Workshop Program

Program of the full day workshop (08:30h – 18:00h) :

08:30h – 12:30h:

  • Welcome
  • Keynote 1
    • Toby Walsh: “AI: Communicate and Educate”
  • Paper Session 1: long presentations: 30 minutes; short presentations: 15 minutes
    • 10:00h-10:30h Coffee Break
    • ara Chklovski, Richard Jung, Janet Bih and Pamela Gonzales. Implementing a 15-week AI-education program with under-resourced families across 13 global communities (long presentation)
    • Ning Wang and Maxwell Johnson. Designing AI Problems in a Game-Based Learning Environment for K-12: AI Concepts and Math Curriculum (long presentation)
    • Julie Henry, Alyson Hernalesteen, Bruno Dumas, Benoît Frénay and Anne-Sophie Collard. AI in a Nutshell: a Hands-On Activity on Machine Learning to link Computer Science and Digital Media (short presentation)
    • Francesco Deplanu, Alfredo Milani and Valentina Poggioni. AI and Robotics in class: an Italian experience (short presentation)

12:30h-14:00h Lunch Break

14:30h – 18:00h:

  • Keynote 2
    • Fredrik Heintz: “Elements of AI – Teaching the basics of AI to everyone in Sweden”
  • Paper Session 2: long presentations: 30 minutes; short presentations: 15 minutes
    • Safinah Ali, Blakeley H Payne, Randi Williams, Hae Won Park and Cynthia Breazeal. Constructionism, Ethics, and Creativity: Developing Primary and Middle School Artificial Intelligence Education (long presentation)
    • Danny Tang, Yuria Utsumi and Natalie Lao. PIC: A Personal Image Classification Webtool for High School Students (long presentation)
    • 15:30h-16:00h Coffee Break
    • Youri Coppens, Eugenio Bargiacchi and Ann Nowé. Reinforcement Learning 101 with a Virtual Reality Game (short presentation)
    • Ken Kahn, Yu Lu, Jingjing Zhang, Niall Winters and Ming Gao. Deep Learning Programming by All (short presentation)
    • Gerald Steinbauer. EDLRIS – European Driving License for Robots and Intelligent Systems (short presentation)
  • Panel discussion with all participants
  • Wrap up

Keynote speaker: Toby Walsh
Title of his talk: “AI: Communicate and Educate”

(c) Grant Turner/UNSW.

Toby Walsh is Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of New South Wales and Data61. He has a B.A. from the University of Cambridge and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree from the University of Edinburgh. He is a Fellow of the Australia Academy of Science, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, and the European Association for Artificial Intelligence. He is a recipient of a Humboldt Award and the NSW Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Engineering and ICT.


Keynot speaker: Fredrik Heintz
Title of his talk: “Elements of AI – Teaching the basics of AI to everyone in Sweden”

Dr. Fredrik Heintz is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Linköping University, Sweden. He leads the Stream Reasoning group within the Division of Artificial Intelligence and Integrated Systems (AIICS) in the Department of Computer Science. His research focus is artificial intelligence especially autonomous systems, stream reasoning and the intersection between knowledge representation and machine learning. He is the Director of the Graduate School for the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), the President of the Swedish AI Society and a member of the European Commission High-Level Expert Group on AI. He is also very active in education activities both at the university level and in promoting AI, computer science and computational thinking in primary, secondary and professional education.