May 17th 2023
Welcome to the fifth Furhat Conference on social robotics
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The Furhat Conference is back for its fifth edition on Wednesday May 17th! This time around, the conference will be focused on the big topics of the time – LLMs, GPT, and what the rapid development of AI technologies means for the future of social robots.
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Be inspired by the leading experts within the quickly evolving world of AI and Social Robotics
Joscha BachArtificial Intelligence Researcher
and Cognitive Scientist
Joscha Bach, referred to as the magician of consciousness, is a renowned AI researcher and cognitive scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of AI. He has a PhD in cognitive science from the University of Osnabrück and has worked at various prestigious institutions such as the MIT Media Lab and Harvard Program for Evolutionary Dynamics. Joscha’s work is focused on developing AI systems that are more transparent, ethical, and robust. He is also a strong advocate for the development of AI that is aligned with human values and goals. His research interests include artificial general intelligence, cognitive architectures, consciousness, and the philosophy of mind.
Tom WilliamsAssociate Professor of Computer Science
at the Colorado School of Mines
Tom Williams is a renowned professor of Computer Science at the Colorado School of Mines, where he directs the Mines Interactive Robotics Research (MIRROR) Lab. He is widely recognized for his research and work in the development of intelligent systems for human-robot interaction, natural language processing, and machine learning. Tom is also an accomplished author and has published numerous research papers and book chapters on these topics. He is passionate about developing intelligent systems that can learn and adapt to their environments and is committed to advancing the field of AI through his research and teaching.