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 ====== Workshop on Open Source AI ====== ====== Workshop on Open Source AI ======
  
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 “//Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold.//” — Ray Kurzweil “//Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold.//” — Ray Kurzweil
  
 Artificial intelligence promises to aid and augment humans in all facets of our life. Artificial intelligence promises to aid and augment humans in all facets of our life.
-As the decisions made by an intelligent system may have wide implications, ethical questions must be resolved as the technology progresses. +As the decisions made by an intelligent system may have wide implications, ethical questions must be resolved as the technology development progresses.  
 +Open RD&E can help to increase the trust and reduce the risks. 
 In this workshop, we have a twofold goal: In this workshop, we have a twofold goal:
-1) bring together scientists, users, and vendors to talk about open source platforms and models for artificial intelligence. +  - bring together scientists, users, and vendors to talk about open source platforms and models for artificial intelligence. 
-2) discuss socially relevant use cases and challenges and how they are addressed with AI.+  discuss socially relevant use cases and challenges and how they are addressed with AI.
  
 || Registration deadline || February 20th, 2019 || || Registration deadline || February 20th, 2019 ||
-|| Date || (first week), April, 2019 ||+|| Date || 5th, April, 2019 ||
 || Venue || AI lab, room 185, 1st floor, Polly Vacher, CS department, Reading University, [[:about:visits|Travel information]]||  || Venue || AI lab, room 185, 1st floor, Polly Vacher, CS department, Reading University, [[:about:visits|Travel information]]|| 
 || Contact || [[about:people:julian kunkel]] || || Contact || [[about:people:julian kunkel]] ||
  
  
-This workshop is funded by [[http://www.nvidia.com|NVIDIA]] and powered by[[http://www.esiwace.eu|ESiWACE]] ((ESiWACE has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 675191)).+This workshop is sponsored by [[http://www.bcs.org|BCS]].
  
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 +For further workshop details, see the [[https://ossg.bcs.org/blog/event/open-source-ai-april-2019/|official workshop page]]
  
 ===== Organization ===== ===== Organization =====
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   * [[mailto:j.m.kunkel@reading.ac.uk|Julian Kunkel]] (University of Reading, UK)   * [[mailto:j.m.kunkel@reading.ac.uk|Julian Kunkel]] (University of Reading, UK)
  
-===== Agenda ===== 
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-//The following is a tentative agenda structure// 
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-The full-day workshop is structured into two sections, a morning and afternoon workshop session that will be a deep dive into domain challenges, platforms, and approaches to tackle these issues. 
-We will have enough time for discussions and networking between the peers. 
-In the evening, we will follow the traditional BCS OSSG schedule that allows employees to participate: We will have a series of talks followed by quick Q&A. 
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-  * //09:30 Welcome coffee// 
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-  * //12:00 lunch, sponsored by XX// 
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-  * //14:30 Coffee break//  
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-  * //18:00 XX// 
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-  * //20:00 Adjourn// 
  
  
  
-===== Registration ===== 
  
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