The Fundamentals of AI for HR
In association with Hays and Mazars
Join us for this unique opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of the evolving world of AI for HR professionals. Our carefully curated programme and panel of speakers will help you understand the implications of AI for your organisation. AI will transform many organisations helping them to automate key processes – many of which will be in HR.This event helps you understand your contribution in HR to building and implementing this new world of AI-assisted work.
By the end of this event, you will:
- Have a firm understanding of how AI is likely to be used in most organisations via applications such as Bard, ChatGPT, Google etc;
- Understand the legal issues and concerns currently applying to AI
- Be aware of how bias can operate in AI and how to mitigate its impact
- Understand how to best approach the change AI will bring to your organisation
- Be able to re-appraise the new skills your organisation will need as a result of increased reliance on AI
- Know how better to prompt AI machines such as ChatGPT for optimal use and performance
- Leave with an understanding of future and emerging technologies relevant to every workplace
Who should attend?
Whether you are an HR manager, director or a HR team member, this event offers insights and strategies to stay ahead in your field. It is particularly relevant to those who wish to learn from the experiences of their peers and those who want to explore the trends and emerging technologies with experts in AI relevant to HR Professionals.
Why should you attend?
As the digital era continues to redefine the workplace, HR managers and directors find themselves at the forefront of a revolution that demands a deeper understanding of AI's impact on the workforce. This event will explore why HR professionals must equip themselves with knowledge about AI, exploring its relevance to HR functions, organisational dynamics, and the imminent future of work.
From talent acquisition to employee engagement and performance management, AI is streamlining traditional practices, making them more efficient, data-driven, and objective. HR professionals need to grasp these transformations to lead their organisations into a future where talent and technology merge seamlessly.
Our experts will also delve into the challenges and opportunities posed by AI in HR, emphasising the need for HR leaders to drive ethical AI adoption within their organisations.
Discover how HR professionals can leverage AI to make informed decisions, predict workforce trends, and proactively address organisational challenges. Book your place now!
Programme coming soon...
Barry Phillips Chairman
Barry is the curator of the Northern Ireland Diversity and Inclusion Gala/Awards designed to recognise the great work many individuals and organisations are doing now relevant to workplace equality and equity. He also chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Forum which meets monthly online to discussion current D&I issues.
Barry Phillips (CEO) BEM founded Legal Island in 1998. Since then, the company has become the leading workplace compliance training company in the island of Ireland. He was awarded a British Empire Medal in the UK New Year’s Honours List 2020 for services to employment and equality.
Beth Waite Head of HR & DEI Lead
Beth Waite is the Head of HR Shared Services and DEI Lead at Hays. She is experienced across various HR specialisms but for the last 3 years has been responsible for all transactional HR, policy & and leads on DEI initiatives internally. Our focus is to maximizing the use of available technology for effective and efficient processing so as to make the most of the expertise in the teams. She plays a key role in shaping policy and initiatives that make Hays an inclusive place to work. Outside of work, Beth is a keen runner and enjoys spending time with her dog.
David O'Sullivan Senior Manager
David is a Senior Manager in the Privacy and Data team at Mazars Consulting, he is leading the consulting division's approach to AI.
He has nearly a decade of experience working in data and compliance across multiple sectors and industries, leading engagements with SME and enterprise organisations including multi-jurisdictional projects. His areas of focus include compliance, governance, risk management and change. David covers a range of different legislations in his role including the upcoming AI Act, DSA, DMA, GDPR and ePrivacy.
David is a certified DPO with Compliance Institute, holds Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) and AI Governance Professional certificates and is currently pursuing a professional certificate in Advanced AI.
James Hutt Consultant
James is a consultant at Paradigm Junction, a company dedicated to helping organisations respond to transformative digital change. James has experience in technical communications, sales, operational strategy, and understanding users' needs. James completed his education at Cambridge and then Harvard.
Kieran Gilmurray Digital Transformation Expert
Kieran Gilmurray is the author of the book “The A-Z of Organizational Digital Transformation.” He is regularly ranked as one of the top global experts Automation, Data Analytics, Brand Influencers and Business Technology Innovators.
Kieran is a senior executive with 28+ years of experience leading digital transformations for businesses. He has been a director, board member, research fellow and advisor to multiple international companies.
Lewis Lloyd Consultant
Lewis is a consultant at Paradigm Junction, a company focused on helping organisations navigate the change brought about by fast-moving emerging technologies. He specialises in research and advisory work that uses futures and foresight methods to develop robust responses to uncertainty across sectors. Lewis completed his education at Cambridge and the University of Sussex.
Linda Hynes Partner
Linda is a Partner in the Employment, Immigration and Reward division based in Lewis Silkin's Dublin office. She is qualified to practice in Ireland, England & Wales. Linda is also the current chair of the Employment Law Association of Ireland and has an in-house employment counsel background.
Linda advises on all aspects of the employment law relationship from recruitment to termination and everything in between. Linda also advises multinationals and employers on changes to terms and conditions, unfair dismissals, payment of wages claims, restructuring and transfer of undertakings. Linda is also a workplace data protection expert and advises employers on all aspect of processing employee personal data to include advice on subject access requests, employee monitoring, privacy notices, retention and data protection complaints.
Marina Ashurkina AI Expert
Marina is an expert in AI with a passion for creating conversational AI interfaces using both traditional intent-based approaches and the latest cutting-edge technologies, such as large language models (LLMs). Currently, she is working at a deep tech startup, experimenting and mixing things up to create truly intelligent conversational agents.
She is an experienced project management professional and trained business analyst.
Dr. Stephanie Dossou Director of Artificial Intelligence and Innovation
Dr. Stephanie Dossou is the Director of Artificial Intelligence and Innovation in Mazars Ireland and leads the AI strategy and development agenda for Mazars. She manages a significant number of AI assignments including algorithmic and sociotechnical auditing grounded in ethical and responsible AI as well as regulatory compliance and compliance to new legislations such as the Digital Services Act (DSA), Digital Markets Act (DMA), and EU AI Act.
Stephanie has over twenty years of experience in AI and data science, cybersecurity, technology audit and risk advisory in Ireland, Canada and France. She holds a PhD in Computer Science (AI and Blockchain) from Trinity College Dublin (TCD), a Postgraduate in Intelligent Systems from De Monfort University (Leicester, UK), and a Master's Degree in Accountancy and Finance (France).
Will Woodhouse Director of Optimisation