Stream 1: AI and Digital Ethics

In tech we trust?: Why digital ethics is moving from the conference room to the boardroom

11:10

Welcome back from the Chair

Mark Kelly

Mark Kelly

CO- Founder and Chief Customer Officer, Alldus International and Founder, AI Ireland

11:15

CASE STUDY: 

The coming of age for AI

In this talk Steve will look at AI applications, past, present and future, how technology has changed, and how that has driven the renewed interest in AI in the tech and corporate community. We will delve into topics such as how AI is driving change at the point of interaction; what are the applications for AI in financial services and how working with start-ups can accelerate your AI strategy

Dr. Steve Flinter

Dr. Steve Flinter

Artificial Intelligence Practice Lead, Mastercard Labs

11:40

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 

Ethics in Tech: Your new leadership challenge

As more organisations explore AI and machine learning tools, technology leadership is evolving. We were once providers of platforms and technology products with little regard for the content or community it served. As leaders, we are now being called upon to address the ethics of our platforms and products. How can you lead teams that are considering ethics in the platforms and products they build?

Nadine Thomson

Nadine Thomson

Technology Director, News UK

12:05

Q & A with speakers

12:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Who’s watching the machines?

As computers get smarter who keeps tabs on their ethics? Our panel discusses:

  • What is the current AI landscape and how to ensure ethical foresight?
  • How do we make ethics part of business decision-making processes?
  • How do we assign responsibility for algorithms?
  • What auditing bodies can monitor the ecosystem?
Peter Elger

Peter Elger

Co-founder and CEO, fourTheorem

Dr. Austin Tanney

Dr. Austin Tanney

Head of AI, Kainos

Niamh Muldoon

Niamh Muldoon

Global Information Security Business Enablement Director, DocuSign

Dr. Finn de Brí

Dr. Finn de Brí

Chief Information Officer, ICT Division, Houses of the Oireachtas

12:50

Lunch