Speaker

Laura Ellis

Head of New Technology Forecasting

BBC

About Laura

Laura Ellis is a journalist and technologist with special interests in machine learning, disinformation and data. She has worked on news teams in radio, TV, and online as a reporter, producer and Editor. She has led two of BBC the BBC’s Regional News and Current Affairs teams, establishing the corporations’s first end-to-end digital newsroom. In her current role she focuses on ensuring the BBC is best placed to take advantage of emerging technology and also takes a particular interest in the technology ethics, personalised and automated journalism.

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