After the Lab’s workshop on “Black Mirror and Philosophy”, Dr. Ihle and Dr. Canca’s chapter on ‘White Christmas’ is published. The chapter focuses on the tension between privacy and access to information.
About the book:
“A philosophical look at the twisted, high-tech near-future of the sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror, offering a glimpse of the darkest reflections of the human condition in digital technology.”
TEDxCambridge Salon: AI Ethics & Civil Liberties
How should we deal with ethical issues related to AI? What is the impact of AI systems on civil liberties? These are the focus on TEDxCambridge Salon in November.
2 speakers, 2 aspects of AI and society. Join the speakers, Cansu Canca from AI Ethics Lab and Kade Crockford from ACLU, and the moderator Karen Hao from MIT Technology Review on November 20th in Boston.
Invited Talk: A Practical Guide to Integrating AI Ethics from Design to Deployment
About the event:
“The Summit presents a carefully curated analysis of cutting-edge technologies and then dives deeper to distill the impact for decision-makers. Participants will discover how the latest developments in AI, cloud, 5G, blockchain, quantum computing, and others are unlocking next-wave commercial opportunities.”
Invited Talk: Integrating Ethics into AI R&D
About the event:
“smartcon is the leading summit series which supports businesses to comprehend & utilize data-driven strategies and keep up-to-date on emerging technologies with their business applications
Innovative use cases including telecom, banking, government sectors
Predominantly includes International high profile speakers who are the leaders in their fields where they shape their respective industries.
Ensures balanced participation from business and technology worlds”
Invited Talk & Panel (September 8):
Ethical AI: Everyone Wants It, No One Has It
Technology that Serves Society – The Ethical Foundations of the Data Age (Panel)
About the event:
“The IFA⁺ Summit is IFA’s think tank dedicated to our digital future. Each year the convention gathers leading thinkers, global trendsetters and creative visionaries who draw inspiration for the next exponential technologies and share their thoughts on the upcoming decade. The IFA⁺ Summit 2019 stands for new visions, disruptive ideas and inspiring entertainment for a data-scripted world.”
Talk & Panel: Ethical Design in New Technologies / Yeni Teknolojilerde Etik Dizayn
“Son yıllarda, Yapay Zekâ alanında “etik” sorular büyük ağırlık kazandı. Artık sadece teknoloji devi şirketler değil Start-up’lar da proje ve girişimlerinde etik soruları göz önüne alıyorlar. Teknolojinin gelişmesiyle birlikte akademi ve endüstride karşımıza çıkan “yapay zekâ etiği” üzerine çalışan dünyada öncü inisiyatiflerden Boston/İstanbul merkezli AI Ethics Lab’ın kurucusu Cansu Canca ile Workinton olarak gerçekleştireceğimiz iş birliklerini konuşuyor, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi ve IBM’den değerli misafirlerimiz ile akademi ve endüstri alanlarında etik soruların geleceğini tartışıyoruz.”
Invited Panel (June 26): Artificial Intelligence + Ethics
About bang. Prix:
“bang. Prix program is organized by ArtBizTech and curated by Esra Özkan. It aims to inspire innovative business and technology ideas and support young people from different disciplines such as fine arts, engineering, design and genetics who combine science and technology with artistic perspectives.”
Invited Panel: Artificial Intelligence: Impact and Future Prospects
About the event:
“Barcelona Innovation Day, the largest display to date of Barcelona’s knowledge ecosystem abroad powered by SciTech DiploHub with the collaboration of Harvard Kennedy School, the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the US, ACCIÓ and Biocat.
This event will bring together the most relevant stakeholders from academia, startups, industry, and public institutions from Barcelona and Boston to strengthen relationships between both ecosystems, promote the excellence of their research institutions and companies, and showcase best practices in science, technology and innovation, particularly in the fields of life sciences and AI.”
Is the solution to our ethical problems in AI lie in using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights instead of ethical theories? In a short post published in the “Articles & Insights” section of the United Nations University, Centre for Policy Research, Lab’s director Cansu Canca explains why the UDHR cannot be the answer.
Deep Dive Workshop (May 23): Ethics Analysis in Product Development
An interactive, discussion-based workshop that helps participants identify and think through ethical issues that arise in developing an AI product.Working in groups, participants will apply core ethical concepts to a particular product in development. Groups will focus on different stages of the development process, identifying the relevant ethical concerns, revealing the value trade-offs, and devising solutions or safeguards to mitigate risks. This exercise introduces participants to ethics analysis during & of AI products while utilizing their own expertise in the process.
A New Model for AI Ethics in R&D
In this special issue of Forbes AI on building ethical AI, Lab’s director Cansu Canca describes AI Ethics Lab’s approach on integrating ethics into the AI research and development.
Invited Talk: Artificial Intelligence – the Potential in Policing and the Ethical Questions (April 14)
About the summit:
“Around the globe, progressive public safety leaders are moving the needle on innovation – they’re designing new policing services, building new digital operating models, and fostering new organizational cultures. Yet amidst all the innovation and change one element is imperative: Solid results require leaders to sustain transformation.”
Invited Keynote: IRBs for AI: An Unintelligent Choice (April 13)
About the conference:
SUNY Oneonta Philosophy Department hosts one of the longest running undergraduate philosophy conferences in the United States.For one weekend in April, students from around the U.S. and from outside of the U.S. meet to present and discuss their research in all areas of philosophy.
Invited Panel: Law, Ethics, and AI (April 9)
Dr. Cansu Canca, Founder of the AI Ethics Lab
Prof. Mark Lemley, Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology
Prof. Eduardo Magrani, ITS Rio/FGV/IBMEC/PUC-Rio
Talk: Consent in AI-Coaches
About the event:
“Designs, whether implicitly or explicitly, cite core values that drive their development and marketing. Efficiency and profit are two common principles that push design.Informed Experiences, Designing Consent offers a space to consider centering consent as a core value of design. We invite creative individuals, researchers, ethicists, and designers, especially those with burning questions, critical theories, and insightful projects about design practices and consent.”