DISCUSSION PANEL – Augmentation in the Age of AI
Emerging technologies in this new era of artificial intelligence (AI) forecast untold capacities for human endeavor and the transformation of our world. The augmentation of learning, research, work and virtually all domains of human activity present challenges and opportunities, yet to be discovered. The multidisciplinary expert panel assembled for the SALTISE conference will highlight and discuss some of these activities and implications: from impacts of AI on knowledge creation and policy to prospects for deeper learning and the design of new environments that better support formal and informal instruction.
- Doina Precup, Research Team Lead of Google’s DeepMind Montreal
- Sydney Swaine-Simon, Co-Founder of District 3
- Olivier Palmieri, Game Director at Ubisoft
- David Usher, Founder of Reimagine AI
Doina Precup, Research Team Lead of Google’s DeepMind Montreal
Syndey Swaine-Simon, Co-Founder of District 3
Sydney is a Montreal native with an innate drive to grow the local innovation ecosystem. In 2012 Sydney became one of the co-founders of District 3, one of Quebec’s largest innovation centers. Having got a taste for innovation and technology, Sydney went on to co-found NeuroTechX, a non-profit organization which has built the largest network of neurotechnology enthusiasts. For fun, Sydney is a core member of the DEF CON Biohacking Village, as well as is a mentor for the Mozilla Open Leadership Program.