Philosophers and AI Ethics: A Roadmap

When: 21.01.2021 @ 16:00-18:00 CET

Where: Online event

What: Are you interested in the myriad ways that Ethics are being applied to AI and autonomous systems? Looking for some tips on how to prepare yourself for a career in what might very well become one of the most impactful job markets of the near future? Join the ForHumanity Center’s Fellows on the Let’s Phi platform on January 21st as they share their insights, experiences, and expertise on the field of AI Ethics and how philosophers can get involved! The event will be followed by a networking session with breakout rooms where you will be able to chat face to face with the speakers, ask questions, and network with other Phiers!

Part 1: Intro Talks (45 mins)

  • Intro to AI Ethics - Ryan Carrier - Executive Director of the ForHumanity Center
  • Making the Transition - Enrico Panai - ForHumanity Fellow, Professor of Computing in Humanities, and Corporate Consultant
  • Conceptualising AI Ethics Jobs of Tomorrow - Tristi Tanaka - Contributor at ForHumanity and Leader in Tech-based Change and Transformation
  • AI Ethics Career Paths - Merve Hickok - ForHumanity Fellow, Founder of and Lighthouse Career Consulting

Part 2: Q&A Breakout Rooms! (45 mins)

  • A chance for you to pick the brains of the speakers about their respective fields of expertise

Part 3: Final Talk (15 mins)

  • Human Centred Design - Ben Schneiderman - ForHumanity Fellow, Distinguished University Professor and Founding Director of the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab

Part 4: Let's Phi Networking session! (Open-ended)