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9:00 am

Edwin Janzen: Remote

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sat-alt hours, Sun-closed
Free

With their sleek lines and crisp designs, remote controllers translated a Cold War-era, militarist command-and-control ideology into an aesthetic form and infiltrated it into the world’s living rooms.  In his exhibition Remote, artist Edwin Janzen turns the spotlight onto these consumer electronic artifacts to investigate the shadow-world of humankind’s obsession with technologies of control.

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1:00 pm

AI and Human Trafficking

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5B.16, Multi Purpose Room, 3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Reihaneh Rabbany, Canada CIFAR AI Chair, Mila, and Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, McGill University, will give a talk on AI and Human Trafficking for Ada Lovelace Day Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

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2:30 pm

AI4Good

October 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
5B.16, Multi Purpose Room, 3040 Sherbrooke St. W
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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Samira Ebrahimi Kahou, PhD Politechnique Montreal/Mila, and postdoc in deep learning and computer vision with Professor Doina Precup, McGill University will give a talk AI4Good for Ada Lovelace Day. Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  

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