AI, ETHICS & LAW – WHAT IS FAIR & UNFAIR?

1. What is the link between Ethics and Law? 

2. What is Fair & Unfair?

3. How to implement Fair Credit Scoring?

Speakers

Lode Lauwaert

Professor at the Institute of Philosophy – KU Leuven

He has been a visiting scholar at Boston College, Stellenbosch University, and the University of Vienna. His research focuses on ethics in technology/responsible AI, using (semi)-autonomous AI on a civilian level and military level. He teaches, among other things, ethics in technology.

Martin Canter

Head Of Ethical AI – Omina Technologies

Machine learning engineer with a demonstrated history of working in artificial intelligence and numerical modeling. He is highly skilled in Python and Matlab/GNU Octave. Additionally, Martin has a strong scientific background with a Ph.D. in Oceanography and a Master’s Degree focused in Astronomy and Astrophysics from Université de Liège.

Nathalie Smuha

Lawyer & Researcher, Law, Ethics of AI – KU Leuven

Master of Laws with a specialization in International and European law, and a Bachelor of Philosophy from the KU Leuven. Besides, Nathalie pursued an LL.M. at the University of Chicago Law School, focusing on law and ethics, after which she qualified at the New York Bar. She researches the impact of AI and other technologies on fundamental rights and democracy, including the broader legal and ethical issues. Additionally, she is the Co-Lead of the AI4Belgium Working Group Law & Ethics of AI.

Description

What Is The Link Between Ethics And Law?

While it is easy to agree that AI applications should be ethical and their decisions should be fair, it is less straightforward to agree on what this means in practice and how, or to which extent, the law should impose fairness. Discover the link between ethics and law, and learn about the role that law plays, and can play, to ensure ethical AI. – Nathalie Smuha, KU Leuven

What Is Fair & Unfair?

Ethical AI aims to detect and mitigate bias to prevent unfair decisions. But what is fair and unfair? Learn about different notions of fairness and how these link with AI decisions.  – Lode Lauwaert, KU Leuven

How To Implement Fair Credit Scoring?

Banks evaluate their credit scoring applications using group-fairness measures. Learn via a use-case about credit scoring, which group-fairness metrics are appropriate for detecting unfairness. – Martin Canter, Omina Technologies

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