• Headline Speakers
  • Schedule
  • Partners
  • Intro
  • Speakers
  • Background
  • Questions
Adarga AI SymposiumregisterAdarga AI Symposium Logo

Adarga AI Symposium 2019

Enhancing Human Ingenuity

5 September 201912 - 9PMRegistration now closed: contact hello@adarga.ai for info
The Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, LondonBy invitation only


5 September 201912 - 9PM

1200-1245 Arrival and light lunch

1255-1300 Host welcome: Rob Bassett Cross

1300-1355 Opening keynote: Mark Stevenson

1400-1500 Keynote: Ranju Das

1500-1530 Tea and coffee

1530-1630 Panel discussion: AI in the Enterprise - hype versus reality

1630-1730 Closing keynote - Stan McChrystal

1730-2030 Drinks

Symposium partners


Adarga AI Symposium Logo

The Royal Institution

21 Albemarle St, Mayfair

London W1S 4BS

Getting to the venue and accessibility information:

See More
arrow link

This event will bring together a unique collection of communities

An afternoon of

  • Senior leaders from the public and private sector
  • The global technology sector
  • Leaders in the field of AI development and academic research
Adarga AI Symposium Logo

An afternoon of stimulating talks and energetic panel discussions

Our Speakers

  • General Stan McChrystal

    Former US Special Forces Commander

    Closing keynote speaker: the importance of the human leader in embracing organisational change and the adoption of novel technologies

  • Mark Stevenson

    Futurist and author

    Opening keynote speaker: an enlightening and challenging view of the future and how it will impact every organisation and leader in the room

  • Professor John Cunningham

    Professor of AI at Columbia University

    Panel member on the understanding of human cognitive process and how we begin to emulate this in machines

  • Ranju Das

    Director, Software Development, Rekognition and Video, Amazon Web Services

    Keynote speaker

  • Jas Mundae

    Head of Linklaters’ LegalTech and Alternative Resourcing capability

    Jas firmly believes that it is vital to consider an integrated set of suitable technologies in addressing the requirements of each matter. Whilst AI provides powerful functionality, it may not always be the right solution.

  • Sue Daly

    Associate Director, Technology and Innovation, techUK

    Sue leads techUK's work on cloud, data analytics and AI and has been recognised as one of the most influential women in UK tech by Computer Weekly.

  • Amy Shi-Nash

    Global Head of Analytics and Data Science at HSBC

    Amy is responsible for accelerating the strategic development of analytics, machine learning and AI capability across the group, enabling business adoption, culture change and benefit realisation at scale.

  • Jem Davies

    General Manager for Arm’s Machine Learning business

    Gem focuses on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence solutions across the wide range of ARM IP products. He was previously GM and vice president of technology for the Media Processing, and Imaging and Vision, Groups, where he set the future technology roadmaps and undertook technological investigations for several acquisitions. Based in Cambridge, Jem has previously been a member of ARM’s CPU Architecture Review Board and he holds four patents in the fields of CPU and GPU design. He has a degree from the University of Cambridge.

  • Rob Bassett-Cross

    CEO and Founder of Adarga



Our aim is both to educate and constructively challenge our audience, to cut through the AI hyperbole and enable everyone who attends (the technical and the non-technical, alike), to enhance their practical understanding of this important subject.

  • 01

    What are the important dependencies that exist between the human and the machine in the effective design and implementation of AI systems?

  • 02

    What are the latest technical advances in Artificial Intelligence?

  • 03

    What are the practical and real-world challenges in productionising and applying AI, and the challenges facing the people who build the models?

  • 04

    What critical role and responsibility do global corporate and public sector leaders have in embracing, navigating and harnessing the blistering pace of these exciting advances?


Adarga AI Symposium Logo

Adarga AI Symposium

Enhancing Human Ingenuity

5 September 201912 - 9PM
The Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, London

Cookie Policy

We'd like to set Analytics cookies to help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

For more detailed information about the cookies we use, see our Legal Page

Analytics Cookies