February 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
York Hall 204
2275 Bayview Ave
North York, ON M4N 3M6


The artificial intelligence revolution places us on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on earth. Thus, the focus of this lecture series will be on how this change will re-shape the core components of our society and ourselves from our careers to our institutions to our ethics. What sort of future will we end up with: utopia or dystopia? What level of control do we humans still have?


Workshop (Monday, February 6, 2017, 7 to 9 P.M. room YH 204)

Part I: How Will Machines that Perceive, Deep Learn and Reason Affect the Way People Live, Work and Communicate with One Another?

Part II: Jobs at risk? Employment and the Workplace: How Will Technology Transform the Career Landscape?


Workshop  (Monday, February 13, 2017, 7 to 9 P.M. room YH 204)

Part I: Technologies and Industries of the Future.

Part II: Economic and Social Aspects of the Artificial Intelligence Revolution.


Workshop (Monday, February 27, 2017, 7 to 9 P.M. room YH 204)

Part I: International Aspects of Artificial Intelligence: Conflicts and the Nation-State.

Part II: Ethical and Privacy Challenges.


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