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Roundtable - February 1, 2023

International roundtable on the Montreal Declaration on Responsible AI in the presence of award-winning playwright Dominique Leclerc.

2018 Simulation of ACFAS

October 18, 2018


Nathalie Voarino, PhD candidate in Bioethics at the Université de Montréal and scientific coordinator of the Responsible AI Declaration of Montreal, presented the results of the citizen's deliberations of the Montreal Declaration as part of the Journées de la relève en recherche de l’ACFAS.

The ACFAS and the intersectoral student committee (CIE) of the Fonds de recherche du Québec recruited some thirty students from all horizons to take part in the first edition of a new consultation method: the 2018 simulation. A brief team policy on a theme related to a stake in society, artificial intelligence.

Ms. Voarino also acted as a juror to select a short policy that will enrich the final version of the Responsible AI Declaration.

AI Retreat with the Syndicat de la fonction publique et parapublique du Québec (SFPQ)

October 17, 2018


Approximately 50 elected officials and employees from different unions gathered in Montreal to reflect on the issues of AI on the transformation of work.

Simon Lacoste-Julien, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research at UdeM and Christophe Abrassart, Professor at the School of Design at the Faculty of Planning at UdeM, co-founder of Lab Ville Prospective, and Scientific Co-Director of the IA Declaration, responsible for the IA, gave lectures on AI and the ethics of AI, particularly in the working environment.

Co-construction workshop in Paris

October 9, 2018


The co-construction workshop at the Centre culturel canadien de l’Ambassade du Canada was most successful.

Professor Laurence Devillers, professor of computer science at Sorbone University, joined Marc-Antoine Dilhac, professor of philosophy at University of Montreal and Christophe Abrassart, professor at University of Montreal's Faculty of Planning, both co-directors of the Declaration for Opening Conferences.

The participants from all horizons discussed prospective scenarios addressing issues of democracy and fake news, environment and AI in the working environment.

Artificial Intelligence Summit at the Smithsonian Institution's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum

October 6, 2018


An early contributor to the MTL Declaration, Ms. Nathalie de Marcellis, CEO of CIRANO and Full Professor at Polytechnique Montréal, participates in the Artificial Intelligence Summit at the Smithsonian Institution Steven F. Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum

Day of Reflection on the Ethics of AI in Arts and Culture, with the Coalition de la diversité des expressions culturelles (CDEC-Canada).

September 25, 2018


A discussion group made up of professionals from different organizations, such as the l’Association nationale des éditeurs de livres, l’Association des professionnels de l’édition musicale, l’Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec, la League of Canadian Poets, la Société des Auteurs de Radio, Télévision et Cinéma, l’ACTRA, Meta D and of course the CDEC, discussed issues of AI specific to the artistic field.

The discussion was moderated by Christophe Abrassart, professor at the School of Design at 

University of Montreal's Faculty of Planning, co-founder of Lab Ville Prospective, and scientific co-director of the Responsible AI Declaration.

There was discussion about copyright and co-creation by AI, cultural diversity, receptions, algorithms of recommendation, algorithmic censorship and current art.

The Coalition works with its members to develop a cultural ethics of AI.

The European Commission’s interest in our work!

September 20, 2018


Ms Catherine Régis, Associate Professor at the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Law, attends the first seminar of the High Level Expert Group on AI organized by the European Commission in Brussels.

Citizen café at Mordecai-Richler Library

April 27, 2018

Citizen discussion "5-7" at Haïti House

April 25, 2018

Workshop in the baccalaureate course "Enjeux éthiques et sécurité intérieure", Université de Montréal

April 12, 2018

Citizen café at Paul-Aimé Paiement Library in Quebec

April 7, 2018

Co-construction Workshop at Musée de la civilisation in Quebec

April 6, 2018

Citizen Café at Sainte-Julie Library

March 25, 2018

Citizen Café at Laval Multiculturelle Library

March 24, 2018

Workshop in bachelor's degree course Enjeux éthiques et sécurité intérieure

March 22, 2018

Citizen Café at Benny Library

March 18, 2018

Citizen Café at du Boisé Library

March 17, 2018

Co-construction Workshop at SAT

March 13, 2018

Citizen Café at Mordecai-Richler Library

March 10, 2018

First Citizen Café at Père-Ambroise Library

March 3, 2018

Mobilisation des connaissances: Stratégies, construction et acceptabilité sociale

February 20, 2018

Co-construction Workshop at INM Winter School

February 16-18, 2018

Conference about AI Ethics by Martin Gibert at UQAR

February 8, 2018

Presentation of the Declaration at IA en mission sociale event

January 26, 2018

Conference about AI Ethics by Martin Gibert at Sherbrooke University

January 22, 2018

Presentation of the Declaration at Henri-Bourassa Library

January 18, 2018

Meetup Montreal AI Ethics : Presentation of the Declaration

November 23, 2017

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