Upcoming Conference: Understanding Large Language Models by Dr. Mark Daley (March 18, 2024)

The Cyberjustice Laboratory is pleased to invite you to the online conference "Understanding Large Language Models" by Dr. Mark Daley.

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Practical Information

When : March 18th 2024, 11h30 Format : On Zoom  

Speaker's Biography

Mark is the Chief AI Officer at Western University and a full professor in the Department of Computer Science with cross-appointments in five other departments, The Rotman Institute of Philosophy, and The Western Institute for Neuroscience. He is also a faculty affiliate of Toronto's Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Mark has previously served as the Vice-President (Research) at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), and Chief Digital Information Officer, Special Advisor to the President, and Associate Vice-President (Research) at Western. Mark is the past chair of Compute Ontario and serves on a number of other boards.


This workshop is the first in a multi-part ACT Project series entitled “AI, Large Language Models and Justice: Considerations for Legal Practitioners, Judges, Law Schools, and Public Legal Educators”.   This first session is intended to provide a base line of foundational information relating to AI and LLMs.  In it, Dr. Mark J. Daley, Chief AI Officer at Western University and a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science, will contextualize LLMs within the broader context of AI.  Among other things, Dr. Daley will offer accessible insights into how LLMs work, what they can be used for and their limitations.

This content has been updated on 12 March 2024 at 17 h 30 min.