Schedule - Artificial Intelligence in 21st Century Education

Schedule

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION

OCTOBER 21ST, 2018
Reception at Shopify
18:00 – 20:00
Shopify, 150 Elgin, 8th Floor, Ottawa

18:00
• Welcome

18:15
• Panelists (introductions and discussion)

19:45
• Networking session

OCTOBER 22ND, 2018
Symposium at the University of Ottawa
8:00 – 16:45
STEM Complex, 150 Louis Pasteur, University of Ottawa
Room 224

8:00 – 8:30
• Breakfast & Registration

8:30 – 8:50
• Welcome and Introduction

8:50 – 9:00
• Icebreaker

9:00 – 10:15
Probe 1: To what extent does the drive towards ever-increasing development of AI – as played out in realms of research and private-sector interests – displace traditional skills, knowledge and expertise? What impact does this have on current educational offerings? What societal safeguards might we need to create and implement in light of such a potentially radical disruption?
Panel: Chris Dede, Ian Kerr, James Barrat
Facilitator: Alastair Summerlee

10:15 – 10:45
• Coffee Break / Networking Session

10:45 – 12:00
Probe 2: What are some of the current and potential benefits AI can bring to education? To what extent can educational institutions play a role in the harnessing of AI?
Panel: Alastair Summerlee, Mathew Mckean, Sofian Audry
Facilitator: Nevena Francetic

12:00 – 13:00
• Lunch Break

13:00 – 14:15
Probe 3: How might an ethically and morally-informed AI be conceived in a culturally diverse global context? How might we realize a more equitably-designed, developed and deployed AI in light of the rate and range of disruption some have forecast as inevitable?
Panel: Abhishek Gupta, Nevena Francetic, Stephen Downes and video clips of Timnit Gebru & Rediet Abebe
Facilitator: Tylor Burrows

14:15 – 15:15
Disruptive Dialogue & Key Takeaways
Facilitator: Chrystia Chudczak

15:15 – 15:30
• Coffee Break / Networking Session

15:30 – 16:30
Disruptive Dialogue & Key Takeaways (continued)
Facilitator: Chrystia Chudczak

16:30 – 16:45
Closing Remarks: Stephen Downes