Dr. Timothy Jung – Director of the Augmented and Virtual Reality Hub at Manchester Metropolitan
Dr Jung has been involved in a number of funded AR VR research projects at national and international level. His current research focuses on the application of mobile and wearable augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality retail experience, Internet of Things (IoT), multi-sensory experience in cultural heritage, smart city and smart tourism. He is the academic conference chair of AR and VR Conference 2016 and the editor-in-chief of International Journal of Applied Augmented and Virtual Reality.
The impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on SME / Mid-Size range organisations
We are delighted to announce Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM’s CTO for UK & Ireland will be delivering a visionary keynote about the accelerating move to Cloud Infrastructure for enterprises of all sizes. He will also be talking about the new era of ‘cognitive computing’ and will demonstrate how IBM’s Watson technologies can be used to quickly add value to various functions within your company.
SPEAKER: Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM’s CTO for UK & Ireland
50 Shades of Shopping- making the pain of retailing & e-commerce a pleasure
Join Elizabeth Clark, CEO and Co-Founder of multi-award winning Dream Agility, as she presents on the ‘sexiest thing to come out in ecommerce in a long time’, Google Shopping! Elizabeth will get you quickly up to speed with why you should be looking to do in your own businesses and what’s coming off the retail AI/Tech runway from around the globe to compliment your offering
SPEAKER: Elizabeth Clark, CEO and Co-Founder of multi-award winning Dream Agility
Paul Armstrong, author of ‘Disruptive Technologies’ will be presenting on key themes from his book providing a clear roadmap to assess, respond to and problem-solve: what are the upcoming changes in technology, roughly when to respond, and what’s the best response?
Techniques for learning from data have blossomed recently. Given a particular input (such as a set of measurements or an image) the systems can learn the most likely output (such as a diagnosis of disease, or the identity of an individual). This talk will summarise some of the latest techniques and describe their application in analysing images
SPEAKER: Professor Timothy Coote, University of Manchester
Take your business to the next level: Technology + the Human Element
Philip Pelucha has spent many years aiding multi-national brands with their audience creation, customer engagement and data management for the purposes of marketing and advertising, using modern and upcoming technologies such as digital lead capture, social media, 360 and VR, AR and AI.
Why do we want to Escape Reality? Exploring Alternative Realities (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality)
The rise of VR, AR, MR, AI & social media are changing our reality yet again & enabling people to see things differently allowing them to create other realities to share with others. This will shift our perception of what reality is.
Business 4.0. How can businesses prepare, evolve and thrive in a new world dominated by AI?
The AI revolution: changing the rulebook Almost every industry sector is undergoing an artificial intelligence (AI) revolution, driven by a need to offer customers the ultimate personalised experience (CX). Katie looks at the impact on all business functions, and the actions which companies can take today to survive and thrive