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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: 5th Conference on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI-12) & Conference on the Impacts and Risks of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI-Impacts), 7-11 Dec 2012, Oxford, UK


Oxford, St. Anne's College

This landmark conference will feature leading international experts in this emerging and 
potentially radically transformative field, including:

Bruce Schneier
	World-leading expert on computer security, cryptography and their implications for real 
world engineering.
Steve Omohundro
	Founder of Self-Aware Systems, leading expert in machine learning, machine vision, 
programming languages.
Margaret Boden
	Author of Mind as Machine, founding Dean of the University of Sussex's School of Cognitive 
and Computing Sciences.
David Hanson
	President and Founder of Hanson Robotics, creators of Hanson Robokind.
Angelo Cangelosi
	Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Cognition at the University of Plymouth, leading 
expert in developmental robotics Nick Bostrom
	Director of the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford, 2009 winner of the Gannon Award 
for the Continued Pursuit of Human Advancement

The Conference will be divided into
a) AGI-12: Technical talks covering theoretical aspects of AGI, and reports on current developments
towards AGI systems
	Full programme: AGI-12 http://agi-conference.org/2012/schedule/
b) AGI-Impacts: Rigorous discussion of the potential future risks, benefits and societal impacts 
of this emerging transformative technology (10 & 11 Dec.)
	Full programme: AGI-Impacts http://www.winterintelligence.org/#calendar

For registration (for one or both events), and accommodation at St. Anne's College, please see:
http://www.winterintelligence.org/travel-and-registration/

For any queries please contact:
futuretech@philosophy.ox.ac.uk
http://www.winterintelligence.org/


We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.  Alan Turing.



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Dr. Vincent C. Mller
Professor of Philosophy
Anatolia College/ACT
Thessaloniki

James Martin Research Fellow
http://www.futuretech.ox.ac.uk
Faculty of Philosophy
University of Oxford

http://www.sophia.de