What is the current status of Artificial Intelligence as an Existential Risks? In our debate, policy-makers, experts, academia and decision-makers will go head-to-head to decide what the best way forward will be.

The development of AI has been incredible fast over the last decade. We seem to be able to keep up less and less, while the abilities of AI will soon outpace us. What do we need to do to make sure that AI will not become an existential risks? What is the latest on this, and what are decision-makers willing to do? And what is their responsibility to do something about it?


Stuart Russell

Stuart Russell is a British computer scientist known for his contributions to artificial intelligence (AI). He is a professor of computer science at the University of California, Berkeley and was from 2008 to 2011 an adjunct professor of neurological surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He holds the Smith-Zadeh Chair in Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. He founded and leads the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence (CHAI) at UC Berkeley. Russell is the co-author with Peter Norvig of the most popular textbook in the field of AI: Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach used in more than 1,500 universities in 135 countries.

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This event will take place at Pakhuis de Zwijger at the Piet Heinkade 179
in Amsterdam. It will start at 19:30 until 21:30. This event will take place in English.