Tuesday 18 February 2020

Data is Beautiful

Data, data everywhere but perhaps we should stop and think? Here is your chance at the next instalment in our after-hours celebration of science and engineering From delivering breakthroughs in medicine and our understanding of the universe, to training household devices to know what we like, data has fast become our most precious commodity. But what does a data-driven world really look like, and what implications does it have for our personal privacy? Join an evening of playful exploration into cutting edge science and engineering at this next Imperial Lates. Find out what your phone or virtual assistant says about you or immerse yourself inside the giant 316-degree screens of our Global Data Observatory, before putting on your detective hat and hunting for the clues of a cyber-attack. Data meets art in our hands-on creative workshop space, whilst our packed talks programme will look at NHS data in healthcare, the influence of gender on AI, and concerns around voice-activated devices in our homes. So join us for a drink, a discussion and maybe even a little dance, as our DJ spins digital-jazz and electronic hits. About Imperial Lates Imperial Lates celebrate the latest in science and engineering at Imperial College London - bringing the public together with world leading minds in their respective fields, who not only love what they do, but also love sharing their work with new audiences. A perfect evening's entertainment for adults of all ages and backgrounds. Anyone with a curious mind is welcome to get hands on with our research, brought to life through live demonstrations, creative workshops, interactive experiments and inspiring talks. Pick the brains of the people behind the ideas, innovations and breakthroughs to discover how their work could impact our society and change our futures. Throw in a bar and some of the world's most extraordinary and pioneering scientists and engineers and you have the recipe for a free, fun and engaging night out in the heart of London. Sign up to explore the future though the science of today!! Make sure you pre-register for your chosen event to receive a preview of the full programme of live demonstrations, workshops and talks, and help us track attendance numbers. Please note that registration alone does not guarantee seats for our talks, tours or workshops. However those who have pre-registered will be given the first opportunity to book places on anything with limited spaces.

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