This lecture highlights how fire and rescue services around the UK are embracing data science to better enable decision making and policy at all levels

Whilst commercial data science races ahead, the implementation of AI and machine learning technologies in the public and social sectors must be done in an explainable and robust way. Although these technologies are generating a lot of excitement, Fire and Rescue Services are taking a cautious approach. Targeting work is primarily done using socio-demographic segmentation products and a move to more sophisticated methodologies creates a number of key issues relating to both ethics and equality that will need careful thought.

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RONIN International
4th Floor, Harling House, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street, ,London,SE1 0BS

Apollo Gerolymbos is the Head of Data Analytics and Insight at the London Fire Brigade where he supervises a team of analysts with a growing data science capability. He was recently appointed as the lead for data at the National Fire Chiefs Council and previously worked in finance, market research but also as a firefighter in Greece.

6:00-6:30pm: Registration and refreshments

6:30-7:30pm: Presentation

7:30-8:30pm: Drinks and networking

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