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Networking Workshop 2022

Networking Workshop on AI and Data Science

7-8 July 2022, Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick
Participation is free. Please register here.
Registration deadline: 30 June 2022.
About the event

We are the leading Computer Science department in the UK. One of our​ key ​strategies​ is to carry out high impact research which will have​ ​the​ ​potential​ ​to​ ​be​​ transformational​ ​for​ ​society​ ​and​ ​the​ ​economy,​ ​in​ ​line​ ​with​​ UKRI’s​ ​vision of ​​“pushing​ ​the​ ​frontiers​ ​of​ ​human​ ​knowledge”.​​​ In order to achieve this goal, we will organise a two-day research workshop to invite participants both from the University and from external industrial organisations to share their problems/tasks. Academics in the Computer Science department will showcase our latest cutting-edge research in AI and Data Science, while colleagues from other departments and participants from industrial organisations will present their problems and tasks. After identifying the common interests among participants, we will form focus groups for further discussion. The anticipated outcome will be some potential interdisciplinary proposals targeting UKRI funding streams and a set of industrial collaborative projects.


Covered topics include, but not limited to:

Core AI/ML/Data Science:

  • Federated learning/multi-agent learning
  • Privacy-preserved/safe learning
  • Secure AI/cyber security
  • Data management and modelling
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision


  • AI/DS for Healthcare
  • AI/DS in FinTech
  • AI/DS in Manufacturing and Engineering
  • AI/DS in Social Sciences
  • AI/DS for Social Good
Tentative programme

Day 1 (7th July 2022)

10:00-10:30 Registration

10:30-12:00 Presentations of AI/ML/DS research

12:00-12:15 Break

12:15-13:15 Task/problem presentations

13:15-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:30 Breakout group discussion 1

15:30-15:45 Break

15:45-16:45 Breakout group discussion 2

16:45-17:30 Formulation of proposal ideas and plan for the next step

19:00 – 22:00 Dinner

Day 2 (8th July 2022)

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-11:00 Presentations from industrial organisations

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30 Breakout group discussion 1

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Breakout group discussion 2

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:00 Formulation of project ideas and plan for the next step