Friday, September 20, 2020
Venue: The Stein Auditorium, Indian Habitat Centre
The potential of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things to revolutionize the education system is enormous as technology-based education can catapult India into the front line among developed nations. The infusion of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things in the education vertical, from schools to colleges and higher education institutions, will be a harbinger of change for the society, economy, and business. Also, advent of smart cities and smart governance systems have been possible due to these new technologies. Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things are widely considered as the most important infrastructures for bringing about economic development and socio-cultural transformation. Use of these technologies for the benefit of mankind makes Internet of Things of sense when technology can resolve age old challenges like poverty, malnutrition, healthcare and education for all who have been left out and are still living in the edges, at the bottom of the society.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on 23rd Mar 2018 admitted to data security breach and apologized to Indian users for allowing Cambridge Analytica to gain access to the personal data of 50 million Facebook members without their knowledge. On 11th Dec 2018, Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the US Senate for examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices. These incidents are not isolated, the reasons for which they are called and pulled up by public representatives around the world are not anecdotes. The concern for data security, privacy, and freedom of the individual is real. Like every rose has a thorn, the flipside of this wave cannot be ignored. Concerns around cyber-security and data hacking, to manipulate data for negative purposes, need to be effectively addressed as a universal challenge. Technology brings with it real challenges around consumer privacy, individual well being, transparency in governance, ethical business, social harmony etc.
Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things are here to stay and grow with manifold applications. This International Conference intends to decipher, discuss, dissect, and deliberate the issues and concerns about Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things applications and track the opportunities for fast tracking development. The conference will provide a platform for technology enablers, users and professionals from industry, academia, and government to ideate, intervene and interact on different issues and challenges emerging from Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things, to stay atop the disruptive technologies that has the potential to alter the course of human civilization.