The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice set up a meeting to talk about new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence  

19 January 2022

They call it the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and it involves a clear shift in the history of humanity, marked by the advent of Artificial Intelligence and new digital technologies in people’s lives. To be a pioneer in this field it is Venice that, for 1600 years now, maintains its lead and hosts today the debate on a very hot topic. During the year of its 1600 anniversary, in fact, the city has organized a meeting that will be held by the Ca’ Foscari University that will see researchers and scholars discuss the new challenges that the modern society is facing with the advent of Artificial Intelligence. 

On Wednesday, January 19, from 5.00PM, the Auditorium Mainardi within the Scientific Campus of Mestre (Via Torino, Edificio Alfa) will host the meeting “La quarta rivoluzione: Intelligenza artificiale e trasformazione digitale” (The fourth revolution: Artificial Intelligence and digital transformation). 

During the event, that will be entirely dedicated to this new upcoming revolution that has led to deep changes in the field of life, work, economy, politics, social relations, and in the way of conceiving them, Marcello Pelillo will talk about the three main challenges posed by Artificial Intelligence: opacity, neutrality, stupidity. 

Moreover, Teresa Scantamburlo, will discuss about European perspectives on Artificial Intelligence, Fabiana Zollo will reflect on social dynamics in the digital era, Claudio Lucchese will held the speech “Our digital footprint”, and Riccardo Focardi will take the stage to talk about “cryptography: the science of not being understood”. 

The meeting will be live broadcasted on Zoom at: