2018 Trottier Public Science Symposium | Minding the Future: Living in a High-Tech World


Centre Mont-Royal, 1000 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R8, CA

Symposium Schedule

Monday | October 29

Roundtable session: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Moderated by Joe Schwarcz

List of participants will be updated upon confirmation

  • Gabriella Coleman PhD, Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy, Department of Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University
  • Kenneth R. Foster PhD, Professor Department of Bioengineering
  • Ian Kerr PhD, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law, & Technology, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  • Doina Precup PhD, Associate Professor, McGill School of Computer Science and Lead of DeepMind Montreal
  • Derek Ruths PhD, Associate Professor, McGill School of Computer Science and Director of the McGill Centre for Social and Cultural Data Science
  • Joe Schwarcz PhD, Director, McGill Office for Science and Society
  • Alex Shee B.C.L., LL.B, Head of Office of the CEO, Element AI
  • Cameron Smith PhD, Professor Anthropology, Portland State University
  • Lorne Trottier MSc, Founder of Matrox, Trottier Public Science Symposium sponsor

Symposium: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Speakers: Dr. Doina Precup and Dr. Ian Kerr

Tuesday | October 30

Symposium: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Speakers: Dr. Cameron Smith and Dr. Kenneth Foster

All events will take place at the Centre Mont-Royal, 1000 Sherbrooke Street West (corner Mansfield)


Registration required.

For information on speakers, please visit the 2018 Trottier Symposium webpage.

Contact Information

Emily Shore
emily.shore [at] mcgill.ca
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