April 24, 2017
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Keynote — Robotics and Artificial Intelligence: Technology, Society and the Individual — Subra Suresh, D.Sc., President, Carnegie Mellon University
Session I — Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems in Engineering — The Challenges and Opportunities of This Frontier
- Moderator — Alan S. Brown, Associate Editor, Mechanical Engineering, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Autonomous Systems: The Future in Aerospace — Kevin A. Wise, Ph.D., Senior Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company
- The Journey of Using Autonomous Machines in Mining — Michael C. Murphy, Chief Engineer, Surface Mining & Technology Division, Caterpillar, Inc.
- Smart Manufacturing: Advanced Sensing, Controls, Platforms, Modeling, and Next–Generation OT/IT Practices — James F. Davis, Ph.D., CTO/CIO Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
- Ethically Aligned Design: Values–Driven Technology for the Algorithmic Age — John C. Havens, Executive Director, The IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems
Guest Presentation —
Session II — Ethics and Autonomous Vehicles
- Moderator — Kodi Jean Verhalen, P.E., Esq., 2016 – 2017 President, National Society of Professional Engineers
- A System–Level Perspective on Self–Driving Cars and Engineering Ethics
- Moving Beyond the Trolley Problem: Why Engineers Really Need Ethics to Design Automated Vehicles — J. Christian Gerdes, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
- The Traffic Jam of Robots: Implications of Autonomous Vehicles for Trip–Making and Society — Joan Walker, Ph.D., Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Global Metropolitan Studies, University of California, Berkeley
- Earning Trust and Evaluating Trustworthiness — Bryant Walker Smith, J.D., LL.M., Assistant Professor, School of Law and (by courtesy) School of Engineering, University of South Carolina
2017 Engineering Public Policy Symposium, April 25, 2017
Learn about the 2017 Engineering Public Policy Symposium, chaired by ASME and made possible by a grant from the United Engineering Foundation.