Past Events

  • 2021 Apr 29

    Rising Stars Speaker Series

    Repeats every 3 weeks every Tuesday, 1 times . Also includes Thu Apr 08 2021, Tue Apr 20 2021, Thu Apr 29 2021.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual (See registration links below)

    Spring 2021 update: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting a full in-person or virtual CRCS Rising Stars workshop in March 2021. We hope to return to hosting the in-person version of the Rising Stars Workshop in Spring 2022.

    Instead, this year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts in the field as having...

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  • 2021 Apr 29

    Rising Stars - Tech + Society

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom conference

    This year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts as demonstrating exemplary research in advancing AI for Social Good. Talks will be followed by a panel discussion with the speakers. Please check back at this address in the future for more information on our Rising Star speakers, and send any questions via email to crcs_workshop@g....

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  • 2021 Apr 20

    Rising Stars Speaker Series

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual (See registration links below)

    Spring 2021 update: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting a full in-person or virtual CRCS Rising Stars workshop in March 2021. We hope to return to hosting the in-person version of the Rising Stars Workshop in Spring 2022.

    Instead, this year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts in the field as having...

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  • 2021 Apr 20

    Rising Stars - Fairness

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom conference

    This year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts as demonstrating exemplary research in advancing AI for Social Good. Talks will be followed by a panel discussion with the speakers. Please check back at this address in the future for more information on our Rising Star speakers, and send any questions via email to crcs_workshop@g....

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  • 2021 Apr 19

    Michael J. Mina, MD, PhD (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School)

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom conference - Register at https://crcs.seas.harvard.edu/ai-social-impact

    Title: Advances in virology, immunology, and computation to monitor and control outbreaks

    Abstract: Advances in biological and computational sciences have enabled massive leaps in basic research and medicine over the recent decades. Relative to these medical advances, advances in public health and particularly infectious diseases have been modest. The SARS-CoV2 pandemic has shown us the consequences of investing so fully in medicine without a strong foundation of public health. This talk will provide examples of the...

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  • 2021 Apr 12

    Nyalleng Moorosi (Google AI)

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom conference - Register at https://crcs.seas.harvard.edu/ai-social-impact

    Title: Understanding the Socio-Technical Pipeline of AI for Public Enterprises

     

    Abstract: By 2016, many governments were embracing the promises of AI for Social Good; we at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa (CSIR-SA) were no different. In this talk, I will...

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  • 2021 Apr 08

    Rising Stars Speaker Series

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual (See registration links below)

    Spring 2021 update: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be hosting a full in-person or virtual CRCS Rising Stars workshop in March 2021. We hope to return to hosting the in-person version of the Rising Stars Workshop in Spring 2022.

    Instead, this year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts in the field as having...

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  • 2021 Apr 08

    Rising Stars - Conservation

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom conference

    This year we are excited to host a virtual CRCS Rising Stars Speaker Series! Each talk in the series will feature 12 minute presentations from 4 PhD students and postdoctoral candidates who were nominated by experts as demonstrating exemplary research in advancing AI for Social Good. Talks will be followed by a panel discussion with the speakers. Please check back at this address in the future for more information on our Rising Star speakers, and send any questions via email to crcs_workshop@g....

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  • 2021 Apr 07

    What is the role of AI in Health Equity?

    3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom conference - register at url.seas.harvard.edu/AIforHE

    Does Artificial Intelligence have a role to play in the pursuit of health equity? Three panelists share their perspectives from history, statistics, machine learning, and policy. 

    Dr. Heather Mattie will talk about algorithmic bias in healthcare, describe where bias can be introduced in the process of creating and implementing prediction algorithms, and review ways to mitigate bias. 

    Dr. David S. Jones will talk about reconsidering use of race correction in algorithms with this talk titled, "Hidden in Plain Sight -- Reconsidering the Use of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms". 

    Dr. Nathaniel Hendrix will talk about equitable translation of clinical AI methods in his talk, titled "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Support the Equitable Implementation of Clinical Artificial Intelligence."

    Register here.

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