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CIFAR AI & Society Workshop: Sustainability in the Digital Age

CIFAR AI & Society Workshop: Sustainability in the Digital Age

September 18-20, 2019

With support from the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), this workshop convened experts in tech innovation, systems-science, sustainability, and policy from around the world to explore the opportunities and challenges for identifying levers for systemic change.

This workshop explored questions such as:

  • What are the biggest levers for systemic change toward global sustainability that are nested in, and can be driven by the digital age?
  • What are the effects of algorithm biases on society and sustainability?
  • What are the ethical and legal considerations for AI-enabled systems of nudging humans towards sustainable lifestyles?
  • What enforcement mechanisms might foster effective ecological corporate responsibility?

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DATE

September 20, 2019

AUTHOR

FutureEarth Staff Member

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