What we're about

NOTE: Sessions are still happening - please see https://montrealethics.ai/meetup/ to sign up and register for upcoming events.

The sessions are run by the Montreal AI Ethics Institute ( https://montrealethics.ai ) that brings together the Canadian community around issues of the ethical, safe and inclusive development of AI. We convene every 2 weeks to discuss different topics in the field - the community is welcoming of all backgrounds and levels of expertise.

To contact the organizer, Abhishek: https://atg-abhishek.github.io ; or https://www.linkedin.com/in/abhishekguptamcgill/ or email at abhishek@montrealethics.ai

The group's official hashtag is #AIEthicsMtl , if using Twitter you can tag @atg_abhishek ( https://twitter.com/atg_abhishek ) and @mtlaiethics ( https://twitter.com/mtlaiethics ) so we can share your updates as well!

We keep the conversation alive between the meetups on our Slack group, you can sign up for that via this link: http://bit.ly/ai-ethics-signup

About AI Ethics

Topics up for discussion under 'AI Ethics' include (but are not limited to):

• ensuring the benefits of AI are democratically available

• identifying and working on problems of social importance

• preventing weaponization and/or malicious use of AI

• quantification and correction of bias in datasets

• data ethics and privacy

• identifying the roles of researchers, policy makers, end-users, and other groups

About AI Safety

Risks from artificial intelligence is at the top of 80,000 Hours' list of global issues. To learn more about this, we recommend this article and its references: https://goo.gl/fYgGrM .

The paper "Concrete Problems in AI Safety" is a good place to start learning about what needs to be researched in the field: https://goo.gl/6UgQzT .

Here are papers we're considering discussing with this Meetup group: https://goo.gl/ULYVXx .

To contact Mati: mathieu.roy.37@gmail.com

More information is available on our Google Group: https://goo.gl/FwkaQK . For notes on previous meetups, consult this Google Folder: https://goo.gl/MeR7tb (not being updated regularly because all of the information is disseminated via Slack - see above)

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Let us know if you have any questions or comments, or if you (or someone you know) might be interested in leading a group discussion or making a presentation.

Past events (39)

Towards High-Assurance Advanced AI Systems by Richard Mallah

Université de Montréal - Pavillon Roger-Gaudry (room G-415)

AI Ethics: Future of Education (Part 2)

Microsoft Montréal

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