Guest Lecture: AI & Future Jobs – Dr. John Flackett


Southampton Solent University & British Computer Society (BCS)

Dr. John Flackett Guest Lecture

Talk Title: Artificial Intelligence and Future Jobs

Many businesses are looking to employ new technologies to maintain competitive advantage, but it can be difficult to navigate the Artificial Intelligence landscape and understand current capabilities and opportunities. AI and automation is having a fundamental impact on the future of work with little consideration to the scale and social impact.

During this guest lecture, Dr. John Flackett (PhD in Artificial Intelligence) explores what AI is and what has driven its explosion into the mainstream technology sector in recent years.

Learn how AI tools & techniques are being used across a range of businesses and how future tech affects future jobs. Dr. Flackett also busts some of the AI myths and looks at how education, business, governments and society may want to reframe their thinking around the future of jobs.

Event Media Article

Please see the following interview with Dr. John Flackett and Jayne Paddington from the Southampton Solent University following the event 'AI & Future Jobs':

Event Details

This event will be on Tuesday 9th January 2018 at 5.30pm and will be held at Southampton Solent University, The Spark Building, East Park Terrace, Southampton, UK SO14 0RD

This event was organised Professor Margaret Ross MBE, the British Computer Society (BCS) and Southampton Solent University.

Further details can also be found on:

Dr. John Flackett: Artificial Intelligence Speaker

Co-founder/Head of AiLab and Co-Founder/Director of koolth

Twitter Handles: @drjohnflackett | @_AiLab
LinkedIn: John's Profile

Dr. John Flackett is a noted Artificial Intelligence international speaker. A leader in his field and passionate about AI, John presents key insights on AI and emerging technology’s future impact on society and the workforce at events and workshops around the globe. With over 25 years of AI experience, a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and contributions as an advisor in government, academia, industry and community, John is regularly called upon to share his perspectives via talks, media interviews, publications and roundtables. View John’s full profile on AiLab.

Professor Margaret Ross MBE

Professor Margaret Ross MBE is an Emeritus professor of software quality, a research fellow at the Southampton Solent University and also serves on the BCS committee. Magaret received an MBE for her work in 2008. Find out more about Magaret on Wikipedia.

British Computer Society (BCS)

The British Computer Society (BCS) is a global professional body that is committed to making IT good for society. The BCS promotes wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice.

Southampton Solent University

The Southampton Solent University is dedicated to the pursuit of excellent university education that enables learners from all backgrounds to become enterprising citizens and responsible leaders, while also promoting economic and social prosperity for the communities we serve. Solent supports their graduates to be the passionate, creative professionals of the future, bringing expertise and energy into their communities and workplaces.

John presents at events and facilitates workshops across the world. If you would like him to speak at your next workshop, event, convention or conference, please drop us a line.

For more details on event please visit: The British Computer Society (BCS) website