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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: AGI-12 / AGI-Impact: The 2012 Winter Intelligence Conference, 7-11 Dec 2012, Oxford (U.K.)


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/