|Chair: Alan Winfield
Alan is a Professor of Robot Ethics at the University of West England. He conducts research in cognitive robots in the Bristol Robotics Lab, and is also a member of UWE's Science Communication Unit.
|Mandy Chessell CBE FREng CEng FBCS
Mandy is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Mandy is a trusted advisor to executives from large organizations, working with them to develop their strategy and architecture relating to the governance, integration and management of information. She is also driving IBM's strategic move to open metadata and governance through the Apache Atlas open source project. More information about Mandy’s work and publications can be found in Wikipedia and on LinkedIn
Originally from Israel, Danit (MSc. Oxford Internet Institute) is based in Beijing where she is an external consultant to Tencent on the ethical, legal, and social implications of AI-enabled systems. Danit chairs the IEEE Global Initiative for the Ethical Considerations of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Outreach Committee, and serves as a member of several other committees. Danit is a Yenching Scholar at Peking University, researching the regulatory, industrial, and societal attitudes toward intelligent robots in East Asia. At Peking University, she participates in a government-commissioned project aimed at formulating Chinese AI regulations. In China, she is working to establish the first AI ethics partnership, which brings together companies, scholars, and interest groups to discuss the shared future of humanity and technology.
|Björn W. Schuller
Björn received his diploma, doctoral degree, habilitation, and Adjunct Teaching Professor all in electrical engineering and information technology from TUM in Munich/Germany. At present, he is Full Professor and head of the Chair of Complex and Intelligent Systems at the University of Passau/Germany and Reader (Associate Professor) in Machine Learning at Imperial College London/UK. Further, he is the co-founding CEO of audEERING.
The panel and reception take place at the end of the first day of AISB 2017: Society with AI, and will be followed by the AISB conference dinner. Attendees are welcome to register for the dinner even if they are not attending the main AISB meeting.
Registration for dinner only is possible from the main AISB registration store.
Dinner can no longer be booked through the on-line shop, but we have a limited number of tickets available for purchase at the registration desk. Email the organizers to reserve or buy in person.