University of Luzon Hosts Special Technical Session on Analytics & Artificial Intelligence

Posted on 21st of Jun 2024 by


The University of Luzon (UL) recently held a stimulating Special Technical Session on Analytics & Artificial Intelligence (AI) on June 21st, 2024, at the university’s multi-purpose hall. This informative session, organized by the College of Computer Studies (CCS), served as a valuable platform for students to delve into the multifaceted world of AI and its potential impact on the educational landscape.

A Renowned Speaker Ignites Curiosity

The session featured Professor Arturo Patungan Jr., a distinguished figure in the field of data analytics and artificial intelligence. Currently serving as a Board Trustee of the Analytics and AI Association of the Philippines, Professor Patungan brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the event.

Engaging Topics Spark Discussion

Professor Patungan’s presentation explored two captivating themes:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Education, Yay or Nay?: This thought-provoking topic challenged students to critically examine the potential of AI to revolutionize the educational process. Professor Patungan explored both the advantages and disadvantages of AI integration in education, sparking lively discussions and encouraging students to consider the ethical implications of this evolving technology.
  • Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges of AI: This comprehensive session provided a deeper understanding of the vast opportunities and challenges associated with AI. Professor Patungan shed light on the potential applications of AI in various fields, while also acknowledging the potential hurdles that need to be addressed as AI continues to develop.

A Collaborative Effort Fosters Learning

The success of the Special Technical Session is a testament to the collaborative efforts of several key individuals and departments. The University of Luzon extends its sincere gratitude to Mr. Luis Santiago B. Samson III, Director of the Office of Student Affairs, for his unwavering support in facilitating student engagement with such critical technological advancements; Dr. Diosdado Caronongan, Dean of the College of Computer Studies, for his leadership and vision in organizing this informative session, further solidifying the College’s commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and exploration in the realm of technology; the entire team at the College of Computer Studies for their dedication to ensuring the smooth execution of the event; and everyone who contributed to making this session a valuable learning experience for the UL student body.

A Catalyst for Further Exploration

The Special Technical Session on Analytics & Artificial Intelligence served as a catalyst for further exploration within the UL community. Students from various colleges across the university actively participated in the session, demonstrating a keen interest in understanding the intricacies of AI and its potential impact on their respective fields of study. The discussions sparked during the session are sure to continue, fostering a deeper understanding of this transformative technology.

The Future of Learning: Embracing Innovation

The University of Luzon remains committed to providing its students with opportunities to engage with cutting-edge advancements. By hosting events like this Special Technical Session, UL equips its students with the knowledge and critical thinking skills necessary to navigate the ever-evolving world of technology. As AI continues to shape the future, UL understands the importance of fostering a learning environment that embraces innovation and prepares students for the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.