Aidan Peppin

Senior Researcher, Ada Lovelace Institute

Aidan is a Senior Researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent research and deliberative body with a mission to ensure data and AI work for people and society. He leads on public engagement projects, convening a diverse range of voices to understand and address the societal impacts of technology across a range of sectors: from health and biometrics to data governance.

Previously, Aidan worked at Wellcome on social and ethical issues of AI and data in health, including working with Understanding Patient Data and the Data for Science and Health priority area. His background is in humanities and social science with a focus on relationships between technology, culture and society.

My Sessions

How Responsible Is Your Organisation? Bridging the Responsible AI Gap

Advances in artificial intelligence are transforming business practices across the world. These technological developments are applied across many sectors and are used for significant benefits to firms, consumers, and society. Yet there is a wide range of ethical questions and concerns, from data bias to the importance of regulators. This session will explore the importance of ethics in AI, and will highlight the key issues including privacy, digital rights, and data management; bias and fairness; and transparency.

  • Jennifer Stirrup, Founder & CEO Of Data Relish
  • Nathan Coulson, Machine Learning & AI Technologist, Digital Catapult
  • Jesslyn Dymond, Director of Data Ethics & Governance at TELUS
  • Stephen Ragan, Principal Privacy Consultant, WRANGU