NASA Lunch Talk at EIT Digital

NASA

Dr. Alonso Vera

Dr. Alonso Vera

EIT Digital is organising a Lunch talk with Dr. Alonso Vera from NASA in Helsinki, Finland.

Speaker

Dr. Alonso Vera - "Toward Human Autonomy Teaming"

Research and development in the area of intelligent systems is progressing but is it moving in the right direction? Are we primarily working on systems designed to replace humans rather than team with humans, and does it matter? There is good evidence at this point that when we develop intelligent systems without attending to how they will interact with humans, operational costs actually increase rather than decrease.

Registration

Registration for this event is closed. Kindly contact emma.luukkonen@eitdigital.eu to join the waiting list.

Date and time

September 19 2016 at 12:00 - 13:30.
Try to be on site latest 11:45 to get a good seat & lunch!

Location

EIT Digital, Open Innovation House 2nd Floor, Maarintie 6 (previously Otaniementie 19), Espoo, Finland

About Dr. Alonso Vera

Dr. Alonso Vera is Chief of the Human Systems Integration Division at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. His background is in the areas of human-computer interaction, information systems, artificial intelligence and computational human performance modeling. He has led the development of mission software systems across NASA robotic and human space flight missions. Dr. Vera received a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honors from McGill University in 1985 and a Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1991. He went on to a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University from 1990-93. Dr. Vera has been at NASA for 16 years.

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