Simons Institute Theoretically Speaking Series — Algorithms and the Law

Lecture: Theory of Computing: CS | June 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  David Brower Center

 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Shafi Goldwasser, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing; Martha Minow, Harvard University; Elliot Schrage, Facebook; Patricia Williams, Columbia University

 Peter Bartlett, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

 Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

This panel will explore the contemporary promises and challenges of computer algorithms from the perspectives of lawyers, ethicists, philosophers, and computer scientists. What is missing from the current technological debates on the fairness and privacy of algorithmic decision making and their impact on the social fabric? What are promising tools of governance and frames of analysis? What do breakthroughs in technology and algorithms offer to law itself?

Seating is first come, first served. Light refreshments will be served before the lecture, at 5:30 p.m.

 chris24@berkeley.edu, 510-664-5459