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Swissintel Event: AI for information professionals

Artificial Intelligence: opportunities and challenges for information professionals by Dr Jean-Marc Rickli

Program:
18.00: Doors opening

18.30-18.45: Welcome message from the GCSP & Swissintell President

18.45-19.30 : Artificial Intelligence: opportunities and challenges for information professionals by Dr Jean-Marc Rickli
Recent advances in artificial intelligence driven by growing computing powers, rising amount of generated data and improvement of machine learning algorithms have led to major breakthroughs. Google’s Deepmind Alphago algorithm beat the second best player of the game of Go in 2016 after several months of training. A revised version of this algorithm reached superhuman capabilities in the game of Go, shogi and chess in 34 hours in December last year. The speed of this technological growth is exponential and the proliferation of this technology in both vertical and horizontal. This raises alarming prospects about the potential malicious uses of this technology and the way to prevent them. A key aspect is to define regulations guidelines for the development of this technology and to find an appropriate inclusive framework of governance.

19.30-19.45: Questions & Answers

19.45-20.45 : Drinks and Networking

Dr Jean-Marc Rickli is responsible for the GCSP's activities related to Global Risk and Resilience, under the umbrella of the Emerging Security Challenges Programme. Dr Rickli was previously an assistant professor at the Department of Defence Studies of King’s College London, based at the Joaan Bin Jassim Joint Command and Staff College in Doha.

This conference will be held in French and the speaker can answer questions in English or German

 

Entrance fee :
- Free for 2018 member
- 50 CHF for non-member

 

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GCSP, Maison de la paix, Pétale 4, Chemin Eugéne-Rigot 2D, Genève

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