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Valentine Goddard is a recognized expert on the ethical and social implications of artificial intelligence (AI). She founded the AI on a Social Mission Conference, an event designed to facilitate a cross sectoral and multidisciplinary dialogue on the ethical and social implications of AI. She is also the founder of Artificial Intelligence Impact Alliance (AIIA), a non-profit aimed at empowering civil society organizations with machine learning as well as driving policy towards an ethical and sustainable implementation of AI. As a lawyer and certified mediator, she has practiced refugee, labour, social and administrative law in addition to lobbying for a better access to justice. She has taught comparative law in Japan as well as initiated and funded cultural mediation projects aimed at human rights education. In short, human dignity is at the heart of her multidisciplinary approach to nurturing the development of AI for Social Good.

AMLD EPFL 2019 / Speakers

Jakob Uszkoreit

Head, Google Brain Berlin

Jeffrey R. Bohn

Chief Strategy Officer, One Concern

Christopher Bishop

Laboratory Director, Microsoft Research Cambridge

Martin Vetterli

President, EPFL

Sunil Mallya

Principal Deep Learning Scientist, AWS

Frederic Ouwehand

Course Developer, EPFL Extension School

AMLD / Global partners