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Past event Part of series: What does 'Artificial Intelligence' mean for educational research

Being human – Education in a technological age

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What is the role of artificial intelligence in education?

What is the role of humanity within the field of artificial intelligence research?

The third in a series of events examining artificial intelligence in education, Being Human – Education in a Technological Age is a collaboration between BERA’s Artificial Technology, Education Technology, Philosophy of Education & Religions, Values and Education SIGs.

Our one day event at Jesus College, Cambridge will consider:

• Human and machine interactions

• Artificial intelligence platforms for schools

• The future of teaching in an artificially intelligent world

• Artificial intelligence, society and humanity
   from a cross-disciplinary perspective.


9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Julien Huppert, Dr/Director of Intellectual Forum, Jesus College, Cambridge and former MP
10.15 Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL Knowledge Lab
11.00 Tea and coffee
11.15 Rupert Wegerif, Professor of Education, Cambridge University
12.00 ‘Keeping humanity in AI in educational research’
Alison Fox, Dr/Senior Lecturer in Teaching and Learning, School of Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport, Open University
12.45 Lunch and networking – Research students poster presentation of doctoral work:
Lydia Lymperis, Newcastle University Veronica Cucuiat, UCL, 
13.30 Dan Sandhu, Chief Executive of Learning Technology Company Sparx
14.15 Beth Singer, Dr/Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Homerton College, Cambridge University
15.00 Tea and coffee
15.15 Q&A Panel
15.50 Plenary and evaluations
16.00 Close of event