CRCS Seminar Series

Computational tools are poised to play an increasingly large role in our society across different domains, including public health and conservation. As a consequence, computational tools need to be designed to ensure equitable benefits for everyone. 
To that end, we need to bring in a diverse set of perspectives that spans from algorithmic fairness, human-centered computing, and sustained deployment. This seminar series will explore how artificial intelligence can equitably solve social problems. For example, what role can AI play in promoting health, access to opportunity, and sustainable development? How can human-centered computing methods be deployed to ensure AI systems are ethical, inclusive, and accountable?

Registration

Fall 2022 Series

Our seminars in Fall 2022 will take place in person in the Science and Engineering Complex. Please register for the Fall 2022 Seminar Series here.

September 12: Gal Kaminka (Bar Ilan University)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/IHmDZDJv9FM

October  17: Niloufar Salehi (University of California, Berkeley)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/y-kCREQdUfg

November 7: Catherine Nakalembe (University of Maryland)

November 14: Conrad Tucker (Carnegie Mellon University)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/TYvBEqlw3vA

December 5: Rajesh Veeraraghavan (Georgetown University)

December 12: Andrew Beam (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)  - postponed, please stay tuned for a new date in 2023

 

Spring 2022 Series

February 7: Hamsa Bastiani (University of Pennsylvania)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/lhnEoCG12o4

March 7: Carl Boettiger (University of California, Berkeley)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/jFVLTRq3KDo

March 28: Nithya Sambasivan (Google Research)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/F1FosFrZ1Vo

April 11: Joshua Blumenstock (University of California, Berkeley)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/A6dFFKdEO1Q

April 25: Nisarg Shah (University of Toronto)

May 2: Miguel Hernan (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)

Fall 2021 Series

September 13: Francesca Dominici (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health)
Tallk recording: https://youtu.be/eLrdnt9r-fw

September 26: Marzyeh Ghassemi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

October 4: Meredith Gore (University of Maryland)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/HD2vYz9gN0k

October 25: Sheena Erete (DePaul University)

November 15: Kayse Maass (Northeastern University)

November 29: Haifeng Xu (University of Virginia)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/GIQg5oNrqGU

December 6: Andrew Plumptre (Key Biodiversity Areas)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/OJxUoiA6RjI

Spring 2021 

January 25: Danielle Belgrave (Microsoft Research, Cambridge UK)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/S1MfRLvoBVk

February 1: Omer Reingold (Stanford University)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/9RiQstGq90I

February 8: Heather Lynch (Stony Brook University)

February 22: Munmun De Choudhury (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Talk recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swQUWL6k8k4&t=1s

March 15: Lauren Wilcox (Georgia Institute of Technology, Wellbeing Lab at Google)
Talk recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_5MmcJIQZM

March 22: Tiffany Veinot (University of Michigan)
Talk recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovJT_bhPjA4

March 29: Kush Varshney (Thomas J. Watson Research Center, IBM)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/whwWtTlQP9s

April 5: Christopher Le Dantec (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/Y_CQb49etQc

April 12: Nyalleng Moorosi (Google AI)

April 19: Michael Mina (Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/6rjvSyCeT_A

April 26: Kobi Gal (Ben-Gurion University)
Talk recording: https://youtu.be/QyHPnw1z6uM

Organizers: Arpita Biswas and Herman Saksono

 

 

 

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