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CfP: The International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence: Democracy and Social Impacts

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

The Center for Artificial Intelligence – C4AI ( promotes on December 13th and 14th, the International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence: Democracy and Social Impacts. The humanities team at C4AI, through the committees of this seminar, is pleased to invite professionals from academia, industry and students to submit papers. The seminar will be open to anyone who wants to follow live. More information: Submit an extended abstract in the call for papers: - Deadline for submission of extended abstracts: July 22nd, 2021 - Result of approved extended abstracts: August 22nd, 2021 - Deadline for submission of the full paper: November 22nd, 2021 Accepted papers will be published in the seminar proceedings. At the discretion of the steering committee, the papers may be published: - In a book based on the seminar topics. - In dossier of the journal 'Revista de Estudos Avançados (USP)" ( - In both cases, the steering committee reserves the right to request changes in the papers selected for publication and not publish them (whether in the book or the journal Revista de Estudos Avançados) if the suggested changes are not satisfactorily met. Please refer to the conference tables for your specific contribution to one of the topics: Conference Table 1 - Democracy and artificial intelligence - Use of personal data for the purpose of manipulating individuals and groups - Artificial intelligence geared towards behavioral targeting advertising - Protective legislation: the dilemma between respecting freedom of expression and combating fraud that violates the right to information - The processes through which private messaging services (e.g. WhatsApp) have become conduits for invasive political/partisan advertising - Potential uses of blockchain and artificial intelligence to combat and contain the disinformation industry Conference Table 2 - Ethical artificial intelligence and the ethics of artificial intelligence - Ethics and decision-making in technological interfaces - Personal data and the right to privacy in the digital world - Algorithmic surveillance and discrimination - Corporate ethics and diversity policies in the computerized society - Transparency and social control over artificial intelligence systems - Artificial intelligence technologies and inequalities - Biometrics, facial recognition, and algorithm bias - Explainability and interpretability Conference Table 3 - Artificial intelligence and the future of work - Impacts of artificial intelligence on job creation and destruction - Labor relations in the platform economy - Legislation and regulation of labor on demand - Education systems and new demands for professional qualification - Artificial intelligence and selection bias in professional recruitment platforms - The use of artificial intelligence for promoting workplace diversity Questions: You may share this CfP with colleagues and appropriate networks Access and follow our networks: - Twitter @c4ai_hseminars - Instagram @c4ai_hseminars - Facebook c4ai.hseminars

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