The AI Summit London 2023


Defence AI: Working Together with Industry For Safe & Responsible Systems

15 Jun 2023
Fringe Forums (in Omdia Suite)
Fringe Forums

Led by Ministry of Defense

Fringe forums are built to provide a platform for key issues that sit across the industry. The forums will be used to discuss these challenges in an intimate setting with industry experts to drive change with purpose and intent. A writeup will be shared following these discussions. 

  • This interactive session will consider how MOD and our partners in industry and academia can work together to develop effective, safe and responsible AI-enabled systems for the UK Armed Forces. We’ll discuss how we are living up to the commitments and AI Ethics Principles we set out in the Defence AI Strategy (2022), the steps we’re taking to understand and engage with the AI sector, latest thinking on assurance models and how we’re transforming our commercial approaches to make it much easier for companies of all sizes to work with us. This will be a session in two parts with a short break around 14:45.

Harry Snart, Data Science Advisor - SAS
Tony Butler, ProMA Project Lead - TD-Info
Dina Kakaras, Head of Commercial X, and Head of the Software and Hosting category in Defence Digital Commercial - Ministry of Defense
Ralph Wilkins, DASA Innovation Partner - Ministry of Defense
Hugh Woodward, Head of HQ & Strategy - Ministry of Defense
Mike Gibson, AI Strategy & Policy Lead - Ministry of Defense
Adam Philip Baldrey, DE&S Future Capabilities Group – Chief Engineer (AI Lead) - Ministry of Defense

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