Hello, Mica! Learning in a Future of Avatars and AI

On Demand
Session Type: Virtual
Delivery Format: On-Demand
The convergence of immersive technologies and AI will bring incredible opportunities and profound ethical challenges to higher education. Projects such as Magic Leap's Mica and Fable Studio's Lucy are already creating deeply realistic and responsive virtual avatars. How will we manage the promise and perils of virtual beings in our future learning environments?

Outcomes: Understand how the convergence of immersive technologies and AI will create deeply realistic and responsive avatars * Learn how cutting-edge XR and AI projects will open new opportunities for learning * Identify ethical questions that will arise when virtual avatars become indistinguishable from humans


  • Emory Craig

    Interim CIO, College of New Rochelle
  • Maya Georgieva

    Senior Director, Innovation Center / XReality Center, The New School