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[ecrea] Symposium - Face-Off: Facial Recognition Technologies and Humanity in an Era of Big Data

Wed Apr 11 22:18:18 GMT 2018

Please join us on April 18th from 9:30am - 3:20pm for Boston University's international symposium Face-Off: Facial Recognition Technologies and Humanity in an Era of Big Data.  Speakers and panels are as follows:

*Panel 1: Understanding Facial Recognition*

How Does the Face Recognition Technology Work?
/Margrit Betke, Boston University/

The Biology of Facial Recognition
/Mark Frank, University at Buffalo
*Panel 2: Ethical Concerns and Practical Benefits*

The Risks and Benefits of Facial Recognition? A New Direction Needed
/Vanessa Nurock, Epidapo CNRS-UCLA & Université Paris 8/

The Ethical Significance of the Face and AI Facial Recognition
/Laura Specker Sullivan, Harvard Medical School’s Center for Bioethics/

An Industry Perspective on Facial Recognition Technology
/Derek Christensen, Accenture
*Panel 3: Historical and Contemporary Uses and Abuses
Alphonse Bertillon: Issues in the “Scientific” Identification of Persons by Means of Facial Features at the Turn of the 20th Century
/Pierre Piazza, Cergy-Pontoise University/

The Perpetual Line-Up: Unregulated Police Face Recognition in America
/Clare Garvie and Alvaro Bedoya, the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law
Jonathan Frankle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/

*Panel 4: Applications and Perceptions
Emotion, Classification, and Race in Facial Recognition Systems
/Luke Stark, Dartmouth College
Public Perceptions and Concerns: A View from Chile
/Daniel Halpern, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile/

Putting a Face to a Name in Clinical Settings: Recognizing Faces in Manifestation and Outcomes of Clinician Anonymity
/Lora Appel, OpenLab University Health Network, Toronto
York University, Toronto/

For additional details and registration information, please visit the event website <>.  Be sure to click Read More for full details.  Space is limited, so please be sure to register!

Contact Sarah Krongard at (krongard /at/ <mailto:(krongard /at/> with any questions.

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