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AI Ethics Research Conference

The AI Robotics Ethics Society, the nation's premier student-led AI ethics organization, is collaborating with the AI Ethics Journal and our regional AIRES Chapters to take our annual conference online.

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in collaboration with

July 17, 2021

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We are currently accepting submissions for articles and research on ethical and societal issues that stem from the development of artificial intelligence (AI).

Submissions are now closed

Conference Tracks:

  1. General Track

  2. AI/Machine and Human Interactions

  3. AI in Healthcare

Important Dates:

Deadline for Submissions:     April 1, 2021

Notification of Acceptance:  May 1, 2021

Deadline for Final Paper :       June 15, 2021

Virtual Conference Date:        July 17, 2021

Topics and Schedule:


10:00 AM

Opening Statements, Keynote Speaker

Emmanuel Goffi, PhD
Global AI Ethics Institute
Topic: Escaping the Western Ethical Hegemony: The Importance of Cultural Diversity in the Ethical Assessment of Artificial Intelligence

Accepted Author Presentations
Nicholas Correa, PhD
Polytechnic School of PUCRS
Topic: Good AI for the Present of Humanity: Democratizing AI Governance 

Anna Hunkenschroer
Technical University of Munich
Topic: How to improve fairness perceptions of AI in hiring: the crucial role of positioning and sensitization

John Heo
University of Southern California (USC)
Topic: Ethical review in the age of artificial intelligence

Lunch Break
Speakers (3 Simultaneous Tracks)
Yisong Yue
Topic: (AI/Machine and Human Interaction): Personalized Therapies via Preference Learning: From Spinal Cord Stimulation to Exoskeletons

John Danaher
National University of Ireland
Topic (General Track): Tragic Choices and the Virtue of Techno-Responsibility Gaps

Megan Ranney
Brown University
Topic (AI in Medicine): The Future of Digital Health and How AI Can Play a Role

Jun Deng
Yale University
Topic (AI in Medicine): Ethical Considerations in the Medical Applications of AI

Harel Yedidsion
University of Texas
Topic (AI/Machine and Human Interaction): Fairness and Equity in Autonomous Vehicle Convoy Formation

Pauline Kim
Washington University in St. Louis
Topic (General Track): AI, Big Data and Bias in Employment

Sujoy Kar
Apollo Hospitals Group
Topic (AI in Medicine): Topic (AI in Medicine): EASE – A framework for Practical Implementation of Clinical AI Solutions

Sriram Sankararaman
Topic (AI in Medicine): Genomic Privacy

William Hsu
Kansas State University
Topic (General Track): Coming soon

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Closing Statements

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