Wednesday 28th Feb 2024

Tech Hub: What AI means for small business

Tech Hub: What AI means for small business

Date:Wed 28th Feb 2024
Time:09:00 - 12:30

Enterprise Nation and partners Google, Cisco, Sage and Vodafone Business invite you to an event to discuss what the rapid rise of artificial intelligence (AI) means for small businesses.

Artificial intelligence is going to be one of the most disruptive forces in society. But what does it mean for small businesses? How can AI open new markets and drive productivity? How can you harness its benefits, making the most of the new tools?

Join this event to hear from AI experts and entrepreneurs, and give your view on how businesses can adopt AI in a safe and fair manner.


  • 9am: Registrations and networking
  • 9.30am: Welcome from Google and Enterprise Nation
    • Welcome from Katie O'Donovan, director of government affairs and public policy; and Emma Jones CBE, CEO of Enterprise Nation.
  • 9.35am: Address from the Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, Saqib Bhatti MP
    • The Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy, Saqib Bhatti MP, will deliver a keynote address outlining the government's position on AI and what it means for small businesses.
  • 9.45am: Boost your productivity with AI – Google Digital Garage session
    • Get an introduction to generative AI and how it works, find out how to use AI-powered tools and techniques to save you time, and get an overview on how to craft effective prompts.
  • 10.45am: Break
  • 11am: AI success stories: Panel of businesses using AI and their top tips
    • Hear from a panel of business owners on how they are using AI and their top tips. We'll be joined by Surya Varatharajan, founder of Yosanie; Ali Shariat of This Way Up; and Emma Goode, founder of 24 Fingers Ltd.
  • 11.30am: Discover how tech brands can support your AI journey
    • Natalie Sweet – global VP product marketing at Sage
    • Didi Denham – AI, quantum and data UK policy lead at Google
    • Samina Hussein-Letch - UK Head of Industry Relations at Square UK
    • Ben Porteous - Senior Demand Generation Manager at Vodafone Business
    • Paul Brook, EMA Pre-Sales Workload Specialists Director at Dell
    • Chintan Patel, Chief Technology Officer at Cisco UK & Ireland
  • 11.55am: Any other business (AOB) and close
  • 12 noon: Light lunch

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