Artificial Intelligence and Systemic Risk

Event

Summary
Date: 
March 6th 2018

Time: 18.30 - 20.00    Venue: Old Theatre, LSE (map)
Chair: Lutfey Siddiqi (Visiting Professor-in-Practice, LSE Centre for International Studies)
Panellists: Ken Benoit (Department of Methodology, LSE), Nick Cook (Financial Conduct Authority), Jon Danielsson (SRC, LSE) and  Eva Micheler (LSE Law)

With Artificial Intelligence overtaking human intelligence at driving cars and outplaying it at games, is the financial system next? Will AI stabilise or destabilise the financial system? Might AI even cause a systemic financial crisis? 

Ken Benoit is Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods and Head of the Department of Methodology. He is also the current Director of the Social and Economic Data Science (SEDS) Research Unit.
Nick Cook is the Head of Data and Information Operations at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Jon Danielsson is Co-Director of the Systemic Risk Centre and Associate Professor of Finance at LSE.
Eva Micheler is Co-investigator of the Systemic Risk Centre and Associate Professor in Law at LSE Law.
Lutfey Siddiqi is Visiting Professor-in-Practice, LSE CIS and Scientific Advisory Board member, SRC.
 
Registration
This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
 
Twitter hashtag for this event: #LSEAI
 
This event is co-hosted by the Systemic Risk Centre, LSE and Centre for Blockchain Technologies, UCL.