CSSI Ethical Algorithms Flyer


Panel Discussion on Equitable Algorithms

Friday, October 27 2023 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Online via Zoom

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In an increasingly data-driven world, algorithms play a pivotal role in shaping our lives, from determining what content we see on social media to influencing hiring decisions and resource allocation.

Join us online to learn about how research is addressing bias, discrimination, and ethical concerns in algorithm development. Our panel of experts will delve into the many challenges and opportunities, including the complexities behind the design of equitable algorithms, the biases they may unintentionally harbor, and the profound social implications they have.


  • Vince Conitzer, CMU Computer Science
  • Alexandra Olteanu, Microsoft Research
  • Monideepa Tarafdar, UMass Isenberg School of Management
  • Yair Zick, UMass Information & Computer Sciences
  • Ethan Zuckerman, UMass Communication, Information and Computer Sciences, Public Policy

This panel is co-organized by the Computational Social Science Institute (CSSI),The Equity, Accountability, Trust and Accountability Initiative (EQUATE)Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), and Public Interest Technology Initiative (PIT @ UMass).

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