Partner Workshop: AI for Good in cities

Room 3, Level 0, CICG

The session will focus on showcasing how to develop a strong ecosystem for “AI for Good” solutions. Global experts from across the world will be invited to share their thoughts and personal experiences on defining the pillars required for an “AI for Good” City.

09:00 – 09:30 – Introduction

Speakers:

  • Sydney Swaine-Simon, Founding member and AI Fellow, District 3 Innovation Center
  • Kenny Chen, Executive Director, Partnership to Advance Responsible Technology (PART)

09:30 – 10:30 – How to structure cities to improve the adoption of AI for good solutions

This panel discussion will focus on what types of initiatives are needed to support the development of AI for good solutions and ensure that they are properly used. Speakers will present on topics such as government incentives, regulations and funding.

Moderator:

  • Sydney Swaine-Simon, Founding member and AI Fellow, District 3 Innovation Center

Speakers:

  • Natalie St-Pierre, Co-founder, Impact Hub Montreal
  • Richard Stirling, CEO at Oxford Insights
  • Gilles Fayad, Director, Initiatives Development, AI Commons
  • Eric Espinosa, Co-founder, Head of Special Projects, CivicoLabs

10:30 – 11:00 – Coffee Break & Demo Stage

11:00 – 11:45 – Developing Cross-Sector Collaboration

This panel will present the different levels of organization within an ecosystem (Academic, Industry, grass roots, etc) and discuss methods to improve collaborations in order to build a cohesive and open community.

Moderator:

  • Sydney Swaine-Simon, Founding member and AI Fellow, District 3 Innovation Center

Speakers:

  • Myriam Côté, Director AI for Humanity, MILA
  • Phil Mitsopoulos, Head of Partnerships, StradigiAI
  • Renjie Butalid, Co-founder, Montreal AI EthicsInsitute
  • France Brosseau, Senior Director, International Organizations, Montreal International
  • Christopher Martin, Director of Engineering and R+D, Bosch

11:45 – 12:30 – Developing Human Capital to Meet Talent and Leadership Needs

This panel will explore strategies that stakeholders are deploying to meet growing human capital needs in their sectors and cities. Speakers from public, private, and nonprofit sectors will share their insights on how they’re growing, attracting, and retaining talent.

Moderator:

  • Kenny Chen, Executive Director, Partnership to Advance Responsible Technology (PART)

Speakers:

  • Cassie Guerin, Director of Partnerships, InnovatePGH
  • Ani Martinez, Field Director, Remake Learning Network
  • Kate Arthur, CEO & Founder, Kids Code Jeunesse
  • Todd Terrazas, Founder & President, AI LA

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch Break & Demo Stage

14:00 – 14:45 – Best Practices for Human-AI Interaction

This panel will provide a quickprimer on the subject of Human-AI Interactionand provide different perspectives onensuring “AI for Good solutions” are adoptedand ethically designed.

Moderator:

  • Diana Horqque, Service Designer, District 3 Innovation Center

Speakers:

  • Jennifer Boger, Assistant Professor and Schlegel Research Chair in Technology for Independent Living, University of Waterloo
  • Alejandro Noriega Campero, Founder, Prosperia Labs, PhD candidate, MIT Media Lab
  • Carol Smith, UX Researcher in AI, UXPA (I’m on the Editorial Board of the UXPA’s Journal of Usability Studies and on the Conference Planning Committee)
  • Martin Ryan, Global Head of Service Design, Element AI

14:45 – 15:30 – Insights, Challenges and Opportunities for Advanced Robotics and Autonomous Systems

This panel will present insights from the front lines of deploying advanced robotics and autonomous systems, offering insights on developments in the field, as well as risks and obstacles that might emerge.

Moderator:

  • Kenny Chen, Executive Director, Partnership to Advance Responsible Technology (PART)

Speakers:

  • Chris Moehle, Managing Director, Robotics Hub
  • Courtney Ehrlichman, CEO, The Ehrlichman Group
  • Jackie Erickson, Senior Director of Communication, Edge Case Research
  • David Dubois, Business Development Manager, Research Division chez Kinova

15:30 – 16:30 – Workshop: Leveraging Ethical by Design to Support Human-AI Best Practices

During this one hour workshop, participants will be able to apply the Ethical by Design Framework to their own products or areas of industries.

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