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Artificial Intelligence is here to stay. The University of Amsterdam, in the frame of ERC=Science², is gathering researchers from different fields, innovators and citizens alike, on 14 March with the objective to stimulate an exchange and debate around today’s concerns, threats, negative effects …. and opportunities of AI for humanity.

Event details of We, creators of AI
Date 14 March 2019
Time 17:00 -19:00
Logo ERC=Science

We are looking forward to meeting you on 14 March 2019 from 17:00-19:00 at Science Park for a two-hour lively debate.

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16:30: Registration
17:00: Opening (Prof. Maarten de Rijke, Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Information Retrieval)
17:10: Presentations of ERC-funded research projects
            Dr. Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture
            Dr. Joris Mooij, Associate Professor, Informatics Institute
            Dr. Rinaldo Kühne, Assistant Professor in the Amsterdam School of
            Communication Research (ASCoR)
18:10: Panel discussion 
            Moderator: Dr. Monique Septon, ERC=Science² Project Manager,
            Prof. Maarten de Rijke
            Prof. Natali Helberger, Professor in Information Law, Institute for Information 
            Dr. Alex Barco Martelo, Postdoctoral researcher at the Amsterdam School of 
            Communication Research (ASCoR)
            Dr. Stefania Milan
            Dr. Joris Mooij
18:50: Wrap up
19:00: Networking drinks

Practical information

Location: Turingzaal, Amsterdam Science Park Conference Centre (Science Park 123)
Registration Fees: N/A
Language of event: English

This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement N° 672302).