Sara El Hanfy
Innovation Lead, Machine Learning & Data
Sara is AI, ML and Data lead for Innovate UK, working closely with the UK ecosystem to develop Innovate UK’s AI vision and activities.
Sara has 14 years’ digital experience, working for NGOs and in the private sector. For the last five years, she has focused on machine intelligence. Prior to joining Innovate UK, she was advising global organisations on AI development strategies and implementation.
1:10 pm - 1:40 pm
Panel: Innovation in government: transforming services using emerging technologies
Theatre: Digital and Technology
In 2018, GDS published a milestone landscape review to understand how emerging technologies are being used to drive innovation across government. This cross-government panel will examine the existing innovation framework and networks that are driving change across the public sector, and explore the relationship between technology innovation and digital transformation.
This session considers:
- The opportunities of emerging technologies (AI, RPA, DLT) for government
- The ethical and structural impact of technological innovation
- The importance of data
- The barriers to innovation