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Developing data science and AI from a public sector perspective: the Turing Public Policy Programme with Helen Margetts OBE, Professor of Society and the Internet and Director of the Public Policy Programme at the Alan Turing Institute

Most Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (DSAI) methodologies and tools are developed by the private sector, for the private sector. This talk discusses these data-powered technologies from a public sector perspective.

Event details

It looks at the generic tasks for which public organisations can use these technologies, and discusses how to maximise their potential benefits for better governance, policy making and public services provision. Key themes include modelling for policy; AI for public services; online safety, regulation and standards; and the design of ethical frameworks for responsible innovation.  It draws on the speaker's four years of experience of setting up and directing the Public Policy Programme at the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science and AI, as well as decades of research into the relationship between government and digital technology.

Delivery and Registration:

To be delivered hybrid. To manage the registrations, we ask participants to complete a simple form, which closes on the morning of the seminar, but please don't let that put you off. If you do miss the registration cut-off, then please email IDSAI. To register, please click here.

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The seminar forms part of the IDSAI Research Seminar Series for 2022-2023. Click here to find out more.


Newman Collaborative Lecture Theatre (C/D)