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From the coziness of your home, join us to celebrate the first IEEE SIGHT Day! If you are wondering about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can contribute to solve real problems of your community and what its social and ethical implications are, this is your opportunity to learn from multiple perspectives. Let's get inspired by recognized experts in this exciting field to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Lawyer, certified mediator and artist, Valentine Goddard is the founder and executive director of AI Impact Alliance, an international NGO whose mission is to facilitate an ethical and responsible implementation of artificial intelligence. She is also a member of the United Nations expert group on The Role of Public Institutions in the Transformative Impact of New Technologies. Ms. Goddard sits on several committees related to the ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence, while being regularly invited to speak at international conferences. In her multidisciplinary and applied approach to the ethics of AI, she places special emphasis on human dignity, having initiated throughout her career cultural and social mediation projects for human rights education.

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  • Date: 28 Apr 2020
  • Time: 05:00 PM to 05:49 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) Canada/Central
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  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Canada

  • Starts 14 April 2020 06:26 PM
  • Ends 28 April 2020 05:39 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) Canada/Central
  • No Admission Charge


  Speakers

Mme Valentine Goddard

Topic:

AI Stories: designing our future post-COVID

Biography:

Lawyer, certified mediator and artist, Valentine Goddard is the founder and executive director of AI Impact Alliance, an international NGO whose mission is to facilitate an ethical and responsible implementation of artificial intelligence. She is also a member of the United Nations expert group on The Role of Public Institutions in the Transformative Impact of New Technologies. Ms. Goddard sits on several committees related to the ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence, while being regularly invited to speak at international conferences. In her multidisciplinary and applied approach to the ethics of AI, she places special emphasis on human dignity, having initiated throughout her career cultural and social mediation projects for human rights education.

Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/valentine-goddard-a4123a1

Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan

Biography:

 

Mr. Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan currently serves as Chair of the 2020 IEEE SIGHT Steering Committee. Mr. Veeraraghavan, an internationally recognized technologist is best known for his pioneering leadership and technological innovations in developing large-scale computing systems, advanced software technologies and systems engineering solutions to solve complex real-world computing challenges across multidisciplinary domains such as healthcare, disabilities, education, poverty alleviation, assistive technologies and security

He received his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA (2010) and B.E. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, Tamil Nadu, India (2005). Currently, he works as a Technical Program Manager at Amazon in Massachusetts.

Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sampathkumar-veeraraghavan-826b1a25





Agenda

* 5:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.: Welcome and Introduction

* 5:10 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.: Presentation 1 - Valentine Goddard

* 5:25 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.: Presentation 2 - Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan

* 5:40 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Q&A and Conclusion