Please join us for the 7th Annual Symposium on Digital Ethics, featuring keynote speaker Cathy O’Neil. The Symposium will be held Friday, October 13th in Regents Hall, at Lewis Towers, 111 E Pearson. Check-in and breakfast begin at 8:30am, and the day ends with a cocktail hour at 4:15pm.
The Symposium, organized by the Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, will feature this year:
Cathy O’Neill, data scientist and Author of Weapons and Math Destruction, which examines how algorithms can have destructive effects on people.
Shoshana Zuboff, Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and author of Master or Slave? The Fight for the Soul of Our Information Civilization.
Nev Shulman, Executive Producer and Host of MTV’s Catfish, which examines the complexities of dating in a digital world.
Alexander Tsesis, Raymond & Mary Simon Chair in Constitutional Law, Loyola University Chicago
Irina Raicu, Internet Ethics Program Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
Ryan Jenkins, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Cal Poly
Susan Etlinger, Altimeter
Covering topics such as surveillance, fake news, drones, the internet of things, and the right to be forgotten. And a special exhibit on memes curated by Ryan Milner, author of The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media.