Breakfast Briefing

ON HOLD - Breakfast Briefing with Felicity Burch, Executive Director, Responsible Technology Adoption Unit

We are delighted to welcome Felicity Burch to share insights into the priorities for her team at the Responsible Technology Adoption Unit and the ever-evolving AI landscape.

Date & time

06 Jun 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Attendance type

Hybrid (Online and In Person)

Where

Central London and Virtual

Price

Free

Theme(s)

Technology and digital

When registering for this event you can choose whether you would prefer to attend in-person or virtually. Please note in-person capacity is limited, and any members we are unable to accommodate face-to-face will be offered the opportunity to join virtually. The livestream will run from 08:30 – 09:30.

Following the government’s response to the AI regulation consultation, plans are being developed to create an agile and collaborative AI governance framework.

As such, we are delighted to welcome Felicity Burch, Executive Director of the Responsible Technology Adoption Unit (RTA), within the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), to share her insights into work being done by the Unit across the AI assurance and governance ecosystems.

By attending on the day, you will:

  • Explore the latest AI assurance products and programmes developed by the RTA
  • Understand how the AI governance landscape is evolving, and how cross-sector collaboration can play a key role in ensuring its success
  • Pose your questions to Felicity in a live audience Q&A

Felicity is the Executive Director of the Responsible Technology Adoption Unit (RTA). RTA leads the government’s work to enable trustworthy innovation using data and AI as part of the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. Felicity's role is to lead the RTA's multidisciplinary team of specialists, and its overall strategy to deliver, test and refine trustworthy approaches to data and AI governance, working in partnership with public sector and industry bodies.

Before RTA, she was the CBI Director of Innovation and Digital, leading the organisation’s policy work to create the conditions that enable businesses to come up with new ideas, invest in research and development (R&D) and adopt new technologies. At CBI, Felicity also worked on technology adoption, public spending on R&D and labour markets. Felicity's background is in economic policy, with a focus on business growth.

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Event places are non-transferable, but colleagues are welcome to register via our website or email us at [email protected]

Date & time

06 Jun 2024

08:00 - 10:00

Attendance type

Hybrid (Online and In Person)

Where

Central London and Virtual

Price

Free

Theme(s)

Technology and digital

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