(January 10-11, 2020)
Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, has been promoting the IAMSCU Research Symposium for various years. This series of academic activities focus on research have discussed themes such as peace, human rights, interfaith relations, and ethics. For the 2020 edition of the Symposium, the focus will be on “Artificial Intelligence and Social Transformation: Examining the new Ethical and Social Realities of AI and The Global Society.” Presentations will focus on the intersection of ethics, religion, and AI as well as research on how AI is already challenging our understanding of humanity. The organizers of the event are also interested in exploring how AI will transform education. To this end, they have issued an invitation to researchers from across the world who are working at Methodist-related educational institutions. The event will be held at the Honda Memorial Hall, Aoyama Gakuin University, on January 10-11, 2020.
Aoyama Gakuin University is a leading research institution in Japan and Asia, very much involved in cutting-edge research on the newest technologies and their impact on society. Previous events have involved other IAMSCU member institutions such as Boston University (USA), Wesleyan College (Philippines), Yonsei University (South Korea), Methodist University of São Paulo (Brazil), Duke University (USA), Soochow University (Taiwan), and many others. The Research Symposium Series is one of the programs promoted by IAMSCU and a benefit to members. Faculty and students are encouraged to participate! For more information, please see the event website (https://sites.google.com/site/aguiamscu/2020-iamscu-symposium) or contact Professor Paul Shew (firstname.lastname@example.org).