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Dinner with World-Leading Scientist- AI Pioneer Berkeley Professor Stuart Russell & Neobrain Founder Paul Courtaud 

What are the Impacts, Rewards and Risks of large language models ChatGPT & Chat-4,
Genrative AI, Artificial General Intelligence, AGI, also known as "Strong AI", "General Purpose AI", and Artificial Super Intelligence (ASI)?
Where is AI going? 
Will it Save or Destroy Humanity? 
How do we insure that AI furthers human 
Interests ONLY? 

Ivy Plus European Leaders
is honored to invite you to a privileged

Scientist and AI Expert

Stuart Russell
Professor of Computer Science - UC Berkeley
Smith-Zadeh Chair of Engineering - UC Berkeley
Founder & Director Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence - UC Berkeley

B.A. with Honors Oxford University, Ph.D. Stanford University

Ensuring the Future of Humankind 

A New Approach to Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday 24 October 2023 - 7:00 pm
Maison des Polytechniciens - Hôtel de Poulpry

Professor Stuart Russell will address our Big Interrogations on the Risks and Benefits of AI.  He will explore the problem of aligning AI with humanity's objectives and values. He will discuss a new approach to Artificial Intelligence and how we can maintain control on AI without stifling Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

How do we avoid the "King Midas" problem? 
How can we design machines and algorithms that cannot dismiss humans and the real world?  
What ethical frameworks are needed? What international rules and regulations can be passed?

with the participation of 

Paul Courtaud
Co-Founder and CEO NEOBRAIN
Graduate HEC Lausanne, Science Po Paris - MBA Harvard University

Successful entrepreneur Paul Courtaud will present his startup, NEOBRAIN, an innovative scale-up specializing in the use of Artificial Intelligence for Talent Management, and discuss
how AI can contribute positively to the Professional World.


Stuart Russell
Stuart Russell is Professor of Computer Science, Smith-Zadeh Chair of Engineering, Founder and Director of the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence at UC Berkeley. He is Honorary Fellow Wadham College Oxford and holds the Chaire d'Excellence Internationale Blaise Pascal - Senior Chair Excellence CNR in France.
Professor Russell is a Senior Member of the AI Global Council, Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forum's Council on AI and Robotics and sits on the Advisors Board of the Future of Life Institute. He is a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence, the Association for Computing Machinery and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He also works for the Council of Europe, the OECD and the United Nations. 
He is the renowned co-author of Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach, a textbook used by 1500+ universities in 135 countries, and the groundbreaking book Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control. He has received Multiple International Awards for his far-reaching work and contributions to AI.  In 2021, he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
Stuart Russell hold a B.A. in Physics with Honors from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University

Paul Courtaud
Paul Courtaud is the co-founder and CEO of Neobrain, an innovative scale-up specializing in the use of Artificial Intelligence for Talent Management.  It ranks #1 on the Talent Marketplace in Europe with over 120 global clients, including Safran, Natixis, Moët Hennessy, and Bosch.
Paul began his entrepreneurial journey at 14, founding Fairlydeal, a company combining promotional offers with a 5% donation to a humanitarian cause. This experience ignited his desire for a positive business impact. He co-founded Neobrain in 2016, when 22 years old.  Neobrain’s AI-powered platform allows organizations to base all their HR strategies on skills. In 2022, the company raised over €20 million. Today, it operates in France, Germany, Portugal and the US. 

Paul is the author of the book Will AI Replace Me? Mastering the AI Revolution: A Comprehensive Guide to Future-Proof Skills and Career Success.
He is co-president of the Humania Circle, a Think Tank of leaders and HR experts who promote human-centric approaches to management and innovation.  
We look forward to welcoming you to this most stimulating Dinner-talk in the beautiful Grand Salon of the Hôtel de Poulpry - Maison des Polytechniciens
with our brillant guests. 

Venue: Hôtel de Poulpry - Maison des Polytechniciens - 12 rue de Poitiers - Paris 7e
Date and Time:  Tuesday 24 October  2023 at 7:00pm
Price Participation: IPEL Members: 85€ -  Members Partner Alumni Clubs: 90€ - Non-Members & Guests: 95€

Maria Adle, Founder and President Ivy Plus European Leaders (IPEL),
Tram Trinh, Vice-President Ivy Plus European Leaders (IPEL),

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Ivy Plus European Leaders is a think tank of alumni from leading US and European Universities. Its goal is to create a wide synergy of intelligences and energies across borders to address paradigm changes and international challenges shaping society and the world. It aims to foster cutting edge thinking on global issues and put the limelight on impactors of the future. 
Ivy Plus European Leaders (IPEL) has grown from Stanford Club of European Leaders (SCEL), founded in 2010. In January 2014, IPEL expanded to encompass prestigious American universities and European top schools and universities.




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