AI Introduction

Thursday 3 May 2018, 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Light freshments will be provided from 5.30pm - 6.00pm when the presentation will start.

Venue: The Palmerston Lecture Theatre, Southampton Solent University, The Spark Building, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0RD

Cost: The event is free to attend.
Open to BCS and non-BCS members

Nadia Abouayoub

This is a joint event with the BCS Animation & Games Development Specialist Group, BCS Hampshire Branch, YPG and BCS Business Change Specialist Group.

Nadia AbouayoubNadia Abouayoub is a member of the British Computer Society’s (B.C.S.) Artificial Intelligence Specialist Group Committee (S.G.A.I.) and the B.C.S. Women’s Group. She has an MSc. in Computing and DESS in A.I. and Databases from the University of Dijon, and an MSc. in Formal Methods and the Security of Systems from Royal Holloway, University of London. She has been a member of several committees aiming to empower youth and women, most especially in the finance and new technology sectors.

One such initiative saw her organise a VISIO conference with NASA for the World Youth Congress in 2004 to enable participants experience the intricacies of robot navigation and the exploration of Mars.

She is the co-organiser of the Machine Intelligence Competition, run by the S.G.A.I.; and has organised a number of workshops aimed at educating the general public about Artificial Intelligence. She has a personal interest in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals for which she has organised many volunteer workshops. She launched her graduate career with JP Morgan, and has accrued more than 15 years’ experience within the investment banking sector in such fields as Risk Management, Product Control and Technology in Trading Applications. She is currently a Strategist and Improvement Lead.

In The Palmerston Lecture Threatre, in The Spark Building (on East Park Terrace, adjacent and north to the Library).. (This is about 10 minutes’ walk from the Southampton Central Station). The Palmerston Lecture Threatre is on the lowest, zero floor,- the lifts are on the left once you have entered the Spark building, and past the Reception

Parking is available after 4.30 in the staff car park from the entrance in Andrews Road, on your left as you approach the Jurys Inn.