The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is holding Conversations in Bioethics Thursday, Feb. 1. The annual event brings together creative student work, distinguished speakers, and the community to explore a topic in bioethics and inspire leadership for change. This year’s topic is data ethics and will feature the following panelists:
– Chuck Todd, NBC News Political Director and moderator of “Meet the Press”
– Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and mathematician, author of New York Time’s best seller “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy”
– Rick Smolan, photographer, CEO of Against All Odds Productions, and New York Times best-selling author
– Mayra Buvinic, Senior Fellow, Data2X, United Nations Foundation
The event will begin at 6 p.m. in Riggs Library in Healy Hall with a reception and student gallery, including drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres. The panel discussion will begin at 7:30 in Gaston Hall. The event is also available via live stream.
To learn more about this year’s speakers, please visit our event website.