2017 Schedule

  • 08:50 Opening Remarks

  • 09:00 Invited Talk: Margaret Mitchell (Google)

    "The Seen and Unseen Factors Influencing Knowledge in AI Systems"

  • 10:00 Coffee Break

  • 10:30 Contributed Talks

    • Su Lin Blodgett and Brendan O’Connor. “Racial Disparity in Natural Language Processing: A Case Study of Social Media African-American English”
    • Flavio Chierichetti, Ravi Kumar, Silvio Lattanzi and Sergei Vassilvitskii. “Fair Clustering Through Fairlets”
    • Yang Liu, Goran Radanovic, Christos Dimitrakakis, David Parkes and Debmalya Mandal. “Calibrated fairness in bandits”
    • Michael Skirpan and Micha Gorelick. “The Authority of ‘Fair’ in Machine Learning”
  • 12:00 Lunch and Poster Session

  • 14:00 Invited Talk: Rich Caruana (Microsoft)

    "Friends Don’t Let Friends Deploy Black-Box Models: Preventing Bias via Transparent Machine Learning"

  • 15:00 Coffee Break

  • 15:30 Contributed Talks

    • Danielle Ensign, Sorelle A. Friedler, Scott Neville, Carlos Scheidegger and Suresh Venkatasubramanian. “Runaway Feedback Loops in Predictive Policing”
    • Lily Hu and Yiling Chen. “Fairness at Equilibrium in the Labor Market”
    • Muhammad Bilal Zafar, Isabel Valera, Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, Krishna P. Gummadi and Adrian Weller. “Preference vs. Parity-based Notions of Fairness”
    • Michael Veale. “Logics and practices of transparency and opacity in real-world applications of public sector machine learning”
  • 17:00 Closing Remarks