A discussion about ‘Innovations in Equity - Contextualizing US and International Perspectives’ and the many
promises and perils of inclusive practices across spaces, including, standards development, neurodiversity, digital equity, algorithms/machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The goal of this summit is to articulate ways that we might co-create responses to inequities in these spaces in order to support the inclusion of marginalized populations equitably in public policy decisions.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
9:30am – 2:00pm in Santa Monica, California
This event is held in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany – Los Angeles and hosted at the Consul General's Residence in Santa Monica.
9:30am - 10:30pm – Using Deliberative Conversation Methods to Bridge Divides
10:35am - 11:35pm – Developing Equity-Centered Standards
BREAK – 5 mins
11:40am - 12:40pm – Exploring the Impact of AI Tools on Equity: A Reflection Using Chat GPT-3.5 as a Reference)
Panel - Racial Equity and Tech Policy Initiative – 40 min with 15min Q&A
– Presenters: Ezra Tefera and Dean Maria Madison, Brandeis University – Racial Justice and Tech
Policy program (RJxTP)
BREAK – 5 mins
12:45am - 1:45pm – Case Studies from the field: Equity Research - Who is Left Out?
Mini- Panel #1 - US Case Study – Invisible/Visible Disabilities and DEI Public Policy - 20 mins with 10 min Q&A – Center Director for Disabilities Studies/Ability One Commission
– Presenter: CAREP Steering Committee Member, Chai Feldblum, Vice Chair AbilityOne Commission & Phillip Armour, RAND’s Center for Disabilities Studies
Mini- Panel #2 - German Case Study – Infrastructure and Inequality between German Regions - 20 mins
with 10 min Q&A
– Presenter: Michael Mäs
1:45pm - 2:00pm – Closing the Loop and Next Steps – Where do we go from here? – Turning Summit Findings
into Action – CAREP/NCEI/German Consulate
- Transcripts of the debate on Using Deliberative Conversation Methods to Bridge Divides and the panel on Building Bridges with Algorithms — Standards for a Strong and Equitable Digital Democracy
- Announcement and Outline of NCEI Summit #3