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AI and Big Data: Boundless Potential or Serious Threat

– What Influence do we Developers have?

Saturday, March 3 @ CDTM Munich

Student Workshop:

  • 30 students (computer science, mathematics, electrical engineering and related subjects)
  • 5 workshop teams
  • Discussion on how to concretely overcome challenges in dealing with AI and Big Data in study and professional environments
  • Getting to know existing approaches and think of own ideas and solutions
    • Keynote by Henrik Klagges, Managing Partner at TNG Technology Consulting
    • Interactive Talk by John Grant, Director of Privacy and Civil Liberties Engineering, and Kyle Owens, Civil Liberties Engineer, from Palantir Technologies
  • Interviews with experts from science & industry
    • Anja Kaspersen, Director at the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs
    • Matthias Uhl, Leader of the Junior Research Group “Ethics of Digitization” at the Bavarian School of Public Policy (TUM)
    • Ashwini Rao, Computer Privacy & Security Researcher at TU Munich
    • Johannes Plapp, CTO of Logivations, Volkswagen Nominated Supplier for Logistics Innovations
    • Michael Lutter, Researcher in Intelligent Autonomous Systems at TU Darmstadt

 


Panel Discussion:

How does the rapid development of AI affect society, and our lives? How can we deal with challenges linked to AI and Big Data? What is the role of developers?

  • Exciting presentations by our five student workshop teams in front of around 100 people
  • An inspiring panel discussion with top-notch speakers from science & industry (see below)
  • Get together after the event

Panel:

  • Prof. Klaus Mainzer, Founding Director of Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)
  • Alexander Waldmann, Operative Director at appliedAI
  • John Grant, Director of Privacy and Civil Liberties Engineering at Palantir Technologies
  • Gigo, Board Member of muCCC, the Munich branch of Chaos Computer Club (CCC)

 

 


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