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 continued into the fall, featuring various topics covered by a panel and a Q&A session.

Visit our Spring 2020 Webinar webpage for video archives.

2020 Fall Lunch and Learn

The 2020 Fall Webinar Series was held the first Thursday of the month, September through December (live via Zoom). Each webinar session was recorded and links are provided below.

See each session description below. This series was sponsored by the University of Maine and IEEE Maine COM/CS Joint Chapter. Contact um.ai@maine.edu for more information.

September 3, 2020: Advances in Artificial Intelligence

A recorded video of this September 3, 2020 webinar is available for viewing.

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

A recorded video of this October 1, 2020 webinar is available for viewing.

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

A recorded video of this November 5, 2020 webinar is available.

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

A recorded video of this December 3, 2020 webinar is available.

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