In late 2022 the Ada Lovelace Institute and The Alan Turing Institute conducted a nationally representative survey of over 4,000 members of the British public, to understand their awareness, experience and attitudes towards different uses of artificial intelligence (AI), including views and expectations on how these technologies should be regulated and governed. Following on from the publication of the report, this event will explore key findings of the research.
Associate Director (Emerging technology & industry practice)
Professor Helen Margetts OBEThe Alan Turing Institute and University of Oxford
Dr Florence EnockThe Alan Turing Institute
Ada Lovelace Institute
Professor Gina NeffMinderoo Centre for Technology & Democracy at the University of Cambridge
Professor Shannon VallorEdinburgh Futures Institute at the University of Edinburgh
Ben LyonsCentre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI)
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology and its widespread use in many aspects of daily life is developing at a rapid pace. It is therefore crucial to understand how people currently experience the many applications of AI, including people’s general awareness of these technologies, how they perceive the benefits and concerns, and whether their attitudes differ across key demographic factors. To effectively inform the design of policy responses, it is also important to understand people’s views on how these technologies should be governed and regulated.
To answer these questions, The Alan Turing Institute and the Ada Lovelace Institute partnered to conduct a new, nationally representative survey of the British public’s attitudes towards, and experiences of, AI. While previous surveys have tackled related questions, there remain several gaps in our understanding of public attitudes to AI.
Join research leads from The Alan Turing Institute and the Ada Lovelace Institute as they delve into some of the key findings.
14:00 – Welcome and introduction
14:05 – Key findings
14:15 – Panel discussion
14:45 – Q&A
This event is organised in collaboration with The Alan Turing Institute.
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