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The Social Issues Around Artificial Intelligence

The Social Issues Around Artificial Intelligence

A UCL town meeting on AI, organised under the auspices of UCL’s Grand Challenge of Transformative Technology (GCTT) will be held on Wednesday 6 June 2018, 5.30-7.00pm, in UCL Roberts 106 Lecture Theatre, followed by a networking reception until 8pm

Six provocations: The town meeting will feature six, six-minute, presentations followed by a question and answer session moderated by Professor Noreena Hertz.




Governance Responsible research and innovation Dr Jack Stilgoe
UCL Science & Technology Studies
Privacy Personal data  Dr James Wilson
UCL Philosophy
  Machine learning: politics of ML architectures; privacy and data utility Professor George Danezis
UCL Computer Sciences
Fairness Algorithmic fairness and AI or Interaction between AI and large data-sets Professor Sofia Olhede
UCL Statistics; Big Data Institute
Education  Innovation with educational technology  Dr Mutlu Cukurova
UCL Institute of Education
Justice Law and the professions Professor Jonathan Montgomery
UCL Laws

Register to Attend the Town Hall