A.I. Apocalypse

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A.I. Apocalypse
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A.I. Apocalypse says
Robots and Androids take over the Center. Come if you dare.

Price: $12 Non-Members | $10 AZ Science Center Members

Join us for a unique and memorable evening:

• Pick your side and join in Stratum’s Laser Tag A.I. WarZone.
• Creep into Goof Booth to capture your best android photo.
• Try a Shocktail if you dare! Adult beverages will be available on Level 1 and Level 3. Cash and credit cards accepted.
• Determine if machines are friend or foe. Discover the world of drones, robotics, spheros and much more with our scientists.
• Pizza available by the slice from Crust- Simply Italian. Cash only.
• Special demos – Quantum Levitation and Liquid Nitrogen Explosions.
• Can you determine if it’s human or a computer, take the Turing Test and find out.
• Dance the night away..if you are a robot…do you fear dancing to “Thriller”? DJ Joseph Mercado to be in the house.

The renowned physicist Prof Stephen Hawking has warned: "The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race." Both Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk fear artificial intelligence. Should mankind be fearful? Experts in the field of artificial intelligence will join us for a special talk in the Irene P. Flinn Theater at 7 p.m. ** Seating is first-come, first-served.

Topics and Speakers:

Speaker: Kai Staats, a filmmaker and researcher, working in Evolutionary Computation applied to astro-particle physics

Title: From Pinocchio to the Terminator -- What AI Teaches us About Ourselves

Speaker: Dr. Peter Jansen,an Assistant Professor and broadly interdisciplinary artificial intelligence researcher in the School of Information at the University of Arizona

Title: Information Aggregation for the Science and Health Domains

Speaker: Prof. Clayton T. Morrison, an Associate Professor in the School of Information at the University of Arizona. Dr. Morrison conducts research in the intersection of machine learning,

Title: Seeking convivial machines

Moderator: Dr. Bryan Heidorn, University of Arizona

Adults 21 and over allowed to enter. Event may be too intense for those without a curious mind. The fate of mankind is in our hands.

Know Before You Go
-Prep and plan ahead for the A.I. Apocalypse–purchase your tickets online.

-Costumes encouraged. Dress up as your favorite robot, cyborg, or android–or stay human.

-No fake weapons or objects that or could be mistaken for weapons allowed.

-Show your creativity with your costume – but no obscene graphics and excessive skin please.

* Programming subject to change.

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By: Arizona Science Center