Preliminary Program

Feb. 1st:

Tulane University

6:00pm-8:30pm: Panel 1: What will Artificial Intelligence bring? Discussing the advent and consequences of superhuman intelligence.

Tulane University
Freeman Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center
7018-7098 Plum St, New Orleans, LA 70118
Open to public
Followed by reception
Moderator: Brent Venable (Tulane University)

Panelists:

  • Paula Boddington (Oxford University)
  • Jason Furman (Harvard University)
  • Peter Stone (UT Austin)
  • Wendell Wallach (Yale University)

Feb. 2nd:

Quarterdeck Room, Riverside Complex,
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

8:30-9:00: Opening and best paper award

9:00-10:00:Invited talk, AI:

The Moral Machine Experiment: 40 Million Decisions and the Path to Universal Machine Ethics
Iyad Rahwan and Edmond Awad (MIT)
Chair: Francesca Rossi

10-10:15: Coffee break

10:15-11:15:AI session 1

Chair: Jason Furman

11:15-12:15:AI session 2

Chair: Jason Furman

12:15-2:00: Lunch break

2:00-3:00: AI and law session 1

Chair: Gary Marchant

3:00-4:00: AI and law session 2

Chair: Gary Marchant

4:00-4:30: Coffee break

4:30-5:30: Invited talk, AI and law:

AI, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties: Can Law Keep Pace with Technology?
Carol Rose (ACLU)
Chair: Gary Marchant

5:30 – 6:30: Panel 2: Prioritizing Ethical Considerations in Intelligent and Autonomous Systems – Who Sets the Standards?

Moderator: John Havens (IEEE)
Panelists:
  • Takashi Egawa (NEC Corporation)
  • Simson L. Garfinkel (USACM)
  • John C. Havens (IEEE)
  • Annette Reilly (IEEE)
  • Francesca Rossi (IBM and University of Padova)

Details

7:00: Conference reception, offered by DeepMind Ethics & Society

Feb. 3rd:

Quarterdeck Room, Riverside Complex,
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

9-10:Invited talk, AI and jobs:

The Great AI/Robot Jobs Scare: reality of automation fear redux

Richard Freeman (Harvard University)

Chair and discussant: Jason Furman

10-10:15: Coffee break

10:15-11:15:AI session 3

Chair: Francesca Rossi

11:15-12:15:AI session 4

Chair: Francesca Rossi

12:15-2:00: Lunch break

2:00-3:00:AI and philosophy session 1

Chair: Huw Price

11:15-12:15:AI and philosophy session 2

Chair: Huw Price

4:00-4:30: Coffee break

4:30-5:30:Invited talk, AI and philosophy:

AI Decisions, Risk, and Ethics: Beyond Value Alignment
Patrick Lin (California Polytechnic State University)
Chair: Huw Price

5:30: Closing