AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: ICJAI '09

IJCAI-09 will be here in just three weeks! We hope you are one of the 
1,100+ people already registered to join us in Pasadena, July 11-17. 
If not, there is still time to preregister at The program 
for IJCAI-09 and IAAI-09 (collocated July 14-16) features over 360 
technical presentations, 11 invited speakers and award lectures, a 
special invited panel on AI Futures, Industry Day, and a host of 
workshops, tutorials, exhibits, and competitions.

Ronen Brafman (Ben-Gurion University, Israel), the IJCAI-09 Tutorial 
Chair, has put together a dynamic tutorial program, and space is 
still available. In conjunction with your technical registration, the 
single tutorial fee entitles you to register for up to 4 tutorials 
over a two-day span, Sunday and Monday, July 12 and 13. For more 
information, please see

For those of you who have not yet made hotel reservations, or have 
recently discovered that the IJCAI-09 room blocks at the Sheraton and 
Hilton are fully booked for your desired dates, please note that we 
are in the process of adding a few rooms to the block at the nearby 
Westin Hotel. More information will be posted about this in the next 
few days at

For complete information about IJCAI, please see 
We hope to see you in Pasadena!

Best regards,

Carol Hamilton
Executive Director, AAAI