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ConTech 2018 Programme – 30th November

Friday, 30th November 2018

Day 2 sees the continuation of the ConTech journey with an exciting opening keynote followed by more impressive and thought provoking speakers & sessions.  We are not closing this conference with a keynote, we are really excited to be running a session that will give you a pack to take back giving you the tools to make all this happen for your company. 

Take a look at our programme with sessions, speakers and more below or should you wish to view the schedule you can see this by clicking the button below.

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09:00 – 10:00

Registration, refreshments and networking

An opportunity to share, learn and network with colleagues, peers and new friends from around the world.  

10:00 – 10:45

Opening Keynote

AI, Blockchain and data science – the next evolution of the knowledge economy

Max Gabriel, CDO, Taylor & Francis and Managing Partner, Informa Ventures

Max will explore the role of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and data science …

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10:45 – 11:45

Panel Session Speaker

Building trust in this age of AI and data science

TBC

Coming soon

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10:45 – 11:45

Panel Session

Managing bias and protecting truth in the world of data-driven content

Chair: Nick Kind, Independent Strategy Consultant, and Executive Advisor to Area9 Group

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11:45 – 12:15

Refreshments and networking

An opportunity to share, learn and network with colleagues, peers and new friends from around the world.

12:15 – 13:00

Data-driven content product demos

Learn about, assess and discover which products have the potential to have the biggest impact on the creation, distribution and consumption of professional content.

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13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and networking

An opportunity to share, learn and network with colleagues, peers and new friends from around the world.

Or join us for our special lunchtime session
Pharma 4.0: Embracing Opportunities for Information in a Digital Healthcare World

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14:00 – 14:20

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to power data management

Manisha Bolina, Channel Partner Manager, Yewno, Inc

All organizations face the challenge of organizing their data, both their own repositories and that which they disseminate …

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14:00 – 14:20

Coming soon

Jason Markos, Director, Platform Capabilities at John Wiley and Sons

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14:20 – 14:40

Building an open repository for scientific institutions to analyse and process data

Yann Mahé, Director Innovation & Business Development, MyScienceWork

With the large amount of data available on the Internet and the rise of the Semantic Web …

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14:20 – 14:40

Identifying new knowledge by applying state-of-the-art methods in AI and machine learning

Umesh Nandal, Senior Natural Language Processing Scientist, Elsevier & Gordon Broderick, PhD Director, Centre for Clinical Systems Biology
Rochester General Hospital

Technology, and particularly AI, is leading to the emergence of the ‘augmented researcher’…

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14:40 – 15:00

TBC

14:40 – 15:00

Leveraging AI to deliver actionable intelligence for the research ecosystem

Sadia Shahid, Head of Business Development, wizdom.ai

The global research ecosystem is churning out content at an unprecedented pace …

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15:00 – 15:20

Bringing AI into the newsroom

Antoine Amann, CEO & Founder, Echobox

Having brought artificial intelligence into hundreds of newsrooms around the world…

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15:00 – 15:20

Content performance: data, experimental data and statistics

Andrew Robinson, Senior Publishing Consultant, Ixxus

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have all the data for any given content object at your fingertips …

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15:20 – 15:40

‘JAMES, your digital butler’ – collaborative project from The Times & The Sunday Times and Twipe

Danny Lein, CEO, Twipe

JAMES will enable individualized distribution of the digital editions and accelerate digital growth…

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15:20 – 15:40

Using modern content technologies to extract value and drive change across an industry

Jo Collins, NEN – Netherlands Standards Association

Many national and international standards bodies, including NEN, have existed for more than a hundred years …

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15:40 – 16:00

What do AI and NLP have to do with content creation automation?

Sabine Louët, CEO, SciencePOD

AI, NPL and blockchains are buzzwords that seem to pervade every conference programme related to content…

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15:40 – 16:00

Searching by example – bringing semantic similarity to document search with Sage Matchmaker

Alan Maloney, Information Architect SAGE Publishing

A common challenge with information retrieval is that a user may not know how to phrase their search query optimally…

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16:00 – 16:30

Refreshments and networking

An opportunity to share, learn and network with colleagues, peers and new friends from around the world.

16:30 – 17:15

The ConTech Data Science Premium

The conference delegation will work together in facilitated groups reviewing the conference content…

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