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Silicon Brighton - AI 2.0 Automation

Tue 25 Feb 2020
17:30 - 20:00
Platf9rm, Hove

About the event

Silicon Brighton's technical event of automation. 


Automation is becoming increasingly important for modern business. Businesses that leave all its work down to people will be left behind.

In this tech meetup we will discuss the implications of automation for businesses and its key developments.

Our Speakers for this event:


Prasana Murthi

Prasana has spent the last 19 years of his career in a diverse range of organisations, spanning from startups to multinational giants, in variety of engineering, delivery and product roles. Most recently he has been leading and managing machine learning products in an SaaS AI startup and a large UK gaming company.

His talk ‘Machine learning in the real business world’ will explore a key topics that are likely to impact modern businesses over the next few years.

Jon Silver

Jon is the Founder/R&D Director at JFDI Consulting Ltd. A lifelong inventor and engineer, Jon is also a proven communicator, having been a freelance IT writer since 1989 including as Contributing Editor and database columnist for PC Pro Magazine. He's a specialist in several subject areas including UX design, low-power electronics design, firmware engineering and 3D printing. Jon has been creating business systems for almost 40 years and providing consultancy for over 30 years, so there's not a lot of business problems he hasn't seen and solved.

His talk 'Real-World Business Automation' will provide a high-level business-focused view of automation in all its forms: what’s possible and what’s practical, how much it all costs, and why you should do it.

Arik Freeman

Arik is the Lead Software Solutions Architect at Automation Squared Ltd as well as a self-described software veteran, hardware enthusiast and tech solution opportunist! He has been identifying value in emerging technology, and implementing practical strategies to succeed in new markets though out his diverse career working in a range of roles.

His presentation will be ' A hands-on code demo' aligned with the topics of our other speakers. Bringing machine learning and business automation together in the real world.


As you may well know, at Silicon Brighton we love to support local businesses - just like Bagelman. To tickle your taste-buds and quench your thirst, we will be providing plenty of delicious bagels and an open bar.

Silicon Brighton is a platform for the thought leaders and innovators of Brighton to come together to network, share knowledge and discuss trending topics.

We are dedicated to hosting an environment where our attendees leave with new knowledge, skills and connections.

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