Otaniemi TUAS-building (lecture hall TU1), Aalto University

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Guest lecture by IBM’s Global Leader for AI Ethics Francesca Rossi

Welcome to hear and discuss about ”AI Ethics below the surface” with Professor Francesca Rossi from IBM research. The event is free of charge and open to all interested in the leading research, policy discussions and practical questions on AI Ethics. Organizers: FCAI (Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence) and Teknologiateollisuus.

AI Ethics Beyond the Obvious

AI Ethics is becoming a discussion topic in industry as well as public sector organisations. Often the debate repeats around the same high level examples and dilemma’s like for example the responsibilities related autonomous vehicles in case of accidents or discriminating biases of algorithms. Francesca Rossi will widen the debate beyond those well known cases, what it means to put AI ethics into practice.

About the speaker

Francesca Rossi is IBM’s Global Leader for AI Ethics and Professor of Computer Science at University of Padova. She has worked for three decades in Artificial Intelligence in Europe and in the United States.

The European Commission has created a High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence to guide the implementation across Europe of its recently announced AI Strategy. Francesca Rossi is a member of the group and is visiting Finland to join AI Forum 2018: an event initiated by Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, Mr. Mika Lintilä as Finland prepares to its EU Council Presidency in 2019.

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