Overview — 2019 Fall Conference

HAI's October 28-29 conference on AI Ethics, Policy, and Governance at Stanford University will convene experts and leaders from academia, industry, civil society, and government to explore critical and emerging issues related to understanding and guiding AI's human and societal impact. Through plenary discussions, breakout sessions, and workshops we will explore the latest research, delve into case studies, illuminate best practices, and build a global community of research, policy, and practice committed to ensuring that AI benefits humanity. 

See the agenda  

Questions to be addressed include:

-What frameworks and structures are companies putting in place to address ethical challenges?

-How do cultural and policy approaches to AI safety vary across borders?

-How are governments organizing to harness the benefits of AI for societal benefit?

-Which metrics are critical to accurately tracking and forecasting the development of AI for policymaking?

-How will AI affect international security?

-What is the interplay between AI and civil society?

-How can we ensure that emerging technologies do not exacerbate racial inequity?

Keynote speakers include:

Joy Buolamwini, Founder, Algorithmic Justice League

Ken Denman, Former President and CEO, Emotient, Inc.; Venture Partner, Sway Ventures

Stephanie Dinkins, Associate Professor of Art, Stony Brook University

Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock Partners

DJ Patil, US Chief Data Scientist (2015-2017); Head of Technology, Devoted Health

Marietje Schaake, Dutch member of the European Parliament (2009-2019)

Eric Schmidt, Technical Advisor, Alphabet Inc.

Ge Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Music and (by courtesy) Computer Science, Stanford University

More speakers, additional members of the planning committee, further information on the agenda, and registration details will be announced soon.

Media inquiries: SHAI-Press@stanford.edu

For event related questions, please contact Celia Clark, HAI Events Manager, at celia.clark@stanford.edu.

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