Artificial Intelligence Conference San Francisco 90/114

Artificial Intelligence Conference San Francisco 90/114

Matthew Scherer 
Attorney, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Matt Scherer is an attorney and legal scholar based in Portland, Oregon. He is an associate with Littler Mendelson, P.C., and a member of the firm’s Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation practice group. Matt also writes and speaks on the intersection of law and artificial intelligence. He is the author of several articles, including “Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies, and Strategies,” which was published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and “AI in HR: Civil Rights Implications of Employers’ Use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data,” which was published in the SciTech Lawyer. Matt also blogs at Law and AI, which is devoted to studying the emerging legal and policy issues surrounding artificial intelligence and autonomous machines.


4:50pm–5:30pm Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Building an unbiased AI: End-to-end diversity and inclusion in AI development
Impact on business and society
Location: Franciscan AB
Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Law, ethics and governance (including AI safety), Organizational best practices

Daniel Guillory (Autodesk), Matthew Scherer (Littler Mendelson, P.C. )
Diversity has many dimensions relevant to AI development. If designers don’t consider and integrate diversity from the very beginning, they risk creating systems that are irrelevant to excluded groups and make excluded groups irrelevant. Daniel Guillory and Matthew Scherer discuss the importance of ensuring diversity and inclusion when developing AI and share tips on how to do so.