ReEnTrust team at AI@Oxford 2019

On 17-18 September 2019, ReEnTrust researchers have participated in the AI@Oxford conference, held at Oxford University’s Said Business School. AI@Oxford is an annual event organised by Oxford University Innovation to showcase the University and region’s research and innovation in this rapid innovating technology sector. This year the conference has been designed to be jointly co-located with the 100+ Brilliant Women in AI+Ethics Conference in Oxford, which the ReEnTrust team is also very actively involved in. The conference has been organised into…

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100+ Brilliant Women in AI + Ethics

On 16 September, 2019, over 100+ brilliant women working on AI and Ethics (https://www.orbit-rri.org/100-plus-women/) from different sectors gathered together in Oxford University’s Lady Margaret Hall for an inspiring day of discussing the growing power of AI and the responsible and ethical innovation principles that are much needed to govern the rising power of these technologies. Inspired by the list of 100 Brilliant Women in AI & Ethics published last autumn by Mia Dand of Lighthouse3 and pulled together by the Orbit project…

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Purdue Policies for Progress

On May 20th the Purdue Policy Research Centre at Purdue University, held to “Policies for Progress” conference exploring ways to bring together policymakers, industry leaders, not-for-profits, and academics to bring their collective expertise to bear to address Wicked problems. Policies for Progress was the capstone event for the Breaking Through: Developing Multidisciplinary Solutions to Global Grand Challenges research project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Find more info about the project here. Experts from four multidisciplinary teams shared findings and results of…

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Landscape summary for CDEI: bias in algorithmic decision-making

  Publication of the landscape summary on “Bias in Algorithmic Decision-Making”, commissioned by the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) and produced by our own Michael Rovatsos, with contributions from Ansgar Koene and Brent Mittelstadt. The landscape summary report forms part of the CDEI’s reviews into online targeting and bias in algorithmic decision-making. These landscape summaries have informed the development of CDEI interim reports and will inform their ongoing work on the two reviews. This Landscape Summary draws together…

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1st ReEnTrust Stakeholder Workshop

On April 15th the first ReEnTrust Stakeholder Workshop took place at the Digital Catapult in London. The event was attended by stakeholders from various sectors from industry, by academics from multiple disciplines, representative of the Internet Society and one of the UK’s regulators with responsibilities in the digital domain. Since this was the first of our workshops, taking place at an early stage of the project, the primary aim was to gain a broader understanding of the range of issues…

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ReEnTrust engaging with policy discourse

The “responsible policy and practice” work-package (WP1) of ReEnTrust aims to unpack the tensions between the drive for innovation in the design and use of algorithms and the growing desire for meaningful regulation and protection for users. As part of this work ReEnTrust is engaging with the policy discourse on algorithmic regulation through participation in “AI governance” conferences and working with policy setting organizations. In the first three months of 2019 this has included participating at CPDP Data Protection and…

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