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Agenda

Youtube Playlist: Stanford Fall Conference 2019

 

Monday, October 28. 2019

Time

Session Information

Location

7:30

Registration and Breakfast

Traitel Welcome Pavilion

8:45-9:00

Welcome

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

Hauck Auditorium

9:00-9:30

AI and the Economy

 
Susan AtheyThe Economics of Technology Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; Faculty Associate Director, HAI
 
Erik Brynjolfsson, Director, Initiative on the Digital Economy, Professor, Sloan School, MIT
 
Moderator: Ken Denman, Former President and CEO, Emotient, Inc.; Venture Partner, Sway Ventures
 
Hauck Auditorium

9:30-10:45

Regulating Big Tech

Marietje Schaake, Dutch member of the European Parliament (2009-19)

Eric Schmidt, Technical Advisor, Alphabet Inc.

Hauck Auditorium

10:45-11:00

Break

Traitel Welcome Pavilion

11:00-11:45

The Coded Gaze: Dangers of Supremely White Data and Ignoring Intersectionality

Joy Buolamwini, Founder, Algorithmic Justice League

Hauck Auditorium

11:45-1:00

Lunch

Traitel Courtyard

1:00-3:00

Breakout Sessions

 
 

AI and Geopolitics

Matthew Daniels, Technical Director for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering

Colin Kahl, Co-Director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation; Professor (by courtesy) of Political Science, Stanford University

Mykel Kochenderfer, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Assistant Professor (by courtesy) of Computer Science, Stanford University

Amy ZegartDavies Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Professor of Political Science (by courtesy), Stanford University

SIEPR, Room 130

 

AI Global Governance (CS+Social Good)

Phil Beaudoin, SVP Research Group and Co-Founder, Element AI

Peter Cihon, Research Affiliate, Center for the Governance of AI Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford

Eileen Donahoe, Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Jessica Cussins Newman, AI Policy Specialist, Future of Life Institute; Research Fellow, UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity; Research Advisor, The Future Society

Moderator: Stone Yang, Student at Stanford University 

Hauck Auditorium

 

AI in Government

David Engstrom, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Bernard D. Bergreen Faculty Scholar, Stanford University

Sharon Bradford Franklin, Policy Director, New America's Open Technology Institute; Co-Director, New America's Cybersecurity Initiative

Daniel Ho, William Benjamin Scott and Luna M. Scott Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, Director, Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab (RegLab), Stanford University

Peter Loewen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto

Brittny-Jade Saunders, Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Initiatives, The NYC Commission on Human Rights

Landau Economics Building, Room A

 

Ethical Product Development: The Paths Ahead

Johannes Himmelreich, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration and International Affairs, Syracuse University  

Nien-hê Hsieh, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard

Mira Lane, Partner Director, Ethics & Society, Microsoft

Jake Metcalf, Researcher, Data & Society

Irina Raicu, Director of the Internet Ethics program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Kate VredenburghPostdoctoral Fellow, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University

SIEPR, Room 320

 

Fairness of AI in the Provision of Legal Services (CS+Social Good)

Nicolas EconomouChairman and Chief Executive Officer, H5; Chair, Law Initiative, The Future Society; Chair, Law Committee, IEEE Global Initiative

Sharad GoelAssistant Professor, Management Science and Engineering and Assistant Professor (by courtesy), Computer Science and of Law

Deven Desai, Associate Professor, Area Coordinator for Law and Ethics at Georgia Tech

Alumni Center Lane/Lyons/Lodato

3:00-3:30

Break

Traitel Welcome Pavilion

3:30-4:45

Conversation with Reid Hoffman and DJ Patil

Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock Partners

DJ Patil, US Chief Data Scientist (2015-2017); Head of Technology, Devoted Health

Moderator: Amy Zegart, Davies Family Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution; Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Professor of Political Science (by courtesy), Stanford University

Hauck Auditorium

4:45-5:00

Closing

Susan Athey, The Economics of Technology Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; Faculty Associate Director, HAI

Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; Associate Director, HAI

Hauck Auditorium

5:00 - 6:30

Reception

Traitel Courtyard

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Time

Session Information

Location

8:00

Registration/Breakfast

Traitel Welcome Pavilion

9:00-9:15

Welcome

Susan AtheyThe Economics of Technology Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University; Faculty Associate Director, HAI

Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; Associate Director, HAI

Hauck Auditorium

9:15-10:15

Conversation with Michael Kratsios and Eileen Donahoe

Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States

Moderator: Eileen Donahoe, Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Hauck Auditorium

10:15-10:45

Break

Traitel Welcome Pavilion

10:45-11:45

What Do We (Really) Want From AI?

Stephanie Dinkins, Associate Professor of Art, Stony Brook University

Ge Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Music and (by courtesy) Computer Science, Stanford University

Hauck Auditorium

11:45-1:00

Lunch

Traitel Courtyard

1:00-3:00

Breakout Sessions

 
 

AI, Democracy and Elections

Renee DiResta, Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory

Andy Grotto, Research Scholar, Cyber Policy Center; Director, Program on Geopolitics, Technology and Governance, Stanford University

Nathaniel Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, Stanford University

Moderator: Michael McFaul, Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Professor of International Studies in Political Science, Director and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University

SIEPR, Room 130

 

AI Safety

Maxime Bouton, Research Assistant, Stanford Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Ph.D. Candidate, Stanford University

Emma Brunskill, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Stanford University

Moses Charikar, Donald E. Knuth Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar Justice of the Supreme Court of California

Ritchie Lee, Staff Researcher, NASA Ames Research Center

Marco Pavone, Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science, Stanford University

Dorsa Sadigh, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Erika Strandberg, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives, Computer Science, Stanford University

James Zou, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science and (by courtesy) of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Landau Economics Building, Room A

 

Artificially Intelligent Associations: AI, Civil Society, and Human Rights

Lucy Bernholz, Director, Digital Civil Society Lab and Senior Research Scholar, Stanford PACS
 
Eileen Donahoe, Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University
 
Terah Lyons, Founding Executive Director of the Partnership on AI
 
Sean McDonald, Co-Founder, Digital Public; Non-Resident Fellow, Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford PACS
 
Jasmine McNealy, Non-Resident Fellow, Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford PACS; Associate Professor, University of Florida
 

SIEPR, Room 320

 

New Directions in AI Ethics

Gabbrielle Johnson, Bersoff Faculty Fellow, Department of Philosophy, New York University

Seth Lazar, Associate Professor, School of Philosophy, The Australian National University

Jamie Susskind, Author of Future Politics: Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech

Annette Zimmermann, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values and Public Policy, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University 

Moderator: Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; Associate Director, HAI

SIEPR, Room 120

 

Owning AI: Intellectual Property for Artificial Intelligence

Ryan Abbott, Professor of Law and Health Sciences, University of Surrey School of Law; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Mark Lemley, William H. Neukom Professor of Law and Director of the Stanford Program in Law, Science and Technology, Stanford Law School, Stanford University

Lisa Ouellette, Associate Professor, Stanford Law School, Stanford University

James Pooley, PLC

Landau Economics Building, Room B

 

Race, Rights and Facial Recognition

Bridget Algee-Hewitt, Senior Research Scientist, Humanities and Sciences Interdepartmental Programs, Stanford University

Joy Buolamwini, Founder, Algorithmic Justice League

Jennifer DeVere Brody, Professor of Theater and Performance Studies and Director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity, Stanford University

Matt Cagle, Technology and Civil Liberties Attorney, ACLU of Northern California

Wendy Chun, Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University

Moderator: Daniel MurrayExecutive Director at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Hauck Auditorium

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