2017 Be-ODL Conference
Extract from Forbes article: “Artificial Intelligence In Education: Don’t Ignore It, Harness It!”:
“Human plus machine isn’t the future, it’s the present,” Garry Kasparov said in a recent TED talk. And this “present” is transforming the world of education at a rapid pace.
(…) now virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) are gaining traction. (…) Indeed, high costs remain a challenge but the day is not far when AI and VR tools will be as accessible as smartphones and desktop computers.
(…) Moreover, learning is now turning into a truly immersive experience (…) I’ve often heard experts say “technology makes bad teachers worse.” So there is no doubt that we need to continue investing in their training and professional development (…) Read more
To understand the nature of this (r)evolution it is important to explore its effects on training, education and learning. Therefore we invite you to our special event on Friday 1st of December 2017 AM at Axa Trône Brussels, Room One, with two special guests:
- Nell Watson, the expert of Artificial Intelligence
Nell Watson is an engineer, entrepreneur, and futurist thinker who grew up in Northern Ireland. She has a longstanding interest in the philosophy of technology, and how extensions of human capacity drive emerging social trends. Nell lectures globally on Machine Intelligence, AI philosophy, Human-Machine relations, and the Future of Human Society, serving as Associate Faculty at Singularity University.
- Karl Raats, creativity coach
Karl Raats is TEDx Coach and “Speaker of the Year 2014 and 2016” (The Netherlands).
This event is organized by Be-ODL (Belgian network for Open and Digital Learning) dedicated to spot and analyze digital trends in training, education and learning.
- 09:30 – doors opening
- 10:00 – start of the conference – moderator: Alain Gerlache
Nell Watson: Artificial Intelligence and learning in the future
Join Nell Watson for a journey into the landscape of future learning. It’s a place where innovation, talent and skills feature prominently; where new technological solutions grow and spread rapidly; where foresight and effective risk management are at a premium. It is a world transformed by machine intelligence and personalised learning, full of new leadership challenges, a stunning array of opportunities and the looming presence of uncertainty and change.
Karl Raats: How do humans have to learn in this digital innovative world?
- 12:30 – lunch
- Registration fee: 30 euros (VAT not applicable)
- If you need an invoice contact us !
- Conference in English
DATE AND TIME
Fri 1 December 2017
09:30 – 12:30 CET
AXA Trône – Room One
boulevard du Régent, 7