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The Walrus Talks Intelligence

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Due to the rapidly evolving progression of COVID-19 and the international nature of this event, The Walrus Talks Intelligence will be postponed until further notice.

New York City, NY

Minds, machines and the complexities of information

Presenting Speakers

  • André Alexis, author of Fifteen Dogs
  • Daniel Dennett, Advisor CIFAR’s Azrieli Brain, Mind & Consciousness program, Philosopher, Co-Director Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University
  • Stephanie Dinkins, artist
  • Marzyeah Gassemi, Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Faculty Member, Vector Institute; Assistant Professor, Depts. of Computer Science and Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Sheena Josselyn, Fellow in CIFAR’s Azrieli Brain, Mind & Consciousness program; neuroscientist, Hospital for Sick Children; Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Yann LeCun, Co-director, CIFAR Learning in Machines & Brains program, Silver Professor, New York University; vice president and chief AI scientist at Facebook AI Research; A.M. Turing Award Laureate
  • John Mighton, mathematician, playwright, and founder of JUMP Math

    CIFAR is a Canadian-based global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address the most important questions facing science and humanity.

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April 14
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Greene Space
44 Charlton St.
New York, NY United States
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