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Fellows' Research Talk in London

Date

Date: 
14 Nov 2018

Time

Time: 
18:30

Venue

Venue: 
The Royal Institution, London

Price

Price: 
£20.00 per person

 

Two Perspectives on the Future of Artificial Intelligence: 
The Philosophy of AI and The Impact on our Sense of Agency and Personhood
 
Please join us for our first Fellows' Research Talk in London, to be given by two members of the College - Dr Yang Liu and Dr Karina Vold. 
 
The event will be on the evening of Wednesday, 14 November 2018 at the Royal Institution in London, and the programme for the evening will be as follows:
  • Arrival Drinks
  • Talks by Dr Yang Liu & Dr Karina Vold, followed by a Q&A session
  • Drinks & Canapes
  • The event will finish at approximately 8.30pm
Whether you have a specific interest in questions surrounding AI or are simply keen to re-connect with the academic life of the college, this lecture is set to be a lively and engaging evening.
 
Introducing Dr Yang Liu:
 
Dr Liu is a Leverhulme Research Fellow in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge whose research interests include Logic, Foundations of Probability, Bayesian Decision Theory, and Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence. He is also an Associate Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI), where he directs a programme on East-West Philosophy for Beneficial AI. Dr Liu received his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. He has been a Fellow of St Edmund's since 2016.
 
Intoducing Dr Karina Vold:
 
Dr Vold is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) and a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests include theories of cognitive extension, intelligence augmentation, consciousness, AI ethics, neuroethics, and decision-making. She received her bachelor’s degree in philosophy and political science from the University of Toronto and her PhD in Philosophy from McGill University. Karina will be joining the St Edmund’s Fellowship in October 2018.
 
REGISTER HERE

We very much hope that you will be able to attend.