UNESCO MGIEP is delighted to announce the 10th edition in it's flagship Distinguished Lecture Series with a lecture by Prof. Ronald Baecker on "What Society Must Require From Artificial intelligence" on February 7, 2020 in New Delhi India.
Ron Baecker is Emeritus Professor of Computer Science, and Founder and Emeritus Director of the Knowledge Media Design Institute and the Technologies for Aging Gracefully lab (TAGlab) at the University of Toronto. He has been named one of the 60 Pioneers of Computer Graphics, has been elected to the CHI (Computers and Human Interaction) Academy, and has been named an ACM Fellow and a Canadian Digital Media Pioneer. He is the author of 5 books, including Computers and Society: Modern Perspectives (OUP, 2019), and Founding Editor of the Synthesis Lectures on Assistive, Rehabilitative, and Health-preserving Technologies (Morgan & Claypool). He has also started 5 software companies.
About Distinguished Lecture Series: The UNESCO MGIEP Distinguished Lecture Series invites speakers of global eminence from among the world’s leading intellectuals and policymakers to spark transformative ideas for our shared future. In a world of unprecedented complexity, interdependence and opportunity to talk across boundaries, the discourse for the future will have to be led by the world’s brightest minds in dialogue with youth.
These Lectures are expected to inspire a larger international dialogue on a more peaceful and sustainable world, built through better education, inclusive spaces, and global citizenship.
Date: 07, February 2020
Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi, India
Time: 10 am onwards
To register: https://unesco-mgiep.typeform.com/to/DMmdKp
For detailed bio of Prof. Ronald Baecker: https://bit.ly/2PNX2yP