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Join us to debate the ideas that will define the role of technology in the society of tomorrow.

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Programme highlights

Delegates can get involved in the debate through live polls and interactive Q&A to help deliver a solution that is understood, trusted and defines the role of industry and the skills required in the society of tomorrow. View our full programme

Why prejudice and bias are holding IT back

Informed speakers will debate the key challenges faced within industry around prejudice in the workforce, including:

  • What issues do BAME people face in IT? 
  • I, Human 
  • IT and gender 
  • The experience of young people in IT 
  • Debate 1 - Fixing the skills gap with better inclusivity - how?

AI - the more we understand the less we fear

World renowned ethical AI philosopher and author of The Fourth Revolution’, Luciano Floridi will kick-start the afternoon with an informed keynote to lead the AI debate. Other talks include:

  • Nowhere to hide: does AI have a privacy problem?
  • AI in UK IT - What role will AI play UK's future?
  • Successful applications of AI - how to get it right
  • Debate 2: AI in the real world is not trusted, what needs doing? How can we change the narrative?

What you’ll take from away from this event:

Gain real insight into trends now and in the future

Network with like-minded individuals

Hear from industry leading futurologists and activists

Prioritise your organisation's future digital strategy

Play your part in shaping your digital future and that of the nation, in 2019 and beyond

An exclusive physical copy of the topline insights from BCS’s 2019 research

Who is this event for:

This event is for anyone who has an interest in the future of technology and how this will impact industry and society.

Get involved

Join us to debate the ideas that will define the role of technology in the society of tomorrow.

Early bird rates

  • Member - £49
  • Non-Member - £69

One of the coolest buildings in London...

BCS Insights 2019 is taking place in The Crystal, one of the world’s most sustainable buildings, setting a benchmark for sustainable building design.

On the day, BCS will showcase some AI to interact with in the ideation room with the winner of the BCS sponsored Lumen AI Art Award for 2018, Cecilie Falkenstrom. Her FRANK AI likes to engage in philosophical conversation - so feel free to ask your most pressing eternal verities!

Throughout the venue we will also be showcasing other AI-generated art pieces. If you have an AI technology that you'd like to showcase, please contact Simon Dickinson.