Cansu Canca, Ph.D., Ethics Lead and Research Associate Professor at Northeastern University's Institute for Experimental AI and founder of the AI Ethics Lab, will give a talk at RWTH!

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As part of the Leonardo collaborative course "Applied Ethics" between GDI and TST, we are very pleased to welcome Cansu Canca, Ph.D. on Tuesday, July 04, 2023.

Cansu Canca, Ph.D. is a philosopher and is an Ethics Lead and Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University. She is also the founder of the AI Ethics Labs and a consultant to the United Nations. She has studied at Bogazici University, Osaka University, Harvard University, as well as the Nation University of Singapore. She then worked for WHO (Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights), Koc University, Harvard University as well as the University of Hong Kong.

She has specialized in applied ethics in the field of Ethics of Technology and is considered one of the world's leading experts in the field of Artifical Intelligence Ethics due to her more than 100 lectures as well as numerous projects and publications; as impressively demonstrated by numerous contributions such as 30 Influential Women Advancing AI in Boston“, „100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics“ or „3 Leading Thinkers on How to Make AI Work for Humanity“. Further, she serves as an expert on a variety of ethics, advisory, and editorial boards and, likewise, is a founding editor of Springer Nature's international journal "„AI & Ethics“.

Accordingly, we are delighted that she will be giving a talk on "Ethics of AI" as part of the Leonardo Applied Ethics course. Following the talk, there will be room for discussion.

The event will take place online via Zoom on July 4 from 18:30 to 20:00. You are cordially invited to attend the event.

The event will be held in English.