“We Come In Peace” A Practical Artificial Intelligence Panel Discussion

Date(s) - 09/10/2016
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Kiva Auditorium at the Kent State University Student Center


Northeast Ohio ACM, and
Kent State University’s Library
We Come In Peace”
A Practical Artificial Intelligence Panel Discussion
When: September 10, 2016
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 PM
Where: Kent State University’s Kiva Auditorium
Student Center
The Northeast Ohio ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Professional Chapter and the Kent State University Library are sponsoring an Artificial Intelligence Panel Discussion that will discuss the moral, ethical, and economic implications of Artificial Intelligence technology on the lives of average citizens. This discussion will take place on:
September 10, 2016 at 1:00 – 3:30 PM at Kent State University’s Kiva Auditorium in the Student Center 1075 Risman Drive, Kent, OH
The panelists will be:
Dr. Sven Koenig: Professor of Computer Science at University of Southern California
Dr. Pooyan Fazli: Director of the People and Robots Laboratory at Cleveland State University
Paul Carlson: Intelligent Community Strategist for Columbus  Ohio
Dr. Mark Vopat: Professor of Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics at Youngstown State University
Stuart Johnson: Vice President of Digital Works & Interim Executive Director Connect Ohio
Nicholas Wagner, Chief Technology Officer for Avatar Fleet
This panel on artificial intelligence, entitled: “We Come In Peace”, will discuss the many current positive contributions from AI technology and what it may provide in the future, but will also discuss the challenges that have to be met in implementing AI for our society. Extensive questions will be posed to the panelists from the moderator and the audience. Here is the format of the discussion:
The Format:
• Brief introduction and summary by each of the panelists (20 mins. in all)
• Questions posed by the moderator, Cameron Hughes, and a discussion amongst
    panelists. (45 mins.)
•  Break (10 mins.)
•  Questions from Audience (50 mins.)
•  A Special Video Tribute to Marvin Minsky “Father of AI” (10 mins.)
This event will be free and open to the public. Here is a link to the website about this discussion: