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DAMA IA/MN December Chapter Presentation – Ethics and AI

December 21, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am CST

Join DAMA Iowa with host DAMA Minnesota and speaker Frank Kadwell on Ethics and AI.

AI and ML drive quickly in functionality but ethics and proper usage are not discussed. The lack of ethics is due to organizations needing to drive profits. This discussion will focus on Ethics in ML and AI and will describe how AI within organizations is focused on driving increased profits and social control. Additionally, there is disagreement on what is ethical AI since so much is driven by culture. Pew research interviewed experts in the field who see this trend continuing into and beyond 2030. There are organizations and non-profits that are working with the large AI companies like Microsoft, Google, IBM, among others to eliminate bias in AI. Additionally, research is being done to find ways to audit algorithms to eliminate bias. This topic will help attendees understand the ethical issues within AI and some ideas and progress being made to improve the ethics. Attendees will get an idea of how they can help contribute to ethical AI.

**Speaker Bio:**
Frank Kadwell, PhD is co-founder of D3 Information Services. Frank Kadwell is data management specialist with over twenty years of experience in the IT industry. Frank assists companies with many data management challenges including strategy, architecture, and development. Frank has consulted in many verticals including financial services, retail, manufacturing, and health care. In addition to consulting, Frank is fulltime faculty at Edmonds College outside of Seattle. Frank has been on the Minnesota DAMA chapter board for six years and joined the DAMA-I board in January of 2019. Frank is involved with local data meetups and academic organizations.

9:00 Opening Remarks
9:15-11:15 Presentation
11:15-11:30 Open Q&A

Remote Meeting – Zoom

**More information and online registration: [Ethics and AI](**


December 21, 2022
8:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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