GLG welcomes Michael Wooldridge to discuss:

  • What is ChatGPT and why is it happening now?
  • What does ChatGPT do, what is it good at, and what is it not good at?
  • What are the potential challenges and issues with this technology going forward?
  • Why should companies care about ChatGPT?
  • How can certain industries prepare for a world where AI will take on more cognitive tasks?
  • What industries will be most disrupted?

Michael Wooldridge
Professor of Computer Science at the University of Oxford, and Director of AI Research at The Alan Turing Institute

Michael Wooldridge is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Oxford (2012-present). He has been an AI researcher for more than 30 years and has published more than 400 scientific articles on the subject. Professor Wooldridge is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) (2015-present), a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of AI (AAAI) (2008-present), and a Fellow of the European Association for AI (EurAI) (2007-present). Previously, Professor Wooldridge was President of the European Association for AI (2014-2016), President of the International Joint Conference on AI (IJCAI) (2015-2017), and President of the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (IFAAMAS) (2007-2009). In 2006, he received the ACM SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award, given annually to an individual whose research has been particularly influential in the field of autonomous agents and multi-agent systems. In 2020, he received the Lovelace Medal from the British Computer Society – the top award for a UK computer scientist and in 2021 he received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association for Advancement for AI.



Please note, Prof. Wooldridge will discuss these issues from his vantage as an academic researcher in the industry and will not discuss his current employment at the University of Oxford, Alan Turing Foundation or Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. He will decline to answer questions related to confidential matters.

Additionally, this Video Webcast will be recorded. Attendees who ask questions or make comments will not be identified (either by name or affiliation.)

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