7 October 2019 marked the first edition of the ALLAI Responsible AI (R.AI) Conference. 17 flights above Amsterdam, 100 attendees and 10 speakers discussed the need for and way towards Responsible AI.

In plenary sessions and working groups, with a great number of high level expert speakers and panelists from different parts of society, we topics such as the ethical and legal implications of AI, AI and work, the societal impact of AI, AI in Europe (a.o. the work of the High Level Expert Group on AI) and high impact AI such as facial recognition, were discussed.

Why Responsible AI?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to have significant advantages for society. As with every disruptive technology, AI also entails risks and complex policy challenges in areas such as safety and monitoring, socio-economic aspects, ethics and privacy, reliability, to name a few.

To fully reap the benefits and opportunities of Al and at the same adequately address the risks and challenges collaboration between all stakeholders is necessary. This is what we call Responsible AI.

We thank our wonderful Speakers and Moderator

Catelijne Muller
President ALLAI, Member of the EU High Level Expert Group on AI (HLEG AI), EESC Rapporteur on AI

Virginia Dignum
Co-founder ALLAI, Chair of the Ethical and Social AI Department Umea Sweden, Member of the HLEG AI

Barry O’Sullivan
Professor of Constraint Programming, University of Cork, President EurAI, Co-chair of the HLEG AI, Advisor ALLAI

Claes de Vreese
Faculty Professor on Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Amsterdam

Aimee van Wynsberghe
Co-founder ALLAI, Assistant Professor in Ethics and Robotics & AI, Member of the HLEG AI

Robert Went
Economist at the Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy, Co-author of “Mastering the Robot”, Advisor ALLAI

Dagmar Monett-Diaz
Professor of Computer Science, Berlin School of Economics and Law, Co-Director of the Competence Center Digitalization

Lenneke Hoedemaker Professional Moderator

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