Date: 1st DEC 2023
Time: 6 PM
Mode: Online
Speaker: Prof. Balaraman Ravindran Head RBCDSAI, IIT Madras | PhD University of Massachusetts.
Participation Certificate: Yes
Registration is Free!!

Who Should Participate:

  • School Students - 9th class and above
  • Teachers
  • Principals
  • Educators
  • UG Students
  • All those who have an interest in AI.


Welcome to an engaging session on the intersection of education, technology, and the future landscape of artificial intelligence (AI).

Hosted by the eminent Prof. Balaraman Ravindran, Head of the Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) at IIT Madras, this session delves deep into the heart of a pressing question that resonates with the aspirations of today's youth: "Should I go to college, or will AI do everything in the future?"

Session Overview:

In this session, Prof. Ravindran will lead an insightful discussion addressing the concerns and curiosities of students who harbour a keen interest in technology, coding, AI, and data science.

Through his profound expertise and comprehensive understanding of the evolving AI landscape, Prof. Ravindran aims to shed light on the nuanced relationship between education and the rapidly advancing capabilities of AI.


Prof. Balaraman Ravindran, Professor of Computer Science, IIT Madras

Professor B. Ravindran heads the Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science & Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI) and the Centre for Responsible AI (CeRAI) at IIT Madras.

He is the Mindtree Faculty Fellow and Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Madras. Currently, his research interests are centred on learning from and through interactions and span the areas of geometric deep learning and reinforcement learning.

He received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his Master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.


Key Points of Discussion:

1- The Transformative Role of Education: Unveiling the significance of education in fostering critical thinking, creativity, and adaptability amidst the ever-evolving technological advancements.
2- Harnessing AI for Human Progress: Understanding how AI is revolutionising various industries, emphasising the crucial role of human ingenuity in leveraging AI's potential for societal development.
3- Nurturing a Future-Ready Mindset: Exploring the key skills and competencies that individuals must cultivate to thrive in an AI-driven world, fostering a balance between technological proficiency and human-centric values.
4- The Value of Specialized Knowledge: Emphasizing the importance of specialized education and expertise in domains such as data science, AI, and coding, enabling individuals to contribute significantly to the growing demands of the digital era.

    Join us for an enlightening session that transcends the realms of traditional education and delves into the promising horizons of AI-driven innovation.

    Discover the unique insights and perspectives shared by Prof. Balaraman Ravindran, empowering you to make informed decisions about your educational journey in the era of AI. 

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