Can We Create Consciousness in a Machine?

Can We Create Consciousness in a Machine?


Susan Schneider

Cognitive Science Program, The University of Connecticut

Glenn Zorpette

IEEE Spectrum

David Chalmers

NYU Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness

Christof Koch

The Allen Institute

Consciousness is the deepest part of humanity. Now, innovative research is ushering in a new era of truly intelligent machines. They will be our partners in solving the great medical, technical, and scientific problems of the world. And their thinking may share some of the fantastic beauty, unpredictability, and creativity of our own. Join the world’s top thinkers on machine consciousness to debate the challenges and realities of this strange new world.

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Format: Panel
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Level: Advanced