Human – AI Interaction with Data Bristol & GGD sponsored by AMDARIS

19 Oct 2023, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

This month Bristol Girl Geek Dinners are partnering up with Data Bristol and being sponsored by Amdaris – it’s a mixed group so we are extending the invite to all our data/AI lovers out there.
Very excited to have our members Tammy and Alex back and really looking forward to meeting Debs!

## Agenda

6:00pm Arrive, drinks and networking.

6:30pm Talk by Tamsin Huggins and Alexandra Craciun:
AI and Human Interaction
Tamsin and Alexandra are teaming up to discuss Human-AI Interaction. Tamsin will kick things off by outlining the landscape of Human-Centred AI (HCAI), an interdisciplinary field that furthers AI to complement human capabilities, needs, and values. Tamsin will then dive into the topic of her research master’s: interactive AI for creative collaboration. Seeing as speech is a crucial mode of human-AI interaction, Alexandra will explore the fascinating journey of how speech interaction evolved: from chatbots, to smart devices and even to multimodal general artificial intelligence (GAI). She will talk about the importance of natural, human-like speech interaction, as well as the crucial aspect of speech privacy. Get ready for an enlightening discussion that bridges the gap between humans and technology!

7:15pm Talk by Adebola “Debs” Adegbulugbe:
The Perfect Blend: Combining Generative AI and Human Ingenuity for Content Marketing Success
The presentation will explore the powerful fusion of generative AI and human creativity in the world of content marketing. Looking at a couple of examples we’ll delve into the ways in which these two forces can collaboratively transform and optimize content creation processes, ultimately leading to enhanced marketing outcomes. Lastly, we’ll touch on future job titles predicted to grow out of this collaboration.

7:45pm Pizza, Drinks, Networking
8:30pm Pub – Left Handed Giant
About Amdaris –
We are Amdaris, an Insight company, and at our core we specialise in extending teams with highly skilled software experts. With bespoke Software Development, Product Design, Strategy and Consultation, Managed Services and Data Solutions, we seamlessly integrate into your business and culture, bringing passion, care, and technical proficiency directly to you.

## Speakers

Tamsin Huggins
Tamsin is a data specialist and tech educator, who leads intensive graduate training in data science and computer programming for major corporations including several of the world’s top ten banks. She holds master’s degrees in both computer science and artificial intelligence, having studied at Imperial College London and the University of Bristol. Tamsin spent years operating Bristol’s digital 3D planetarium to present astronomy data. This sparked her interest in human-machine interaction, fueling her academic research in interaction design for machine learning models.

Alexandra Craciun
Alexandra is a passionate algorithm engineer and audio researcher with over a decade of research experience in both academia and industry. She has worked on solving various challenges for smart devices and embedded systems at XMOS in Bristol in the past 6 years. She developed algorithms for speech modelling, voice activity detection, keyword recognition and audio segmentation and wrote several publications and patents in the field of audio technology.

Adebola “Debs” Adegbulugbe
Adebola is a passionate creative with over 13 years of creating award winning marketing communications solutions that connect with today’s consumer. She was until recently one of the major creative minds driving the success at Insight Publicis, Lagos.
Adebola started her career as a copywriter in 2008 with the leading advertising company in Nigeria, Insight Communications now Insight Publicis, part of Publicis Groupe. She has since gone on to create a portfolio of award-winning work that moves hearts for both local and global brands like Heineken, Nivea, MTN (Telecoms) Nestle, Cadbury, PepsiCo, Tecno Mobile, to name a few.
Adebola has long been a champion for equal representation and in recognition of her work, was recognized as a future creative leader in 2017 by Cannes Lions and selected as a See It Be It delegate. In March 2019, The Dots, UK, recognized Adebola as one of the 100 female trailblazers defining the creator landscape globally.
With a demonstrated track record of leading diverse and cross-functional teams, Adebola balances innovation with practicality with an unswerving focus on business results. She strongly believes that creativity has the power to change human behaviour positively and when her clients win, she has won too.
Adebola has had the privilege of serving on several international creative awards juries, namely, the Clio Awards, The One Club for Creativity Young Ones and ADC 101st Awards and the Cannes Lions See It Be It Selection jury.
In the spirit of continuous improvement Adebola is currently pursuing a master’s degree in marketing communications at UWE Bristol.

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