Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity Panel Discussion


The Centre for 21st Century Humanities at the University of Newcastle is hosting an exciting panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity.

Speakers will discuss the impact, implications and issues of AI for our future, on an open forum chaired by Rosemarie Milsom.

  • Prof Nicholas Agar (University of Victoria, Wellington)

  • Prof Marnie Hughes-Warrington (ANU)

  • Prof Duncan McDuie-Ra (UON)

  • Prof Alex Zelinsky AO (UON)

Where: Hunter Room, Newcastle City Hall

When: 19 September, 4-6pm.

Before the prospect of an intelligence explosion, we humans are like small children playing with a bomb. We have little idea when the detonation will occur, though if we hold the device to our ear we can hear a faint ticking sound.
— Nick Bostrom (Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford)

This event is free and open to all, but seating is strictly limited, so please ensure you do book to ensure your place. For any enquiries, please contact Further details on this and other events can be found at the C21CH website here.