Kay Firth-Butterfield

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Speeches on AI, Business Transformation, Law and related topics

Publications and articles

I have been responsible for leading all the work done by my team to be found at this webpage: https://www.weforum.org/platforms/shaping-the-future-of-technology-governance-artificial-intelligence-and-machine-learning

Advice/Thought Leadership –

  • Lord Chief Justice, England and Wales, AI in the legal system – 2019
  • Annual Meeting, World Economic Forum, January 2018, Davos, Switzerland
  • Global Futures Council Meeting, World Economic Forum, Dubai, November 2017
  • AI Now – July 2017
  • Advice to EU on legal personhood of robots – April 2017
  • US National Academy of Sciences and UK Royal Society jointly sponsored Raymond and Beverly Sackler US-UK Scientific Forum on machine learning, Washington – 31 Jan/1 Feb 2017
  • Asilomar Conference – Beneficial AI – Future of Intelligence – 5-8 January 2017
  • Tata Communications Moonwalk – “AI and Healthcare for the Elderly” – December 2016
  • Royal Society of Engineers, London – 18 November 2016
  • Conversations on AI with Members of the European Parliament – 16 November 2016
  • US Dept. of State (AI and IR – Oct 2016) ongoing
  • Royal Society, series of Masterclasses – July 2016
  • White House consultation on “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence” – April, May, June 2016 (meetings at Washington, New York and Stanford). Details: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/whitehouse_files/microsites/ostp/NSTC/preparing_for_the_future_of_ai.pdf and https://artificialintelligencenow.com/ )
  • Hastings Center/Yale University – April 2016
  • Future of Advocacy – February 2016 (Report – http://futureadvocacy.com/publications/ )
  • Cabinet Secretary’s Office, UK – January 2016 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/566075/gs-16-19-artificial-intelligence-ai-report.pdf
  • Royal Society – January 2016
  • Vice-Chair IEEE Industry Connection Global Initiative on Ethical Considerations in the Design of Autonomous Systems – December 2015 to date. First Report due 13 December 2016 “Ethical Considerations in AI and Autonomous Systems”

Awards

  • New York Times – 10 Women Changing the Landscape of Leadership 2021
  • 10 Brilliant Women in AI – Hall of Fame 2020
  • 12 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics 2018
  • Most Important 25 Women in Robotics 2017