In this edition our expert panel will examine what AI could mean for your career and how can you move into AI from other IT disciplines?


Chair: Brian Runciman MBCS, BCS Head of Content and Insight

  • Sarah Burnett
  • John O’Connell
  • David Walker

Debate outline

  • How do you get into AI?
  • What’s it like to work in AI?
  • What AI skills are in-demand?
  • What are the progression options?
  • Can AI qualifications support career progression?


AI is a fast-growing and exciting discipline. What could it mean for your career? What qualifications and experience would help your career development? How can you move into AI from other IT disciplines?

Our expert panellists will give their perspectives and will be available for specific audience questions in the final 15 minutes.

About the speakers

Sarah Burnett

Sarah is a partner at Emergence Partners, the founder of AI Accelerator and recently achieved recognition as being one of the Top Ten most influential women in UK tech.

John O’Connell

John is Director of Business Intelligence at NHS South, Central and West.

David Walker

David is Practice Director at QA and currently leads QA’s Practices in Data and Digital Transformation across learning, consulting and apprenticeships.

This event is brought to you by: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Webinar: What about a career in AI?
Date and time
Wednesday 21 April, 12:30pm - 1:15pm
This event is sold out