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Birds Of Feather (BOF) session: AI - ethics and privacy

Submitted by Suchana Seth (@suchana) on Friday, 13 July 2018

Technical level: Intermediate

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Abstract

In the aftermath of Cambridge Analytica issue, now public is more conscious about privacy and companies are forced to follow some standards. It also opened a pandora box of issues that has been brewing for a while like bias in algorithms.

Research in fairness, transparency and accountability of machine learning has to catch up with innovations taking in AI space. Add to this, lack of awareness in the industry. In this BOF session, we will talk about the state of AI Ethics and Privacy, how to regulate it and how it is going to affect innovations in future.

Outline

In the aftermath of Cambridge Analytica issue, now public is more conscious about privacy and companies are forced to follow some standards. It also opened a pandora box of issues that has been brewing for a while like bias in algorithms.

Research in fairness, transparency and accountability of machine learning has to catch up with innovations taking in AI space. Add to this, lack of awareness in the industry. In this BOF session, we will talk about the state of AI Ethics and Privacy, how to regulate it and how it is going to affect innovations in future.

Speaker bio

Suchana Seth works on AI Ethics and Responsible ML. She is currently fellow at Harvard university.
Jyoti Panday is researcher and policy analyst who works on politics and ethics of Internet governance and the management of digital platforms.
Chris Stucchio is a former physicist, high frequency trader and software developer. He’s currently the head of data science at Simpl.
Sumod K Mohan is founder at AutoInfer and CV/ML Architect at Soliton Technologies

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