A Fireside Chat With Ben Goertzel: The Future of AI

2019-11-20 19:00-21:00

R One Space, 26F 255-257 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Event Description

About this Event

We are delighted to invite you to a discussion with Ben Goertzel, the founder and CEO of SingularityNET. Chief scientist at financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings and chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC. He was also Chief Scientist at Hanson Robotics during the development of the robot; Sophia.

We’ll be hosting a fireside chat with Ben on the 20th of November. Topics discussed will include humanoid robotics; the development and production of Sophia, the emergence of artificial general intelligence and blockchain-based AI marketplaces. Ben has spoken at various events such as Budapest Brain Bar and Web Summit Lisbon as well as appearing in several documentaries about Singularity and AGI. Namely, The Singularity and The Machine of Dreams.

You will understand more about Ben’s journey and his vision for the future of AI and Robotics. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from his invaluable insights.

About Ben:

Dr. Ben Goertzel is the CEO of the decentralized AI network SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI platform company, and the chief scientist at Hanson Robotics. Dr. Goertzel also serves as Chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society and the OpenCog Foundation. Dr. Goertzel is one of the world’s foremost experts in Artificial General Intelligence, a subfield of AI oriented toward creating thinking machines with general cognitive capability at the human level and beyond. He also has decades of expertise applying AI to practical problems in areas ranging from natural language processing and data mining to robotics, video gaming, national security, and bioinformatics. He has published 20 scientific books and 140+ scientific research papers, and is the main architect and designer of the OpenCog system and associated design for human-level general intelligence.

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Venue Partner: R ONE Space

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Founded in 2018, R ONE Space is a co-working space which provides a wide range of room capacity, 24 hours access, butler service and professional network support for freelancers, entrepreneurs, small and mid-sized companies and corporates. We connect people of different professions, background and nationalities by organizing different kind of community events in our space. Through the community synergy effect, we are devoted to help our tenants to develop their career and business. R One Space now have two locations at Causeway Bay and Kwun Tong respectively.


Date

 2019-11-20 19:00-21:00

Location

 R One Space, 26F 255-257 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay