AI and the Future Symposium


AI and the Future: Trust AI?

Oct. 15-17, 2024

The AI and the Future Symposium is a free, three-day event featuring a variety of panels, lightning talks and workshops. It offers a way for the K-State and Manhattan communities to expand their knowledge of AI. Participants will learn how AI can be used for educational purposes, as well as some of the ethical issues surrounding the topic.


Are you interested in sponsoring the 2024 AI and the Future Symposium? Please contact Pascal Hitzler at to learn more.

You can also learn more about what to expect from this event by reviewing the 2023 AI and the Future Symposium webpage.


Check back soon for information on this year's speakers.


The conference schedule is forthcoming.


This symposium is free to attend.


Parking is available in the K-State parking garage at 706 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Manhattan, Kansas. You can learn more and purchase temporary parking passes by visiting K-State's parking website.

Publicity statement

Registration for this event gives consent for photographs, publicity and inclusion on the participant list unless the symposium organizers are notified in writing prior to the start date. Please email for more information.

Special assistance and concerns

For participants who need accommodations due to a disability, early notification is requested to ensure appropriate accommodations can be provided. If you have questions or need additional information regarding special assistance or administrative policies, please contact


This symposium is a partnership between K-State's Department of Modern Languages, K-State's Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, K-State's Department of Computer Science, K-State Libraries, Manhattan Public Library and the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.

Event organizers include Raelynne Hale, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages; Alice Anderson, instructional designer II at K-State Libraries; Jason Coleman, academic services librarian at K-State Libraries; Pascal Hitzler, director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science; and Carol Sevin, academic services librarian at K-State Libraries.

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