April 17, 2024

Public forum on AI slated


The Northern Plains Ethics Institute is scheduled to host a public forum with Thomas Creely for centered on artificial intelligence, bio, neuro, information and other disruptive technologies posing significant challenges to individuals and society.

The discussion “Ethical Dilemmas We Face in a Rapidly Changing Landscape = Humanity + Technology,” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Sons of Norway located at 722 2nd Ave N. in Fargo. Questions and answers will follow the presentation.

Creely is an assistant professor and creator and director of the Ethics and Emerging Military Technology Graduate Certificate Program at the U.S. Naval War College, which conducts research on ethics of emerging disruptive technologies contributing to policy. He has collaborated with Five Eyes, The Technical Cooperation Project, ELSEI, Special Competitive Studies Project, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DOD Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office, Defense Innovation Board, Cyber Solarium 2.0 and IEEE Society for Social Implications of Technology.

He also serves as a subject matter expert in Women, Peace and Security and serves on the WPS General Committee and Faculty Advisory Council.

This event is sponsored by NDSU’s College of Arts and Sciences, Tri-College University, Humanities ND, the Dakota Digital Academy, The Northern Plains Ethics Institute and the Crosswinds Institute.

The discussion will also be available online on Zoom:


Meeting ID: 952 3851 9226
Passcode: 967661

Additional information can be provided by Dennis Cooley, NPEI Director, at NDSU.NPEI@ndsu.edu or 701-231-7038.

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