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Thursday, November 14 • 10:30am - 11:50am
Artificial Intelligence (AI) – How interdisciplinary AI contributes to resilient and just societies / Intelligence artificielle – Comment l'IA interdisciplinaire contribue-t-elle aux sociétés résilientes et justes

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Panel Organized by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada & UK Research and Innovation – Economic and Social Research Council

The broader societal, cultural and economic implications of AI are multifaceted and not confined to national boundaries. Canada’s and the United Kingdom’s AI strategies recognize the importance of these implications and strive to support their full inclusion in the design and development of AI tools and technologies. Organized by SSHRC and UKRI-ESRC, this panel represents key stakeholders from Canada and the UK and aims to discuss key questions with regard to the societal, cultural and economic implications of AI and explore research and interdisciplinary approaches in this space.

Les implications sociétales, culturelles et économiques plus larges de l'IA sont multiformes et ne se limitent pas aux frontières nationales. Les stratégies du Canada et du Royaume-Uni en matière d'IA reconnaissent l'importance de ces répercussions et s'efforcent d'appuyer leur pleine intégration dans la conception et le développement des outils et des technologies d'IA. Organisé par le CRSH et l'UKRI-ESRC,  ce panel représente des intervenants clés du Canada et du Royaume-Uni et vise à discuter de questions clés concernant les répercussions sociétales, culturelles et économiques de l'IA et à explorer la recherche et les approches interdisciplinaires dans ce domaine.

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Paul Nightingale

Director of Strategy and Operations, Economic and Social Research Council, UK Research and Innovation
Professor Paul Nightingale is Director of Strategy and Operations at the Economic and Social Research Council – part of UK Research and Innovation. Paul is Professor of Strategy at the University of Sussex and was Deputy Director of the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU). He is... Read More →

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Rebecca Finlay

Vice-President, Engagement & Public Policy, CIFAR
Rebecca leads CIFAR’s strategy to connect outstanding researchers with thought leaders who thrive on research insights relevant to the future of policy, business, health and international development. She works with a team of knowledge mobilization experts who specialize in knowledge... Read More →
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Christine Foster

Managing Director for Innovation, The Alan Turing Institute
Christine Foster is Managing Director for Innovation at The Alan Turing Institute, where she is responsible for driving forward the institute’s goal to translate its data science and artificial intelligence research into real-world impact by forging connections with partners, and... Read More →
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Allison Gardner

Lecturer in Bioinformatics, Keele University; Co-founder of ‘Women Leading In AI’
Dr Allison Gardner  lectures at Keele University in Bioinformatics and Data Science and is the co-founder of Women Leading in AI. Her research is primarily focused on algorithmic bias; gender and computing; AI Ethics and Governance of AI. She works on the IEEE P7000 Global Initiative... Read More →
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Jason Millar

Canadian Research Chair in Ethical Engineering of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Engineering’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa
Jason Millar holds the Canada Research Chair in the Ethical Engineering of Robotics and AI, and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He researches the ethical engineering of robotics and artificial intelligence... Read More →

Thursday November 14, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am EST
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