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Convergence Conference: Autonomous vehicles in society: Building a research agenda

Autonomous vehicles are coming. History shows that revolutionary change in transportation systems can have far reaching social, economic, legal and ethical implications. Plan to join us for a conference and discussion of this important topic.

Convergence Workshop at Group 2018

Join us for an all-day workshop on work in the age of intelligent machines at the upcoming ACM Group Conference in Sanibel, FL. The event will take place on Sunday, January 7, 2018 and will be organized by Ingrid Erickson (Syracuse University), Lionel Roberts (University of Michigan), Pernille Bjorn (University of Copenhagen), and Carsten Oesterlund (Syracuse University). This workshop is the first in a series of events aimed to build convergence among interdisciplinary scholars as part of a National Science Foundation Research Coordination Network by the same name.


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