Tech for Good: AI and Chatbots for good (rather than world destruction)


This month we'll be looking at how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and chatbots can help organisations deliver services that have an extraordinary social impact.

Our Fine Speakers:
We'll have Matt Haworth, and a special guest from the Children's Commission, talking about an AI project that is currently in development to provide support to children and young people at risk of abuse.
More amazing speakers to be announced soon...

Lightning talks: 
We'll also have space for brief "lightning" talks on the night, where anyone will have a chance to speak for up to 3 minutes on something that helps more people do good with tech.

Sponsors:
Reason Digital have helped us arrange the event, provided admin support and even made our lovely brand. So big thanks to them. 
And 34SP continue to support us by grabbing the bill! Thanks team! Expect the usual amazing beer and pizza selection. 

There is a limit on numbers for this event - so if you can't make it, please let us know so someone else can come instead. You will need to have registered on the meet up group to come in I'm afraid. Sorry, we need to manage numbers. 

Doors will be opening at 6:30pm

 




Things we'd like to talk about

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  • What is Personal Brand - and How Will it Help Me?

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    10/11/2017
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    I’m sure you’ve heard the term ‘personal brand’ thrown around, but do you actually understand it? Or more importantly, are you utilising it? Chances are, probably not!

  • #OrchardShoots: Our Champions, 'Reid or Deid'

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    03/11/2017
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    Yesterday our reigning champion, Matt Reid, was finally presented with his OrchardShoots trophy for his successful 16/17 campaign.

  • The Future of Mobiles: Has phone technology peaked?

    Phone technology has changed so drastically in the past 10 years. The smart phone barely existed ...

    02/11/2017
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    Phone technology has changed so drastically in the past 10 years. The smart phone barely existed and shockingly, the main purpose of a mobile phone was in fact to make phone calls - an absurd concept for the youth of 2017. ...

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