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The third lecture on AI

The third lecture on AI

On September 6th at 6:00 PM, in the Grand Hall of the Matica Srpska, the third lecture on artificial intelligence will take place.

Is there something that connects us in contemplating the enigma of artificial intelligence? 

On this occasion, you will be introduced to the topic of artificial intelligence by university professor from the Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Prof. Dr. Vladan Devedzic, with his well-argued insights and a different approach. He will speak on the topic "I don't know why no one has told you - It's all a game of numbers".

Following this, scientific journalist Stanko Stojiljkovic, the chief editor of the scientific magazine "Galaksija Nova," named on behalf of the "Petar Mandic" Endowment, will present his perspective on "A man without a future - Will machines eradicate humans?".

The subsequent 20 minutes will be dedicated to a public debate where all the attendees will have the opportunity to ask their questions and receive answers from the esteemed speakers.

The third lecture on artificial intelligence, designed to intrigue both experts and the broader public

We continue with a series of lectures organized by Matica Srpska, the Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and the Petar Mandic Endowment.

It is planned to hold three more lectures of this format by the end of the year, with experts from various fields representing the "Petar Mandic" Endowment.

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"I don't know why no one has told you - It's all a game of numbers"

The lecturer, Prof. Dr. Vladan Devedzic from the University of Belgrade, will provide insights into generative artificial intelligence, its intended purpose, and its advantages. The lecture aims to highlight some of the practical issues raised by this technology and to present the reactions of expert circles to these problems and the impact of those reactions.

About the Speaker

About the Speaker

Vladan Devedzic is a professor of computer science at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences. He holds all his titles from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade. He has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Throughout his long research career, he has been a participant and/or coordinator of numerous international and domestic research projects. He is the author of a large number of research publications and has delivered over 20 lectures and keynote speeches at international research conferences, as well as over 20 tutorials.

His long-term professional goal is to bring together ideas from the broad areas of artificial intelligence/intelligent systems and software engineering. His current professional and research interests include artificial intelligence and technology-assisted learning.

He is the founder and coordinator of the research network GOOD OLD AI. Since 2021, he has been a corresponding member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Professor Dr. Vladan Devedzic | artificial intelligence | lecture in Matica Srpska

"Man Without a Future - Will Machines Eradicate Humans?"

When speaking about the mentioned topic, scientific journalist Stanko Stojiljkovic, the chief editor of the scientific magazine "Galaksija Nova", delegated by the "Petar Mandic" Endowment, will present his answers and observations.

Some of the questions to be discussed include: Why do we fear artificial intelligence? Is the next step in robot evolution? Can humans change nature without changing themselves?

About the Speaker

About the Speaker

Stanko Stojiljkovic graduated in journalism from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. He completed specialist studies in e-business at the Faculty of Organizational Sciences.

He has been active in journalism since 1971, progressing from a contributing journalist to the editor-in-chief of daily newspapers and several magazines. Hefounded, and edited numerous magazines in Yugoslavia and Serbia. He has published in leading Yugoslav weeklies and daily newspapers (NIN, "Start", "Politikin Svet", "Ilustrovana Politika", "Dnevnik" - Novi Sad, "Delo" - Ljubljana, "Ekspres Politika", "Vjesnik", "IT Novine", VEN - Sarajevo, "Politikin Zabavnik"...).

He has written around 10,000 articles, comments, columns, and interviews on science and technology (around 30 books). He is the author and host of 50 interviews ("Science 50") on RTS with the most prominent Serbian scientists in the country and abroad. He is also the author of numerous popular science books and has received numerous awards as a Serbian science journalist.

Seven years ago, he founded the popular science portal "Galaksija Nova" (, which has reached over 950,000 readers (30% from abroad). Six years ago, he launched the print edition of the scientific magazine "Galaksija".

From both sources, more than two dozen essays have been transferred to renowned international scientific journals. This places the mentioned portal and magazine in a leading role among Serbian public media.

Stanko Stojiljkovic | science journalist | artificial intelligence | lecture in Matica Srpska
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