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INTERACTIVE AGENDA

 

DAY 1: Monday, December 5, 2016
Rice University, Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC)

Morning Session:

7:30 AM BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION  
8:30 AM Opening Comments
Rick Wilson
 
8:40 AM Welcome
President Leebron
Welcome Message
8:50 AM Introduction
Moshe Vardi
9:00 AM Presentation - Robot Autonomy: Symbiotic Interaction and Learning
Manuela Veloso
Technology
9:50 AM Presentation - Remotely Piloted Aerial Vehicles and Flying Robots
Vijay Kumar
Technology
10:40 AM Coffee Break  
11:10 AM Presentation - The Cognitive Economy: Opportunity & the Future of Work in the Age of Cognitive Computing
Guruduth Banavar
Technology
12:00 PM Lunch and Poster Session  
     

Afternoon Session:

1:30 PM Introduction
Frank Levy
1:40 PM Presentation - Employment and Income in the Age of the Robots
Richard Freeman
Economics
2:30 PM Presentation - Should we fear the robots?: Automation, job shortages and rising inequality
Lawrence Mishel
Economics
3:20 PM Presentation - Shaping Our Future with AI, Robotics, and Automation in the Workplace
Diane Bailey
Social Science
4:10 PM Coffee Break  
4:30 PM Breakout Session - Speakers Q&A
Discussion with speakers
 
5:30 PM Reception  
     

 
 
DAY 2: Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Rice University, Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC)

Morning Session:

7:30 AM BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
8:50 AM Introduction
Don Morrison
9:00 AM Presentation - Is Technological Change a Thing of the Past?
Joel Mokyr
History
9:50 AM Presentation - Ethical Issues Regarding Work in the Future
Debra Satz
Philosophy
10:40 AM Coffee Break  
11:10 AM Presentation - Automation, Robotics and the Temporality of Everyday Life 
Judy Wajcman
Sociology
12:00 PM Lunch and Poster Session  
     

Afternoon Session:

1:50 PM Introduction
Margart Beier
2:00 PM Presentation - The generative dance between us and our machines -- new ways to learn, work, explore, and imagine
John S Brown
Management
3:00 PM Coffee Break  
3:40 PM Panel - Public Policy
Panel - Public Policy: John Leslie King (moderator), Daniel Castro, Stuart W. Elliott, John Markoff, David Nordfors
Public Policy
5:00 PM Overview and Concluding Remarks
Moshe Vardi
5:10 PM Closing Remarks
President Leebron
     

 
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