AHLF Thematic/Community Workshop: Understanding Artificial Intelligence and its potential for Sustainable Development @ TechNovation ESCWA تجاوز إلى المحتوى الرئيسي

AHLF Thematic/Community Workshop: Understanding Artificial Intelligence and its potential for Sustainable Development @ TechNovation ESCWA

Organizers:  
United Nations Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT); Lebanese American University (LAU); and ICTPS/TDD, ESCWA

Contact person: Mr. Jorge Martinez Navarrete, UN OICT, martinez-navarrete@un.org

This workshop will explain what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is, and how it works. It will also provide a brief overview to concepts such as general and narrow Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well to practical uses of AI in the present and near future. It will highlight opportunities for applications for sustainable development. This talk will provide a practical introduction for participants with little or no computing background.

Day: 
1
Date/Time: 
الثلاثاء, آذار/مارس 19, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30
Location: 
Com Room II, B1
Session Number: 
WS 1
Chair: 
Mr. Jorge Martinez Navarrete, Information Technology Officer, UN OICT
Presenter: 
Mr. Joe Tekli, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, LAU
Discussants: 
Mr. Raymond Ghajar, Dean of School of Engineering, LAU
Mr. Ayman Elsherbiny, Chief ICT Policies Section, TDD, ESCWA
Mr. Tarcisio Alvarez-Rivero, Chief of Programme Planning and Technical Cooperation Section, ESCWA