Josh Saxe: The Promise and Peril of Intelligent, Creative Machines

Thursday, June 15, 2023


Cost: Free


Ulrich Museum

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260

Event Contact

Teri Mott
Phone: 316-978-3664

Location: Ulrich Museum, Beren Gallery

5:30 p.m. Reception
6 p.m. Scholar Talk

Wichita-based computer scientist Joshua Saxe is a senior staff AI scientist at Meta, where he helps lead the design and implementation of trust and safety measures using Generative AI. Prior to working at Meta, he was Chief Scientist at Sophos, a leading cybersecurity company, and Principal Investigator on multiple DARPA-funded cybersecurity AI research programs. He is the author of Malware Data Science: Attack Detection and Attribution, many peer-reviewed scientific publications, and holds more than 20 patents. In his talk he will offer a general and accessible overview of AI, its societal risks and benefits, and how it may evolve in the future. Join us for a reception at 5:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 6 p.m. Note: The opinions expressed in this talk are those of Joshua Saxe and do not represent Meta Platforms, Inc.

This event will be available in-person at the Ulrich and via livestream.

The public events accompanying the exhibition In Event of Moon Disaster are generously supported by the following programs at Wichita State University: the College of Engineering, the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Science, National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), and the W. Frank Barton School of Business.

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