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Watch the 2024 Ian P. Sharp Lecture recording

Submitted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

The 2024 Ian P. Sharp Lecture recording is now available. Watch the lecture above or on the Faculty of Information YouTube channel.

The 2024 lecturer was Beth Simone Noveck, a professor at Northeastern University where she directs the Burnes Center for Social Change and its partner project The GovLab. Her talk was titled, “From ballots to bots: AI’s transformative role in democratic societies.”

The Ian P. Sharp Lectureship was established at the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto in 1989 through a gift from I.P. Sharp Associates Ltd. (A Reuters Company). This year, the Ian P. Sharp Lectureship was hosted through a partnership between the Faculty of Information and the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society (SRI) as the closing session for Absolutely Interdisciplinary 2024, SRI’s annual academic conference.

See photos from the 2024 Ian P. Sharp lecture.


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