AI and the Future Symposium

Oct. 16-18, 2023

Program Description

“AI and the Future: Exploring the Intersection of Language(s), Science and Ethics” will be held at Hale Library, with one session taking place at the Manhattan Public Library. This free artificial intelligence symposium, which will feature a variety of panels, lightning talks and workshops, offers a way for the K-State and Manhattan community 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.



Registration is free but required.

Please register individually for each session you would like to attend within the program schedule below. To view each day's program schedule, click on the drop-down menu for that date for a full listing of the sessions taking place that day. To register, select the registration link for the session you would like to attend and complete the registration process. Once registered, you will receive session reminders via email and, if attending online, the Zoom link for the session.



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 would not have been possible without the generosity and time of several organizations, including 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. Additionally, we would like to give a special thanks to the departments and organizations that contributed to panels, workshops and special sessions.

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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