December 27, 2018

FAT/Asia Program

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FAT/ASIA HONG KONG: DAY 1, FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019
ROOM 303A – 3RD FLOOR SHUN HING COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
HKU JOCKEY CLUB STUDENT VILLAGE III, 9 LUNG WAH STREET, KENNEDY TOWN, HONG KONG

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Speaker bios

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome
Professor Yuen Ying Chan, Master, Shun Hing College, University of Hong Kong
Introductory Remarks
Malavika Jayaram, Digital Asia Hub

09:15 – 10:30

Taking Stock of Trends and Challenges: Perspectives from Multiple Disciplines
Framing Comments & Moderation:
Dr. Urs Gasser, Harvard Law School
Panelists:
Dr. Suresh Venkatasubramanian, School of Computing, University of Utah
Sandra Cortesi, Berkman Klein for Internet and Society at Harvard University
Pomin Wu, Trustable AI, Taiwan
Kelly Kim,
OpenNet Korea

10:30 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 12:00

Session 1: Accepted Submissions
Chair & Respondent: Kelly Kim, OpenNet Korea
1. Artificial Intelligence Policy in India: A Framework for Engaging the Limits of Data-Driven Decision-Making

Vidushi Marda, ARTICLE 19

2. Human rights and AI – an ethical turn?
Angela Daly, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

3. AI Accountability in the Japanese context
Masayuki Hatta, Faculty of Economics and Management, Surugadai University, Japan

4. Datafication and Futures of Electronic Waste
Dr. Rolien Hoyng, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK

12:00 – 12:45

Algorhythms and Algovisions: Artistic Imaginaries of Algorithms

Evelyn Wan, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society
Patricia deVries, The Institute of Network Cultures

12:45 – 14:00

LUNCH

14:00 – 15:00

Tutorial 1: Machine Learning for Social Scientists
Dr. Momin M. Malik, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

15:00 – 15:30

 

COFFEE BREAK

15:30 – 16:45

Session 2: Accepted Submissions
Chair & Respondent: Dr. Dekai Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1. ‘Caste’ as a social data category and the implications that caste as identity-marker produces for an AI/ML system
Noopur Raval, Informatics Department, University of California, Irvine

2. Fairness and Abstraction in Sociotechnical Systems
Andrew D. Selbst, danah boyd, Sorelle A. Friedler, Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Janet Vertesi

3. Performance gap in low-resource computational linguistics and its prospective impact
Sneha Jha, Clinical Language Understanding Research Group, Nuance Communications

16:45 – 17:00

Takeways from the Day
Samuel Chua, Digital Asia Hub

Free Evening
After a heavily programmed day, with some suffering jet lag, we opted to save the socialising for Saturday. Participants with more energy are encouraged to self-organise dinner groups, or just explore wonderful Hong Kong!
We can help with suggestions.

FAT/ASIA HONG KONG: DAY 2 – SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2019

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome
Professor Yuen Ying Chan, Master, Shun Hing College, University of Hong Kong

09:15 – 10:15

KEYNOTE 1
Nutritious vs Delicious
Dr. Rumman Chowdhury
, MD and Global Lead for Responsible AI
Accenture Applied Intelligence

10:15 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:30

Invited Talks:

Justice, Openness, Visibility? More words to think through values and technology
Maya Indira Ganesh
Leuphana University, Germany

The ethical implications of technical limitations
Momin M. Malik, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

11:30 – 12:45

Session 3: Accepted Submissions
Respondent:Dr. Andrew Adams, Meiji University1. Judging and Generating Gender Clues for Occupation De-biasing in Text
Nishtha Madaan (1) Sameep Mehta (1), Gautam Singh (1), Aditya Chetan (2), Brihi Joshi (2)Shraavika Mittal (3), Ashima Suvarna
(1) IBM Research
(2) IIT-Delhi
(3) DTU-Delhi
2. Use of sentiment analysis in criminal investigations: An analysis of scrutability for juridical purposes
Dr Hans Varghese Mathews and Amber Sinha
The Centre for Internet and Society
3. Geodiversity in ML – Mapping the electricity grid in Nigeria, Pakistan, and Zambia
Sajjad Anwar, Development Seed
4. Turning ideas on ethical AI into policy in Shanghai
Dr. Li Hui, Shanghai Institute for Science of Science

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Regulated Data – Regulated Activism? Digital Activism in the GDPR Era
Dr.Payal Arora, Associate
Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
and author of the upcoming book ‘The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West’
(Harvard University Press)

15:00 – 16:30

Breakouts [coffee provided]
Speculative Fiction + Mapping Open Problems in Asia
Dr. Amy Johnson, Center for Humanistic Enquiry, Amherst College

Malavika Jayaram, Digital Asia Hub
Dr. Suresh Venkatasubramanian,
School of Computing, University of Utah

16:30 – 17:00

Closing Remarks
Christian Echle, Director Political Dialogue Asia, Konrad-Adanauer-Stiftung
+ A final word on behalf of the ACM/FAT* ‘parent’ of the event
Short break + transit to evening reception at Metta

18:30 – 21:00

Public Panel on AI Futures +
Launch of “Drones & Dreams: A Speculative Sprint Story Collection (register)

Networking ReceptionVenue: Metta, 21/F California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong
(a Hong Kong member’s only club for the entrepreneurial community
to connect, share knowledge and bring ideas to life)

If you have any questions, feel free to email sam.chua@digitalasiahub.org

This event is supported by grants from The Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

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