All events will be streamed and student blog summaries prepared after the event.

Fall 2018 Events

DJ PatilHow to Do Good AI and Data Science (by living your Ethics)
September 24, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Room 102/103, Charney Hall

Speaker: DJ Patil, former Chief Data Scientist of the US Office of Science and Technology Policy

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In this talk, DJ Patil will address the juncture between ethical ideas and practice in the field of data science, and the urgent need for the development of corporate cultures that embed considerations of fairness, the proper use of data, and the harm that can be done by inappropriate use of data, as key parts of product development.

This event is part of the IT, Ethics and Law Lecture Series co-sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.

Co-sponsored by the Artificial Intelligence Club at Santa Clara Law


Omoju Miller
AI and Talent
October 24, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Room 106, Charney Hall

Speaker: Omoju Miller, GitHub

Watch the TedX Talk


Susan HelperAI and the Future of Work
November 12, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00pm
Room 106, Charney Hall

Speaker: Sue Helper, Case Western


Past Events – Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact Speaker Series

Algorithms for Criminal Justice Reform, Camelia Simoiu, 4/2018

Beyond Cambridge Analytica: The Business, Technology, and Law of Digital Deceit and Precision Propaganda, Dr. Dipayan Ghosh, 4/2018

The Future of AI, Ed Felten, 1/2018

Minimizing AI Risks: An Agile Ethical/Legal Model for International and National Governance of AI, Wendell Wallace, 2/2018

Curated by Professor Colleen V. Chien