China-Britain AI Summit


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Welcome Remarks: Professor Jeremy Watson, President, The Institution of Engineering & Technology
Opening Remarks: Chinese Embassy, London & Partners Jeff Cao, Head of Asia Pacific at London & Partners
Keynote Speech: AI Impact on Our Way of Life

George Zarkadakis, Digital Lead at Willis Towers Watson,
Co-existence of human & intelligent machines, impact on work, Solving automation paradox by rethinking politics
Panel Discussion I: Illuminating China & UK AI Landscape

John Zai, Founder & CEO, Cocoon Networks, Professor Jian S. Dai, CEng, FIMechE, ASME Fellow, Chair of Mechanisms and Robotics at King's College London, Thomas Balkizas, IBM Watson Health Executive Lead for UK, Ireland, France, Benelux and SPGI,  Allen Liu, Founder and President of Zige Education Robot (Mento) and many more
Incubators, accelerator, Role of corporate & government p olicies, Science & Innovation Parks, Role of universities, R&D platforms, Start-up culture, China 2030
Panel Discussion II: AI Opportunities & Investment

Rui Xu, Vice President of Investment Banking, Haitong Bank, Antony Walker, Deputy CEO of techUK, Alexandra Jarvis , VP M&A, Strategy & Investor Strategy at SDL plc and many more
Investment trends & deals, Early v Late stage, Valuations, Acqui-hiring
Panel Discussion III: Ethics & Impact on jobs

Sonya Rogerson, General Counsel APAC, The British Standards Institution, Professor Tom Sorell, Warwick University, Anthony Walker, Deputy CEO, TechUK and many more
Winners & Losers, Moral framework for AI development, How to prepare for a new era & Training
Lunch & Networking
Live Technology Demonstration: Practical examples of AI Applications:
Zige Education Robotics (Mento), King's College London Robot Transformer, Illumr (data analytics), AMY Robotics, Algodynamix (fintech), Qihan (Sanbot Robot)
Panel Discussion IV: Live Technology Demonstration Q&A session 
Closing Remarks
Catered Networking Session until 8:00pm

What is it? The summit presents the very first China-UK event dedicated to fostering opportunities and investment in the AI space.
Why? To illuminate the AI landscape in China and the UK, to identify where the opportunities lie & where the key players reside, to uncover the access points for UK technology in the Belt & Road initiative and cement truly global partnerships in the 21st Century.
Should I come? AI is transforming our way of life, impacting every sector of the economy. If you are interested in technology, investment, technology transfer, or a corporate looking to better understand the Chinese and British AI landscape, and are looking for truly global partnerships, the China-Britain AI Summit is for you.

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