Microsoft’s distinguished scientist and Laboratory Director, Christopher Bishop, will be speaking at The AI Summit London about democratising access to AI.

Christopher Bishop is a Microsoft Distinguished Scientist and the Laboratory Director at Microsoft Research Cambridge. He’s also a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Edinburg, a Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburg in 2007. He’s a very distinguished individual, and has been a leader in the field of machine learning and AI for over 30 years. We’re pleased to announce that Christopher Bishop will be one the key speakers at this year’s AI Summit London.

His talk, entitled ‘Democratising access to AI’, will enlighten those in attendance on how Microsoft plans to bring AI to the people, as opposed to keeping it behind closed doors. He’ll be detailing how AI is actually an advancement in technology we should be celebrating, as opposed to concentrating on how many job will be lost to automation. Here’s a quick summary of what you can expect from his talk at The AI Summit London:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will become the corner stone of the digital transformation of businesses and public services, but also provides the opportunity to enable individuals to achieve more and participate in the economic benefits that AI will bring. Professor Chris Bishop, who has been a leader in the field of machine learning and AI for 30 years, will provide an overview of the state of the art in machine learning, discuss how Microsoft is democratising access to AI, and detail why this provides an optimistic view of augmentation of human capabilities and skills at work, rather than just displacement of people by automation.”

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