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AI and Human Rights: The Future of AI Policy in the US

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The rise of AI has already begun to challenge fundamental rights of fairness, accountability, and transparency. AI by the public and private sector can mean real life consequences for people in employment, housing, credit, commerce, and criminal sentencing. At the same time, AI promises economic and social prosperity across many fields. The U.S. is building an AI policy through Executive Order, legislative proposals, and engagement on the international stage. This event will explore the future AI policy in the U.S. How should the U.S. address human rights challenges of AI domestically and abroad? What should the U.S. role in AI be on the international stage? Around what principles for AI has U.S. policymaking begun to converge?

Featuring opening remarks by:

Rush HoltRush Holt
CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science

And a panel discussion with:

Sherry TurkleSherry Turkle
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT

Lynne ParkerLynne Parker
Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Sarah BoxSarah Box
Counsellor to the Directors of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI)
Bilyana PetkovaBilyana Petkova
EPIC Scholar in Residence, Assistant Professor, Department of International and European Law, Maastricht University; Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law
Lorraine G. KisselburghLorraine G. Kisselburgh
Visiting Lecturer and Faculty Fellow, Discovery Park Center for Entrepreneurship and Center for Research in Information Security, Purdue University

Moderated by:

Harry LewisHarry Lewis
Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Harvard


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