AI Training Academy

The Digital Leadership Forum aims to help leading organisations innovate, learn and grow in the age of AI.

AI Training Academy opportunity:

Intel® (a member of the Digital Leadership Forum) is collaborating with the Digital Leadership Forum to develop and provide an online AI Training Academy series.  

The purpose is to help leading organisations learn how they can optimise the opportunities that AI presents for their companies.

Scope of the AI Academy with Intel® and the Digital Leadership Forum:

The AI Training Academy will be advised by an advisory steering group and will provide a blend of AI expert webinars and peer to peer discussion groups. There will be range of supporting resources including cross industry use cases, specialist white papers and workbooks to support the academy.

The AI Training Academy will provide contributions from international AI experts; leading AI academics; and emerging specialist AI companies to help teams innovate, learn and grow in the age of AI.

Features of AI Training Academy

The AI Training Academy will be a complimentary service for all members of the Digital Leadership Forum

The AI Training Academy from Intel® and the Digital Leadership Forum aims to equip large enterprise organisations with the skills and insights to lead on AI issues and help drive AI in your organisation.


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Session Recaps

AI Academy launch: Unlocking the potential of AI

14th July 2020

Representatives from leading organisations joined the Digital Leadership Forum to begin connecting with fellow participants and to be informed of key elements of the AI Training Academy programme and to review and understand how sessions will be delivered and supporting material that will be provided.

Artificial intelligence and its place in the digital ecosystem

28th July 2020

Attendees heard from Intel and Datatonic to discuss how AI could progress within organisations, the different types of AI, and the common problems that can be solved using it.

The ethics and legal considerations of artificial intelligence

25th August 2020

We were joined by Baker McKenzie, Intel, and Signify to explore the key ethical and legal considerations around AI. By the end of this session, attendees gained key insights in order to begin to draft the ethical principles that organisations should instil for its AI applications.

Ease your organisation into AI

29th September 2020

Intel and Datatonic offered insights on understanding the first steps in building an AI Foundation. By the end of this session, attendees gained the knowledge to decide what AI approach they need to take, and learned how to map a data pipeline optimised for an organisations AI needs.

Five Steps to an AI Proof of Concept

3rd November 2020

Attendees heard from Intel, Seldon, and Inawisdom to learn an approach to success with proof of concepts for image recognition, natural language processing, and predictive maintenance.

Developing AI at scale

24th November 2020

In the final session of the series, we welcomed back Baker McKenzie, Intel, Seldon, Datatonic and Signify for an expert panel. Attendees were able to ask a range of questions and directly engage in debate in key areas necessary for organisations to take AI to the next stage.

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