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Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm EST

Location:  Virtual via Zoom
United States

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As artificial intelligence becomes an increasingly present tool for businesses, government and individuals alike, how vulnerable are these systems to bias and errors by their human creators? Bias can creep into algorithms in many ways, but some expressions may be more obvious than others. In this panel, Duke experts will discuss the various ways bias is addressed within, and by, algorithms and AI systems.


  • Jeff Ward J.D.’09, L.L.M.’09, Associate Dean for Technology and Innovation, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Duke Center on Law & Technology, Duke Law


  • Philip Napoli, James R. Shepley Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy and Director, DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy
  • David Hoffman J.D.’93, Professor of the Practice, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Manju Puri, J.B. Fuqua Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business
  • Stacy Tantum M.S.’96, Ph.D.’98, Bell-Rhodes Associate Professor of the Practice of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University


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