Immersive technologies are being used throughout a number of industries. These technologies include Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. This panel will highlight some of the varied use cases in commerce, gaming and mental health.
A highlight of early-stage tech businesses in Oxfordshire - talking about opportunities in Oxfordshire and their experiences starting up in the region.
Hear about the highlights of the 2021 Catalyst Tech Accelerator Cohort.
The importance of computing, technology, engineering and other STEM subjects in schools is not proportional to the number of relevant jobs for today's youth to grow into, especially not for girls. This panel will discuss helping young people into tech careers, how to get support outside of academia and the experiences of how our panellists built their careers in tech industries.
Highlighting the varied routes into tech and discussing how others could follow in their footsteps
14:45 - 15:20
How to get started in tech
By Manju Henry Millimetre Wave Technology Group Senior Scientist, STFC RAL Space, Gori Yahaya Founder and CEO, UpSkill Digital
Panel on how to get into tech, discussing the different routes available. The UK has identified that it is moving toward a digital skills shortage, developing these skills opens up access to many different careers, from designing games to sending satellites into space.
AND Digital delivers this workshop on adapting to remote working, connecting well distributed tech professionals and showcases some of the team bonding exercises they used during the sudden shift to remote working.
Space Technology has developed at a rapid rate. This has allowed progression far beyond what we thought was possible. In this panel we will talk about the exciting technologies that are being worked on in space tech, and explore how the panellists got to where they are today
17:15 - 17:30
Close Day 1
September 8th, 2021
09:00 - 09:10
9:10 - 9:40
Institute for Ethical AI: Introducing a new platform for reducing complexity and enabling scaling in software.
By Arijit Mitra Head of Innovation, Institute for Ethical AI
MoFHS is a product in development by the Institute for Ethical A.I that takes the complexity out of integrating new software technologies.
Neurodiversity remains an overlooked issue in employment, this extends to the tech industry. However, a growing number of companies are recognising that employees who think differently provide them with a competitive advantage. This panel will provide an open discussion on the benefits of neurodiversity and the strengths these employees bring.
How can digital twins benefit your business? A digital twin is a virtual representation that provides a real-time digital version of a real-life process. This allows engineers and operators to understand how the products are performing, and how they will perform over time.
15:40 - 16:30
Autonomous Vehicles: Trust, Commercialisation and Technological Innovation
Exploring the interplay between autonomous vehicles technology and broad discussions in the artificial intelligence community around trustworthiness. Where autonomous vehicles are right now, how the technology is being commercialised and reducing the cost of autonomous vehicles.