questions, such as:

    • Where are the innovations taking place now? Which AI technologies are being used today in the healthcare environment and how are they expanding beyond operations and customer service?
    • How is AI powering diagnostic tools? How is it being incorporated into treatment design and patient management?
    • What intelligent solutions are being developed for digital consultation, drug creation, precision medicine and health monitoring? What is new in drug discovery, clinical trials and routine process automation?
    • What changes are early adopters of AI making in the way they do business? What are the hurdles standing in the way? How can they deal with obstacles such as data fragmentation?
    • Will AI effectively enable the transition from a reactive model of healthcare to a collaborative, preventive one?

    Terri Bresenham, Chief Innovation Officer, GE Healthcare

    Ali Parsa, Founder and CEO, Babylon Health

    Moderated by

    Sarah Neville, Global Pharmaceuticals Editor, Financial Times

  • 12:45pm
    Short Talk - AI: The Next Frontier in Medical Imaging?

    Anjum M. Ahmed, Global Director – Imaging Information Systems, Agfa HealthCare      

  • 2:30pm
    Fireside Chat - Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: Towards a New Sustainable and Inclusive Model

    Rafael Cayuela, Corporate Chief Economist, The Dow Chemical Company

    Belén Romana García, Independent Non-executive Director, Banco Santander and Aviva

  • 3:00pm
    Panel discussion: Empowering the Workforce with AI - The Augmented Human

    The development of AI technologies, robotics and cognitive tools is not only transforming the nature of work but also imposing a re-evaluation of corporate structures, workplace practices and leadership paradigms.

    Exploring key questions, such as:

    • As the adoption rate of sophisticated technologies continue to grow, how are forward looking organisations restructuring work to enhance human skills?
    • As numerous aspects of human work are replaced with machines, what human skills are becoming more valuable? Where should companies and workers invest?
    • What types of collaborations between humans and robots are being put in place and how can workers add value and embrace opportunities created by AI? What new ways of cooperation and coordination across organisational silos are emerging?
    • What strategies are companies putting in place to upskill and re-skill existing workforces, train them to better use technology and automate in a human-centric way?
    • The session will discuss best practices and successful initiatives and will look at where companies stand and what changes need to be made today.

Festival Agenda

The FT Hub forms just part of the CogX Festival. FT VIPs have full-access to the festival. It features 300 speakers across 5 main stages, a Trade Expo, an autonomous vehicle zone and more.

See the full CogX Festival Agenda

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Tobacco Dock
The Dock Tobacco Quay
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London E1W 2SF

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