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For better or worse: AI and society panel debate

(22 March 2019)

Durham University, on behalf of the NINE DTP has organised a panel and networking event to discuss 'For better or worse: AI and society' on Tuesday, 23 April at PROTO: The Emerging Technology Centre, Gateshead. We'll be talking about the role of artificial intelligence in society and how social science research contributes to the development of AI. For more information and to book your ticket please visit the webpage. If you have questions, please contact

The event will provide a platform for audience members to ask our panel members key questions and to expand and develop their network.

The panel will be chaired by Phil Jackman, Director of Guerrilla Working and includes a range of experts in the fields of artificial intelligence and social sciences:

  • Noura Al-Moubayed – Durham University, Computing Sciences
  • Pete Daykin – CEO of Word Nerds
  • Phil Garnett – York Management School, Operations Management and Business Analysis
  • Ahmed Salhin – Principal Data Scientist at Sage

Event Schedule:

1.00pm - Registration, networking and lunch

1.45pm - Welcome and introduction

2.00pm - Panel discussion

2.45pm - Q&A

3.15pm - Networking and refreshments

4.30pm - Event close

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