Creativity and AI

October 9, 2018 | no responses | 1195

AI + Creativity Symposium

A co-presentation of UNSW Art + Design and UNSW CSE

Tuesday 20th November

Lecture Theatre EG02, UNSW Art & Design, Paddington


The UNSW Shuttle Bus departs from Kensington at 8:30am to arrive at Paddington by 9:15am.


9:30am Welcome and opening remarks

Scientia Prof. Dennis Del Favero, Dr. Denise Thwaites & Dr. Susanne Thurow

9:40 Session 1: Human and/or Machine: Creativity at the Interstice


How do we translate creativity and intelligence, between the ‘artificial’ and human realms? How does creation emerge through their interaction?


Speakers: Prof. David Rye (USyd), Prof. Keir Winesmith (UNSW/Winesmith Digital Studio), Dr. Kazjon Grace (USyd).

11:00 Morning Tea
11:30 Session 2: Aesthetic Intelligence


Do distinctive aesthetics accompany new forms of intelligence?


Speakers: Dr.  Anton Bogdanovych (UWS), Dr. Chris Danta (UNSW SAM), Monica Monin (UTS),  A/Prof. Tomasz Bednarz (UNSW A&D),

1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 Session 3: Using Data Intelligently, Reasoning Creatively


How does creativity reflect the next frontier of computational intelligence?


Speakers: Prof. Richard Nock (Data61), Prof. Maurice Pagnucco (UNSW CSE)

3:30 Afternoon Tea
4:00 Session 4: A Better World with AI? Problems and Possibilities


Can AI assist in re-creating the world for the better? What are the social and ethical possibilities for change?


Speakers: Prof. Keir Winesmith (Old Ways, New), Prof. Janet Chan (UNSW Law), Dr. Amy McLennan (3Ai, ANU)

5:30 Closing remarks

Prof. Maurice Pagnucco