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Thursday, August 13 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Debiasing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning — Supported by Facebook

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Artificial intelligence is often billed as the answer to debiasing decision making. Human biases are deeply anchored, most often unnoticed, and reflected in the behaviour that generates data. AI can amplify these biases and patterns, and in some cases even expand the problems in new ways. At best, AI might be able to introduce some degree of objectivity; but to do so, the people writing the code must be aware of and wrestle with biases. This panel discusses strategies and methodologies for navigating these challenges.

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Padmaja Vrudhula

Sr. Director R&D – Modern Applications Platform, VMware

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Pinar Donmez

Engineering Manager, NLG Modeling team, Facebook
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Shivani Poddar

Software Engineer, Workplace, Facebook
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Sean Green

Staff Data Scientist, Intuit
As a first generation American, Sean has long had an interest in how our endeavors towards access affect a person's opportunities. At Princeton University he earned a BSE in Civil Engineering and Operations Research and was first introduced to programming in C and in Java. After graduating... Read More →

Thursday August 13, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm PDT