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The Promise and the Peril of Artificial intelligence and Robotics – an OSU150 Futures Focus Symposium

October 23 • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

Join us for all or part of this symposium that culminates Oregon State University’s 150th anniversary and explores the benefits, risks, ethics and uncertainties of the emerging technologies of artificial intelligence and robotics.

Sessions for discovery and discussion

A short primer on robotics, AI and why they matter

Learn about the future of AI and robotics, as seen by researchers, the media and general public.

The good, the bad and the ugly of AI and robotics

What ethical issues are raised by the widespread adoption of AI and robotics technologies in areas from social media and law enforcement to defense systems and health care?

How will humans interact with future robots?

As robots become part of our daily routines, how will we interact with them?

The tech economy: AI and robotics in the workplace

What will your job be like in the future? How should we prepare for the widespread adoption of AI and robotics in the workplace?

The future of AI and robotics: opportunities and potential threats

In the long term, how will AI and robotics change society, culture and how we think about ourselves? Speakers will offer perspectives from philosophy, computer science and communications.

Keynote Speaker – Jacob Ward

Science and Technology

Correspondent,

CNN and Al Jazeera

Registration is free, but required.  For event questions or accommodation requests, please contact Shelly Signs, (541) 737-0724 or shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu

Event and registration page: https://osu150-airobotics.org/

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/498424430560318/

Details

Date:
October 23
Time:
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://osu150-airobotics.org/

Organizer

University Events, Oregon State University
Phone:
5417374717
Email:
events@oregonstate.edu
Website:
https://communications.oregonstate.edu/events