On Friday, June 23, 2023, Fr. Paolo Benanti, a professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, presented our 2023 Distinguished Lecture entitled “Algorethics: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of AI”. Over 475 people from around the world registered for this fascinating talk which can be enjoyed here.

For those who are interested in learning more about this topic,  Fr. Benanti recommends a free class which you can access using this link:    https://www.elementsofai.com/


Fr. Paolo Benanti, born in Rome (Italy), on 20 July 1973, has been a Franciscan of the Third Order Regular since 1999. His studies have included engineering (La Sapienza), as well as philosophy and theology (Lateran, Gregorian), with special interest in ethics and moral theology; his doctorate was in the area of bioethics. He is a Professor of Moral Theology, Bioethics and Neuroethics at the Pontifical Gregorian University. He has served as a member of the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence of the Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale and the Prime Minister’s Office and is a member of Hight Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence of Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico of the Italian Government. The author of many academic and more popular articles, he has recently published the books Homo Faber, The Techno-Human condition, EDB, 2018 and Human in the Loop, Mondadori 2022.
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