Thomson Reuters and the BBC have joined forces to address the gender imbalance in the technology sector. Following the sucessful BBC event last summer Thomson Reuters are pleased to host our winter get together. We'll hear about latest tech trends from our Thomson Reuters Labs team and from BBC's R&D and how our organisations are addressing gender imbalance. We'll also hear from a company working to remove implicit bias in recruitment processes. All genders are welcome to join us in this informative and interesting evening.
Introduction from Bob Schukai - Head of Applied Innovation, Thomson Reuters
Introduction to WISE and their campaigns – Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive, Wise
6:30pm – 7:15pm
A quick introduction to neural networks - Rosie Campbell - Research Analyst, BBC
The Justice Project - Dave Oliver and Tharindi Hapuarachchi, TR Labs Team
Gap Jumpers as an unbiased recruitment tool - Petar Vujosevic - Business Development, Gap Jumpers
Ways to address diversity challenges and opportunities- Chris Burns - COO Design and Engineering BBC
7:15pm – 7:45pm
Diversity in tech session – LBT Women in Tech – Jenny Fallover, Program Manager, TR, Sarah Rench, Cognitive Project Lead, Ipsoft
Event close and networking
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This event is organised by Thomson Reuters Pride at Work and Tech Diversity Champions and the BBC Tech Media Group.
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