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Events Archive

Ethics, Equality, and AI in The Caribbean

Ethics, Equality, and AI in The Caribbean

June 18, 2021 from 12:00 – 1:00PM ET

This Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative (AIEI) webinar will dissect issues surrounding AI and equity, particularly in the Caribbean, and will span topics including digital literacy and internet access, UNESCO MIL cities, algorithmic bias, cultural strains on and the stigma towards data privacy, data protection, and how to introduce AI in a more equitable manner.

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ICGAI Meaningful Inclusivity in Governing the AI Revolution

ICGAI Meaningful Inclusivity in Governing the AI Revolution

This is the kick-off event for the International Congress for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (ICGAI) online speaker series. This first event is focused on “Catalyzing Cooperation: Working Together Across AI Governance Initiatives.” Topics include insights from high-level experts and decision-makers on what comprehensive and trustworthy governance looks like, as well as providing an overview of the Global Governance Network for AI (GGN-AI) proposal.

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Africa, AI, and Ethics

Africa, AI, and Ethics

Artificial intelligence is impacting and will impact Africa as profoundly as any continent on Earth. While some African nations struggle with limited access to the Internet, others are leaping into the digital economy with Smart Cities. Access for all, digital literacy, and capacity-building remain as challenges. Meanwhile, leading tech companies offer African nations digital infrastructure in return for ransoming off their data. Concern has also been voiced that African employment could be devastated over the long-term by the automation of jobs. How through AI and ethics can prospects for all of Africa be improved?

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ICGAI Catalyzing Cooperation: Working Together Across AI Governance Initiatives

ICGAI Catalyzing Cooperation: Working Together Across AI Governance Initiatives

This is the kick-off event for the International Congress for the Governance of Artificial Intelligence (ICGAI) online speaker series. This first event is focused on “Catalyzing Cooperation: Working Together Across AI Governance Initiatives.” Topics include insights from high-level experts and decision-makers on what comprehensive and trustworthy governance looks like, as well as providing an overview of the Global Governance Network for AI (GGN-AI) proposal.

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Algorithmic Bias & the Ethical Implications

Algorithmic Bias & the Ethical Implications

In this episode of the AI & Equality Initiative podcast, co-host and Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen speaks with three members from the University of Melbourne’s Center for AI and Digital Ethics (CAIDE) about bias in data and algorithms.

Piers Gooding, Kobi Leins, and Leah Ruppanner join the podcast to show how these biases can have adverse effects on health and employment, and discuss the legal and ethical tools we can use to confront these challenges.

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AI as a Tool for Workers’ Empowerment

AI as a Tool for Workers’ Empowerment

Following up on the AI & Equality Initiative‘s first webinar on the AI and the future of work, Carnegie-Uehiro Fellow Wendell Wallach and Dr. Christina Colclough, founder of The Why Not Lab, will build on that discussion with a conversation about the future of the worker.

Dr. Colclough and The Why Not Lab are leading the way in advising government and industries that will be changed by AI on how to best use that technology to empower workers, and advocate for progressive strategies, approaches, and policies that do so.

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AI, the Future of Work, & 21st Century Challenges for the Social Contract

AI, the Future of Work, & 21st Century Challenges for the Social Contract

Can artificial intelligence (AI) be deployed in ways that enhance equality, or will these systems exacerbate existing structural inequalities and create new ones? This discussion focused on several recent reports from McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) that delve into questions concerning the ethical implications of AI, the present and future of work in the United States and Europe, and the evolution of the social contract.

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Moral Machines, with Wendell Wallach

Moral Machines, with Wendell Wallach

Wendell Wallach, consultant, ethicist, and scholar at the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, discusses how the subject area of moral artificial intelligence has become vast with many subsets within it.

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