making ethical and fair decisions
Yvonne (Bonnie) A. Maldonado will discuss medical, epidemiological and public health approaches to fighting COVID-19 as well as how the Stanford Hospitals are preserving the safety of medical personnel while identifying and treating the sick. Bonnie is a professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Health Research and Policy, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, and senior associate dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at Stanford University School of Medicine.
William B. Gould, IV, emeritus professor of law, discusses the policy and legal agenda for advancing worker protections and the social safety net in the context of the pandemic. Professor Gould is an expert in labor law and labor relations, a critically acclaimed author and scholar and the former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board and California Agricultural Relations Board.
A lecturer in economics at the GSB, Keith Hennessey joins Vice Provost Stacey Bent to discuss economic policy responses to the pandemic. Hennessey has more than 14 years of experience advising senior elected officials that includes serving as senior White House economic advisor under President George W. Bush.
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne joins Vice Provost Stacey Bent to discuss the role of Stanford in fighting the global pandemic. President Tessier-Lavigne recently joined the presidents of Harvard and MIT to write an opinion published in the New York Times calling for 'drastic action' on the part of organizations and individuals to get ahead of the coronavirus.
Creativity, persistence, and knowledge thrive in diverse and inclusive environments.
*Stanford is taking several precautions on campus to inhibit the potential spread of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). As a result of those precautions, we regret to inform everyone that in-person attendance at the final two AI for Good sessions will be limited to Stanford students, faculty, and staff.*
AI for Everyone | A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Join California Supreme Court Justice Cuéllar, who teaches the popular “Regulating AI” course at Stanford, Dan Ho, Associate Director of HAI and professor at the law school and political science, and Terah Lyons, the Founding Executive Director of the Partnership on AI, for a conversation on the law, regulation, and governance of AI! The three will provide a range of perspectives on the promise, challenges, and directions for AI governance.
AI for Government
In what areas of government can AI be effective? Where does AI pose a risk to systems of government? What role do governments play in policing how AI is used? This session will explore these and other questions about the role of AI in government.
David Freeman Engstrom - Professor and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Stanford Law School
The Nonprofit Sector | Google AI Impact Challenge Grantees
Breakthroughs in technology often have humble origins. Through it's Google AI Impact Challenge grant program, Google.org lends a helping hand to nonprofit innovators and social entrepreneurs who are using the power of AI to address social and environmental challenges. This session will feature a panel of Google.org Impact Challenge Grantees who are using AI and machine learning to tackle issues affecting the environment, educational equity, at-risk youth, and mental helath.
AI for Good Opening Session: Is AI a Force for Good?
Our first session will lay the framework for our entire series by considering the central question of how AI can be a force for good. As we explore how artificial intelligence can address some of the world’s most vexing issues, we will pair the positive outcomes with crucial awareness of potential unintended consequences. Our panel will discuss considerations to be made to ensure this new era will help humanity and not harm it.