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Artificial Intelligence: The Ethics, Impact and Applications of AI,

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


More and more, artificial intelligence is making inroads into our daily lives, even though many do not fully grasp its uses, potential or possible impact. Join New Canaan Library in welcoming John Preli, a professional in the technology industry, who will demystify some of the many aspects of artificial intelligence. The presentation takes place on Thursday, November 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room.

What exactly is artificial intelligence (AI)? How does AI work in business and non-business settings? How can we make ethical decisions when designing and implementing AI systems? John Preli, in his compelling lecture, will cover these questions and more, as he delves deeper into a discussion of AI’s current and future impact on modern society.

John Preli is currently the Director, Enterprise Risk Management – Watson Media and Weather – IBM Watson and Cognitive Applications. In this role John is focused on mitigating business and compliance risk. John has been with IBM for over 35 years and has held Executive Leadership roles in Finance, Integrated Supply Chain, Development Engineering and Sales Operations. He is experienced in leading global teams and business processes across multiple functional disciplines.


November 21, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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