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I-X Breaking Topics in AI Conference

We are excited to invite you to the second edition of I-X Breaking Topics in AI conference sponsored by Schmidt Sciences.

The conference will serve as a platform for sharing cutting-edge knowledge, discussing emerging trends, and fostering collaborative efforts to advance the field further. Our speakers will give overview talks outlining what they consider to be the exciting breakthroughs and future challenges in their area. The conference will also feature Flash Talks and Research Poster competitions.



9:00 am – 9:20 am: Registration

9:20 am – 9:30 am: Welcome remarks by Chair of I-X, Prof. Eric Yeatman (Imperial College London)

9:30 am – 10:30 am: Plenary Talk 1

  • Speaker: Prof. Max Welling (CuspAI, University of Amsterdam)
  • Title: Machine Learning for Molecules and Materials

10:30 am – 11:00 am: Coffee break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Flash Talks Session

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch and poster session

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Plenary Talk 2

  • Speaker: Prof. Francesca Toni (Imperial College London)
  • Topic: Interactive Explanations for Contestabile AI 

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Coffee break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Plenary Talk 3

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Coffee break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Plenary Talk 4

  • Speaker: Prof. Alejandro Frangi (University of Manchester)
  • Topic: The Future of Healthcare: Unveiling the Potential of AI-enabled In-silico Trials in Medical Innovation

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm: Closing remarks and Flash Talk & Research Poster Prize Announcement by Director of I-X Centre for AI in Science by Prof. Nick Jones (Imperial College London)



Time: 09.00 – 17.15

Date: 24 September 2024

Location: Lecture Theatre B10 | Molecular Sciences Research Hub | White City Campus

82 Wood Lane London W12 7RZ

Get directions to Molecular Sciences Research Hub


If you have any questions, please contact Andreas Joergensen or Eileen Boyce.

Event registration link: Register Now