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Damien Williams And Artificial Intelligence Research At Charlotte

Damien Williams, assistant professor of data science at UNC Charlotte, will discuss flaws, benefits and possibilities of the present and future frameworks for artificial intelligence research in academia as well as in the public and private sectors, in Science Across Borders Lecture on Wednesday Feb. 7.

The Great Decisions lecture series, a national program of the Foreign Policy Association, gives citizens the opportunity to meet, discuss and learn about some of the issues facing the world. 

Five lectures will be held in a hybrid format between Jan. 31 and Feb. 28; the talks will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The in-person lectures will be held at The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City, Room 201.

The Office of International Programs at UNC Charlotte coordinates an annual local community lecture series. The Charlotte Great Decisions Lecture Series consists of five weekly sessions and is an opportunity for citizens to meet, discuss and learn about some of the issues facing our world.  Each week, a local expert from nearby colleges and universities provides additional perspective on the topic of interest and answers questions regarding the information presented in the Briefing Book and through the lecture.

The 2024 sessions will offer a hybrid model, offering in person and virtual options for each lecture. Please see questions below for more information. Based on your preference, we will email you additional information regarding access to the session. 

  • If you are attending in person we ask that you register by noon of the day you plan to attend, to ensure we send you vital information regarding parking and arrival.
  •  If you are attending virtually, we ask that you register at least 48 hours in advance to ensure you receive the link to access the lecture. 

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