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Day 1
31 Oct 2019
Day 2
01 Nov 2019
Day 3
02 Nov 2019

Attendee Check-In

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Ethics and Broader Considerations of Technology Bazaar

Resource Fair, Technology Expo, & Game Jam

Attendee Check-In

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Ethics and Broader Considerations of Technology Bazaar

Resource Fair, Technology Expo, & Game Jam
9:00 - 9:20

Coffee & Tea

Session: “IN DEFENSE OF KILLING PEDESTRIANS: AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ADOPTION & INEVITABLE COLLISIONS”

How should autonomous vehicles be programmed to handle inevitable collision situations – situations where they must collide with something or someone? This question about autonomous vehicles, more than any other,...
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Marcus Schultz-Bergin

Session: “DIGITALLY DISABLED: ACCESSIBILITY AND INCLUSION IN VIDEO GAMES AND VIRTUAL WORLDS”

Society has become increasingly aware of the need for accessibility in many realms.   While frequently the focus is on physical space, such as promoting universal design in architecture, people...
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Erica Neely
12:35 - 14:30

Lunch Break

Poster Session

Angelica Fleury, “Contemplating Moral Ideals In Artificial Intelligent Agents Through Consideration Of Buddhist Principles” Ramzi Talhouk, “An Ethical Analysis Of The Use Of Online Dating Platforms” Julian Zucker, Myreaka D’Leeuwen,...
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Ignite: Ethics in Industry Talk

Riz Virk describes himself as co-founder, angel investor, board member, mentor, bestselling author, and indie film producer. His specialties include entrepreneurship, venture capital, social and mobile gaming, online advertising, blockchain,...
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Session: “TECHNOLOGICAL DISRUPTION AND THE BACKFIRE OBJECTION TO PREDICTIVE POLICING”

Predictive policing is the practice of using artificial intelligence to predict the timing, location, or perpetrator of future crimes. The objections to predictive policing most commonly involve the claim that...
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Ryan Jenkins

First Friday Tech & Society Art Showcase

Check out local art depicting the modern perceptions of tech, then venture downtown to other First Friday art events.
9:00 - 10:50

Free Time – Coffee & Tea Available – University Suites

Attendee Check-In

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Session: “Model Justice”

After introducing the possibility of algorithms determining sentences in criminal cases – a scenario I call ‘model justice’ – and indicating some of its attractive features, this talk explores three...
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Jacob Sparks

Session: “CAN AI BE A BETTER VERSION OF OURSELVES?”

This talk will explore the question of whether AI, or artificially enhanced humans, could be ethically better than humans.  The talk will be centered on the claim that AI could...
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Ariela Tubert

Keynote Session: “NOT ‘KIDS THESE DAYS…’, IT’S ‘SENIORS THESE DAYS…’: ETHICAL ISSUES WITH OLDER TECHNOLOGY USERS”

While emerging technologies are often associated with young people and youthfulness, this overlooks an important issue: what happens when emerging technologies interact with seniors. People over 65 play a disproportionate...
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Alexis Elder

Dinner @ Blue Orchid

All conference participants and attendees are welcome and encouraged to join. Attendees will be responsible for paying for their own meal except for featured conference speakers, AAPT facilitators, and BCT members.