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Technovation World Pitch 2019
Meet Technovation Girls’ finalists and hear how their apps remove invasive plants on farms, tackle opioid addiction, save dying languages, and more.
Technovation Families AI Launch Event, Santa Clara
We kicked the Technovation Families season off with a launch event in Santa Clara. Hosted by NVIDIA and in partnership with UNIVISION, children and their parents played, learned about, and explored Artificial Intelligence.
The Cooper Union New York City
Learn about the human and social implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning through the concerns and questions of NYC teens.
With Karen Palmer, Dr. Alexandra Ochoa Cohen, and Dr. Susan Epstein. Moderated by Jennifer Strong, reporter, The Wall Street Journal.
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Paris
A panel event at UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, discussing using AI in education, gendered AI, implications of AI on issues of gender and equity and more.
With Tara Chklovski, Bosen Liu, Mark West, UNESCO, Neus Lorenzo, and Mr Ray Gallon. Moderated by Justine Sass.
SXSWEDU 2019 Austin, TX
Classrooms today are no strangers to coding, or even robotics―but few teach artificial intelligence. Technovation teamed up with NVIDIA to produce a curriculum demystifying AI for youth, teaching them real-world ways AI can be used for good.
Panelists identified steps organizations and industry leaders can take to address the gap between rapidly advancing technology and underserved communities, including how AI-powered algorithms can be developed and deployed, accountability, unintended effects AI could have on people, especially underrepresented groups, and creative strategies to educate and empower people.
With Dr. Jana Kosecka, Dr. Lisa Simpson, Dr. Russell Shilling, Dr. Seán Arthurs, and Mark W. Brennan. Moderated by Maryam Zaringhalam of The National Institutes of Health and The Story Collider.
MacArthur K-8 University Academy
Participants discussed what makes computers and humans unique and whether artificial intelligence could replace teachers. Detroit families shared their questions and concerns during this lively debate.
With Dr. Jason Corso, University of Michigan, Dr. Joyce Chai, Michigan State University and David Clifford. Moderated by Tara Chklovski.
Panelists from industry, academia, research, and education discussed AI-powered algorithms, and unintended effects of advances in AI on underrepresented groups.
With Dr. Jennifer Roberts (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), Dr. Brigid Barron (Stanford Graduate School of Education), Rev Lebaredian (GameWorks & Lightspeed Studios, NVIDIA) and Michael Mendelson (Curriculum Designer and Certified Instructor, NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute)
Moderated by Kris Reyes, digital journalist, AJ+.
Panelists discussed the widening gap between technology sectors and underserved communities, including best practices across different sectors for determining what types of data to collect, how to analyze, and how to apply findings and immediate small steps parents and educators can take to begin learning more about AI technologies, and getting children more excited about creating, building and innovating
With: Angela Braly, Madhavi Isanaka, Jacob Koressel, Joan Freese, Yexiang Xue, and Glenda Akers