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ACS Victoria Branch Forum: Trustworthiness, ethics and AI- Avoiding another Robodebt

ACS Branch Forum events (previously known as ACS Professional) encourage professional development followed by a networking session to provide members with a forum to interact with like-minded individuals.

Registration End Date: Mon, 08 Aug, 10:00 AM

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  • where

  • ACS
    Level 14, 839 Collins Street
    Docklands VIC 3008
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 09 Aug, 06:00 PM
    Event Finish: Tue, 09 Aug, 08:00 PM
  • event price

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<p>*CPD points are allocated upon <strong>in person attendance</strong> for this event</p> <h6><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Arial,sans-serif;"><span style="color: black;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">We are all used to ethics discussions centred on AI problems and the behaviour of autonomous cars, however, it’s possible that the most damaging IT ethical questions and system train-wrecks are more mundane.<br><br>In July 2016, the Government introduced the Online Compliance Intervention to recover social welfare over payments.Robodebt (as it became known) was withdrawn in May 2020. About 470,000 people were effected and between $700M and $1.2 B needs to be repaid</span></span></span></span></span></h6> <p><span style="font-size: 11.0pt;"><span>Join Catherine Thompson, Co-Founder at Hypereal for the August ACS Victoria Branch Forum (previously known as ACS Professional) as she talks about trustworthiness, ethics and AI- Avoiding another Robodebt.</span></span><br><br><br><span style="font-size: 12.0pt;"><span><img alt="User-added image" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/servlet.ImageServer?id=0150o00000Hv0lm&amp;oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1659574335000"></img>                     </span></span></p> <p><br><strong>IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ATTENDEES</strong><br><em>We take the health of our members, staff and the community seriously. Therefore, all necessary COVIDSafe steps will be taken in order to keep you and other guests safe at ACS events. Due to the importance of contact tracing for COVID-19 purposes if required, it is important to have your attendance registered. <br><br>On arrival at registration, please make sure to have your event confirmation e-mail with QR code ready to present where your attendance will be recorded. This can be provided via your phone or a printed copy.</em></p>

Objective

Strengthening the Profession, Ensuring the skills; Connect members & professionals

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CPD HOURS

1

SKILL

Knowledge -> Level 3

Speaker

Cath Thompson

Cath Thompson

MC

Karl Reed

Karl Reed

Level 14, 839 Collins Street,Docklands,VIC,Australia

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