Date: to be confirmed

Location: School of Digital Arts (SODA) Manchester Metropolitan University, 12 Higher Chatham St, Manchester M15 6BR

Event Type: In-person

Price: TBC

This masterclass is aimed at businesses leaders who are curious to know what exactly Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning is, and how they might effectively deploy AI in their business. It’s for those interested in understanding the benefits for them and their clients, but also those wishing to understand some of the ethical issues and questions relevant to AI in a business context.

Presented by Dr. David Jackson, Lecturer in Digital Visualisation, our panel of AI experts will walk you through the basics of what AI is, and why it matters to your business.

AI experts include Prof Keeley Crockett, a Co Academic on the AI Foundry, SODA Research Associate, Marsha Courneya who has deployed AI on a creative project with Niles Rogers and Dr Sean Brophy and Vladimir Mulhem, the Managing Director of Visual Method who will give his own experience of successfully introducing AI into his creative business model, resulting in an 80% growth in his business in the past 12 months.

  • 5.00pm: Registration
  • 5.30pm: Welcome and panel introductions
  • 5.40pm: 20 minute presentation
  • 6.00pm: 20 minute Panel discussion
  • 6.20pm: Q&A
  • 6.50pm: Networking (with food & drinks)
  • 7.45pm: Close

To register your interest in this event, please email:

Image credit: Jackson So