Lee Tiedrich Ethical Tech Series
Lee Tiedrich

Responsible Data & Emerging Technologies Fireside Chat Series

Join Professor Lee Tiedrich for discussions with various industry leaders, experts, and policymakers about recent technologies whose development and practical applications are still largely unrealized.

The Responsible Data and Emerging Technologies Fireside Chat Series is part of Science & Society’s Ethical Technology suite of programs. Conversations with industry experts are facilitated by Professor Lee Tiedrich, Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Ethical Tech. Lunch is typically provided, but check each event’s details for specifics and an opportunity to reserve your seat.

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events. Check back in Fall 2023!


Past Events

Growing Use of AI in the Judicial System, with Judge Paul Grimm

Tuesday, April 19, 12:30 p.m. (EST)

Paul W. Grimm, the former district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and current David F. Levi Professor of the Practice of Law and Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School, will be sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience on March 24th, 2023. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a distinguished legal expert.

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Data, AI and Compliance to Advance Defense and National Security – Carl Hahn

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023, 12:30 p.m. (EST)

Carl T. Hahn is Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Northrop Grumman a leading global security company. As CCO, Mr. Hahn is responsible for leading the enterprise–wide compliance function, ensuring the Company has the right policies, procedures and practices in place and that they are effectively implemented globally.

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The Promises and Perils of Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace: Navigating the Legal and Ethical Issues – Lee Tiedrich, Keith Sonderling, and Bradford J. Kelley

Wednesday, January 25, 2022, 12:30 p.m. (EST)

Keith Sonderling is a Commissioner on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and has a background in labor and employment law. Having previously served as the Acting and Deputy Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the U.S. Department of Labor, Sonderling has published numerous articles on the benefits and potential harms of using AI-based technology in the workplace and speaks globally on these emerging issues. Bradford J. Kelley serves as Chief Counsel to Sonderling and is an adjunct professor at The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law teaching employment discrimination.

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Navigating the Evolving Privacy Landscape & Related Career Opportunities – Jadzia Pierce

Tuesday, January 31st, 12:30 p.m. (EST)

Jadzia Pierce is a Director of Global Privacy Policy for Microsoft Corporation, where she helps the company support global data flows with trust, advocate for strong and interoperable privacy laws, and encourage the responsible use of data to help people, organizations, and society.

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“Hot Topics in Tech” with Mike Bingle, Duke Trustee and Vice Chair of Silver Lake

Tuesday, February 28th, 12:30 p.m. (EST)

Mike Bingle is currently the Vice Chairman of Silver Lake Group and a member of several of the firm’s investment committees. Silver Lake is a leading technology investment firm with approximately $83 billion of assets under management. Previously, Mike was one of the four Managing Partners from 2012 until 2020. Since joining the firm in 1999, he led many of the firm’s investments in financial technology, payments, information and data services, software, and ecommerce.