Unraveling the Secrets of ChatGPT: A Panel for Scholars and Educators

Event Date: 

Friday, May 19, 2023 - 12:00pm

Event Date Details: 

12:00pm: Opening Remarks
David Marshall, Executive Vice Chancellor

12:10pm - 12:30pm: What do we know about ChatGPT?
William Wang, Director, Center for Responsible Machine Learning; Mellichamp Professor of Artificial Intelligence; Co-Director, UCSB NLP Group.
12:30-1:30pm: Panel Discussion:
Lei Li, Co-Director, UCSB NLP Group; Assistant Professor of Computer Science.
William Wang, Co-Director, UCSB NLP Group; Mellichamp Professor of Artificial Intelligence.
Lisa Berry, Senior Instructional Consultant, Instructional Development.
Rita Raley, Professor of English.
Norah Dunbar, Professor of Communication.
Joe Walther, Director, Center for Information Technology & Society; Distinguished Professor; Bertelsen Presidential Chair in Technology and Society.

Event Location: 

  • Henley Hall 1010

Decoding ChatGPT has become a central topic of interest at the UCSB campus, prompting numerous discussions on its research, educational, and societal impacts. As educators, researchers, and society members, it's crucial to delve deeper into understanding ChatGPT's functionality, limitations, and potential implications. This panel discussion will bring together UCSB experts in natural language processing, as well as scholars examining the ethical integration of AI technology in education and its broader societal ramifications. Join us as we explore the future of ChatGPT and its role in shaping learning experiences and our society at large.

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Responsible Machine Learning (CRML), the Mellichamp Initiative in Mind and Machine Intelligence, the Center for Information Technology and Society (CITS), the UC Santa Barbara Library, Instructional Development (ID), the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL), the Center for Innovative Teaching , Research, and Learning (CITRAL), and the Office of Research.