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Automating the World (Innovate 2017 Twitter debate)

Robots will take our jobs…and possibly our lives. Looking at automation and the fourth industrial revolution, do we benefit from the seismic explosion of data and machine autonomy? Panellists at INNOVATE 2017 debate this point live on Twitter.
When Nov 08, 2017
from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Online
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The expert panellists for this debate include:

  • Phil Smith (Innovate UK/Cisco)
  • Emeritus Professor Noel Sharkey (University of Sheffield)
  • Lord Battacharyya (Warwick Manufacturing Group)
  • Hamid Mughal (Rolls-Royce)
  • Tabitha Goldstaub (CognitionX)

This debate is part of INNOVATE 2017, which takes place 8th - 9th November 2017 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. 


The link for the Twitter stream will be sent to all who register for the event on Eventbrite here.

Further details on the parent event, INNOVATE 2017, can be found here.

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