Empowering Citizens with Emerging Technology: A Focus on Artificial Intelligence.

From Tuesday, June 4, 2024 9:00 AM
to Wednesday, June 5, 2024 9:00 AM

Data Science Malta

Open in-person activity



This training program aims to familiarize citizens, including youths, adults, and older people, with emerging technologies, focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Participants will engage in interactive sessions designed to comprehensively understand AI concepts, applications, and implications for society. Additionally, the programme will explore the ethical considerations and societal impacts of AI adoption, empowering citizens to make informed decisions and actively participate in shaping the future of technology in their communities. Description: As emerging technologies continue to reshape our society, it is essential for citizens of all ages to stay informed and engaged in the digital transformation process. This training program offers a unique opportunity for youths, adults, and older people to explore the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI)and its impact on various aspects of daily life. Through engaging workshops, informative presentations, and hands-on demonstrations, participants will gain a deeper understanding of AI fundamentals, including machine learning, natural language processing, and computer vision. Moreover, the programme will facilitate discussions on the ethical considerations surrounding AI deployments, such as privacy concerns, bias mitigation, and algorithmic accountability. By fostering critical thinking and digital literacy skills, participants will be equipped to navigate the complexities of AI technology and contribute positively to its responsible development and utilisation in Maltese society. Outcomes: Upon completion of the training programme, participants will: Develop a foundational understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI) concepts, principles, and applications. Explore real-world examples of AI technology in various sectors, including healthcare, finance, transportation, and education. Gain insights into AI adoption's ethical considerations and societal. implications, including privacy, fairness, and accountability issues. Acquire practical skills for evaluating AI-driven technologies and making informed decisions about their usage and impact. Engage in critical discussions and debates on the role of AI in shaping the future of Maltese society and global communities. Become advocates for responsible AI development and deployment, advocating for policies and practices that prioritise ethical considerations and human values.

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