Foundation Updates

Staff Announcement

CAIF is delighted to welcome on board six new advisors. Noam Brown, Jakob Foerster, Edward Hughes, Natasha Jaques, Kate Larson, and Joel Leibo will join Vincent Conitzer in helping shape CAIF's strategy, enabling the foundation to better serve the cooperative AI research community.

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Staff Announcement

CAIF is delighted to announce that David Norman is joining us as our new Managing Director. David will lead CAIF alongside our Research Director Lewis Hammond as we grow the Foundation’s work and help build the nascent field of Cooperative AI and the research community at its heart.

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CAIF has recently agreed several new grants, totalling over $1 million, to a number of leading cooperative AI researchers, on topics ranging from the role of intent in cooperation, to learning the preferences of multiple agents, to interactions between language models. More details will follow soon.

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Staff Announcement

We are delighted to have Akbir Kahn joining CAIF as a research analyst. Akbir will be leading on the development of a cooperative AI contest and building on his work in multi-agent reinforcement learning and language modelling.

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Latest Seminars


Seminar Title


15:00-16:30 UTC 19 May 2022

Wolfram Barfuss (University of Tübingen, Princeton University)

16:00-17:30 UTC 6 May 2022

Gillian Hadfield (Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society, University of Toronto)

15:00-16:30 UTC 22 April 2022

Edward Hughes (DeepMind)

13:00-14:00 UTC 10 March 2022

Jesse Clifton (Center on Long-Term Risk, CAIF, NCSU)
Sammy Martin (KCL, Center on Long-Term Risk)

15:00-16:00 UTC 20 January 2022

Vincent Conitzer (Duke University, University of Oxford)

Latest Seminars