Ethics of Information Technology Series (UCHV/CITP): "Ethically Aligned Design"

Fri, Apr 14, 2017,
12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

This series is sponsored by UCHV and Princeton's Center for Information Technology and Policy (CITP)

We have the honor of welcoming two key figures of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest association of technical professionals with more than 400,000 members around the world. Its objectives are the educational and technical advancement of electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications, computer engineering and allied disciplines. They will present their ongoing work on the ethics of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, "Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Wellbeing with Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems (pdf).

John C. Havens (Executive Director of The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems)

Konstantinos Karachalios (Managing Director, IEEE-Standards Association)

Please email Susan Winters to participate: For this session, we request participants to read one of the short sections in the publication and prepare one or two (short) questions to discuss during this session. Please find below an overview of the eight sections. When confirming your attendance, please indicate which section of the publication you would like to read and be prepared to discuss during the session.

Sections in document:

1. General Principles

2. Embedding Values into Autonomous Intelligent Systems

3. Methodologies to Guide Ethical Research and Design

4. Safety and Beneficence of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) and Artificial Superintelligence (ASI)

5. Personal Data and Individual Access Control

6. Reframing Autonomous Weapons Systems

7. Economics/Humanitarian Issues

8. Law

301 Marx Hall