Artificial intelligence to be discussed at St. Petersburg Cultural Forum
MOSCOW, November 14. /TASS/. A panel discussion titled "Artificial Intelligence - A Menace Or A Boon To Culture" will be held on November 16 as part of the 9th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.
In particular, the need to implement new technologies in the educational process for actors and film directors will be discussed, session moderator and General Director of the Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives Roman Karmanov told TASS.
"There will be a separate block dedicated to application of new technologies in the sphere of culture will be at the Forum. This is expectable. The Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives is dealing with support of projects in creative industries, culture, and arts. The use of artificial intelligence technologies exactly means creative industries. The discussion around this issue will focus on whether the AI use in culture is a benefit or a threat. Opinions differ in this regard," the expert said.
VR technologies, computer games and topics related to the youth and education will be discussed within the block coordinated by the Foundation, he added.
The 9th St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum will be held on November 16-18 after a three-year hiatus. It will be held at several venues across Russia’s "Northern Capital," including the world-renowned State Hermitage Museum, the General Staff Building, the Russian Museum of Ethnography and the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella. TASS is serving as the Forum’s general information partner.