Briefings, panel discussions, demos and more

Oxford is a world leading centre for AI research, and over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a sharp increase in interest our AI research from industry, commerce, and government alike. On 27 March 2018, the University of Oxford will showcase AI research across the whole collegiate university with a one-day expo. Held at Worcester College’s stunning new Sultan Nazrin Shah Conference Centre, the event will bring together Oxford’s AI and machine learning thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to hear from them about their work and their vision for the future. The day will include lectures from the experts, panels, demos, poster sessions with students, and an opportunity to talk one-to-one with professors at the heart of the AI revolution.

On the day, registration will be open from 8:30am, with the first session starting at 9am and the closing session ending at around 6pm. A full programme will be available in January 2018.

Provisionally confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Paul Newman, leader in robotic technology and autonomous systems, and co-founder of driverless car company Oxbotica (
  • Professor Steve Roberts, machine learning expert and co-founder of Mind Foundry (
  • Professor Mike Osborne, co-author of the celebrated report on AI and employment, and co-founder of Mind Foundry (
  • Professor Andrew Zisserman, leading computer vision researcher and scientist at DeepMind
  • Professor Mihaela van der Schaar, leading expert on AI in medicine and healthcare
  • Professor Shimon Whiteson, machine learning expert and founder of Morpheus Labs (
  • Professor Michael Wooldridge, Head of Department of Computer Science and leading expert on cooperating AI systems
  • Professor Peter Donnelley, Professor of Statistical Science and Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

Topics to be covered include:

  • AI and robotics
  • AI and driverless cars
  • AI in medicine & healthcare
  • AI for scientific discovery
  • AI and employment
  • AI and finance
  • AI and privacy
  • AI and genomics
  • Ethical issues for AI

Dinner at Balliol College

Following the event we will be hosting a dinner at Balliol College, which all attendees are warmly invited to attend. Find out more here.