Events - Davis Institute for AI

Events

FEATURED UPCOMING EVENT

September 24, 2022

DavisAI Datathon

8:00 am

In collaboration with Dataiku, Bates and Bowdoin, students will answer important questions about brown tail moth infestation in the Waterville area. They will also learn how to use a state-of-the-art data science platform. Sign up for the datathon by September 17th.


Distinguished Speaker Series

Open to the public!

May 6, 2022

Cracking Historical Ciphers in Medieval Texts with AI in the Loop

Beáta Megyesi, Professor of Computational Linguistics – Uppsala University, Sweden – 4:00 pm

She is specialized in digital philology and natural language processing. Her research interests include the automatic analysis of non-standard language data from historical texts and ciphers to student writings to allow large-scale empirical studies for the humanities and social sciences. She is the former president of the Northern European Association for Language Technology, former head of department of Linguistics and Philology and campus director of the English Park Campus at Uppsala University. She serves as the PI of the DECODE and DECRYPT projects, aiming at the development of infrastructural resources and tools for historical cryptology.

April 7, 2022

Your Work in an Age of Automation

Roy Bahat, Bloomberg – 4:00 pm

Join us for a fireside chat discussing the use of AI for optimizing and automating work.

 

February 24, 2022

Computing Ethics Narratives – Teaching Computing Ethics Through Storytelling

Stacy Doore (Colby College), Allison Cooper (Bowdoin College) and Fernando Nascimento (Bowdoin College)

Join the Computing Ethics Narratives team on Thursday, February 24th at 4:00 pm for a conversation about what its members learned over the course of their research and to celebrate the launch of the project’s website, computingnarratives.com

Bootcamps and Hackathons

Opportunities to engage with Colby faculty/staff, alumni, industry experts and others to learn the tools used in data science and AI.

September 24, 2022

Davis AI Datathon

8:00 am

In collaboration with Dataiku, Bates and Bowdoin, students will answer important questions about brown tail moth infestation in the Waterville area. They will also learn how to use a state-of-the-art data science platform. Sign up for the datathon by September 17th.

 

Career Panels

October 3, 2022

AI Internship Panel
7:00 pm – SSWAC – Parker Reed Room

Sponsored by Davis Connects and Davis Institute for AI, join us for a panel discussion about internships related to artificial intelligence. Panel guests will include students and hiring managers.