What if things start to think for themselves? The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence - May 2018

The ISSP and the Royal Canadian Institute for Science were delighted to host the second public panel of the joint panel series on science, society and policy.This panel explored the impact of emerging science and technology innovations on society.


Speaker's bios (PDF file)


Event photos (Facebook album)

The Official Videos of the event (Youtube link)

The Official Videos of the event (Facebook link)

Welcome Remarks


Margaret McCuaig-Johnston, Senior Fellow, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa




Helle Tosine, Past Board Chair, Royal Canadian Institute for Science




Dr. Graham Taylor, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Guelph



Dr. Kelly Bronson, Assistant Professor, Sociological and Anthropological Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Core Member of the ISSP (PDF file)


Dr. Jim Davies, Full Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science and the School of Computer Science, Carleton University

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