GW4 Social Justice and AI Workshop

20 April 2021, 9.15 AM - 20 April 2021, 1.30 PM

via Zoom

The GW4 Data Science Network is holding a workshop that aims to share the latest research and advances in AI and Social Justice.
The GW4 Data Science Network would like to invite you to participate in a workshop that aims to share methodological advances in AI and data science that are being deployed in government, policy, law enforcement and other areas that affect social justice in society. This event will have live presentations and provide networking opportunities for researchers interested in developing links with other GW4 partners.
9.15-9.30: Registration/networking
9:30-9:35:Introduction. Professor Kate Robson-Brown, Director of Jean Golding Institute, University of Bristol
09:35-9.50:Professor Lina Dencik, Co-Director of Data Justice Lab, Cardiff University. Beyond fairness: approaching social justice and AI
Dr Arne Hintz ,Data Justice Lab, Cardiff University will be chairing this section:
9.50-10.05:Dr Ernesto Schwartz-Marin, Lecturer in Sociology, University of Exeter. Data Justice in Mexico’s Multiveillant Society10.05-10.20:Speed Networking
10.20-10.25:5 min comfort break
10.25-10.35:Dr Alison Powell, Director of Just AI network; Professor in Media and Communications at London School of Economics. Networking With Care: Exploring Data and AI Ethics research practices
10.35-10.45:Damian Ziubroniewicz, PhD Student, ART-AI CDT, University of Bath. Debiasing machine learning algorithms
10.45-10.55:Tom Begley, R&D Lead, Faculty. Fairness in Machine Learning
10.55 -11.05:Presenter Q&A – chaired by Dr Arne Hintz, Data Justice Lab, Cardiff University
11.05-11.10:Intro by Dr Laszlo Horvath, Research Fellow at Exeter Q-Step Centre and Helen Snell, Artist in Resident, University of Exeter. Preview of Interactive Exhibit: ‘Tracked and Traced’, University of Exeter
11.10 -11:25:Break (15 mins)
Dr Iulia Cioroianu, University of Bath will be chairing this section:
11.25 -11:35:Mike Hill, Avon and Somerset Police – title tbc
11.35 -11.45:Professor Sylvie Delacroix, Professor in Ethics and Law and Turing Fellow, University of Birmingham. Data Trusts as a bottom-up empowerment tool
11.45 -12.00:Speed Networking
12:00 -12.15:Lara MacDonald, Senior Policy Advisor, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation – CDEI Review into bias in algorithmic decision-making
12.15 -12.30:Dr Marisela Gutierrez Lopez, Senior Research Associate and Professor Susan Halford, Head of Bristol Digital Futures Institute, University of Bristol. Beyond Models and Data: explainable AI as relational practice
12.30-12.40:Presenter Q & A - chaired by Dr Iulia Cioroianu, University of Bath
Introduction by Prof Kate Robson Brown:
12:40- 12:50:Sarah Halliwell, Research Development Associate, University of Bristol. Upcoming Funding Opportunities
12:50 – 13.05:Next steps/sharing of opportunities and close, Professor Kate Robson-Brown, Director of Jean Golding Institute, University of Bristol

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