Amplify Oshkosh Ethical IT Conference Recap

Amplify Oshkosh Ethical IT Conference Recap
Post by Caitlin Macwilliams |
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Amplify Oshkosh Ethical IT Conference Recap

Read more about our past Amplify Oshkosh Ethical IT Conference – November 15, 2019

While technology advances at an exponential rate, people are making decisions that stretch beyond what has been created in policy, regulation, and current best practices to protect and care for humanity. Participants in Amplify’s Ethical IT event came with questions, left with questions and are now aware of how to approach technology from an ethical and values mindset.

Keynote Presentation — Ensuring a Bright Tech Future: Getting Big Tech, Policymakers, and the Public Involved in Making Tech More Ethical
featuring David Ryan Polgar brought to you by Smart IS International

Featured on the Ethical IT Conference Local/Regional “Rules of Engagement” Panel:

FACILITATOR: TINA SCHUELKE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CHANGE MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATIONS CENTER LLC

PANELISTS:
JAVAD AHMAD, PRESIDENT AND COO, SMART IS INTERNATIONAL
ADAM ELLISON, MANAGER OF HEALTH, INFORMATICS, AND TECHNOLOGY, ADVOCATE AURORA HEALTH
DR. DAVID GUNDLACH, DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT, OASD
DON MCCARTNEY, VP – ENTERPRISE ARCHITECT AND SIMPLIFY, OSHKOSH CORP.
CASEY NIEMUTH, CEO, CO-FOUNDER, PODO
STEVE SORENSON, ATTORNEY, VON BRIESEN & ROPER, S.C.

 

Featured on the Ethical IT Conference “Ask the Experts” Panel:

PANELISTS:
DR. DAVID GUNDLACH, DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT, OASD
SAKILE NEWSOM, CO-WORKING SPACE COORDINATOR, FIT OSHKOSH, INC
CASEY NIEMUTH, CEO, CO-FOUNDER, PODO
AMY PIETSCH, DIRECTOR, FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE VENTURE CENTER

This presentation offered attendees a better sense of the overall landscape and the hurdles we face, along with actionable ways of moving towards a better tech future. Led by pioneering tech ethicist David Ryan Polgar (founder of All Tech Is Human), this timely discussion looked at how we arrived at this juncture, the current status of Big Tech’s ethical responsibilities, and where we are likely headed in the future.

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