Can you trust a computer algorithm… how and why?

Watch the video video recording from the recent panel discussion with academic and industry experts discussing algorithm trustworthiness held on Thursday 5 November 2020.

View the video of the panel discussion.

Panelists

Tim Miller (MC)

Associate professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne, and Co-Director for the Centre of AI and Digital Ethics

Tim is an associate professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne, and Co-Director for the Centre of AI and Digital Ethics.

James Bailey

Professor in the Melbourne School of Engineering at The University of Melbourne and Program Lead for Artificial Intelligence

James Bailey is a Professor in the Melbourne School of Engineering at The University of Melbourne and Program Lead for Artificial Intelligence. He was previously an Australian Research Council Future Fellow and is a researcher in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence, including interdisciplinary applications and operational frameworks.

Antony Ugoni

Chief Data Officer at Bupa

Antony Ugoni is the Chief Data Officer for Bupa. His career has been entirely focussed on deriving knowledge from data. His career as a Biostatistician to the Alfred Group of Hospitals jointly with Monash Medical School and then moved to a lecturing and research role in Biostatistics at the University of Melbourne. Antony has co-authored more than 50 peer reviewed articles in medical research and still actively contributes to this industry today. Antony is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Melbourne and an Associate Lecturer at the School of Physiotherapy for University of Melbourne.

Kate Devitt

Chief Scientist, Trusted Autonomous Systems Defense CRC

Kate Devitt uses her expertise in philosophy (epistemology, cognitive science and ethics) to interrogate and build autonomous systems that incorporate ethical, legal, and regulatory structures to achieve social license to operate and trusted adoption. Kate is Chief Scientist of the Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence Cooperative Research Centre (TASDCRC), social and ethical robotics researcher for DST, adjunct Associate Professor Human-Computer Interaction University of Queensland and CEO of BetterBeliefs, an evidence-based social decision-making platform based in Bayesian epistemology.

Vanessa Toholka

Digital Transformation - Skills Lead at PwC Australia

Vanessa Toholka works across opportunities in data analytics and automation, in Digital Transformation Consulting at PwC. She has 20 years experience working in the digital space, across the legal, media, education and professional services sectors.Vanessa is producer and presenter of Byte Into IT radio show on Triple R, and a board member of Digital Rights Watch.

Suelette Dreyfus

Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne

Jeannie Paterson

Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics, The University of Melbourne

Jeannie Marie Paterson specialises in the areas of contracts, consumer protection and consumer credit law, as well as the role of new technologies in these fields. Jeannie is the co-director of the Centre for AI and Digital Ethics, a new collaborative, interdisciplinary research, teaching and policy centre at the University of Melbourne involving the faculties of Computing and Information Systems, Law, Arts and Science and Co-leader of the Digital Ethics research stream at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute, an interdisciplinary research institute focused on social equity and community led research.