It is a pleasure to announce the participants of our first panel on Generative AI and AI Policy at MediaFutures Annual Meeting 2023.

Our two keynote speakers Esther Paniagua and Ricardo Baeza-Yates will of course be present as well as Marija Slavkovik, head of the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at the University of Bergen and Andreas Bengtsson, head of Schibsted Futures Lab. The panel will be moderated by researcher at MediaFutures Nick Diakopoulos.

When and Where?

November, 16th at 15:15 @MCB Atlantis

Andreas Bengtsson

Andreas Bengtsson, head of Schibsted Futures Lab, was former technology director for both Finn and the marketplace Blocket in Sweden.

Futures Lab’s ambition is to enable financial return in the long term, contribute to a culture of exploration and innovation in Schibsted, and drive open innovation through partnerships and collaboration both externally and internally.     

Esther Paniagua

Esther Paniagua

Esther Paniagua is an award-winning tech & society journalist and author. Esther is one of Spain’s Linkedin Top Voices in Technology & Innovation. She has been honored as one of the “Top 100 Women Leaders of Spain” and as one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Forbes. 

She is also a keynote speaker at MediaFutures Annual Meeting 2023.

Ricaro Baeza-Yates

Ricardo Baeza-Yates

Ricaro Baeza-Yates is Director of Research at the Institute for Experiential AI of Northeastern University. He obtained a Ph.D. in CS from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 1989, and his areas of expertise are web search and data mining, information retrieval, bias on AI, data science and algorithms in general.

He is one of the keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting 2023.

Marija Slavkovik

Marija Slavkovik is a  professor at the University of Bergen in Norway. Her research spans various AI subdisciplines, including multi-agent systems, machine ethics, and computational social choice. Furthermore, Slavkovik is the vice-chair of the Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Society and a member of the informal advisory group on Ethical, Legal, Social Issues at CLAIRE. She also contributes to NORA’s education committee, where she is involved in developing a national PhD course on AI ethics.