29. August 2019 - 9:00 till 16:30
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The Future of Humans and Machines: Assuring Artificial Intelligence | Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory | Thursday, 29. August 2019

The Future of Humans and Machines: Assuring Artificial Intelligence
As advancements in artificial intelligences continue to accelerate, we must ensure that AI-enabled systems remain safe, secure and aligned with human intent. This forum will convene thought leaders from the national security, applied research, and AI Safety communities to chart a course for the coming decades towards assuring AI systems for real-world operation. This day-long event will include a series of panel discussions, spotlight talks and a technology showcase exploring intersections between leading-edge research and pathfinding applications across AI.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Lt. Gen. John “Jack” Shanahan, Director of the Joint AI Center of the U.S. Department of Defense, Max Tegmark, MIT Professor and Director of the Future of Life Institute (working to ensure that artificial intelligence is beneficial to humanity’s future), and Bob Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense, currently serving as Co-Chair of the National Security Commission on AI. We will keep you updated as additional speakers are confirmed.

Schedule:
8:00 - 9:00 Registration 
9:00 - 9:30 Setting the Scene
9:30 - 11:00 Keynote Session: The Future of Safety and Security
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 11:30 Spotlight Talk: Learning Systems and Unintended Consequences
11:30 - 12:30 Panel Discussion: Assuring AI for Real-World Operation
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch / Technology Showcase
1:45 - 2:00 Spotlight Talk: Can Algorithms Reduce Inequality?
2:00 - 3:00 Panel Discussion: Assuring AI for Real-World Decision-Making
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 3:30 Spotlight Talk: Putting AI Safety into Practice
3:30 - 4:30 Panel Discussion: Our AI-Enabled Future: Go Fast or Go Slow?
4:30 Cocktail Hour / Technology Showcase

Registration:
The cost of this event is $50. Advance registration is required. Space is limited.

Parking:
Parking is free and located in the large lot just south of the building.

Arrival:
Event check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. Attendees will be required to present their government-issued photo ID.

Meals and Refreshments:
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.  Hot and cold beverages and light snacks will be available during breaks. The event will conclude with a cocktail reception.

Point of Contact:
Tricia Latham, , 240-228-8048