#mediaX2018 Conference: Transparency and Trust in a World of Social Bots

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

8:30 am

Mackenzie Room (3rd FL Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center) Map

Sponsored by:
mediaX

Reliability of information is at the heart of a global conversation. Questions about authenticity undermine trust in the messages and actions of commercial organizations as well as social institutions.

Leveraging Stanford thought leadership at the intersection of human sciences and information technologies, the #mediaX2018 Conference will bring together Stanford scholars and industry partners for a deep dive exploration of key issues in authenticity, reliability, reputation, transparency and trust. This event is designed to foster an intensive breadth and depth of conversation and connection.

Topics will include:
* The Mutual Influence of People and Bots
* Rights, Revenues and Responsibilities in the Supply Chain of Data
* Trust & Transparency in News and Other Media
* New AI Solutions to Verify Facts
* Building Critical Thinking Skills and AI Literacy
* Teaching and Evaluating Critical Thinking Skills
* Brands, Trust and Virtual Personalities

Some of the Thought Leaders You'll Hear From:
Margaret Levi is the Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Professor of Political Science, and Senior Fellow of the Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University.

Roy Pea is the David Jacks Professor of Education and the Learning Sciences at Stanford University, Co-Founder and Faculty Director of the H-STAR Institute, Director of the PhD Program in Learning Sciences and Technology Design, and Professor, Computer Science (Courtesy).

Saadi Lahlou is Chair in Social Psychology in Department of Social Psychology in the London School of Economics.

Sam Wineburg is the Margaret Jacks Professor of Education in the Stanford Graduate School of Education.

Omar Aftab is the Head of Product for the Ambient Intelligence group in Business AI at Microsoft.

Shelby Coffey III is vice chair of the Newseum.

Esther Wojcicki is the founder of the scholastic journalism at Palo Alto High School and mediaX at Stanford University Distinguished Visiting Scholar.

Will Murphy is the VP of Blockchain at Talla.

Karen Hsu is the Head of Growth at BlockCypher.

When:
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Where:
Mackenzie Room (3rd FL Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center) Map
Admission:

Paid Registration Is Required

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Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
jwilmot@stanford.edu
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