Artificial Intelligence Conference San Francisco 14/114

Artificial Intelligence Conference San Francisco 14/114

Astrid Chow
Senior UX Design and Research Product Lead, IBM Watson Health

Astrid Chow is a senior UX product designer and strategist at IBM Watson Health, where she leads design teams working on complex health applications, such as Watson for Genomics, that utilize IBM Watson’s cognitive computing technology and develops best practices around consumer health and wellness products to leverage behavior change and service design approaches. Astrid has a background in user experience design, graphic, interactive, and branding design, information architecture, usability testing and research, content strategy, user advocacy, and leading multidisciplinary teams. Previously, she worked as a UX and graphic designer in the agency world for such clients as Lego, Healthways, Adidas, (Red), and Cadillac and led internal product teams developing analytic components at Blackboard and native mobile applications for Specialty Pharmacy at CVS Health.


2:35pm–3:15pm Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The potential ick factor: Ethical considerations for designing in healthcare

Impact on business and society

Location: Franciscan AB

Level: Non-technical

Secondary topics:  Healthcare, Law, ethics and governance (including AI safety)
Astrid Chow (IBM Watson Health), Amy Chenault (Insulet), Joel Wu (Children’s Minnesota)

With great cognitive computing comes great responsibility. As AI becomes ubiquitous in our society, it’s critical to discuss the ethical concerns of AI and ask the tough questions. This multidisciplinary roundtable opens a dialogue on how bioethical principles might be applied to everyday design practice within healthcare.