2062 - The Year that Artificial Intelligence (AI) made
Prof Toby Walsh
Toby Walsh is Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of New South Wales and Data61, guest professor at theTechnical University of Berlin, and adjunct professor at QUT. He was named by the Australian newspaper as one of the "rock stars" of Australia's digital revolution. Professor Walsh is a strong advocate for limits to ensure AI is used to improve our lives. He has been a leading voice in the discussion about autonomous weapons (aka "killer robots"), speaking at the UN in New York and Geneva on the topic. He is a Fellow of the Australia Academy of Science and recipient of the NSW Premier's Prize for Excellence in Engineering and ICT. Recently he was made ARC laureate Fellow. He appears regularly on TV and radio, and has authored two books on AI for a general audience, the most recent entitled "2062: The World that AI Made".