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Swedish Statistical Society Webinar

event date: 2023-10-24Join the annual autumn conference on Tuesday, October 24th, featuring the theme Technology and Ethics. Connect with four leading experts in the field and engage in discussions about the impact of this topic.

Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the intersection of technology and ethics with leading experts in the field. Further details here


  • Date: October 24th, 2023
  • Venue: Zoom, free registration here.


  • 09:00 – 09:30: Welcome by Nancy Steinbach
  • 09:30 – 10:30: Fredrik Heintz, LiU – AI and Ethics
  • 10:30 – 11:30: Johanna Laiho-Kauranne, Datsu – AI in Statistical Surveys
  • 11:30 – 12:00: Breakout Session
  • 13:00 – 14:00: Josefin Rosén, SAS Institute – Trustworthy AI
  • 14:00 – 15:00: Karim Jebari, IFFS – The Singularity Hypothesis
  • 15:00 – 15:30: Breakout Session
  • 15:30 – 16:00: Closing and Thanks by Nancy Steinbach


  • Fredrik Heintz – Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Linköping University, Chairman of the Swedish AI Society, and director of various AI research programs.
  • Johanna Laiho-Kauranne – Senior Data & AI Strategist at DAIN Studios, with a background in Social Statistics and extensive experience in data strategies and sustainability through AI.
  • Josefin Rosén – Nordic Head of AI and Analysis at the SAS Institute, specializing in Responsible AI and helping organizations implement trustworthy AI.
  • Karim Jebari – Researcher at the Institute for Future Studies, with a focus on existential risks, bioethics, and AI-related philosophical issues.
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