The Institute of Cognitive Science holding an annual spring conference on 12th April. Graduate students from the Institute of Cognitive Science present talks and posters at the conference. Please see the details below:

Date: 12th April, 2018

Venue: Residence Commons 270,272,274

12:00pm–1:30pm:Presentations

2:00pm–3:30pm: Poster Sessions

4:00pm–5:30pm: Keynote Speaker

5:00pm–6:30pm: Reception

Invited speaker talk (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm)

Dr. Jim Davies:

Imagination, Consciousness, and Superintelligent AI

Abstract: A good deal of recent press has been concerned with the possibility of malignant artificial intelligences becoming a threat to human existence. Many worry about a time when software will “wake up,” become conscious, and try, for instance, to take over the world. What is the relationship between the danger of AI and its level of consciousness?

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