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#frAIday – all you want to know about AI

#frAIday is a series of inspiring talks on Artificial Intelligence by Umeå University researchers, as well as internationally acclaimed experts. Participating in #frAiday is your opportunity to share your knowledge about AI, learn more, and discuss a wide range of perspectives on AI. Join, and meet new interesting people!

#frAIday Talks, 2022

Time & Place

Every Friday, 12.15 - 13.00, online via Zoom. Please register down below, and we will send you a link in good time before the event. The event is open to everyone who is interested in AI!
Anna-Sara Lind, professor vid juridiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet i mellanlångt, ljust hår i en grönskande miljö.
Fri
3
Jun
The European AI Act – Recent Developments
Time 12:15 - 13:00
Place Online via Zoom
Giovanni Leoni in short hair, smiling at a beach.
Fri
10
Jun
Illustration showing the word AI in a futuristic manners.
Fri
17
Jun

frAIday register form

To participate in the seminar #frAIday, please register. Please note that you don't have to register for each event.

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For more information, please contact

Tatyana Sarayeva
Coordinator of the WASP-HS program and Responsible AI research group.

Petter Ericson
Postdoc, Responsible AI, Department of Computing Science 

Julian Alfredo Mendez
Doctoral Student, Responsible AI, Department of Computing Science

E-mail: fraiday@cs.umu.se

Earlier presentations

Below are previous lectures, some of which are possible to watch via umuplay. If you wish to receive the presentation as a pdf, please contact the Communication Officers Victoria Skeidsvoll and Petra Wester.

Spring 2022

"Understandable Robots"
Suna Bensch, Associate Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. See the presentation here

"Visualization Design as a Critical Lens on Data"
Miriah Meyer, Professor at the Division of Media & Information Technolog, Linköping University. See the presentation here

"The Ocean’s ‘Digital Twin’? Marine Environmental Data Through Time"
Sabine Höhler is Head of Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment; Head of Department of Philosophy and History, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm. Susanna Lidström is a researcher in environmental humanities at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Tirza Meyer is a postdoctoral researcher at the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm. See the presentation here

"Human - AI symbiosis and the Logic of AI"
Catholijn Jonker, Full professor of Interactive Intelligence at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science of the Delft University of Technology. See the presentation here

"Automated Decision-Making Systems in the Public Sector – An Impact Assessment Tool for Public Authorities"
Matthias Spielkamp, Executive Director at AlgorithmWatch. See the presentation here

"Ethical & Effective Human-Robot Interaction"
Katie Winkle, Digital Futures Postdoctoral Researcher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. See the presentation here

"Responsible AI & Corona"
Catelijne Muller, President ALLAI, Expert on Artificial Intelligence & Law, Ethics and Society. See the presentation here

 

Fall 2021

"RAIN - Responsible AI Framework"
Mattias Brännström, Research Engineer and a member of Responsible AI group, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. See the presentaion here

"AI4Heritage: Sweden as Case Study"
Anna Foka, Director of the Centre for Digital Humanities at Uppsala University, and Associate Professor in Digital Humanities. See the presentation here

"Modelling the Emergence of Violent Extremist Small Groups"
Mijke van den Hurk, PhD candidate at Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands; Dutch National Police. See the presentation here

"Enabling social realism in Agent-Based Models - formalising the Social Identity Approach"
Nanda Wijermans, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. See the presentation here

"The Role of an AI Designer: design choices and their epistemic and moral limitations"
Jonne Maas, PhD candidate at TU Delft involved with the HumanE AI project. See the presentation here

"Traditional Machine Learning Music"
Bob L. T. Sturm is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. See the presentation here

"Explainable AI (XAI): Who is it intended for?"
Kary Främling, Professor in data science, with an emphasis in data analysis and machine learning and Head of explainable AI (XAI) team at The Department of Computing Science, Umeå University.
See the presentation here 

"Creating a culture of Responsible AI"
Linda Leopold, Head of Responsible AI & Data at H&M Group.

"AI for Everyone?"
Dr Pieter Verdegem, Senior Lecturer at Westminister School of Media and Communication.
See the presentation here

"Is there an AI Cold War?"
Joanna Bryson, Professor of Ethics and Technology at the Hertie School, Berlin, Germany. 
See the presentation here

"Rule-based semantic modelling"
Anna Jonnson, Senior research engineer at Department of Computing Science at Umeå University.
See the presentation here

"Towards a feminist, relational, conception of Artificial Intelligence"
Virginia Dignum, professor in social and ethical AI, and Wallenberg chair on Responsible Artificial Intelligence. Scientific Director of WASP-HS (Humanities and Society). 

"AI, Opacity, and Personal Autonomy"
Bram Vaassen, Postdoctoral fellow in philosophy at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University. See the presentation here

"The Civil Society Campaign to Ban Biometric Surveillance"
Daniel Leufer, Europe Policy Analyst at Access Now, a global human rights organisation.
See the presentation here

"Beyond AI Solutionism - Towards a Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Artificial Intelligence in Society"
Simon Lindgren, Professor in Sociology at Umeå University and the director of DIGSUM. 
See the presentation here

 

Spring 2021

"Empirical Model Learning"
Michaela Milano, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bologna. 
See the presentation here

"Tourism in the virtual lab: Opportunities for AI and tourism collaborations"
Jillian Student, Postdoctoral researcher, Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University and Research Managing Editor, Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences.

"Building competent social interactive AI"
Rui Prada, Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department of Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. 

"AI-Enhanced Knowledge Harvesting"
Lili Jiang, Associate Professor at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. 
See the presentation here

"In Search of Explainable AI: The Case for a Differentiated Approach under European Union Law"
Martin Ebers, Associate Professor of IT Law at the University of Tartu, Estonia and permanent research fellow at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Co-founder and president Robotics & AI Law Society (RAILS), Germany. 

"The AI behind the Advertising"
Johanna Björklund,Associate professor, Department if Computing Science, Umeå University. 
See the presentation here

"Reactive Planning - A bio-Inspired AI approach to robot action selection"
Rob Wortham, Lecturer in Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Director of Studies, MSc Robotics & Autonomous Systems, Dept of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University of Bath, UK. 
See the presentation here

"Reasoning - from Humans to Machines" 
Thimoteus Kampic, doctoral student at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. 
See the presentation here

"Extended and Autonomous Agency"
Kalle Grill, Associate Professor in Philosophy at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies.

"Altered Relationships with Autonomous Systems"
Kristina Höök, Professor in Interaction Design at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

"Algorithmic Recommendation as Artificial Intelligence: YouTube and Meme Culture"
Gavin Feller, postdoktor at Humlab, Umeå university. See the presentation here

"A Bayesian approach to learning norms from observation in multi-agent systems"
Stephen Cranefield, Professor at Department of Information Science, University of Otago, New Zealand. See the presentation here

"COVID-Town: An Integrated Economic-Epidemiological Agent-Based Model"
Patrick Mellacher, PhD student of economics, the University of Graz, Austria. See the presentation here

"A boxology of design patterns for systems that learn and reason"
Frank van Harmelen, Professor in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning in the Computer Science department (Faculty of Science) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. See the presentation here

"People are not Binary – Embracing Complexity in Algorithmic Bias Research" 
Hannah Devinney, doctoral student at Department of Computing Science and Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS). 

"Making Data understandable: From Data Visualization to Cognitive Big Data"
Artur Lugmayr, Associate Proffessor at Umeå University.

"AI and I – User involvement during design"
Karin Danielsson, Associate Professor at Department of Informatics, Umeå university. 

"Putting Norms in Context"
René Mellema, doctoral student at Department of Computing Science. 

"Agent models in Unity – Reaching Outside Academia"
Cezara Pastrav, Research Engineer at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå university.

"Standardising and Auditing AI"
Andreas Theodorou, Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

"Applying Cognitive-Affective Models to the Design of Ethical Assistant Agents" 
Catriona M Kennedy, Honorary Research Fellow at University of Birmingham. Please 

"Contesting algorithmic decision-making"
Andrea Aler Tubella, Senior Researcher at Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

 

2020

"Decision Making in Context" 
Frank Dignum, Professor at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

"Toward Human-Centric Trustworthy Systems"
Juan Carlos Nieves, Associate Professor at the Department of Computing Science, Umeå university. 

"Prototyping for Social Simulation"
Maarten Jensen, Doctoral student, Department of Computing Science at Umeå university. 

"Implementing AI in a corporation – the good, the bad and the odd"
Salla Franzen, Chief Data Scientist, SEB. 

"Research Directions on Data Privacy" 
Vicenc Torra, Professor at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. 

"XAI: A New Model and Its Implications for Medical Ethics"
Erik Campano, Doctoral student, Department of Informatics, Umeå University. 

"Lies, deceptions and computation"
Hans van Ditmarsch, Senior Researcher at CNRS, the French National Research Organization. 

"From Plato to Yoda, training responsible AI designers for on-the-field action" 
LoÏs Vanhée, Associate Professor, Computing Science, Umeå University.

"3o years in search for Human-Centric AI and this is what I found"
Helena Lindgren, Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University.