Free webinar to cover advances, applications of artificial intelligence

The University of Maine invites businesspeople, policymakers, attorneys, health care providers, and members of the public to learn about artificial intelligence (AI) from a panel of experts 1–3 p.m. Wednesday, April 29.

AI is the development of computer systems that perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making and language translation.

UMaine AI’s free live webinar will cover: Advances in Artificial Intelligence; Applications of AI in Business, Industry, Government, Health Care and Environment; Education and Workforce Development; and Social, Ethical, Policy and Legal Considerations.

There will be opportunities for questions and answers with the 17 experts, whose areas of expertise include computer science, business analytics, engineering, sensor technologies and law.

More information about the webinar, including a list of moderators and panelists, is online. Registration also is online. The webinar will be recorded and made available on the UMaine AI website.

UMaine AI’s mission is to develop through innovative and coordinated research, education, and strategic partnerships transformative AI-based solutions that enhance the social and economic well-being of the citizens of Maine and beyond.