Public Event

Sparks! Public Event | 18 September 2021 | CERN

The public event will be an opportunity for anyone interested in the topic of AI to engage with speakers drawn from the experts taking part in the Forum. Whatever your background, if you are fascinated by the challenges and impact of AI, follow our podcast series to learn more about the speakers and the talks lined up for the public event next year.


The Sparks! public event will consist of a series of short talks and debates about the current and future trends that will define the field of AI and how it will impact our society as we know it. The talks will be given by a few AI experts participating in the Sparks! forum. Find the list of participants here. The full program and the lineup of speakers will be published on this page in May 2021. 


The public event will be held in English with simultaneous translation into French available on the site. 


Information on how to register for tickets will be available in July 2021. 

Following CERN’s open access policy, there will be satellite viewing events around the world.


Volunteers will be a key part of the success of the event. Registration will open during the Summer 2021 for CERN members of personnel. The call for volunteers will be communicated through the usual CERN internal channels.


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