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, 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, 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, Christoph Bartneck

Moderator:
Mathias Uhl

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