Applied AI – Practical AI Applications

Hosted by Parallax

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Applied AI is an inclusive in-person and online event for people and companies that want to learn and explore practical uses for Artificial Intelligence.

With a mix of readily usable tips and tricks, all the way through to deep dives on exploring the ethics, training and technical nature of this ever-evolving topic. We invite you with open arms to come and learn with us all! Lets lean into this brave new world and see where it leads.

What you’ll learn:

🚀 How to use AI in your day-to-day (including home life!)
🤖 How AI can help you remove the boring parts of your life
👩‍🎨 Creative exploration and brainstorming
🔥 Live demos
There will be food and drinks provided.


Speaker Info:

James Hall – Co-Founder and Director at Parallax

James co-founded Parallax and leads on technology. He is a technology leader and able to solve the most complex challenges. He’s got a wealth of experience across software engineering, solution architecture and mobile app development. James has extensive experience in complex problem-solving and has worked with global organisations such as UEFA and NASA. He’s a tech pioneer and was recently listed in the BIMA100 list as recognition for his achievements. James also features on the Hey! presents Off Script podcast.


Bethan Vincent – Managing Partner at Open Velocity

With over 12 years of marketing experience, Bethan has been responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies in highly competitive B2B Saas and technology services environments. Formerly the Marketing Director of a leading Software Consultancy, Bethan founded Open Velocity in 2022 to ensure technology start-ups and scale-ups can access senior marketing expertise.

Building on her work at the C-Suite level, Bethan is a regular speaker about marketing and technology at international conferences, including GitLab Commit San Francisco 2020, TuringFest 2021 and Learn Inbound 2023 conference. Outside of working with clients and growing Open Velocity, Bethan helps host and produce The Brave Podcast.


Phil Brunkard – CIO Executive Partner & Strategist at Forrester

Phil is a digital leader with over 25 years’ of strategy advisory and consulting and complex technology development and delivery experience. He continually explores new ideas to help his clients solve their greatest challenges and goals. Most recently he worked at Forrester Research where he guided business and technology leaders on how to maximise the value of technology, implement future-fit digital strategies and drive change for their business to deliver successful customer outcomes. He has previously led many complex digital transformations and managed services deliveries that bring a wealth of knowledge and learning from both successes and failures across a diverse range of sectors and technologies.

Phil talks and writes about emerging technology adoption, leadership skills and innovation practices and has been published in Forbes, The Times, Handelsblatt and technology media such as Information Week, Smart Cities World Tech Trends and many others.

AI & Machine Learning, Data
Applied AI – Practical AI Applications
27th Apr 2023
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hosted by Parallax
Parallax, The Elbow Rooms, 64 Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 6DT

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