AI & Robotics | The Main Event | London 14 September 2017

Where People and Machines Mean Business

Building on the success of our inaugural conference in September 2016, AI & Robotics 2017 will investigate
emerging technologies and their real world impacts on business and work.


Leading scientists and academics showcase new technologies and investigate their commercial potential.


Early adopter businesses describe their experience of AI-led innovation and transformation.


People leaders and business psychologists investigate the interaction of human and artificial intelligence in the workplace.

The ultimate guide to AI and robotics. A single day combines plenary sessions with conference streams focused on business innovation and optimisation and customer engagement. Plus, AI in Action –interactive demonstrations of AI and robotics applications presented by their creators. Hosted in our new venue, London’s Victoria Park Plaza Hotel.

Plenary Keynotes | World Class Speakers | Inspiring Case Studies | Streams | AI in Action | AI Trailblazers

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The Trailblazers

On 14 September, AI & Robotics THE MAIN EVENT will also provide a platform where fresh-faced innovators and dynamic market leaders come together for a friendly showdown and an intense brainstorm. AI groundbreakers and robotics pioneers from around the globe are invited to share how they are tackling some of today’s businesses greatest challenges and how they are meeting rapidly evolving customer demands.


We ask to see their approach and solutions as well as hear their opinion on key global issues. All submissions will be evaluated by our panel of expert judges drawn from the business, science and investment communities.


  • An opportunity to present in our 2017 Trailblazer session
  • 2 free entries to the event (includes all sessions & networking)
  • 50% discount for friends and team members

All shortlisted will receive a 50% discount

Highlights & Insights from 2016

Speakers include

Chris Ezekiel

Founder & CEO, Creative Virtual

Michael Rendell

Head of Innovation and Transformation, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Dr Mirko Kovac

Director of the Aerial Robotics Lab, Imperial College London

Peter Waggett

Peter Waggett, Emerging Technologies Director, IBM

Alex Harvey

Head for Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Ocado

Chris Corrado

Group COO & CIO, London Stock Exchange Group (LSE)

Prof Philip Bond

UK Council for Science & Technology

Mark Preston

CEO, StreetDrone

Frank Nigriello

Director of Corporate Affairs, Unipart

Nicola Strong

Managing Director, Strong Enterprises

Michael Natusch

Global Head of AI, Prudential

Mark J. Purdy

Managing Director of Economic Research, Accenture Research

Anton Fishman

Managing Director, Fishman & Partners Ltd

David Burden

Managing Director, Daden

Prof Nigel Crook

Head of Computing and Communication Technologies, Oxford Brookes University

Navin Sabharwal

Chief Architect HCL DRYiCE Autonomics Practice

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This hotel is within walking distance of Victoria train, coach, bus and underground station, and is easily accessible from all other mainline London stations, plus Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, via the underground network and regular bus services.

AI & Robotics, The Main Event is organised by Connect Business Media A business media organisation with a reputation for creating mould breaking business events that challenge traditional thinking and overturn established formats. With more than 30 years' experience the Connect team has managed national and international events on every continent in industries including customer experience, employee engagement, outsourcing, information and communication technologies, food manufacturing, nutrition and pharmaceutical industries. Connect Business Media events are more than conferences; they connect audiences in new ways, opening up opportunities for discussion and debate that foster innovation and business growth.

For more information on 2017 AI & Robotics Events please contact: Christina Wood, Connect Business Media - Phone: +44 (0)1483 614451 │ Mobile: +44 (0)7775 942252 │ Email: [email protected]