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Diversity & Inclusion and Technology Trends

Thomson Reuters/BBC

Thursday, 2 March 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

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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.

Agenda:

 6pm-6:15pm 

 Introduction from Bob Schukai - Head of Applied Innovation, Thomson Reuters

6:15pm-6:30pm

Introduction to WISE and their campaigns – Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive, Wise

6:30pm – 7:15pm       

 Tech Trends:

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

7:45pm                       

Event close and networking         


Do you have questions about Diversity & Inclusion and Technology Trends? Contact Thomson Reuters/BBC

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Thomson Reuters
S Colonnade
E14 5EP London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 2 March 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)


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Thomson Reuters/BBC

This event is organised by Thomson Reuters Pride at Work and Tech Diversity Champions and the BBC Tech Media Group.

For any questions about this event please contact jenny.fallover@thomsonreuters.com

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