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Expert Panelists to Explore Artificial Intelligence During Second Texas Global Dialogues 

  • Sep 30, 2020

UT faculty and leading experts in the field of artificial intelligence will share their insights on machine learning and the real-world applications of this technology during the second Texas Global Dialogues, a new event series and networking opportunity connecting Longhorn alumni around the world and presenting them with the latest research and innovations from the Forty Acres. Texas Global Dialogues: Artificial Intelligence will take place virtually Oct. 12, 2020, from 7:00-8:15 a.m. CDT.

Hosted by Texas Global and the Texas Exes, the dialogues offer the 530,000 Longhorn alumni living in 176 countries a chance to engage with their peers and hear from UT Austin’s leading academic experts on topics of global interest. 

Panelists at the upcoming virtual event include Dr. Peter Stone, professor of in the College of Natural Sciences, founder and director of Learning Agents Research Group and executive director of Sony AI America; Dr. Min Kyung Lee, assistant professor in the School of Information whose work focuses on human-centered AI; and Dr. Junfeng Jiao, director of the Urban Information Lab and associate professor in the School of Architecture.

The panelists are part of the Good Systems project, a UT Austin initiative launched last year to develop and implement AI-based technologies that reflect human values and serve a diverse population.

The event will be moderated by Dr. Sonia Feigenbaum, senior vice provost for global engagement and chief international officer, and Texas Exes executive director Chuck Harris will give welcome remarks.

UT alumni everywhere are invited to join via Zoom on Oct. 12, 7–8:15 a.m. CDT. Learn more and register to attend.