Hosted by: MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing

The MIT Schwarzman College of Computing aspires to be the “true north” of computing and artificial intelligence. It will train the next generation of MIT computational thinkers and doers to create new technologies deeply informed by ethics, culture, and history. This approach will enable technology for the common good, shaping not just the future of AI but the future itself.

MIT will share its new vision for computing with a three-day campus-wide celebration:

  • EXPLORE, on Tuesday, February 26, will provide MIT students with hands-on challenges, research presentations, and a special session honoring pioneers and contemporary innovators in computing.
  • TEACH, on Wednesday, February 27, will offer the academic community presentations and panel discussions by colleagues who are not only advancing computing but also successfully integrating it into other disciplines. The evening will include a special event open to the entire MIT community: a panel featuring a number of MIT’s A.M. Turing Award honorees.
  • CELEBRATE, on Thursday, February 28, will bring together more than 30 speakers — including MIT faculty, notable alumni, industry leaders, government officials, and special guests — who will share their insights about computing’s current and future impact in a variety of fields.

This historic event will provide a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of the ideas behind the founding of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and the frontiers it intends to reach.


February 26–28, 2019
MIT Campus

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