EVENTS

OPEN LECTURES ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

Tuesday 12 November 2019 "DRAKOPOULOS" AMPHITHEATER, PANEPISTIMIOU 30, PROPILAIA
Open Lectures about Artificial Intelligence (AI)

 

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)

"Drakopoulos" Amphitheater, Panepistimiou 30, Propilaia

 

LECTURES OF 2019

 

Tuesday, November 12th 2019, 19:00-21:00

"AI: From the History of Technology to Technological Policy"

Aristotle Tympas is Professor of History of Technology in Recent Years in the Department of History and Philosohpy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).

 

Tuesday, December 10th 2019, 19:00-21:00

"Artificial Intelligence: The Ethical Dimension"

Stelios Virvidakis is Professor of Epistemology and Ethics in the Department of History and Philosohpy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).

 

LECTURES OF 2020

Tuesday, January 14th 2020, 19:00-21:00

"The Challenge of AI in Medicine: Towards a New Model of Research and Cure"

Eleni Rethimiotakiis Associate Professor in the Department of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and Chair of the National Bioethics Commission.

 

Tuesday, February 11th 2020, 19:00-21:00

"How to build a conscious robot"

Keith Frankish is Honorary Reader in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, Visiting Research Fellow at the Open University and Adjunct Professor, Brain and Mind Programme at the University of Crete.

 

Tuesday, March 3rd 2020, 19:00-21:00

"AI Winters, AI Springs: Turing to TensorFlow"

Thomas Misa is President of the Society for the History of Technology, Former Director of the Charles Babbage Institute & Former Chair of the Association for Computing Machinery History Committee.

 

Tuesday, May 12th 2020, 19:00-21:00

"Can Machines Think?"

Vincent C. Müller is Professor, member of Philosophy and Ethics Group, Department of Innovation Studies of the Technical University of Eindhoven.

 

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020, 19:00-21:00

"Artificial Intelligence: What can it do for us, What can it do to us"

P. Takis Metaxas is Professor of Computer Science & Department Chair at the Wellesley College.

 

Contact:

K. Dimitrakopoulos

Professor, Director of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science

cdimitr@phs.uoa.gr


Find the lectures online, here.