University of Sheffield, Training Event (TE4) from 14-17th April 2020

TAPAS TE4: Human-Centered Systems Design and Unconscious Bias

The fourth Training Event (TE4) will take place at the University of Sheffield from 14-17th April 2020


The training will take place at the University of Sheffield:

The sessions will be at the Diamond Building (building number 199 on the map) and 9 Mappin Street (building number 167 on the map):!/file/campus-map-a-z.pdf



To find out how to get to Sheffield, please click here for air travel and here for rail travel.
The Campus is a short distance from the centre of Sheffield and it is well connected to other relevant parts of the city (10 minutes to centre). There are various modes of public transport including tram and bus. Normal cost to/from city centre would be around £2.00/£2.50 per journey.
There are taxi ranks at the train station and at various points in the city centre. The cost is around £5 and can take between 5-15 minutes depending on traffic.
More detailed information and links to public transport can be found here.


The university has some hotel/apartment accommodation, click here for further information. Distance from the training are:
Studio 300 – 10 minute walk
Jonas Hotel – 10-15 minute drive
Halifax Hall Hotel – 10-15 minute drive

There are plenty of hotels in around the City Centre for all budgets. Please click here for more information. Most hotels are within 10-15 minute drive (taxi/bus/tram).


Project dinner (consortium members) on (location and time TBA)
There will be a group dinner on (TBA)




14.04.20 Tuesday

9:00 am Welcome and logistics - Heidi and Mathew

9:30 am Three Advisory board members talk (20 mins plus 10mins Q&A) TBC

11:00 am Coffee break

11:30 am 6 ESR talks (15 minutes plus 3 minutes Q&A)

1:00 pm Lunch break

2:00 pm 7 ESR talks (15 minutes plus 3 minutes Q&A)

3:45 pm Coffee break

4:15 pm End-user panel / focus group

5:30 pm Comfort break

6:00 pm Drinks++ with invited end-user panel invited guests; ESRs to do show-and-tell (demos and/or poster presentation)

7:30 pm Dinner at restaurant (TBC)

15:04.20 Wednesday

9:00 am Welcome - Mathew

9:15 am Advisory board meeting

11:00 am Coffee break

11:30 am Advisory board meeting continued

1:00 pm Lunch break

2:15 pm Supervisory board meeting

3:30 pm Coffee break

4:00 pm unscheduled?

16.04.20 Thursday

9:00 am Welcome - Heidi

9:15 am Unconscious Bias training (TBC)

11:00 am Coffee break

11:30 am Unconscious Bias training (TBC)

1:00 pm Lunch break

2:30 pm Bias in AI and data (TBC)

4:00 pm Coffee break

17.04.20 Friday

9-12:30 pm Talks - TBC

12:30 pm ESRs to organise afternoon - Heidi to provide options like CATCH visit etc.