Join Us for Minds, Machines & Society

Join Us This Saturday, July 28th from 7:30-9:30pm for a free, open to the public event.

Artificial intelligence and human intelligence, what do we know & how do they compare?  Matt Botvinick, Director of Neuroscience Research at DeepMind will share insights in the latest a.i. research.

Interested in fake news? So are we! Ulrike Hahn, cognitive scientist from the University of London-Birkbeck, will discuss fake news and its effects on our minds.

Mark Siendenberg, author of Language at the Speed of Sight will highlight reading and the brain.

The talks will be followed by a panel discussion about how technology and cognition are changing our society.


How to get to the event:

Destination: Discovery Building 330 N Orchard St. Madison, WI



From CogSci2018: (Monona Terrace)

Walk (~30mins, 1.6 miles) Head toward the Capitol on Martin Luther King Blvd (.2mi), walk down state street (.4mi), turn left on Gilman (.2mi), slight right onto University Ave for .6mi. Discovery Building is on N. Orchard St & University Ave. Detailed Google Directions

Walk-Bus-Walk (19 mins $2.00) Leaving around 6:30pm arriving at 7:00pm Detailed Google Directions


Walk from Monona Terrace (1 John Noland Dr., Madison WI) to the top of State St. (W. Mifflin & N. Carol to the West Bound Bus Stop outside of the Veteran’s Museum)

— via Martin Luther King Blvd toward the capitol for 2 blocks, turn left onto Main St for 1 block, turn right onto S Carol 2 blocks, cross state st and busstop will be on the corner of W Mifflin & N Carol)

Take the 02 bus towards the West Transfer Point: Via Fordem at 6:47pm to the University Ave & N. Orchard busstop

Walk to Discovery Building (cross University Ave, enter building)

Rent a BCycle

Uber, Lyft or call green cab: 608-255-1234, or badger cab: 608-256-5566

Nearby Public Parking Lots: Union South Garage Lot 80, W Dayton St; Lot 17, Engineering Dr. Parking Map & Information