Conference Program

There will be a standalone workshop on Wednesday, September 14th at the Pacific Science Center.
Please click here to access the workshop schedule!

**All paper sessions and conversations at the School of Law will take place in Room 138**
**Breakfast, lunch, and beverages will be served throughout the day in Room 115**
Thursday, September 15

8:30 – 9:00   Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15   Welcome & Introductions

9:15 – 10:15   Humans in the Loop by Margot Kaminski (Colorado Law), Nicholson Price (Michigan Law), and Rebecca Crootof (Richmond Law)

         Discussant: Andrew Selbst (UCLA School of Law)

10:15 – 11:15   Prediction as Defamation: Is Predictive AI Asserting a Fact or Expressing an Opinion? by Hideyuki Matsumi (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) 

         Discussant: Zahr Said (University of Washington)

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 12:45   Dual Session: Risk & Safety

         Moderator: Eric Hilgendorf (Universität Würzburg)

12:45 – 1:45   Lunch / Demos

1:45 – 3:00   Panel: Governance

         Moderator: Anne Washington (New York University)

3:00 – 3:15   Organizer Remarks / Intro to Poster

3:15 – 3:30   Break

3:30 – 4:30   Poster Session

  • The Japanese Characteristics of Corporate AI Ethical Principles by Fumio Simpo (Keio University), Kimie Hatakeyama (Keio Research Institute at Shonan Fujisawa Campus), and Hideyuki Matsumi (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
  • The Legal Implications of Cybernetic Avatars and a Proposed Method of Authenticating Them by Fumio Shimpo (Keio University), Takayuki Kato (Toyo University), and Kimie Hatakeyama (Keio Research Institute at Shonan Fujisawa Campus)
  • Embedding Translation Ethics into Speech Neuroprostheses by Tugba Basaran Akmazoglu (University of Ottawa) and Jennifer A. Chandler (University of Ottawa)
  • Towards sharing mind-scapes: cognitive interfaces for natural and artificial agents by Jesse Parent (Orthogonal Research and Education Lab) and Bradly Alicea (Orthogonal Research and Education Lab)
  • Our Virtual Lives and Hybrid Companionship: Opportunities and Challenges of Shared Experience in an Augmented Century by Jesse Parent (Orthogonal Research and Education Lab), Jenny Liu Zhang (Plot Twisters), Avery Lim (Orthogonal Research and Education Lab), and Erin Higgs (Orthogonal Research and Education Lab)
  • Recommendation Algorithms and Human Warranty by Sarah Amrani (Ethik-IA), Léonie Blaszyk-Niedergang (University Côte d’Azur), and Hélène Marin (Ethik-IA) 

4:30 – 6:00   Everyday Robots Happy Hour at Shultzy’s

6:00 – 8:00   Conference Dinner/Drinks at the Mountaineering Club

Friday, September 16

8:30 – 9:00   Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00   Understanding AI Ethics as Cultural Practice by Mona Sloane (University of Tübingen, New York University) (password available to all registered guests. Please see email for details on 9/6).

         Discussant: Kirsten Martin (University of Notre Dame)

10:00 – 10:15   Break

10:15 – 11:15   LuLaRobot: Consumer Protection in the Face of Automated Social Marketing by Daniella DiPaola (MIT) and Kate Darling (MIT)

         Discussant: Woodrow Hartzog (Boston University)

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 12:30   Race and Robots: A Conversation with Christopher Dancy (Penn State)

         Interview by Tim Brown (University of Washington)

12:30 – 1:30   Lunch

1:30 – 2:30   K9 Police Robots  Strolling Drones, RoboDogs, or Lethal Weapons? By Carolin Kemper (German Research Institute for Public Administration) and Michael Kolain (German Research Institute for Public Administration) 

         Discussant: Peter Asaro (The New School)

2:30 – 2:45   Break

2:45 – 4:00   Dual Session: This is The End

         Moderator: Meg Leta Jones (Georgetown University)

4:00 – 4:15   Closing Remarks