9am - 10pm
Tuesday 23 July - Thursday 25 July 2019

AI@Surrey Summer School

A three day Summer School designed as a primer for people considering moving into the artificial intelligence (AI) field, either at work or via a PhD in an AI related topic.

Free

Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)
University of Surrey
Guildford
GU2 7XH

The deadline for sign up is 5 July 2019.

Overview

Are you interested in learning about AI, machine learning methods and applications, and important issues for the economy and society? Then join us at our free Summer School in the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing.

The Summer School will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to machine learning techniques
  • Basics of deep learning including a lab session
  • AI explainability
  • Societal, legal and economic aspects of AI
  • Engaging society in your AI project
  • Current applications of AI from industry speakers.

The course will be hosted at the University of Surrey, lunch and coffee breaks will be provided.  We have a limited amount of on-campus accommodation available and will offer this as a bursary to those who require it.

Collaboration

AI @ Surrey is an interdisciplinary collaboration in AI and machine learning across the University of Surrey, bringing together world-leading expertise in areas such as machine sensing, security, and ethics, to lead the future of research in the challenging and exciting field of AI and its application in society.

About the Centre

The University of Surrey is home to the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP), an internationally recognised leader in audio-visual machine perception research it is one of the largest audio and vision research groups in the UK. CVSSP has teamed up with industrial collaborators and the Departments of Politics, Law and Psychology, to create this interdisciplinary course offering a rounded introduction to AI technology.

Date and deadlines

  • The Summer School is running on 23 - 25 July 2019.
  • The application deadline to sign up to the Summer School is 5 July 2019.

Enquiries

If you have any enquiries then please email Helen Cooper (helen.cooper@surrey.ac.uk).

Summer School registration

Programme

 

Tuesday 23 July

Wednesday 24 July

Thursday 25 July

9am
Registration and coffee
Basics of deep learning

 Prof. John Collomosse, Professor of Computer Vision, CVSSP, UoS.

 
Applications of AI - audio

Dr Sacha Krstulovic, Audio Analytic.

 
9:30am
Keynote introduction

Prof. Jim Al-Khalili, Surrey Distinguished Chair, Professor of Physics, Professor of Public Engagement in Science, UoS.

 

10am

Pushing the boundaries of AI

Dr Eng Jon Ong, Research Fellow, CVSSP, UoS.

10:30am
Coffee
Coffee
Coffee
11am
Introduction to machine learning

Dr Shirin Enshaeifar, Senior Research Fellow in Machine Learning and Healthcare Informatics, CVSSP, UoS.

Dr Yongxin Yang, Lecturer in Machine Learning, CVSSP, UoS.

Deep learning lab session
Applications of AI - vision

Dr Violet Snell, Jenoptik.

11:30am
12 noon
Applications of AI - Practicalities of creating medical image research databases for AI

Dr Mark Halling-Brown, Head of Scientific Computing, Royal Surrey County Hospital.

12:30pm
1pm
Lunch 
Lunch
Lunch
1:30pm

2pm

Societal aspects of AI 

Dr Alex Leveringhaus, Lecturer in Political Theory; Co-Director, Centre for International Intervention, UoS.

AI explainability

Dr Chris Russell, Reader in Computer Vision and Machine Learning, CVSSP, UoS.

Engaging with society

Dr Lada Timotijevic, Principal Research Fellow, UoS.

2:30pm

3pm

AI in financial services

Prof. Bonnie Buchanan, Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting, UoS. 

AI@Surrey poster and demo session
Scenarios session
3:30pm
4pm
Coffee
Coffee
Coffee
4:30pm
AI & legal issues

Dr Alex Sarch, Head of School, Reader in Legal Philosophy, UoS.

AI@Surrey poster and demo session
Panel discussion
5pm
5:30pm
 
Evening drinks and pizza
 
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