UPCOMING EVENTS

Montréal Declaration Responsible AI seeks to create a space for dialogue and offer a platform for shared reflection beyond Canadian borders. We are therefore pursuing our reflection in Brussels and Paris, with new themes that emerged from this fall’s co-construction.

 

Montréal Declaration Responsible AI is also pursuing collective reflection with interest groups from Quebec and the rest of Canada.

DECEMBER 2, 2018

Launching of the Montreal Declaration for Responsible AI.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, from 8 h to 10 h 30

Société des arts technologiques,

1201 boulevard St-Laurent, Montréal

PROGRAM

 

Marie Lambert-Chan, editor-in-chief of Quebec Science magazine, will act as our host.

 

8 h                         Welcoming Guests (registered)

 

8 h 30                   Introduction speech, by Marie Lambert-Chan

 

8 h 32                   Opening speech, by Guy Breton, rector of Université de Montréal

 

8 h 36                   Opening speech, by Rémi Quirion, chief Scientist of Québec

 

8 h 40                   Introduction speech, by Yoshua Bengio, Full Professor of the Department of

                              Computer Science and Operations Research, UdeM, Scientific Director of MILA and

                              IVADO

8 H 45        PRESENTATION OF 5 PRINCIPLES OF THE DECLARATION, AND 5 RECOMMENDATIONS

Speakers :

  • Marc-Antoine Dilhac, Scientific Co-director of the Declaration, Full Professor, Department of Philosophy, UdeM,

  • Christophe Abrassart,  Scientific Co-director of the Declaration, professor in the School of design of the Université de Montréal

  • Nathalie Voarino, Scientific Coordinator, PhD Candidate in Bioethics of Université de Montréal

  • Catherine Régis, Associate professor, Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal

  • Yoshua Bengio, Full Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, UdeM, Scientific Director of MILA and IVADO

9 h 30                   Short period of exchange and questions

9 H 45        PANEL ON THE DECLARATION, PROCESS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

The panel will be moderated by Jocelyn Maclure, president of the Commission of Ethics in Science and Technology of Quebec.

 

Panelists :

 

  • Kathy Baig, engineer and president of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec

  • François William Croteau, member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montreal, responsible for the Smart City, Information Technologies and Innovation and Higher Education

  • Jim Dratwa, head of the Office of European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies at the European Commission

  • Marie Martel, professor in École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, Université de Montréal

10 h 30                 Short period of exchange and questions with the panelists

10 h 45                Closing speech by Mona Nemer, chief Scientist of Canada

© 2017 Montreal Declaration for a Responsible Development of AI

Université de Montréal

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