Prof Dr Katharina Zweig
Head of Algorithm Accountability Lab
Technical University of Kaiserslautern

Prof. Dr. Katharina Zweig is professor for theoretical computer Science at the TU Kaiserslautern, where she heads the Algorithm Accountability Lab. There, she designed a new field of study called Socioinformatics which models and analyses the interaction between software and scoiety. Zweig is a member of a commission on "Artificial Intelligence" that counsels the German Bundestag. She is also counseling the national media authorities, the churches, ministries and parties on the ethics of algorithms. She was awarded multiple times, 2019 she will receive the Communicator-Price of the German National Research Foundation (DFG). In 2019, she also co-founded the startup Trusted AI GmbH to counsel individuals, companies and governments on the ethical application of software.

Sessions

 

11 Apr 2019

14:20 — 14:40

Hari Seldon Stage

Wie kommt die Ethik in den Rechner?

  • Prof Dr Katharina Zweig, Head of Algorithm Accountability Lab, Technical University of Kaiserslautern

Ethics and Society

11 Apr 2019

12:00 — 12:30

Red Arena | Panel

AI

AI Ethics: Bridging the Gap Between Philosophy and Technology

  • Tanja Böhm, Director Corporate Affairs & Ambassador for Ethical AI, Microsoft Germany
  • Prof Dr Christoph Lütge, Director of TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, Technical University of Munich
  • Dr Sebastian Wieczorek, Head of Leonardo Machine Learning Foundation, SAP
  • Prof Dr Katharina Zweig, Head of Algorithm Accountability Lab, Technical University of Kaiserslautern
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