Intelligence: Man or Machine panel discussion Event as iCalendar

09 September 2017

9:30am - 5pm

Venue: Claris Club

Location: Great Barrier Island

Host: Gendie Somerville-Ryan

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Intelligence - man or machine?

The panel will be moderated by Damian Christie, broadcaster and journalist. Panellists are:

Distinguished Professor Sir Richard Faull, Director of the Centre for Brain Research, neuroscientist and academic, who will explore what the human brain can do.

Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis, psychologist and author, who will talk about human intelligence.

Professor Albert Yeap, Artificial Intelligence and Director of CAIR at AUT. He will discuss the real danger of AI in its search for an artificial mind.

Kaila Colbin, creative entrepreneur, will talk about the dangers and control of artificial intelligence.

The panel of experts has been brought together by Awana Rural Women, a volunteer group of 28 women on Great Barrier Island. It is a free event, open to residents and visitors alike