Potential Topics

  • Trustworthy AI systems

    • Issues of AI accountability and responsibility.

    • Robustness and reliability for producing consistent outputs.

  • AI and law, regulation and governance

    • Laws surrounding privacy and data protection.

    • Government regulations for the scope and application of AI systems in private industry.

  • Fairness, equity and justice

    • AI that benefits all people, especially historically marginalized populations, "AI for Good."

    • Issues of algorithmic bias and, models that account for social phenomena.

    • Debiasing tools and solutions to mitigate bias. 

  • Transparency, Interpretability, and Explainability of AI models

    • Development of AI models whose decisions making processes are transparent, human-understandable and explainable.

    • Explainable AI, "XAI" systems.

  • AI, Machine, and Human Interaction

    • AI impacts on daily life in human societies.​

    • Development of human-centered AI, "human-in-loop" designs.

    • Guidelines for human-AI interactions.

  • Adversarial learning and security

    • The ability of models to handle deceptive input data and adversarial agents.

    • Protection of model information and data privacy against cyber threats.

    • Applications of AI for handling large scale medical patient data, and corresponding concerns for patient privacy. 

  • Ethical frameworks for AI

    • Application of moral theory to problems in AI ethics and decision making.

    • Philosophical backgrounds and justification for common principles in AI ethics.​

  • AI applications in Health

    • ​Applications of AI for handling large scale medical patient data, and corresponding concerns for patient privacy.

    • Potential impacts of AI on physician-patient interactions.

    • Potential conflicts of interest between AI companies and ethical care.

  • Future of Work

    • Impacts of the growing adoption of artificial intelligence in the workplace.

    • Potential changes of the workplace, the workforce, and the nature of work itself due to AI.

  • Artificial Moral Agents

    • Exploration of virtual (software) or physical agents (robot) capable of engaging in moral behavior or at least of avoiding immoral behavior.

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