Loading…
This event has ended. Visit the official site or create your own event on Sched.

Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon Toronto 2018. This year’s program, built by our global community, is our most ambitious one yet. Within the program, you will find 18 thematic tracks to help you navigate our 450+ sessions

Build your own customized RightsCon schedule by logging into Sched (or creating an account), and selecting the sessions that you wish to attend. Be sure to get your ticket to RightsCon first. You can visit rightscon.org for more information. 

To createIf you’ve created a profile with a picture and bio, please allow a few hours for the RightsCon team to merge it with your existing speaker profile. 

Last updated: Version 2.3 (Updated May 15, 2018).

View analytic
avatar for ansgar

ansgar

University of nottingham
Senior Research Fellow
Nottingham, UK
Dr Ansgar Koene, Senior Research Fellow at the Horizon Digital Economy Research institute at the University of Nottingham.

Ansgar’s work focuses on regulation, design and education for minimizing unintended, unjustified and inappropriate bias in algorithmic systems.
He initiated the EPSRC funded UnBias project for “Emancipating Users Against Algorithmic Biases”, where he leads multi-stakeholder engagement activities to explore methods for tackling algorithmic bias with input from academics, educators, civil-society, regulators and industry. Closely associated with this activity Ansgar chairs the IEEE working group for developing the P7003 Standard for Algorithmic Bias Considerations.
Ansgar leads the Policy Impact activities of the Horizon Digital Economy Research institute, such as submission of evidence to UK parliamentary inquiries related to ICT and digital technologies.

Ansgar has a multi-disciplinary research background, having worked and published on topics ranging from bio-inspired Robotics, AI and Computational Neuroscience to experimental Human Behaviour/Perception studies.
Wednesday, May 16
 

10:30

12:00

12:30

14:30

17:15

 
Thursday, May 17
 

09:00

10:30

12:00

14:30

17:15

 
Friday, May 18
 

10:30

12:00

14:30

17:15