ACM Keynote: AI in Commons – the future of AI for Good

Speakers, Panelists and Moderators

  • YOSHUA BENGIO
    YOSHUA BENGIO
    Founder and Scientific Director
    Mila - Quebec AI Institute
    Yoshua Bengio is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts in artificial intelligence and a pioneer in deep learning. Since 1993, he has been a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Operational Research at the Université de Montréal. He is the founder and scientific director of Mila, the Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence, the world’s largest university-based research group in deep learning. He is a member of the NeurIPS board and co-founder and general chair for the ICLR conference, as well as program director of the CIFAR program on Learning in Machines and Brains and is Fellow of the same institution. In 2018, Yoshua Bengio ranked as the computer scientist with the most new citations, worldwide, thanks to his many publications. In 2019, he received the ACM A.M. Turing Award, “the Nobel Prize of Computing”, jointly with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun for conceptual and engineering breakthroughs that have made deep neural networks a critical component of computing. In 2020 he was nominated Fellow of the Royal Society of London.
  • GABRIELE KOTSIS
    GABRIELE KOTSIS
    President of ACM
    ACM
    Gabriele Kotsis is full professor in computer science at Johannes Kepler University (JKU), Linz, Austria, leading the Department of Telecommunication and the division of Cooperative Information Systems. Both, her Master Thesis (1991) and her Phd (1995), which she received from the University of Vienna, have been awarded for scientific excellence by the Austrian Computer Society. Her scientific contributions include seminal work in the field of workload characterisation for parallel and distributed systems and in performance management of computer systems with a specific focus on mobile and ubiquitous computing environments. Gabriele Kotsis was vice-rector for Research at JKU, and longstanding chairwoman of Universities Austria's Policy Committee on Research. She is a distinguished member and current president of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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Date

29 Sep 2020

Time

CEST, Geneva
17:00 - 17:45
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Topics

Health,
Pandemic,
Transparency

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