Tickets available for “AI & Future of Work” event 11/1-11/2

CSAIL co-hosts two-day summit focused on AI & employment
CSAIL co-hosts two-day summit focused on AI & employment
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In November CSAIL & the Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) will be hosting MIT’s first-annual “AI and the Future of Work” summit.

Focused on helping industry navigate the opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) as it applies to employment, the November 1-2 event features speakers that included Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt and machine-learning pioneer Yann LeCun.

The summit will include talks and panels from a range of experts in industry, academia and government, including senior executives from Amazon, IBM and LinkedIn.

“The first day will focus on helping industry understand how to navigate the opportunities and challenges of the AI revolution, and the second day will focus on providing valuable insight to individuals in the workforce,” says Lori Glover, Managing Director of the CSAIL Alliance Program and Executive Director of CSAIL’s Systems That Learn initiative. “Ultimately, the goal is to create a ‘call to action’ for all of us to make smart decisions on how technology can create opportunities for job creation and growing the economy.”

Speakers include:

  • Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt

  • Machine-learning pioneer Yann LeCun

  • LinkedIn co-founder Allen Blue 

  • IBM Research COO Sophie Vandebroek

  • Former Google China head and Sinovation Ventures founder Kai-Fu Lee

  • Thomson Reuters Lab Vice President Mona Vernon