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ICAT Playdate — Conversing with Tomorrow: Face the Daemon

January 26, 2024

Dive into the world of AI-powered conversational avatars, where you'll engage with a GPT-driven digital character created to supercharge medical school curricula but also capable of conversing on a wide array of topics. Whether you're a tech enthusiast, storyteller, or just curious about the future of interactive media, this session promises a glimpse into the evolving landscape of digital expression.


  • Pinckney Benedict
    Professor, Department of English
    Southern Illinois University


  • January 26, 2024


  • 8:30am EDT
     Networking & Donuts at Community Assembly, Creativity and Innovation District LLC
  • 9am EDT
     Presentation begins in the Community Assembly and live on YouTube

Virginia Tech faculty can receive Professional Development Network (PDN) credit for attending

  1. Register at 
  2. Check in with Phyllis Newbill during the event.

Location: Community Assembly, Creativity and Innovation District LLC