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AI seminar sparks curiosity and innovation at Apeejay’s IB school

A celebrated name in the scientific domain delivered an engaging seminar



In the rapidly evolving landscape of modern education, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands as a transformative force, poised to redefine the learning experience for students around the world. As we hurtle into an era of unprecedented technological advancement, AI is emerging as a pivotal tool that holds the potential to revolutionise the way knowledge is acquired, assimilated, and applied.

Its applications in education are multifaceted, ranging from personalised learning experiences and intelligent tutoring systems to data-driven insights that empower educators to tailor their approach to individual student needs. This symbiosis of human intelligence and machine learning not only promises to enhance accessibility and inclusivity in education but also presents a dynamic platform for fostering critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity. With AI as a cornerstone, the future of education appears poised to transcend conventional boundaries, ushering in a new era of global learning that is dynamic, adaptive, and profoundly impactful.

In a captivating display of cutting-edge technology, Apeejay School International, Panchsheel Park played host to a riveting seminar on AI on September 15, 2023. Dr Priyanka Jain, the esteemed Associate Director and Head Scientist of the Neuro Cognitive AI and XR Group at C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing), graced the event with her profound expertise. The seminar was a pivotal feature of the school’s annual Professional Outreach Month, providing students with a rare opportunity to delve into the dynamic realm of AI.

With an illustrious career in AI research and development, Dr Jain’s insights shed light on the remarkable strides that AI has taken over the past few decades. Her presentation navigated students through the transformative influence of AI across diverse industries, underlining its potential to reshape the fabric of our daily lives and professional landscapes.

A central focus of Dr Jain’s discourse lay in elucidating the foundational learning techniques of AI. From machine learning to deep learning and reinforcement learning, she masterfully unraveled how these techniques empower AI systems to process colossal volumes of data, make predictions, and continually refine their performance.

The seminar deliberated on the ethical and societal quandaries presented by AI. Dr Jain ventured into the thorny territory of algorithmic biases, data privacy concerns, and the imperative of responsible AI development. Her emphasis on ethical practices underscored the critical need for conscientious advancement in this rapidly evolving field.

Notably, the expert’s presentation resonated deeply with the audience as she unveiled the myriad opportunities that AI offers to students and professionals alike. Her impassioned call to action encouraged students to consider careers in AI and related domains, highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of this ever-expanding field, which welcomes individuals from diverse educational backgrounds.

This interactive seminar was nothing short of an enlightening odyssey, affording students a tantalising glimpse into the enthralling domain of AI. Dr Jain’s prowess, combined with her evident zeal for the subject matter, left an indelible mark on all in attendance. The seminar not only enriched everyone’s comprehension of AI but also sparked a fervent curiosity about its limitless future possibilities.

In the backdrop of this illuminating event, it is worth observing how the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum seamlessly aligns with the surge of new-age technology and AI. The IB’s progressive pedagogy equips students with the requisite knowledge and nurtures critical thinking, problem-solving, and adaptability – all paramount in the era of AI integration. By fostering an environment that encourages inquiry and creativity, the curriculum enables students to embrace AI as well as actively contribute to its evolution.

As we stand on the cusp of an AI-driven future, events like these serve as beacons, guiding us towards a tomorrow where innovation and ethics converge, shaping a world where AI serves humanity in its highest capacity. 

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