Press Release: WPF to present on machine learning, privacy, and ethics at the U.S. — U.K. Sackler Forum

The Sackler Forum is jointly sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society

January 25, 2017

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 “the frontiers of machine learning, legal and ethical considerations, and opportunities in the research and commercial worlds.” The meeting agenda is available here; speakers include Vint Cerf, Peter Donnelly (Oxford), Michael Kearns (U Penn), among other notable scientists and thinkers.

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

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

The World Privacy Forum is a nonprofit, non-partisan 501(C)(3) public interest research group. The organization is focused on conducting in-depth research, analysis, and consumer education in the area of data privacy, and focuses on pressing and emerging issues.

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