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Panel discussion: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

26 June 2018 @ 19 h 30 min

China, US, Europe, Russia, Japan are investing billions in AI, racing to lead and rule. What does AI really mean? How will AI impact our world and our future? Should we worry?

Ivy Plus European Leaders, in partnership with UC Berkeley & UC Davis, HEC, IMD and Alliance Alumni Associations, is organizing this panel discussion with Stuart Russell, Professor at UC Berkeley and author of the seminal book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach and Gérard Berry, Professor at Collège de France.

There is a very limited seating at this event. Please send your RSVP with this online registration form. A donation of 10€ will be accepted at the door.

About the speakers

Internationally renowned AI pioneer Stuart Russell is Professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley, Founder of the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence and former adjunct professor of neurological surgery at UCSF. He is the author with Peter Norvig of the essential textbook Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach used in more than 1350 universities in 119 countries. Pr. Russell has received numerous prestigious international awards and honors for advancing research and thinking in AI. In France, he has held the Blaise Pascal Chair and the senior Chaire d’Excellence of the Agence Nationale de la Recherche.



CNRS Gold Medalist Gérard Berry is Professor at Collège de France, Chaire Algorithmes, Machines et Languages and one of France’s most admired scientists and computer science experts. A Polytechnique graduate, Director Research INRIA, Pr. Berry is the founder of Esterel Technologies and inventor of computer languages and programs with vast applications, from allowing Airbus 380 and Rafale to fly to composing music in real-time. He is the author, among other books of l’Hyperpuissance de l’informatique: algorithmes, données, machines, réseaux (Odile Jacob 2017).


26 June 2018
19 h 30 min
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