DAMA-Vancouver BC: Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
Human-generated data carries inherent biases, which are transferred to the machines that learn using this data, and ultimately seep into the decisioning that follows- often creating a vicious cycle that reinforces this pattern.
This session takes the philosophical question of ethics to the pragmatic realm and provides a business framework to address major ethical concerns in AI systems. It provides the foundation required to build and implement business AI that is ethical and future-proof.
Learn the fundamentals of AI ethics every organizational leader should consider when embracing AI
Become aware of the risks associated with the negligence of ethics in AI.
Walk away with a pragmatic framework that guides you towards an ethically sustainable AI solution.
May Masoud is a Data Science Advisor at SAS Canada, trained in classical Statistics and modern Machine Learning. She helps Canadian organizations design their Artificial Intelligence strategy and technology mix. Her focus is on deriving measurable return on AI investments while maintaining enterprise governance and ethical considerations.
May developed her technical foundation through a degree in Statistics and Economics. Following that, she advanced her analytics toolkit with a Master of Business Analytics from the Schulich School of Business. This cocktail of technical and business expertise has shaped May as an analytics practitioner and a thought leader. Outside of her client engagements, May invests her time delivering keynotes and workshops for business and academic communities. A large focus of these efforts is on topics such as Ethics of AI and Democratizing Analytics. May fuels her motivation through powerlifting and snowboarding.
Ethan Plato is a Policy Analyst and Privacy Lawyer with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner in BC. Ethan received his JD Law from the University of Victoria, BSocSc in International Development and Globalization from the University of Ottawa, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Canada.