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How does Human Intelligence arise? (人の知性はどのようにして生じるか?)

The International Research Center for Neurointelligence (WPI-IRCN) of the University of Tokyo, a WPI (World Premier International Research Center Program) center, will co-host a hybrid event in New York with the UTokyo NY Office. (The event will be conducted in English).
The theme of the event is “How does Human Intelligence arise?”. IRCN will introduce to the audience findings from the fusion research that IRCN is currently undertaking using its unique approach of combining neuroscience and AI.
IRCN Director and Harvard Medical School Professor Takao Hensch and IRCN principal investigators will deliver lectures and panel discussions and share their findings from their cutting-edge research. For those who participate onsite, there will be additional opportunities to learn more about IRCN.
Join us as we explore the mysteries surrounding our intelligence.

Event Information

・Dates and time: Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6pⅿ - 8pm (EDT) [Thursday, October 20, 2022, 7 pm – 9 pm (JST)]


・Onsite Venue: “Verizon Executive Education Center, Cornell Tech” 

(2 West Loop Road, New York, NY 10044)
・Online Venue:  Webinar

・Admission: Free; registration required via registration form

Registration for ONSITE participation (Cornell Tech in NYC)

Registration for ONLINE participation (Webinar)


Lectures and Panel Discussion: 6pm – 8pm (EDT)
Takao Hensch,
WPI-IRCN Director and Principal Investigator / Harvard University
Yukiko Gotoh,
WPI-IRCN Principal Investigator / Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UTokyo
Kenichi Ohki,
WPI-IRCN Principal Investigator / Graduate School of Medicine, UTokyo
Laurel Gabard-Durnam,
WPI-IRCN Associate Research Fellow, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Reception: 8pm – 9pm (EDT)