"Scientific Research and Digital Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities” Seminar

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The BA Center for Special Studies and Programs organizes a seminar on scientific research and digital transformation, on Monday, 13 May 2024, at 12:00 pm, in the BACC Small Theater.

The seminar will discuss the ongoing digital transformation revolution, which the scientific research is witnessing. It will shed light on the importance of developing a high-performance enabling environment for scientific research in the context of the rapid digital transformation. It will also address the opportunities and challenges researchers face in the digital age such as:

  • How digital transformation and its driven technologies; including machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and other advanced technologies, are changing the whole scientific research ecosystem?  
  • How to address the unequal access between institutions and countries to the latest digital transformation tools and driven technologies.
  • Ethical considerations: What ethical frameworks need to be established for AI and big data applications in scientific research?
  • Digital and technological skills gap: what are the necessary skills researchers should acquire to cope with the rapid ongoing technological advancements? 

The seminar is open for public with prior registration no later than 9 May 2024, through the following link: