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Register now for the Symposium on AI and Knowledge Work

As part of its 90th anniversary celebration, the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is hosting a year-long examination of how technological developments and social upheavals, including those ushered by the COVID-19 pandemic, will shape information and knowledge work in the years and decades ahead.

Register now for the Symposium on AI and Knowledge Work, a half-day virtual event divided into four main components:

“Framing AI, Knowledge Work, and the Public Sphere”
Opening talk by Zeynep Tufekci, SILS Associate Professor and Principal Researcher at the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP)

“How is Knowledge-Intensive Work-Influenced by Advanced Technologies?”
Panel discussion moderated by SILS Dean and Professor Gary Marchionini
Key Speakers:

  • Corbin Jones, Professor with the UNC Biology Department and Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences, Director of the UNC High-Throughput Sequencing Facility and Bioinformatic Analytics Research Collaborative
  • Nikhil Kaza, Professor with the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, Director of the Center for Urban & Regional Studies
  • Victoria Szabo, Research Professor with the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Duke University
  • Nancy McGovern, Director of Digital Preservation at MIT Libraries

“How Are Work Practices Evolving in the Digital Age?”
Panel discussion moderated by SILS Associate Professor Mohammad Jarrahi
Key Speakers:

Closing discussion led by Mohammad Jarrahi



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