WPF to present at Sackler US-UK Scientific Forum on Frontiers of Machine Learning

WPF Executive Director Pam Dixon will present a lecture on privacy, ethics, machine learning, and society at the Sackler Forum Feb. 1 in Washington, DC. The Sackler forum is jointly sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society and was established to help the scientific leadership of the U.K. and the U.S. forge partnerships on pressing scientific topics.

The meeting will be held January 31-February 1, 2017 in Washington, D.C., and will discuss (1) the frontiers of machine learning, (2) legal and ethical considerations, and (3) opportunities in the research and commercial worlds. The meeting agenda is available here; speakers include Vint Cerf, Peter Donnelly (Oxford), Michael Kerns (UPenn), among other notable scientists and thinkers.

The Sackler Forum on Machine Learning will be live streamed, information is available here.

More information about the Sackler Forum is available at the NAS website.




  • Posted January 25, 2017 in