BARtalk, presented by the Alma Mater Society and the Terry Project.
Hosted monthly in the Gallery Lounge, this informal speaker series brings you UBC’s leading faculty, students, and alumni speaking to the most important issues of the day. All events feature short remarks from our panel members, and then open up to an informal Q&A session
For our third BARtalk, we’ll be discussing the ethics of artificial intelligence and the unique moral dilemmas this technology presents.
Thursday January 31st, 6:00-7:30pm in the Galley Lounge. Tickets available at the door with all proceeds going to the Shinerama campaign. Suggested donation $5.
David Poole: Professor of in the Department of Computer Science and director for the Laboratory for Computational Intelligence. Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
Alan Mackworth: Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia and Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence.
Peter Danielson: Mary & Maurice Young Professor of Applied Ethics in the Centre for Applied Ethics. Professor in Cognitive Systems. His research focuses on the ethics of autonomous cars.
Machiel Van der Loos: Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering. His recent work explores the ethical design principles for robot interfaces and neurotechnologies.