Conference: "Artificial Intelligence and Business Ethics: Friends or Foes?"

(part of a series)

Location: University of Notre Dame

A conference to explore the ethical issues arising from the use of artificial intelligence in businesses and in the broader culture.


wednesday night 9/19

6:00-7:00 P.M.:  dinner in O’NEILL HALL, south CLUB

7:00-8:00 P.M.  Speaker Daniel Faggella, founder of TechEmergence, a daily newsletter that serves as the industry source for authoritative market research and competitive intelligence for the business applications of artificial intelligence.

thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 P.M. at mckenna hall

  • Ethical Problems of AI: The current problems associated with the rise of AI and potential future challenges.
    Guest speaker: Sharda Cherwoo, EY Americas Tax Intelligent Automation Leader. Sharda has been with EY for 36 years, 27 as a partner, leading business units, client service teams and numerous innovation and entrepreneurial initiatives.

  • Implications of AI: How the use of AI may affect a variety of areas, such as business law, talent acquisition and marketing.
    Guest speaker: Martin Fiore (EMBA ’00), Ernst & Young Americas Tax Talent leader.

  • The Path Forward: A focus on the technologies, architectures, processes and other capabilities that may provide solutions to AI-related problems.
    Guest speakers: Otto Berkes, Chief Technology Officer for CA Technologies; Ryan Welsh (MBA ’13), founder and CEO of Kyndi, an artificial intelligence company.

two breaks and lunch will be provided

conference is free to all Mendoza faculty, staff and current students; $50 for Notre Dame faculty and staff; and $100 for all others.

registration site is now available.

this event is sponsored by The Mendoza College of Business and The Chase Manhattan Lecture Series, an endowment to support ethical responsibilities of business.

here is a calendar link to add the conference to your calendar. 


Tim Carone, associate teaching professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations and conference organizer, (574) 631-9322,


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