Sophia, the first robot with a passport, to attend conference in Greece


The first robot in the world with a passport, Sophia, will visit the Nafpaktos region in Greece, on March 10 to attend a breakaway panel on “Artificial Intelligence & Ethics.”

According to amna, the “Meet Sophia Conference” will take place at Central Greek city environs with participants from six countries.

Along with Sophia the robot, they will discuss significant aspects of human and artificial intelligence coexistence.

Photo: amna

The conference will be held at the Nafpaktos International Conference Center housed at the Monastery Metamorfossi tou Sotiros (Transfiguration of Christ) in the Skala Nafpaktias.

Sophia is a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, and is represented in Greece by Victorious Network. She was activated on February 14, 2016 and made her first public appearance in mid-March 2016. She has met with state leaders and widely recognized individuals and has given interviews at the greatest television networks of the globe.





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