UMaine Artificial Intelligence Webinar Series

Join us and a diverse panel of experts from various companies and institutions for our continuing webinar series covering a diverse set of topics in this exciting field.

These free webinars are for the Maine business community, policymakers, attorneys, healthcare providers, and other members of the public. The first webinar was held April 29, 2020 and will continue into the fall, featuring various topics covered by a panel and a Q&A session.

Visit our previous Spring 2020 Webinar webpage for video archives.


2020 Fall Lunch and Learn

To be held the first Thursday of the month, September through December from 12:00 –1:00 p.m. (live via Zoom)

Registration is now open for all Fall Lunch and Learn events. See links in each session description below.

UMaine Ai continues the popular webinar series and announces a set of four Lunch and Learn sessions for fall 2020, to be held on the first Thursday of each month beginning in September and ending in December. We hope you will join us!


September 3, 2020: Advances in Artificial Intelligence

Register for Sept. 3 Webinar

Rebecca Hwa, National Science Foundation, Program Director
Kaushik Chowdhury, Associate Director of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things, Northeastern University
Fawzi Behmann, North American Director of IEEE Communications Society

October 1, 2020: Applications of AI in Business, Industry, Government, Healthcare and Environment

Register for Oct. 1 Webinar

Mohamad Musavi, Associate Dean of Engineering, UMaine
Owen McCarthy, President and Co-founder of MedRhythms Inc.
Somayeh Khosroazad, Software Architect at Activas Diagnostics

November 5, 2020: Education and Workforce Development

Register for Nov. 5 Webinar

Yifeng Zhu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UMaine
Torsten Hahmann, Associate Professor of Computing and Information Science, UMaine
Walter Rawle, Chair IEEE Maine Section

December 3, 2020:  Social, Ethical, Policy and Legal Considerations

Register for Dec. 3 Webinar

Manuel Woersdoerfer, Assistant Professor of Computing and Information Science, UMaine
Leigh Saufley, Dean of the University of Maine School of Law
Jim Isaak, Past President of IEEE Computer Society, IEEE NH Section Chair

Sponsored by the University of Maine and IEEE Maine COM/CS Joint Chapter.

Contact um.ai@maine.edu for more information.