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Prospecta Americas 2021
2021 OCT 28 PROSPECTA Americas Day 2

2021 OCT 28 PROSPECTA Americas Day 2

International Seminar on Technology Foresight for the Americas "Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence." Virtual edition 2021, with the support of the Government of the State of Hidalgo, Mexico. 10:00 -10:15 (CST) ​INTRODUCTION Honourable Daryl Vaz, Minister, Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology of Jamaica, Chair of the VI Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Science and Technology 10:15 - 11:00 (CST) ​KEYNOTE PRESENTATION ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Raúl Rojas, Director, Dahlem Center for Intelligent Systems and Robotics, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany Commentator: Saiph Savage, Director of the Civic A.I. Lab, Northeastern University and co-Director of the Civic Innovation Lab at UNAM 11:00 - 11:45 (CST) ​PRESENTATION OF REGIONAL FORESIGHT STUDIES Francisco José Mojica, Director, Center for Strategic Thinking and Foresight, Externado University of Colombia Javier Medina, Director of the CYTED Latino-American Network on Foresight and Innovation 11:45 - 12:45 (CST) ​PANEL - “AI AND ROBOTICS: DUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAS” María-José Escobar, Regional Ministerial Secretary, Central Macrozone, Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation of Chile Paola Amar, Vice-President for Research, Outreach and Innovation, Simon Bolivar University, Colombia Omar Costilla-Reyes, Senior Researcher, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Moderator: Aryanne Quintal, Specialist, Competitiveness, Innovation and Technology, DED, SEDI, OAS 12:45 -13:00 (CST) ​CLOSING REMARKS Lamán Carranza Ramírez, Head of the Planning and Prospective Unit, Government of the State of Hidalgo, Mexico Maryse Robert, Director, Department of Economic Development, SEDI, OAS