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Appendix 5: Note of Committee visit to DeepMind: Wednesday 13 September 2017

The Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence visited DeepMind’s headquarters in King’s Cross, London, on 13 September 2017. The Committee met with Demis Hassabis (CEO and co-founder of DeepMind), Mustafa Suleyman (Head of Applied AI and co-founder of DeepMind) and Joe Ledsam (a clinical research scientist with DeepMind Health). Lunch was provided.

Eight members of the Committee were in attendance,646 as was Dr Mateja Jamnik, Specialist Adviser to the Committee.

Members were given an overview of DeepMind’s history and work, and took part in a question and answer session. Topics covered included:

646 Lord Clement-Jones (Chairman), Lord Giddens, Baroness Grender, Lord Hollick, Lord Holmes of Richmond, Viscount Ridley, Baroness Rock and Lord Swinfen.

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