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Unintended Consequences: ATA, AI and Future of Public Education
June 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-6Sold Out
By 2045 we will have multiplied our human biological intelligence a billion fold.”
— Ray Kurzweil – Inventor, Futurist, Google’s Director of Engineering
“47% of US jobs are at risk of automation in the next decade.”
— University of Oxford, Oxford-Martin School
Please join the Alberta Teachers’ Association for an evening public lecture, including light hor d’oeuvres and a no host bar reception, with Mr Dominic Barton, an internationally renowned business leader and strategic advisor, former Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company and Chancellor of the University of Waterloo.
Mr Barton will discuss the impact of artificial intelligence and automation on Alberta children, youth, families, schools and communities, and open up an important conversation about how this rapidly coming change to our society may impact public education systems in Alberta from kindergarten to post-secondary education.