2022 AI Symposium

Date: November 5, 2022

AI & Accessibility Michigan AI Symposium 2022 November 5

Join us for a day of AI: research talks, posters, demos, and plenty of networking opportunities.

Our symposium aims to bring together participants from both academia and industry who are interested in the foundations or real-life applications of artificial intelligence.

The symposium takes place on North Campus, in the Bob and Betty Beyster building (room 1670 and Tishman Hall).

Free and open to the general public. Registration required, see below.

Call for Posters

Register to submit your poster by Oct. 22.

POSTER REGISTRATION

Poster presenters are not allowed to promote their company.

Symposium Registration

The symposium is free and open to the general public.

Registration is required, deadline: Oct. 22.
REGISTRATION

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Sonia Chernova
SONIA CHERNOVA
Associate Professor
School of Interactive Computing
Director: Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning Lab
GEORGIA TECH

Talk: “Semantic-Driven Robot Assistance and User Interaction”

Jacob O. Wobbrock
JACOB O. WOBBROCK
Professor
Information School and Computer Science and Engineering
Director: ACE Lab; Co-Director: CREATE Research Center
UNIV. OF WASHINGTON

Talk: “Ability-Based Design: What Role Might  A.I. Play?”

Program

ALL THE TALKS WILL TAKE PLACE IN ROOM 1670 IN BOB & BETTY BEYSTER BUILDING, U-M North Campus

9:00 – 9:30 am Registration (T-shirts giveaway!) (Lobby – BEYSTER BUILDING)

9:30 – 9:40 am Welcome, Introduction to Michigan AI Lab (1670 – BEYSTER BUILDING)

Rada Mihalcea (Director Michigan AI)

Jenna Wiens (Co-Director Michigan AI)

Joyce Chai (Michigan AI)

Anhong Guo (Michigan AI)

9:40 – 10:40 am Keynote Talk 

Jacob Wobbrock: Ability-Based Design: What Role Might  A.I. Play?

Session chair: Anhong Guo (Michigan AI)

10:40 – 11:00 am COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:40 am Invited Talks

Sile O’Modhrain: Supporting Spatial Literacy for Blind Learners using Haptic Technology

Dhruv Jain

Session chair: Xu Wang

11:40 – 12:10 pm Lightning Talks (1670 – BEYSTER BUILDING)

Emily Diana

Elvis Dohmatob

Mercy Asiedu

Esther Rolf

Shiwali Mohan

Session chair: Jenna Wiens

12:10 – 12:30 pm Posters Pitch

30s pitch from poster presenters (no slides)

Session chairs: Martin Ma and Chen Liang

12:30 – 2:00 pm LUNCH and Research Poster/Demo Session (TISHMAN HALL – BEYSTER BUILDING Lobby)

2:00 – 3:00 pm Keynote Talk (1670 – BEYSTER BUILDING)

Sonia Chernova: Semantic-Driven Robot Assistance and User Interaction

Session chair: Joyce Chai (Michigan AI)

3:00 – 3:40 pm Invited Talks

Stella Yu

Wei Hu

Session chair: Benjamin Fish

3:40 – 4:00 pm COFFEE BREAK

4:00 – 5:00 pm AI & Accessibility Panel

Moderator: Anhong Guo (Michigan AI)

Panelists: Sonia Chernova, Shiwali Mohan, Sile O’Modhrain, Jacob Wobbrock

5:00 pm Closing remarks

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Call for Sponsorship

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the symposium, please contact us at: aisymposium@umich.edu

Call for Sponsorship

SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR

Organization

The symposium is organized by the Michigan AI Lab. Contact us at aisymposium@umich.edu.

General chairs: 
Joyce Chai, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. University of Michigan

Anhong Guo, Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Michigan

Poster/Demos Session chairs:

Chen Liang clumich@umich.edu

Ziqiao “Martin” Ma marstin@umich.edu

Local arrangement chair:
Aurelia Bunescu