Provisional Schedule

06 December 2021

9:00 - 11:45

Arrival and Check In

Open Poster and Expo Sections

12:00 - 13:15

Welcome Addresses and Panel

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

14:00 - 15:00

Parallel Session Round 1

To include diverse workshops, roundtables, research paper sessions and research panels options

15:15 - 16:15

Keynote / 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? Experts in this session will discuss these topics and others.

Speaker:
Christian Guttmann, Mariarosaria Taddeo

16:45 - 17:45

Parallel Session Round 2

To include diverse workshops, roundtables, research paper sessions and research panels options

from 17:45

Welcome Reception

Open House

07 December 2021

09:00 - 10:00

Parallel Session Round 3

To include diverse workshops, roundtables, research paper sessions and research panels options

10:30 - 11:45

Keynote / Panel

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:
Patrick Lin, Christoph Lütge, Christoph Bartneck

11:45 - 12:00

Spotlight Chat

Spotlight Chat – Innovative AI to reach the needs of Vulnerable Children
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 - 14:30

Parallel Session Round 4

To include various interactive workshops

15:00 - 16:15

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

16:30 - 17:30

Parallel Session Round 5

To include diverse workshops, roundtables, research paper sessions and research panels options

from 17:45

Off Site Dinner

08 December 2021

09:00 - 10:00

Parallel Session Round 6

To include diverse workshops, roundtables, research paper sessions and research panels options

10:30 - 12:00

Final Keynote/Panel

Governing AI – What role for 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.

Stefaan Verhulst, Noberto Andrande, Kay Firth Butterfield , Maria Axente , Ioan Dragos Tudorache