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Due to the current situation, the IEAI has decided to hold its November Speaker Series with Y-Lan Boureau virtually via Zoom.

With its Speaker Series, the TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence invites experts from all over the world to talk about ethics and governance of AI. These events serve as an important platform for sharing new research and exchanging knowledge.

The November session of the TUM IEAI Speaker Series will take place on 24 November 2020, 5pm (CEST), virtually via Zoom. We will send out the link to all registered attendees one day prior to the event. The topic for this session is Balancing issues of trust, helpfulness and responsibility in wellness and conversational AI.

We are pleased to announce that the speaker for this session is Y-Lan Boureau, AI researcher at Facebook.

Y-Lan Boureau is a research scientist at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research, where she focuses on building more helpful conversations and understanding dialogue. She received her PhD from New York University and École Normale Supérieure (within the INRIA Willow project team), working in machine learning and computer vision, under Yann LeCun and Jean Ponce’s supervision. She went on to do postdoctoral research in experimental psychology and neuroscience at New York University working with Nathaniel Daw, investigating self-control and meta decision making. Her research strives to foster stronger people orientation in AI.
She is one of the directors of the ELLIS program on Natural Intelligence.