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Reclaim your face – Facial Recognition in Urban Jungle

Facial Recognition tech is getting more accessible by the day, with urban applications varying from the wacky to the scary. Amazon Rekognition software means anyone can add FR to their systems and the barrier of entry has dropped fast.

New applications emerging during Covid are showing the kinder site of Facial Recognition with tools that save lives, improve face mask compliance or protect children in schools.

What legal and societal framework is in place to help us to benefit from this new tech while maintaining personal data protection?

Join us on 17th November 2020, 6.30pm to examine the new apps, question the designers and learn about who has the rights to your face.


Discussion Panel with:

Dr Stephanie Hare  – former strategist at Palantir, author of a upcoming book on Tech Ethics (Spring 2021)

Angus Fraser – AI entrepreneur, former RAF pilot and co-founder of ViMo (Vision Monitor for Health)

Satinder Gill – editor of Journal AI and Society (Cambridge University), author of upcoming book on “Where Art, Science, and Technology Meet’ (2021)

Edward Hasbrouck – Facial Recognition for Airports

Chair: Eva Pascoe (Cybersalon.org),

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