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    • 12 Aug 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606
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    AITP-RTP Meeting – Human Bias in Machine Learning and What to Do About It

    Summary:

    Many people believe that human subjectivity can be addressed by letting “objective algorithms” make data driven decisions. Instead of ushering in a utopian era of fair decisions, there’s now growing awareness that machine learning and AI models have the potential to exacerbate and multiply societal biases. This talk will examine different types of biases, their origins in machine learning, and discuss how to check for and mitigate bias in our models. With awareness of the pitfalls, thoughtful and inclusive processes and tools, the promise of AI and machine learning is still a reality.


    Our Speakers:

    Hiwot currently works as a Sr. Data Scientist in SAS’ Health and Life Sciences Industry Solutions team where she advises SAS health care clients on how to best leverage SAS software to get the most out of their data driven initiatives. Before joining the health care team, Hiwot worked in SAS’s consulting division where she put her analytics expertise to use by developing visualizations and predictive models to address the division’s pressing business challenges.

    Hiwot is passionate about ensuring diverse perspectives are included in the AI and analytics space. She understands that diversity of thought and lived experiences is a powerful tool to bolster the practice of responsible applications of AI and mitigate the risk of biased solutions being built and deployed. Hiwot has served on the leadership council of SAS’s first Black employee resource group – the Black Initiatives Group (BIG) – since its inception, where she leads and participates in efforts to recruit, retain and promote Black talent at SAS.

    Prior to joining SAS, Hiwot was a graduate student at North Carolina State University’s Institute for Advanced Analytics. As part of her Master’s practicum, Hiwot lead a team of students in developing a model to predict patients’ risk of sub-optimal diabetes management for UNC Healthcare.

    Hiwot holds a MSc. in Analytics from North Carolina State University’s Institute for Advanced Analytics and a BSc. in Economics and Nutritional Sciences from University of Toronto.


    Agenda:

    5:30 - 6:00 pm: Check-in & Networking

    6:00 - 6:30 pm: Dinner

    6:30 - 7:45 pm: Opening Remarks and Program

    7:45 - 8:00 pm: Close and Additional Networking


    Photography and Video Policy:

    Attendees are permitted to take pictures of individuals or smaller groups as long as permission is given from the subject(s) of the photo. AITP-RTP board members may take pictures or a video recording of presenters and attendees for various purposes.  However, the use of any kind of video recording or video streaming device from attendees is not permitted.  Registration to the meeting implies acceptance of this policy.



    • 9 Sep 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

    AITP-RTP Meeting – Cloud Comparison

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    Agenda:

    5:30pm - 6:00pm: Virtual Networking

    6:00pm - 6:10pm: Chapter Business

    6:10pm - 7:00pm: Program 

    7:00pm - 7:15pm: Questions


    Photography and Video Policy:

    Attendees are permitted to take pictures of individuals or smaller groups as long as permission is given from the subject(s) of the photo. AITP-RTP board members may take pictures or a video recording of presenters and attendees for various purposes.  However, the use of any kind of video recording or video streaming device from attendees is not permitted.  Registration to the meeting implies acceptance of this policy.



    • 14 Oct 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

    AITP-RTP Meeting – HR Panel

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    Agenda:

    5:30pm - 6:00pm: Virtual Networking

    6:00pm - 6:10pm: Chapter Business

    6:10pm - 7:00pm: Program 

    7:00pm - 7:15pm: Questions


    Photography and Video Policy:

    Attendees are permitted to take pictures of individuals or smaller groups as long as permission is given from the subject(s) of the photo. AITP-RTP board members may take pictures or a video recording of presenters and attendees for various purposes.  However, the use of any kind of video recording or video streaming device from attendees is not permitted.  Registration to the meeting implies acceptance of this policy.



    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

    AITP-RTP Meeting – TBD

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    Agenda:

    5:30pm - 6:00pm: Virtual Networking

    6:00pm - 6:10pm: Chapter Business

    6:10pm - 7:00pm: Program 

    7:00pm - 7:15pm: Questions


    Photography and Video Policy:

    Attendees are permitted to take pictures of individuals or smaller groups as long as permission is given from the subject(s) of the photo. AITP-RTP board members may take pictures or a video recording of presenters and attendees for various purposes.  However, the use of any kind of video recording or video streaming device from attendees is not permitted.  Registration to the meeting implies acceptance of this policy.



    • 9 Dec 2021
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
    • NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606

    AITP-RTP Meeting – Adaptive Leadership

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    Agenda:

    5:30pm - 6:00pm: Virtual Networking

    6:00pm - 6:10pm: Chapter Business

    6:10pm - 7:00pm: Program 

    7:00pm - 7:15pm: Questions


    Photography and Video Policy:

    Attendees are permitted to take pictures of individuals or smaller groups as long as permission is given from the subject(s) of the photo. AITP-RTP board members may take pictures or a video recording of presenters and attendees for various purposes.  However, the use of any kind of video recording or video streaming device from attendees is not permitted.  Registration to the meeting implies acceptance of this policy.



Past events

8 Jul 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | No Meeting in July
10 Jun 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | Networking Social | Jun 10, 2021
13 May 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | De-mystifying 5G | May 13, 2021
8 Apr 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | Post-Pandemic and the New Normal: The Reason for Change and The Way We Work | April 8, 2021
11 Mar 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | How to Build Your Professional Brand to Earn the Money, Respect, and Influence You Deserve in 2021 | March 11, 2021
11 Feb 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | DevOps: Why Many Try and Few Succeed | February 11, 2021
14 Jan 2021 AITP-RTP Meeting | The Real Story of Digital Transformation of an OEM | January 14, 2021
10 Dec 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Counting Blessings or Burdens – The Effects of Gratitude On Your Personal and Professional Life | December 10, 2020
12 Nov 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Security Compliance and Data Privacy the Open Source Way | November 12, 2020
8 Oct 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Learning Management Systems for Training and Staff Development - What's Now or What's Next? | October 8, 2020
10 Sep 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | The Importance of Learning and Development for Your Technical Team | September 10, 2020
13 Aug 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Neuroscience and Turbulent Times | August 13, 2020
9 Jul 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Remote Worker Onboarding and Cybersecurity Best Practices Panel | July 9, 2020
11 Jun 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Navigating COVID-19 Response – A CIO’s Perspective | June 11, 2020 | VIRTUAL
14 May 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | Jumping from Big Tech to Startup | May 14, 2020 | VIRTUAL
9 Apr 2020 AITP-RTP Meeting | AI: Get a Grip | April 9, 2020 | VIRTUAL
12 Mar 2020 CompTIA AITP-RTP Meeting | Internet of Things Primer: Digital Transformation 101 | March 12, 2020 | VIRTUAL
13 Feb 2020 CompTIA AITP-RTP Meeting | Hero To Zero And Back Again | February 13, 2020

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