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RDS to moderate panel on the future of AI in healthcare

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Research Data Scotland

05 Oct 2023

RDS will be attending Data Summit 2023, The Data Lab’s key event which celebrates the most innovative and groundbreaking uses of data and AI and Scotland’s leading role in this dynamic field.

Taking place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) on 2 and 3 November 2023, the event will see Nora Cooke O’Dowd, Chief Data Officer at RDS, moderate a panel titled ‘The future of AI in healthcare’.

Commenting on the event, Nora Cooke O’Dowd said:

“I’m delighted to be attending the Data Summit and moderating a panel on such an important and timely topic. As we’ve seen in recent years, AI tools are rapidly evolving and present unique opportunities and challenges for the public sector. I’m looking forward to hearing thoughtful insights from our panel members and exploring how AI could be used in healthcare.”

Among the Data Summit’s keynote speakers are Paolo Benanti - AI adviser to Pope Francis and the Vatican, Anna Brailsford - CEO, Code First Girls, and Gillian Docherty - CBO, University of Strathclyde and Advisor to the Board at Research Data Scotland.

The event will also include panel discussions on a range of topics around data and AI, including ‘How Data and AI are Influencing Culture’, ‘Space, AI and Sustainability’, ‘Data and Democracy – friend or foe?’, ‘The Importance of Data Visualisation’, ‘Generative AI and the Future of Media’ and ‘The Regulation of AI – where to begin and where to end?’

Data Summit 2023 can be joined in-person or online and tickets are available to purchase now. Click here to book tickets.

The Data Lab’s mission is to create the world’s most impactful data community. Working in collaboration with companies, organisations and individuals, they help people discover opportunities, connect with ideas, develop knowledge and expertise and bring game-changing data projects to fruition. With hubs in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness, The Data Lab oversee a network of over 1,500 companies, public sector organisations and universities, and are working to make Scotland the global leader in data and AI innovation.

Along with the Summit, the DataFest will host a series of fringe events running from 24 October – 9 November, allowing industry and academic professionals to learn, network and explore some of the latest advancements in this technology.  

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