J-WEL Week 2024: AI4Ed


The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) hosts J-WEL Week 2024: AI4Ed on 6-9 May 2024 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus in Cambridge, MA, USA. This year's edition of J-WEL Week explores generative AI in education and advances collective conversations about how best to serve all learners through the use of the technology. Members are invited to a series of panels, presentations, co-creation exercises and workshops to promote knowledge share and resource development to benefit campuses, educators and students across the J-WEL network.

On Tuesday, May 7, the event's morning session will be open to the public and live-streamed. The session, 'AI's education revolution: What will it take?', includes remarks from Anjali Sastry, faculty director of J-WEL; Daniel Huttenlocher, dean of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and chair of the MIT Jameel Clinic; Andrew Lo, the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance and director of laboratory and financial engineering at MIT Sloan School of Management; Per Urlaub, director of MIT Global Languages and Eva Dessein, senior lecturer and lead for the French language programme at MIT Global Languages. Register for online attendance to the session here.

MIT Campus, Hacker Reactor, 7th Floor, iHQ Building
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Anjali Sastry

Faculty director, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab

Julia Reynolds-Cuéllar

Associate director of membership, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab

Itaf AlAwawdeh

Programme director of Ejada, Save the Children Jordan

David Dixon

Lead on AI+Education, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL)

Dan Huttenlocher

Chair, MIT Jameel Clinic; Dean, MIT Shwarzman College of Computing

Claudia Urrea

Senior associate director, pK-12, J-WEL

Kathleen Kennedy

Executive director, MIT Centre for Collective Intelligence

Andrew Lo

Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management

Per Urlaub

Director of Global Languages, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eva Dessein

Senior lecturer in French, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paul Cheek

Executive director and entrepreneur in residence, Martin Trust Centre for MIT Entrepreneurs

Salome Aguilar Llanes

Doctoral student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bernardo Garcia Bulle Bueno

Doctoral student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Randi Williams

Founding director, Black in Robotics - Boston chapter

Melchor Sánchez Mendiola

Coordinator of assessment, educational innovation and development, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Maura Pompa Mansilla

Coordinator of management and systemisation of knowledge in education, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Paula Stella Nova Landowero

Secretary general, Wadah Foundation



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About the event

View the 2024 J-WEL Week full agenda here and register to attend the open session on 7 May 2024 here.

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