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Past Events

Find out what events you've missed at the Bayes Centre this month.

We currently only list the past months events, but should you require further information on a older event please don't hesitate to contact us

Upcoming events at the Bayes Centre

Validate AI virtual conference

The Validate AI conference returns for our second annual iteration, following the 2019 conference at the Royal Society in London.

Data Study Group – November – 2021

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Bringing together top talent from data science, artificial intelligence, and wider fields, to analyse real-world challenges

Interpretability, safety, and security in AI

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This public event brings together leading academics, leading industrialists, policy makers, or journalists in order to foster conversations with the wider public about the merits and perils of artificial intelligence technology.

The Turing Lectures: AI for drug discovery

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Noor Shaker is a serial biotech entrepreneur and the CEO at GlamorousAI, a biotech company that pushes the boundaries to what is possible with AI to cure debilitating diseases. She is a recognised healthcare leader, MIT innovator under 35 and in BBC 100 women.

Do great minds think alike? #2 Confronting the human cost of climate change

This December, join us for our second instalment in the Turing's first international event series, connecting experts across borders to tackle the big questions in AI. In this virtual event series, we will explore how AI can transcend boundaries to help solve some of the greatest problems facing society today.

The evolving role of the CFO in the digital era

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The CFO role has evolved significantly over recent years seeing a powerful transition from the more traditional responsibilities to a broader role that requires the individual to be technically focused, commercially driven and agile in their decision making.

Data Summit Conference

An international conference presenting compelling stories on data innovation with keynotes, panels, pitches and lots of inspiration

Data Talent Conference

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Bernd Schroers: Heat pumps or hydrogen? - Public Lecture

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Heat pumps or hydrogen? The thermodynamics of reaching net-zero

The Turing Lectures: The science of movement

Computational principles underlying the learning of sensorimotor repertoires

p2i: In Action

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Explore how your ideas, research and skills could create a better future for our planet and society.

Roadblocks to innovation Series

Series of six panel discussions focused on institutions' responsibilities for creating more inclusive research cultures

Bayes Forum

The Bayes Centre hosted virtual Bayes Forum Series which is intended to create the opportunity for partners & members of the Bayes Centre , the wider university community and external business guests to interact, share experiences and explore multi-disciplinary AI and data science research collaboration opportunities.

SPIE - S3 Conference

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Turing trustworthy digital identity conference

Advances in digital technologies are redefining opportunities around the world to develop new economic value, to govern and serve within more accessible societies, and to empower individuals. Digital innovations in identity bring new opportunities to create transparency, fairness, and better-governed services. They also create the potential to distribute and interpret significant amounts of information about people and their communities.

Healthy Ageing Seminar

Join the Usher Institute and the Bayes Centre on the 9th September for a Healthy Ageing Seminar focused on the upcoming ISCF Healthy Ageing translational funding opportunity that is due to launch in Summer 2021.

Do great minds think alike?

This September, join us for our first international event series, connecting experts across borders to tackle the big questions in AI. In this virtual event series, we will explore how AI can transcend boundaries to help solve some of the greatest problems facing society today. We celebrate the fact that many of the most pressing questions about the potential and risks of AI have not been settled and that even the experts have different perspectives. Hear from world-renowned thinkers, as we ask: Do great minds think alike?

Space, Satellites + Sustainability 2021

Hear the latest advances in the processing of big satellite data, presented alongside novel analytics, including those producing actionable sustainability intelligence. Take this opportunity to participate in an innovative conference and meet like-minded colleagues from academia, government and industry.

DCEng Summit

Shaping and influencing the global dialogue on the intersection of data science and engineering, The Alan Turing Institute’s first-ever data-centric engineering summit will bring together world-class thinking on how data science tools and methods can improve the reliability, resilience, safety, efficiency and usability of engineered systems.

Bayes Turing@Edinburgh Series - September

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Where the University of Edinburgh Turing Community Collaborate!

Masterclass with Professor Derek Mann

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Join Professor Derek Mann as he shares his innovation journey - More details will be available soon.

Masterclass with Dr Michael Sofia

Join Dr Michael Sofia as he shares his innovation journey.

LD4D Summer Sessions

This summer, discover the latest innovations in livestock data

Supercharging Science

Join us for Supercharging Science - a free day-long series of insightful and informative webinars into how you can work with Dstl, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.

The University of Edinburgh’s Venture Builder Incubator - Demo Day

Discover high-growth companies leveraging research to help society recover post-Covid.

The University of Edinburgh’s AI Accelerator - Demo Day 24th June

Discover the cutting-edge data-driven tech scaleups coming out of the AI Accelerator!


Join us at #EIE21 the premier technology investor showcase, where data-driven tech start-ups will pitch for investment.

Creative Informatics Innovation Showcase

Join us to for two jam packed days of inspiring creative content, as we reveal a host of inspiring data-driven work developed by creative individuals and organisations that have received funding and support from Creative Informatics.

Atlas of AI

Kate Crawford in conversation with Judy Wajcman.

Engineering the future of medicine

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This is a technical talk, suitable for researchers in the field.

University 2021: What lies ahead?

Online discussion where Cisco will unveil new research looking at the impact of COVID-19 on the student experience and the ways in which higher education must evolve in order to meet student expectations.

DSTI: Virtual Postgrad Open Day

The Data Science, Technology and Innovation programme are taking part in the University of Edinburgh’s Online Learning Open Day at the end of May. Sign up to join the live session or if you can’t make the session on the day you will get sent a recording

#DDIdiscussions | Data-driven Innovation in AI

Book your ticket for a fantastic panel discussion on the role of Scottish Universities in the development of AI

The Bayes Centre Forum: May 2021

The Bayes Centre is launching a curated series of talks, selected to highlight some of its most exciting projects.

ICMS: 2021 Fitch Lecture

The Fitch Lecture is an annual lecture to commemorate Davey Fitch (1978-2019) which aims to highlight the impact of mathematical sciences.

Interfaces Between Statistics, Machine Learning and AI

Bringing together researchers and practitioners working in these related fields.

AI, big data and deep real-world evidence – the challenges and opportunities

Real-world evidence (RWE) is emerging as an important area of research to reveal, in real time, new insights and innovations and is accelerating the development of new and innovative therapies and treatments to improve patient outcomes.

Exploring Artificial Intelligence - Market Opportunities for SMEs and Start-ups in Germany and Scotland

Learn about opportunities in Artificial Intelligence in Germany & Scotland and how you can receive support in these dynamic markets. Listen to the latest breakthroughs by innovative companies using AI to combat climate change. Be inspired by Professor Rovatsos, Director of the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh, discussing what is on the horizon in the field of AI.

Bayes Centre - Turing @Edinburgh Meetup

The Bayes Centre hosted virtual Turing@Edinburgh Seminar Series is intended to create the opportunity for local members of the Alan Turing Institute research community to interact, share experiences and explore multi-disciplinary AI and data science research opportunities.