Digital Doings Symposium on Feb. 15 will focus on Artificial Intelligence

York University is hosting a symposium focused on Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, eHealth, apps and more. The Digital Doings Symposium will take place Thursday, Feb. 15, from 9:30am to 3:30pm, in Room 519 Kaneff Tower.

The first of its kind, this strongly intradisciplinary symposium offers something of interest to York faculty members with an interest in all things digital. Topics include virtual communities, apps, eHealth, chatbots, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, big data, data mining, digital discourse, humanities questions, bridging between social and computational sciences, as well as questions around labour and ethics.

York Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché will deliver the symposium keynote at lunch. His presentation is titled, “AI and Society.”

York Professor Celia Haig-Brown, associate vice-president, Research & Innovation will deliver opening remarks and will serve as the symposium moderator. The day’s is separated into four distinct themes: (Re)Creating Cultures; Mind/Body/Spirit; Ethics and Policy; and Engaging Digitally. To view a PDF of the full program, click here.

All are welcome to attend. Organizers request that you indicate your interest in attending by submitting your RSVP here. The symposium includes a light breakfast and full lunch.

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