• Ganna Pogrebna

Turing at Birmingham Day Tickets are available!

We are very pleased to announce that the Turing at Birmingham Day tickets are now available via Eventbrite. Book your ticket here. The registration will be open until 23:30 on October 7, 2019

The event will take place on October 15, 2019 at the Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre and will feature talks from representatives of the Alan Turing Institute as well as from the local team.


10:00-11:30Breakfast and Turing-Birmingham Innovation Activity Session

Ganna Pogrebna (Turing University Lead for the University of Birmingham)


Tim Softley (Pro-VC for Research and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Birmingham)

11:35-13:00 – Presentations from the Alan Turing Institute:

11:35-11:45 Introduction to the Alan Turing Institute

Professor Sir Adrian Smith (Director and CEO at the Alan Turing Institute)

11:45-12:00 RIAC and Defence and Security Programme

Professor Mark Briers (Programme Director, Defence and Security Programme)

12:00-12:10 Health and Medical Sciences Programme

Professor Chris Holmes (Programme Director, Health and Medical Sciences Programme)

12:10-12:20 Finance and Economics Programme

Dr Lukasz Szpruch (Programme Director, Finance and Economics Programme)

12:20-12:30 Data Science for Science Programme

Professor Jon Rowe (Programme Director, Data Science for Science Programme)

12:30-12:40 Data Centric Engineering Programme

Dr Theo Damoulas (Deputy Programme Director, Data Centric Engineering Programme)

12:40-12:50 Turing Enrichment Scheme

Dr Donna Brown (Director of Academic Engagement at the Alan Turing Institute)

12:50-13:00 Questions from the audience

13:00-14:00 – Lunch

14:00-15:00 – Presentations from the Turing at Birmingham Initiative:

14:00-14:10 Introduction to Turing at Birmingham & Behavioural Data Science

Ganna Pogrebna (Turing University Lead for the University of Birmingham)

14:10-14:20 Data Science Research in Computer Science at Birmingham

Dr Iain Styles (School of Computer Science, Turing Fellow)

14:20-14:30 Data Science, Responsibility and Ethics

Professor Sylvie Delacroix (Birmingham Law School, Turing Fellow)

14:30-14:40 Urban Analytics

Dr Emmanouil Tranos (University of Bristol, Turing Fellow)

14:40-14:50 Environment and Human Health

Dr Luisa Orsini (School of Biosciences)

14:50-15:00 Questions from the audience

15:00-16:30 4 Break-out sessions (coffee & snacks will be served):

The audience will break out into 4 smaller groups: Defence and Security, Data Science for Science, Health and Medical Sciences and Finance and Economics. In each session the event participants will be able to communicate with the relevant programme leads and ask them questions about programmes and opportunities.

If you are planning to attend the break-out session, do book your 2 tickets: one general admission Ticket and one ticket for the relevant break-out session! Note that you may only attend one break-out session as each session will be happening in a different room. For example, if you are planning to attend the event and the Defence and Security break-out session, book "Ticket" and "Defence&Security break-out session".

16:30 End of Event

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