Welcome to learn more about AI!

22 Nov, 2019

The AI Friday workshop is organised as part of the national effort AI Competence for Sweden aimed at increasing knowledge about AI.

9:15 Welcome and introduction: AI Competence for Sweden @ UmU. Speaker: Karin Danielsson

9:30-9:45 Fundamentals of AI. AI for Cognitive Science students (Bachelor). Teaching a broad subject to a diverse group of 150+ students on campus. Speaker: Adam Dahlgren Lindström, Department of Computing Science, ICT Services and System Development

9:45-10:00 The Ethics of Handling Medical Emergencies with Artificial Intelligence. In this interactive presentation, we will explore a set of proposed ethical guidelines for the use of “black box” artificial intelligence in life-and-death medical emergencies. Speaker: Eric Campano, student

10:00-10:30 Coffee

10:30-10:45 Title: TBA. Speaker: Vasili Mankevich & Johan Sandberg, Department of Informatics

10:45-11:00 AI in business education: Insights from the marketing course. Speaker: Galina Biedenbach, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE)


Speaker: TBA

11:20-11:40 Negotiating Visibility – Interaction Beyond Explainable AI. Speaker: Mikael Wiberg, Department of Informatics

11:40-12:00 Distribution of lunch

12:00-12:15 Introduction: interdisciplinary panel. Moderator: Karin Danielsson

12:15-13:00 Panel (and lunch) Title: Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary AI-research


Faculty of Social Sciences: Jan Leidö, Department of Law
Faculty of Arts: Marlene Johansson Falck, Department of Language Studies
Faculty of Medicine: Jenny Persson, Department of Molecular Biology
Faculty of Science and Technology: Timotheus Kampik, Department of Computing Science
13:00-13:20 Feminism, Care and Artificial Intelligence. Speaker: Anna Croon, Department of Informatics

13:20-13:40 Using Machine Learning tools in applied research. Speaker: Anders Lundquist, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics (USBE), Department of Integrative Medical Biology (IMB)

13:40-14:00 Artificial Intelligence from a pedagogical perspective. The presentation will give a pedagogical perspective on AI with two practical examples of ongoing research. Speaker: Eva Mårell-Olsson, Department of Applied Educational Science

14:00-14:20 Coffee

14:20-14:40 What you want to know: Using AI to predict and promote the interplay between human curiosity and knowledge acquisition. Speaker: Linus Holm, Department of Psychology

14:40-15:00 Final discussion and closure. Speaker: Karin Danielsson