• Date and time: Friday 29 September 2023, 1pm to 3pm
  • Location: In-person and online
    CL/A/057, Church Lane Building, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to staff, students (postgraduate researchers only)
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

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Event details

This talk will examine ChatGPT and generative AI from the perspective of media. The talk will include opportunities for Q&A together with networking in the business lounge from 2pm-3pm.

Using examples, the talk will explore how generative AI is different from earlier ‘narrow’ AI, how this difference make it easier to use, and how different AI models can be used together to automate media production. Both the long-term implications of AI in media and practical guidance for using AI for communication will be discussed.

This event will take place in person (CL/A/057, Church Lane Building, University of York, YO10 5ZF) and online via Zoom (https://york-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/96819651814?pwd=YTVJZHpNVHBHOGcxaWJhTFFxLzloZz09) from 1pm-2pm.

It will be followed by a networking event from 2pm-3pm in the Business Lounge (Church Lane Building, University of York, YO10 5ZF).

About the speaker

David Caswell

David Caswell is the founder of StoryFlow Ltd., an innovation consultancy focused on AI workflows in news production. He was formerly an Executive Product Manager at BBC News Labs, focused on AI-based new product initiatives. He previously led product management for machine learning at Tribune Publishing and the Los Angeles Times, and was Director of Product Management for Automated Content Understanding at Yahoo!. David has also researched and published extensively on computational, structured and automated forms of journalism, including as a Fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism.


Nadine Waehning