2018-06-09 00:00:00 2018-06-10 00:00:00 America/Toronto FutureWorld FutureWorld will feature presentations and demos on the future of robotics and AI from creators, researchers, industrialists, and visionaries, with a focus on human-robot interaction, real-world impacts, challenges, and opportunities. Toronto FITC Toronto

AI, You, and Me
What does it mean to collaborate with a machine? In this talk, Sougwen will share concepts from her practice exploring human and machine collaboration, presenting an alternative to dystopian views… Read more…
AI Art Inspire
Sougwen Chung
Lessons From a Robot Cage Match
Battling robots for entertainment and education, Lisa has been designing, building, and battling robots since she was 10 years old. She’s participated in Robot Wars and BattleBots since the beginning,… Read more…
Design Hacking Hardware Robots
Lisa Winter
Our Robot FutureWorld: The Dystopia Version
Forget worrying about killer robots and robots stealing our jobs! What will a world of robot smog, spam and stereotypes look like? How network effects and algorithms can turn useful… Read more…
Ethics Futurism Robots
Andra Keay
Silicon Valley Robotics
Space Robots
Mars has always captivated us. It is a mystery in the skies. In the 1960s, humans finally started to explore it up close. Since then, we’ve sent spacecraft to fly… Read more…
Design Inspire Robots
Bobak Ferdowsi
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Syd Mead’s Visual Future: Live Video Interview
Get an exclusive behind the scenes and into the future look into the mind of legendary Syd Mead – designer for science-fiction films such as Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron –… Read more…
The Other Singularity
For decades, technology has defied human nature with its record of improving our capabilities, and with that, the human condition. However, is that ability actually inherent to technology or is… Read more…
The Singularity
Jared Ficklin
Three Steps to Applying Machine Learning to Self-Driving Vehicles
With great power comes great responsibility. Recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics have unlocked new capabilities and potential for autonomous self-driving vehicles. However, bringing these vehicles outside of the… Read more…
AI Machine Learning Robots
Ryan Gariepy
Clearpath Robotics, Otto Motors
Using AI as a Tool in Artistic Creation
The last couple years have seen an explosion in research using AI and machine learning techniques for creative purposes, especially for image creation. If you’ve seen apps like Prisma, or… Read more…
AI Art Creative Code
Xavier Snelgrove
Element AI