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York University Summit on Generative AI in Higher Education (ONLINE ~ 2:00-3:30 PM on October 18, 19, & 20, 2023)

Hosted by the Teaching Commons, the Institute for Research on Digital Literacies, and York University Libraries.

Dive into the future of higher education as we explore the profound impact of generative AI at the three-day York University Summit.

  • Day 1: Experience the Faculty Showcase, featuring York faculty members from across various disciplines. Learn about how they are integrating and responding to generative AI in their teaching practices.
    • Featured speakers: Olga Makinina (Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics); Robin Marushia (Natural Science); Robert McKeown (Economics); Elena Rakitskaya (Education and Theatre); Romi-Lee Sevel (Administrative Studies)
      Showcase host: Robin Sutherland-Harris, Teaching Commons
  • Day 2: Join our "Critical Perspectives on Generative AI Panel" as scholarly experts dissect the current state and prospects of generative AI research. Delve into discussions that will shape the narrative of AI's role in academia.
    • Featured panelists: Michael Geusen (Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg); Muyang Li (York University); Hanna Reuten (Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg); sava saheli singh (York University)
      Panel host: Natalia Balyasnikova, Institute for Research on Digital Literacies
  • Day 3: Hear directly from the primary stakeholders - the students. This panel brings together the voices of postsecondary learners, shedding light on the real-world impact, challenges, and opportunities they face with generative AI in their educational journey.
    • Featuring students from AMPD, Biology, Education, English, and International Development Studies.
      Panel host: Scott McLaren, York University Libraries

Join us as we explore the transformative role of AI in reshaping the landscape of higher education, both at York University and across the global academic community. Click here to reserve your spot now!


Oct 18 2023


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 18 2023
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Online via Zoom


Institute for Research on Digital Literacies

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