Agenda – Turing lecture

Turing lecture: Alan Turing and the other theory of computing and can a machine be conscious?
18 September 2017
Knowledge Centre, British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB

12:00 – 12:30 Registration & Coffee

12:30 – 12:35 – Welcome and Introduction – David Pym (The Alan Turing Institute and UCL,
UK)

12:35 – 13:20 – Lenore Blum (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) – Alan Turing and the other
theory of computation

13:20 – 13:35 – Comfort break

13:35 – 14:20 – Manuel Blum (Carnegie Mellon University, USA) – Towards a formal computational model of the brain intended specifically for defining and explaining consciousness

14:20 – 14:35 – Fireside chat – Lenore Blum, Manuel Blum and David Pym

14:35 – 14:55 – Audience Q&A

14:55 – 15:00 – Roundup & Networking – David Pym

15:30 – Close