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AI and Data Science for Social Good – Monash Prato Dialogue
February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
About this event
While AI has a great potential to improve sustainability and address climate change, its use may also have a negative environmental impact, given the greenhouse gases emitted when training data and computation-intensive AI systems.
In this lecture, Dr Taddeo will present principles and recommendations to support a governance strategy to leverage the opportunities offered by AI for the climate crisis in a responsive, evidence-based, and ethically sound manner.
DATE: 10 February 2022
TIME: 8-9 pm AEDT
About the speaker
Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo is Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, and is Defence Science and Technology Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute. Her work focuses mainly on the ethical analysis of Artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity, cyber conflicts, and ethics of digital innovation. Her area of expertise is Philosophy and Ethics of Information. Her research has been published in major journals like Nature, Nature Machine Intelligence, Science, and Science Robotics. Since 2019, she leads a DSTL (Defence Science Technology Laboratory, Ministry of Defence UK) funded research project on the Ethics of AI in National Defence.