Addressing the social impacts of artificial intelligence now to ensure a more equitable future
July 10, 2017 // 5:30-8:30pm
MIT Media Lab // 75 Amherst St, 6th Floor, Cambridge, MA
Hosted by the AI Now Initiative
With support from the AI Ethics and Governance Fund and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
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The AI Now Symposium is designed to address the biggest challenges we face as AI moves further into our everyday lives. Leaders from industry, academia, civil society, and government will share ideas for technical design, research and policy directions.
This event is free and open to the public; it will also be live streamed on our website. Learn more about our program and speaker line-up below.
Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab
Kate Crawford and Meredith Whittaker, Co-Founders of the AI Now Initiative
A panel discussing how we understand bias in AI systems, highlighting the latest research insights and why issues of bias matter in concrete ways to real people.
Trump is in power and Brexit is official. This panel explores how the policy landscape has changed for AI. What are the biggest challenges in these politically uncertain times?
AI systems are already making decisions that fundamentally impact rights and liberties, from healthcare to criminal justice to labor to education and much more. How can we preserve these core values in a time of rapidly increasing automation? We will explore this question in a series of short plenary talks, followed by moderated discussion with a brief audience Q&A (questions submitted and selected via Twitter).
Peruse our archive of video, topic draft reports, and more from the AI Now | 2016 Symposium, which AI Now co-hosted with NYU and the Obama White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy.