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Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe with Bob McDonald

Joint Event with Victoria Branch, VIES, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre, and University of Victoria

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

6:30 PM–9:00 PM Pacific time

David Lam Auditorium
Room A144
MacLaurin Building 
University of Victoria


Eligible for 1 CE Hour(s) of Technical Learning

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Event Details


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Event Presenter(s)

MC and Moderator – Bob McDonald

Education - Dr. Elizabeth Croft - Vice-President Academic and Provost - UVic

Ethics and Privacy - Elizabeth Denham, CBE, LL. D. (hon.)

Creative Arts and IP – Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens

Healthcare - Dr. Ernie Chang, M.D., Ph.D. (physician and computer scientist)

About the Event

This session will provide attendees with a nuanced understanding of not only the capabilities and promises of AI, but also the potential ethical and societal challenges that come with its advancement. By participating in this panel, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations, broaden their perspectives, and gather actionable insights from experts in the field, making it a must-attend event for anyone interested in the future of AI and its impact on society.