Machine learning, big data, fast data, predictive analytics, autonomic computing and artificial intelligence are terms that are trending in our industry. They seem to be related to each other in some way, especially in the face of the abundance of and speed with which data will flow from the Internet of Everything.

Some serious claims are being made about the technologies that lie behind these terms – that they herald a sea-change not only in the way the telecoms and IT industries face their own strategic and operational challenges but also in terms of solutions opportunities for their customers. How real is this? Haven’t we heard these claims before? What’s different this time?  
The ITP has drawn together speakers for this seminar who are experts in this field. The seminar will seek to demystify this whole area and put it into context. It will explain what these terms mean, their origin, their maturity, how they relate to one another, and, importantly, what it means for the world of telecoms we know and our customers. Some examples will be given where the opportunities are already being realised.
Confirmed Speakers 
Dr. Simon Thompson – BT, is interested in the application of interaction between humans, communities of humans and artificially intelligent systems
Chris White – Nokia Bell Labs, who will explain how they have developed this new class of augmented intelligence and assisted thinking tools and the information revolution they may ignite.
Ray O’Hanlon – Cisco, will discuss how machine-learning techniques, behaviour analysis and algorithmic approaches can facilitate efficient datacentre operations.
Panel moderator- Mark Bond, ITP Board Director
There will be an opportunity to see demonstrations of the latest technology and innovation in this sector. We begin with coffee and networking, followed by presentations and a panel discussion. There will be further chances for networking over lunch. Our ITP Seminars bring together industry leading presenters with delegates from across the telecom sector.
9:30      Registration
10:00     Welcome
10:05     Speaker Presentations
11:30     Coffee & Demonstrations
11:50     Panel Discussion
12:55     Lunch & Demonstrations
13:30     Event close