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Possible Self

Creativity in the Age of AI — A Possible Self Conference

Thursday, May 2, 2024 • 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location: Forum 8338, Lower Campus Lecture Hall

Are you curious about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will impact the future of work and creativity? Foothill College is excited to invite you to a free conference designed to help students like you explore the evolving job landscape and prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead!

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Conference Agenda — Presentations & Speakers

10 a.m. Opening Remarks 

  • Join us we dive into our topics for the day!

10:15–11:30 a.m. "Ethics and Creativity"

  • Dr. Ilya Vidrin, Assistant Professor of Creative Practice Research and Core Faculty at the Institute for Experiential Robotics at Northeastern University.
  • Dr. Alec Stubbs, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts Boston & The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET)

11:45 a.m. –1 p.m. "Dancing With Myself "

  • Dr. Mariel Pette, Chamberlain Postdoctoral Fellow, Berkeley Lab; Scientist and pioneer of AI-generated dance choreography

1–2 p.m.  Lunch

Complimentary lunch will be served.

2–3:15 p.m. "Photography and the Rise of AI: A Crutch or Catalyst for Creativity?"

  • Duy Ho, Master's in architecture, Harvard; professional photographer

3:15–3:30 p.m. Tea Break

Mingle with other conference attendees during an afternoon break.

3:30–4:45 pm "Empowering Creative Musical Minds with AI Tools: From Reflection to Composition and Beyond"

  • Mark Koester, Creative technologist, music producer, head of product at the Clock Foundation and MyAgingTests.com.
  • Bruce Tambling, Faculty for Music Technology, Foothill College
  • Foothill Students, (Music Technology department, Fine Arts Division, Foothill College)

4:45–5 p.m. Closing Remarks

  • Wrap up and appreciation.

Part of 2024 Possible Self 

This AI, Philosophy, and Ethics Conference is part of our Foothill 2024 Possible Self Event Series, sponsored by BSS,  Fine Arts and STEM, divisions.

Karl Welch

We're Here to Help!

Karl Welch, Possible Self Director

(510) 695-3282



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