Events

CyCAT holds monthly seminars in this topic and that one. Our seminars are held online where viewers can ask questions. Most of our past seminars can be watched here.

CyCAT Webinar: Toward Measuring Viewpoint Diversity in News Consumption


Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency – CyCAT continues its online seminar series, with a presentation by Dr. Nava Tintarev, Assistant Professor at TU Delft. The  “Toward Measuring Viewpoint Diversity in News Consumption” will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 13.30 (GMT) / 15:30 (Cyprus) and is intended to engage researchers, academics, students and developers. The 1-hour presentation will be followed by a 15-minute open discussion.   Presentation... Read More


9 June 2019 3:30 pm (GMT+3)

Workshop @ UMAP 2019, 9-12 June, Larnaca, Cyprus


Speakers:

Dr. Nava Tintarev, Assistant Professor at TU Delft.

1 hour



Artificial Intelligence, the Popular Imaginary, and New Inequalities


Abstract The quest for singularity through Artificial Intelligence is often heralded as the ultimate frontier of technological advancement. However, with the techno-scientific breakthroughs moving at an increasingly fast velocity, the ethical, environmental, and human-oriented impact is often neglected. This talk aims to approach A.I., machine learning, and algorithmic culture from an Arts and Humanities-oriented perspective in order to propose a more interdisciplinary accompaniment to... Read More


26 September 2019 10:00 am (GMT+3)

RISE, PwC Julia House, Nicosia (Ground Floor)


Speakers:

Dr. Marina Hassapopoulou, Department of Cinema Studies, New York University (NYU)

1 hour



Fighting “Everyday Bias” : Thoughtfulness in information access


The workshop of Fighting "Everyday Bias": Thoughtfulness in information access will take place in the full-day event of Disinformation Battles: The tools to fight it in the Digital Era, organized by LeadCyprus. This workshop is a collaboration of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies (RISE Ltd) and the Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency (CyCAT). Find out more by following the Disinformation Battles Facebook event. Get your tickets... Read More


18 July 2019 4:15 pm (GMT+3)

Cyprus University of Technology, 30 Archbishop Kyprianou, 3036 Limassol


Speakers:

Kyriakos Kyriakou, Transparency in Algorithms Group at RISE
Dr. Styliani Kleanthous, Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency (CyCAT)
Dr. Jahna Otterbacher, Cyprus Center for Algorithmic Transparency (CyCAT)

2 hours 15 minutes