Our Brain on A.I.
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 5 - 6:30pm
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Learn about the human and social implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning through the concerns and questions of NYC teens. This discussion, sponsored by Cooper Union's STEM Outreach, is part of an ongoing initiative to engage more students in STEM learning and careers.
Featured speakers include:
Tara Chklovski is an engineer and the founder of Iridescent Learning, a global STEM education organization that launched the AI Family Challenge to involve parent in learning about computer science and AI with their children.
Dr. Susan Epstein is a professor at Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center Doctoral Program in Computer Science who develops knowledge representations and machine learning algorithms to support programs that learn to be experts. She has chaired The Cognitive Science Society and has been an officer of the Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence for the ACM.
Karen Palmer is an award-winning international artist, speaker, and activist specializing in emotionally responsive film experiences at the intersection of AI, neuroscience, consciousness and implicit bias.
Dr. Alexandra Ochoa Cohen is a neuroscientist at New York University studying emotional learning and memory in adolescents, a member of the Scientist Action and Advocacy Network, and the co-chair for New York City's 2019 Brain Awareness Week.
Jennifer Strong, a journalist at the Wall Street Journal and host and creator of the The Future of Everything podcast, moderates.
Located in The Great Hall, in the Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues