World Knowledge Forum Speakers

Toby Walsh

UNSW Australia | Data61 | TU Berlin

Toby Walsh is a leading researcher in Artificial Intelligence. He was recently named in the inaugural Knowledge Nation 100, the one hundred "rock stars" of Australia”Ēs digital revolution. He is Guest Professor at TU Berlin, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at UNSW and leads the Algorithmic Decision Theory group at Data61, Australia”Ēs Centre of Excellence for ICT Research. He has been elected a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and has won the prestigious Humboldt research award. He has previously held research positions in England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Sweden. He regularly appears in the media talking about the impact of AI and robotics. His twitter account has been voted one of the top ten to follow to keep abreast of developments in AI. He has played a leading role at the UN and elsewhere on the campaign to ban lethal autonomous weapons (aka "killer robots").
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