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ACM Panel Discussion - From Coded Bias to Algorithmic Fairness: How do we get there?

March 29, 2021
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Online event


ACM’s Technology Policy Council and its Diversity and Inclusion Council invite ACM members and colleagues to a screening and public discussion of the acclaimed documentary Coded Bias and how those in computer science fields can address issues of algorithmic fairness. The discussion is scheduled for Monday, March 29, 2021 at 2:30-4:00pm EDT (8:30pm CET).


Our guest panelists include Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science and Associate Vice President at the University of Southampton and Chair of the Ada Lovelace Institute, Latanya Sweeney, Daniel Paul Professor of Government and Technology at Harvard University, and the Honorable Bernice Donald, Federal Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Jeanna Matthews, Professor of Computer Science at Clarkson University and one of the lead authors of ACM’s USTPC/EuropeTPC Joint Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability, will moderate the discussion.


Registration is free and open to the public and provides keyed access to view the documentary any time before March 29.  The event is supported by a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Grant (#1936144) and co-sponsored by Clarkson University. Panelist bios, background resources, and a session recording can be found here.

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