Friday, 30th November 2018

Day 2 saw 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. 


09:00 – 10:00

Registration, refreshments and networking


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

10:45 – 11:45

Panel Session

Building trust in this age of AI and data science

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

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

11:45 – 12:15

Refreshments and networking


12:15 – 13:00

Data-driven product sessions

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and networking

Special lunchtime session

Pharma 4.0: Embracing Opportunities for Information in a Digital Healthcare World


14:00 – 14:20

Harnessing Artificial Intelligence to power data management

Manisha Bolina, Channel Partner Manager, Yewno, Inc

14:20 – 14:40

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

Yann Mahé, Director Innovation & Business Development, MyScienceWork

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

14:40 – 15:00

“Data data everywhere… what intelligence is required to make sense of the ocean of data?”

Freddie Quek, VP Software Engineering, Solera

14:40 – 15:00

Leveraging AI to deliver actionable intelligence for the research ecosystem

Sadia Shahid, Head of Business Development,

15:00 – 15:20

Content performance: data, experimental data and statistics

Andrew Robinson, Senior Publishing Consultant, Ixxus

15:20 – 15:40

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

Jasmien Lismont, Project Manager & Data Scientist

15:20 – 15:40

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

Jo Collins, NEN – Netherlands Standards Association

15:40 – 16:00

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

Sabine Louët, CEO, SciencePOD

15:40 – 16:00

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

Alan Maloney, Information Architect SAGE Publishing

16:00 – 17:15

It’s time to network!