Twenty-first International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-09)

The Interdisciplinary Reach of Artificial Intelligence

Pasadena Conference Center

Sponsored by The International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) and The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)

Invited Panel

AAAI Study on Long-Term AI Futures

Co-Moderators: Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research) and Bart Selman (Cornell University)
Wednesday, July 15, 2:00 - 3:00 PM, Ballroom D/E

Panelists: Tom Dietterich (Oregon State University), Tom Mitchell (Carnegie Mellon University), David Parkes (Harvard University), Edwina Rissland (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Milind Tambe (University of Southern California), and David Waltz (Columbia University)

The panelists will present highlights of the deliberation of the AAAI Presidential Panel on Long-Term AI Futures, a 2008-2009 study that was commissioned to explore and address potential long-term influences of AI research and development covering social, legal, and technical issues.  The twenty-five participants were divided into three subgroups: on concerns, control and guidelines, the nature and timing of disruptive advances, and ethical and legal issues.

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