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This event invites the public to embark on a journey into the cutting-edge realm of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its transformative role in Space Innovation. It aims to unravel the synergy between AI technologies and space exploration, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to explore the future of interstellar endeavours.

The event will include a keynote talk on AI in Space Robotics by Professor Yang Gao.

It will be followed by a panel discussion that delves into the challenges and opportunities posed by the integration of AI in space missions, and discusses practical issues such as ethics and policies looking into future autonomous space exploration. The panel includes:

  • Professor Andrew Coates, Professor of Physics, UCL, who is an expert on Space Science.
  • Dr Peter Hodkinson, Head of Aerospace Medicine, King's College London, who is a member of European Space Agency Medical Board and expert on human spaceflight.
  • Dr Tony Milligan, Research Fellow in the Philosophy of Ethics, King's College London, who specialises in the ethics of space exploration.
  • Gunjan Sharma, Partner, Volterra Fietta, who is a world leading lawyer specialised in public international law in space.
  • Dr Mark Woods, Chief Strategy Officer, CFMS, who is an industrial expert on AI, autonomy, robotics, and space technologies.

This event is part of the AI UK Fringe.

This event is hybrid, with in-person and online attendance available. Please register on Eventbrite.

Please note, King's events are free, which means we routinely overbook to allow for no-shows and avoid empty seats. Admission is on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive in good time to avoid disappointment. We will not be able to admit those without tickets or latecomers.

At this event

Yang Gao

Professor of Robotics in the Department of Engineering