18th Annual CRC-CSUS Fall Ethics Symposium: The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (Day 1 of 2)
Date and Time
Monday, October 9, 2023
10:30 am to 3:00 pm
This is an in-person event.
This event is a collaboration among the CRC Honors Program, CRC Office of the President, and Sac State Center for Practical and Professional Ethics.
A technological revolution in Artificial Intelligence (AI) is underway. At bottom, to borrow a description from IBM, AI "leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind." Our speakers will offer perspectives on the prospects and ethical challenges around the use of AI.
This event is free and open to the general public. Use coupon code EV12280 at any parking permit machine on the CSUS campus for free event parking (day 1 only).
Faculty can earn Flex credit for attending.
Day 1 (October 9): CSU Sacramento, University Union, Pacific Suite
- 10:30 to 11:00 am: Opening Remarks
- 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: Requiem for Hal presented by Michael Pelczar, Associate Professor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore/UNC Chapel Hill
- 12:30 to 1:15 pm: No-Host Lunch
- 1:30 to 3:00 pm: What Will We Owe the Machines? The AI Crisis of Morality presented by Matthew McCormick, Professor of Philosophy, California State University, Sacramento
Day 2 (October 10): Cosumnes River College, Winn Center, Room 150
- 10:30 to 11:50 am: Should ‘Imperfect’ Markets Be Replaced by Technosocialism? presented by Rosolino Candela, Senior Fellow of the F.A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University
- 12:00 to 1:20 pm: Panel Discussion: The Ethics of AI in Education