Past Events

Past Events

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), the inaugural Fake-a-thon challenges participants to generate fake news stories and better understand the impact of generative AI. The Fake-a-thon will be held April 1-5 and consists of two distinct stages: Fake News Submissions and Fake News Detection.

View full event instructions on the Fake-a-thon webpage.

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), the inaugural Fake-a-thon challenges participants to generate fake news stories and better understand the impact of generative AI. The Fake-a-thon will be held April 1-5 and consists of two distinct stages.

View full event instructions on the Fake-a-thon webpage.

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), the inaugural Fake-a-thon challenges participants to generate fake news stories and better understand the impact of generative AI. The Fake-a-thon will be held April 1-5 and consists of two distinct stages.

View full event instructions on the Fake-a-thon webpage.

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), the inaugural Fake-a-thon challenges participants to generate fake news stories and better understand the impact of generative AI. The Fake-a-thon will be held April 1-5 and consists of two distinct stages.

View full event instructions on the Fake-a-thon webpage.

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), the inaugural Fake-a-thon challenges participants to generate fake news stories and better understand the impact of generative AI. The Fake-a-thon will be held April 1-5 and consists of two distinct stages.

View full event instructions on the Fake-a-thon webpage.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Qingyun Wu, assistant professor at the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology, for an upcoming talk as part of CSRAI's AI for Social Impact Seminar Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), Bias-a-thon aims to expose biases in current-day AI tools. During the virtual event, participants will compete for prizes ranging from $250 to $1,000 by identifying prompts that lead popular generative AI tools to produce biased or stereotype-reinforcing outputs. 

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), Bias-a-thon aims to expose biases in current-day AI tools. During the virtual event, participants will compete for prizes ranging from $250 to $1,000 by identifying prompts that lead popular generative AI tools to produce biased or stereotype-reinforcing outputs. 

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), Bias-a-thon aims to expose biases in current-day AI tools. During the virtual event, participants will compete for prizes ranging from $250 to $1,000 by identifying prompts that lead popular generative AI tools to produce biased or stereotype-reinforcing outputs. 

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Sponsored by the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible AI (CSRAI), Bias-a-thon aims to expose biases in current-day AI tools. During the virtual event, participants will compete for prizes ranging from $250 to $1,000 by identifying prompts that lead popular generative AI tools to produce biased or stereotype-reinforcing outputs. 

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Serena Wang, a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Christine Herlihy, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland, College Park, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Lily Xu, a doctoral candidate at Harvard University, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Chinasa T. Okolo, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Chun Kai Ling, a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Varun Chandola, Program Manager at National Science Foundation, will present a Penn State AI Distinguished Talk, "Towards a Robust Artificial Intelligence Innovation Ecosystem." This event is part of the Penn State AI Hub Talks series, organized by the Penn State AI Hub.

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Join Harsh Nisar, Lead Data Scientist with the Government of India's Ministry of Rural Development for an upcoming talk in the AI for Social Impact Seminar Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Umang Bhatt, a doctoral candidate in the Machine Learning Group at the University of Cambridge, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Su Lin Blodgett, a postdoctoral researcher in the Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics (FATE) group at Microsoft Research Montréal, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Maria De-Arteaga, assistant professor in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin for an upcoming talk in the AI for Social Impact Seminar Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This event is hosted as part of the Penn State Center for Socially Responsible Artificial Intelligence's Distinguished Lecture Series in partnership with the College of Information Sciences and Technology. The series highlights world-renowned scholars of repute who have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of socially responsible artificial intelligence. The series aims to provoke attendees and participants to have thoughtful conversations and to facilitate discussion among students, faculty, and industry affiliates of the Center.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ryan Shi, a doctoral candidate of societal computing in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University and founder of 98Connect, will deliver “From a Bag of Bagels to Bandit Data-Driven Optimization” as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Srijan Kumar, assistant professor at the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology for an upcoming talk in the AI for Social Impact Seminar Series. This lecture is free and open to the Penn State community.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Praneeth Vepakomma, a doctoral student at MIT, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kai Wang, a doctoral candidate at Harvard University, will deliver a talk as part of CSRAI's Young Achievers Symposium.