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march, 2021

22mar11:30 am1:30 pmLaunch of Scotland's AI Strategy

Event Details

We are delighted to invite you to the virtual launch of Scotland’s AI Strategy.



Host: Nick Kwek, Technology Journalist & Filmmaker, BBC Click

11.30-11.45 Welcome and Introduction

11.45-12.00 Strategy Launch Keynote

Kate Forbes MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Scottish Government

12.00-12.30 AI in Scotland Today

Chair: Gillian Docherty OBE, (CEO, The Data Lab)

Dr Murray Collins (Co-Founder, Space Intelligence)

Kate Forbes MSP (Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Scottish Government)

Doreen Grove (Head of Open Government, Scottish Government)

Dr Gerald Lip (Consultant Radiologist, NHS Grampian) and Dr Ken Sutherland (President, Canon Medical Research Europe)

Andrew Richards (Founder and CEO, Codeplay)

12.30-12.50 Delivering on the Strategy

Albert King, Chief Data Officer, Scottish Government

12.50-13.20 AI Beyond Scotland

Chair: Prof David Lane (Director, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics)

Søren Frederik Bregenov (Senior Consultant, KL – Local Government Denmark)

Sana Khareghani (Head of HMG Office for AI)

Kate MacDonald (New Zealand Government Fellow to the World Economic Forum and Special Digital Adviser, Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment, Hikina Whakatutuki)

Ivan McKee MSP (Minister for Trade, Innovation and Public Finance, Scottish Government)

Stefaan Verhulst (Co-Founder, Gov Lab )

13.20-13.30 Closing Remarks

Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade, Innovation and Public Finance, Scottish Government


Book by 12pm this Friday (19th March)!


(Monday) 11:30 am - 1:30 pm GMT




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