Renate Nyborg

Emilia Javorsky MD, MPH is the Director of the Futures Program at The Future of Life Institute, where she leads work on imagining and architecting futures that realize the benefits of emerging technology while mitigating risks.

By training, Emilia is a physician-scientist and entrepreneur working on the invention, development, and translation of medical technologies. She is also a scientist and mentor at the Wyss Institute at Harvard. She has authored over a dozen publications, and is an inventor on several patents. She also co-founded and was Chief Scientific Officer for consumer skin health company Sundaily.

Previously, she was a Fulbright-Schuman Scholar to the European Union, Young Pioneer of the World Frontiers Forum, a Forbes “30 Under 30” awardee, and Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum. She is passionate about ensuring that emerging technologies are deployed safely, ethically, and for the betterment of humanity.

AI & the future of loneliness

March 11   |   11.30AM CT

Have you ever said “thank you” to Alexa? Or “goodbye” to a customer service chatbot? From self-checkout registers to digital menus and delivery apps, today there are fewer opportunities for a human to ask: “How are you?”

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