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COVID + AI: The Road Ahead

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This agenda may be updated due to speaker availability and scheduling changes.

 

9:15 am

Welcome and Introduction

Speakers:

John Etchemendy, Denning Family Co-Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence; Provost Emeritus, and Patrick Suppes Family Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

Fei-Fei Li, Denning Family Co-Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence; Sequoia Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University

Russ Altman, Kenneth Fong Professor and Professor of Bioengineering, of Genetics, of Medicine (General Medical Discipline), of Biomedical Data Science, and, by courtesy, of Computer Science, Stanford University; Associate Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence

Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; Associate Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence

 

9:30-10:20 am

Session I: The Economic Road out of COVID

Speakers:

Large-scale National Surveys of Covid and its Impacts
Abigail Wozniak, Director of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Using Vacancy Postings to Assess Labor Demand During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Lisa Kahn, Professor of Economics, University of Rochester

How COVID has Accelerated Automation in the Workplace 
Erik Brynjolfsson, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Senior Fellow, Stanford University

Moderator: Rob Reich

 

10:30-11:20 am 

Session II: Humanity’s Road out of COVID 

Speakers:

Prerequisites for Effective COVID Responses 
Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor and the Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

Preparing for the 2020 Elections Amid COVID 
Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School

Governmental Obligations for Protections During Contact-tracing 
Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director, Cyber Policy Center, Stanford University

Moderator: Rob Reich

 

11:30 am-12:20 pm

Session III: The Medical Road out of COVID 

Speakers:

New Models for Financing Vaccine Trials 
Susan Athey,
The Economics of Technology Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; Associate Director, Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence

A High-resolution Assessment of COVID Infection in the Bay Area 
Yvonne Maldonado,
Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity, Professor of Pediatrics and of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University

Predictions, Outcomes, and Decisions: Leveraging Machine Learning in Strategy on COVID-19 
Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Chief Scientific Officer, Microsoft

Moderator: Russ Altman

 

12:20-12:30 pm

Concluding Remarks