Artificial Intelligence Brings Brains To Christchurch

19th February 2021

ChristchurchNZ Convention Bureau has announced the winning of the next International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI) to be held in December 2022. The University of Canterbury (UC), with the support of Tourism New Zealand and ChristchurchNZ, will be the host of this event.

200 experts in Computer Science, Psychology, Robotics and Design from around the world will gather at at UC’s Ilam campus to discuss how people interact with robots and virtual characters.

ChristchurchNZ Convention Bureau Manager Claire Hector-Taylor says: “The city is known for its thriving technology sector and progressive mindset. The International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI) will touch on many of our key areas of expertise, including manufacturing, aerospace, agri-tech and med-tech industries, and user-experience robotics in particular.”

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