Schedule

06 December 2021

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11:30 - 12:00

Welcome Addresses



12:00 - 13:00

Panel Discussion

AI for Health Care: Opportunities and Ethical Concerns

AI-enabled technology has enormous potentials for use in the health care sector, ranging from diagnostic applications, to hospital management, to vaccine development. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how vital it is for healthcare professionals to be able to act swiftly in crisis situation, but what are the ethical concerns than accompany the use of new technology to do so in healthcare and how can healthcare workers and policy makers begin to address them?

Speaker:
Christian Guttmann, Mariarosaria Taddeo, Effy Vayena, Samira Samadi

Moderator:
Gordon Cheng

14:00 - 15:00

Parallel Session Round 1
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15:30 - 16:45

Panel Discussion

Diversity and Inclusiveness for Responsible AI
The transnational nature of AI technology makes its use a global concern. However, the impacts of these technologies vary depending on cultural context and user group. In this session, we will discuss the growing need to understand how AI may be used or accepted by different societies or demographics, the importance of creating inclusive systems for AI development and how the field can respond to the need for inclusive and diverse perspectives.

Speaker:
Celia Cintas, Tara Chklovski, Aisha Naseer, Susan Scott-Parker, Celina Bottino

Moderator:
Caitlin Corrigan

17:15 - 18:15

Parallel Session Round 2
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07 December 2021

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09:00 - 10:15

Panel Discussion

AI for Mobility: Ethics and Autonomous Vehicles
Autonomous vehicle technology is set to play a major role is confronting issues related to mobility and efficiency, safety and environmental friendliness. However, the elimination of the driver poses numerous challenges and AI-enabled algorithms have to make difficult and controversial decisions about the actions of the vehicle. In this session, we ask experts: can we integrate ethical behavior into autonomous vehicles? And what challenge may emerge in this process?

Speaker:
Christoph Lütge, Leon Kester , Jerry John Kponyo , Patrick van der Smagt

Moderator:
Mathias Uhl

10:45 - 11:45

Parallel Session Round 3
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11:45 - 12:00

Spotlight Chat

Spotlight Chat – Innovative AI to reach the needs of vulnerable culture
In this short chat, Manuel Garcia Herranz of UNICEF’s Office of Innovation will discuss the role of innovation and technology in approaching some of the most complex problems related to protecting and promoting well-being for vulnerable children around the world.

Speaker:
Manuel Garcia Herranz

13:00 - 14:15

Special Workshop Session
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14:45 - 16:15

Panel Discussion

Governing AI – The Role of Policy and Regulation
AI has enormous potential to both positively and negatively affect society. As the speed of technological development increases, how can we think about governing AI to exploit the positive implications and reduce the negative ones? In this session, we will explore the policy options and related challenges in regulating the development and use of AI with stakeholders from academia, industry and international organizations.

Speaker:
Stefaan Verhulst, Noberto Andrade, Maria Axente , Manuela Mackert

Moderator:
Christian Djeffal

16:45 - 17:45

Parallel Session Round 4
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08 December 2021

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09:00 - 10:00

Parallel Session Round 5
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10:30 - 12:00

Panel Discussion

Explainability and Guidelines for Responsible AI
The potential for explainable AI (XAI) techniques to improve trustworthy and responsible AI has become common conversation, providing a useful and meaningful technical compliment to ethical guidelines. But, where, when and how can XAI be an effective tool for AI governance? In this session, we explore what is meant by explainability in AI and how we can make it a useful guideline for developers and policymakers.

Speaker:
Ugo Pagallo, Danilo Doneda, Burkhard Schafer, Peggy Valcke

Moderator:
Christoph Lütge