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Does this AI Look Good on Me? (Joint event with Women in Big Data)

April 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Greetings everyone!

Time to announce the next event, which is a special collaboration between this meetup and the Women in Big Data group. Please see below for details on the presentation and the speaker.

I would also like to thank the presenters from the prior meetup, Travis Kerr and Justin Stadler for giving an excellent couple of presentations. Here is a link to Justin’s presentation on data architecture at ABC Supply.

Pitt F.


Does this AI Look Good on Me? Some Ethical and Cultural Concerns About Wearables, Cheating Detection, and Autonomous Vehicles

by Jo Ann Oravec, Professor, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater (Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, College of Business and Economics) and Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science, Technology, & Society Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison


Dr. Jo Ann Oravec received her MBA, MS, MA, and PhD degrees at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She taught computer information systems and public policy at Baruch College of the City University of New York; she also taught in the School of Business and the Computer Sciences Department at UW-Madison as well as at Ball State University. She chaired the Privacy Council of the State of Wisconsin, the nation’s first state-level council dealing with information technology and privacy issues.

She has written books (including “Virtual Individuals, Virtual Groups: Human Dimensions of Groupware and Computer Networking,” Cambridge University Press) and dozens of articles on futurism, ethics, film, artificial intelligence, disability, mental health, technological design, privacy, computing technology, management, and public policy issues. She has worked for public television and developed software along with her academic ventures. She has held visiting fellow positions at both Cambridge and Oxford, was recently a featured speaker at conferences in Japan and Australia, and was recently covered by BBC News and Healthline on cyberhealth issues.

Event co-organizer: Women in Big Data: http://www.womeninbigdata.org/

Food Sponsor: I would like to thank Google for the food and drink for the meetup.

Space Sponsor: I would like to thank American Family for the venue.


April 3, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT


Dreambank – American Family Insurance
821 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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