British Council 'Knowledge is GREAT' Lecture Series 2018

Friday 09 February 2018
Eden Hall, 28 Nassim Road, Singapore 258403

British Council, in partnership with Perspectum Diagnostics


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: In the past, present, and what it holds for the future

A British Council 'Knowledge is GREAT' Lecture featuring

Professor Sir Michael Brady FRS FREng FMedSci, Emeritus Professor, Oncological Imaging, University of Oxford, Co-Founder. Chairman and Head of Image Analysis, Perspectum Diagnostics

This talk covers the impact of artificial intelligence and looks at what it may bring for the future and the betterment of biomedical science and healthcare.


The event will be held on Friday, 09 February 2018. Registration willl commence promptly at 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Eden Hall, 28 Nassim Road Singapore. 258403
Time: 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Pre-booking is essential and places are limited.
Dress code for the evening is business attire
For Security reasons, bags, with the exception of handbags, are not permitted on the premises.Please bring along a photo ID (passport, work permit etc.).No parking is allowed on the premises but limited parking will be available along Nassim Road.If guests need any special assistance please inform the event organiser in advance.
Please note: All registrations are subject to availability. We reserve the right to limit and/or refuse registration without assigning any reason. We will confirm all valid registrations with a reminder email. If you do not receive a reminder email but have a valid registration please email us at education@britishcouncil.org.sg for confirmation before arriving at the venue.

About the Speaker:

Professor Sir Michael Brady FRS FREng FMedSci

Professor Sir Michael Brady is Emeritus Professor in Oncological Imaging at the University of Oxford, Perspectum Diagnostics’ co-founder and is currently the Chairman of Perspectum Diagnostics and Head of Image Analysis (https://perspectum-diagnostics.com/). His team develops new technologies to enhance the performance and increase the throughput of medical devices for the healthcare and clinical trial sector. The team are at the forefront of applying machine learning methods to medical imaging data.

Sir Michael is one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of image analysis, with a strong emphasis on medical image analysis. He is the author of over 750 articles and 45 patents in computer vision, robotics, medical image analysis, and AI, and the author or editor of ten books. Mike has a continuing strong commitment to commercialisation of his science and to entrepreneurial activity more generally. Technology that he’s developed is now used in over 5000 hospitals around the world and he hopes that will double over the next ten years. In addition to his numerous academic fellowships and prizes, he received a knighthood in 2003 for services to engineering.