AI4GOV training workshop: Bias in AI (training workshop on fundamentals)
The 1st AI4GOV training workshop titled Bias in AI (focused on fundamentals) is the first organized training workshop with others to follow within the scope of the Horizon Europe project AI4GOV- Trusted AI for Transparent Public Governance fostering Democratic Values. It will be held on May 16th, 2023 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, starting at 12.00 CEST. Online attendance is open and the registration link is available at this link: https://zoom.us/meeting/
The draft agenda is below and more information about the project can be found on their website:
Welcome and a short introduction to the AI4GOV project
Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia (organizer) & AI4GOV project leader Maggioli SPA (Italy and Greece)
What is bias?
Georgia Panagiotidou, AUTH, Greece
Fundamentals of AI
Erik Novak, JSI, Slovenia
AI and bias (bias in algorithms, bias in data)
George Manias, UPRC, Greece
Impact of bias on Human Rights (underrepresented groups)
Mpampis Chatzimallis, ViLabs Greece
Hands on session: case studies on detecting bias + panel discussion
group work (and breakout rooms in Zoom)
How is AI regulated?
Policy/public administration example from Slovenia: “Slovenian national AI programme”
Samo Zorc, Ministry of Digital Transformation, Slovenia
Policy/public administration example from Slovenia: "Gender Bias in Research - Identifying the Problem and Proposing Solutions"
Gita Zadnikar, Slovenian Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation
Citizens example: “Empowering civil society for oversight and policy-making"
Jasmina Ploštajner, Danes je nov dan, Inštitut za druga vprašanja // Today is a new day, Institute for other studies, Slovenia (NGO)
Final discussion and closure