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Tuesday, January 28 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Debiasing AI In A Changing World: Ethics, Data & Technology in AI — Sponsored by Northeastern University Vancouver — Room #1500 LIMITED

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) drives much of the digital world around us and data fuels this technology. However, as advancements in AI accelerate there is a profound impact on society (for example, self-driving cars) and conversations around data ethics need to keep pace. Join our panel where we will dive into how AI can amplify biases currently occurring in our societies and what researchers can do to debias their algorithms.

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Steve Eccles

Regional CEO and Dean, Vancouver, Northeastern University - Vancouver
Steve brings a unique background to his role at Northeastern, combining corporate C-suite executive experience with post-secondary education innovation and leadership. With a shared values-based approach to building teams and supporting student success, he focuses on education and... Read More →

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Program Manager, Cloud Developer Relations, Microsoft
Piyali lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She is a computer scientist by training, and community activist by passion. Before starting at Microsoft as a regional program manager for the AI and Cloud Developer Relations team in Canada, she spent several years working in enterprise companies... Read More →
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Srishti Yadav

Graduate Researcher, SFU
Srishti Yadav is a graduate researcher at Simon Fraser University, Canada where she works at the intersection of computer vision and ML. She is an open source contributor for TensorFLow, one of the largest open-source library for machine learning. She is also a maintainer of Vancouver’s... Read More →
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Krista Richmond

Director, Digital Innovation & Partnerships, Technical Safety BC
Results driven leader of technology driven transformation and implementation of corporate innovation programs.
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Kiana Mohseni

Senior Director of Software Development, Hootsuite
Kiana Mohseni is a senior technologist with over 20 years of leadership in delivering large scale software products from satellite mission planning systems to video games. Kiana is currently Senior Director of Software Development at Hootsuite, leading 3 global engineering teams working... Read More →

Tuesday January 28, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm PST
SFU Beedie School of Business - Segal Graduate School Building