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If you are in New England and are interested in AI, this program may be of your interest. This event is free and open to the public.
The registration is available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/people-of-color-in-ai-a-discussion-on-ethical-implications-and-impacts-tickets-42711380890
"People of Color in AI - A Discussion on Ethical Implications and Impacts" by University of Rhode Island Libraries
On April 4, 2018, Noon at the University of Rhode Island Carothers Library Building Galanti Lounge
Dr. Timnit Gebru: Researcher at Microsoft Research, New York City in the FATE (Fairness Transparency Accountability and Ethics in AI) group. Dr. Gebru studied computer vision under Fei-Fei Li as a PhD student in the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She is Co-founder of Black in AI.
Dr. Ahmed Bouzid: Co-Founder and CEO at Witlingo. Previously, Head of Products with Amazon.com's Alexa/Echo Group, and earlier VP of Strategy & Innovation at Genesys. Dr. Bouzid is a co-inventor on several patents, awarded and pending, relating to natural language processing, speech automation, and mobility. He is founder of the Ubiquitous Voice Society.
Bohyun Kim, MA, MSLIS
Associate Professor, Scholarly Technology
University of Rhode Island Libraries
Vice President/President-Elect, Library & Information Technology Association