mediaX 2021 Conference Schedule

The mediaX 2021 Conference: Building Reciprocity with Curiosity and Feedback in Humans and Machines, will take place over three sessions (July 13, 14 and 15). The multiple days and various times have been created to accommodate our global audiences.

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July 13, 8:00am-10:30am (Pacific)
Day1: Empowering Digital Instruction Through Community and Context

8:00am: The Influence of Culture, Community and Context on Learning
Martha Russell, Executive Director mediaX at Stanford University

8:15am: Panel, Designing Systems for Digital Instruction
Tomás Nascimento, Senior Technician, SEST SENAT
Rebecca Bettencourt, Senior Workforce Development Manager, E. & J. Gallo Winery
Derek Li, Founder & Chief Education Technology Scientist, Squirrel Ai Learning

9:30am: Break

9:45am: Inclusive Innovation for Developing Relevant Learning Assessments
Jean-Claude Brizard, President and CEO, Digital Promise

July 14, 1:00pm-3:30pm (Pacific)
Day2: Exploring Digital Discovery Strategies

1:00pm: A Taxonomy for Curiosity in Humans and AI
Nick Haber, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education

1:50pm: Break

2:00pm: Panel, Limitations for Curiosity and Discovery in Open AI – GPT-3
David Evans, Stanford Distinguished Visiting Scholar, President of David A. Evans LLC
Peter Norvig, Stanford Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Director of Research at Google Inc
Ed Hovy, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office, DARPA

3:00pm: Awards
mediaX Members, Presented by Martha Russell
NOVIM, Presented by Chuck House

July 15, 5:00pm-7:30pm (Pacific)
Day3: Creating Mutually Beneficial Feedback Loops

5:00pm: Leaky Abstractions for Designing AI Experiences
Hari Subramonyam, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Information, University of Michigan

5:50pm: Break

6:00pm: Panel, Teaching AIs to Provide Feedback to Humans
Hirotsugu Kashimura, President, Amada AI Innovation Laboratory Inc
Ramya Malur Srinivasan, AI Researcher, Fujitsu Research of America
Stephanie Guamàn, Lead User Researcher, Facebook AI Team

7:10pm: Putting It All Together
Martha Russell, Executive Director mediaX at Stanford University