CBMM Annual Retreat

Photograph of the MIT campus  taken from the Charles River Esplanade.
April 19, 2016 - 9:00 am to April 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm

The Second Annual CBMM Retreat, Tuesday., April 19th through Wednesday, April 20, 2016, is at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. This event is an important opportunity for the CBMM Community to come together, present current research and discuss ongoing and/or potential collaborations. The annual retreat is also a NSF requirement of the CBMM STC grant award; NSF requires all CBMM Investigators and researchers, postdocs or grad students funded by CBMM to attend. We also invite any participants currently working on CBMM research projects, though not funded by CBMM, to attend. 

For CBMM Community.

Click here to see Retreat Agenda


Reference materials for the Brainstorming/Discussion Session: Ethical issues for AI and CBMM
Panel moderators: Matt Wilson, Max Tegmark

Synopsis: In this session we will discuss some of the issues raised by the development of AI and the resulting applications in society. Suggested topics include Technology and Society, Autonomy and Critical Decision-making (autonomous vehicles, medical diagnostics, lethal autonomous weapons), Relation to CBMM mission, Public outreach.

Below is some suggested reference material to look at to stimulate discussion. The listed times are just estimates for convenience and do not reflect the time that will be spent in the session.

Readings and links (1 hour total) are available at this link: Click here to read the Ethics workshop handout


McGovern Institute for Brain Science at MIT (MIT Bldg. 46)
April 19, 2016 to April 20, 2016
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT (MIT Bldg 46)

43 Vassar St., Cambridge MA