We Count has a lot of things on the go. You can learn and co-create with us and earn micro-badges to show your effort. Here are some of our upcoming and ongoing learning activities.
All We Count/Digging DEEPer workshops and webinars are accessible, free and open to the public. We welcome people from all backgrounds and experience levels.
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We Count, Future of Work & Digging DEEPer Events
Based on Jason Lewis’s research-creation work, this webinar will explore the concept of the future imaginary and make an argument as to why it is important that Indigenous people engage in creating them.
December 9, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
Panelists will highlight some of the potential problems that arise from AI in the hiring process and brainstorm ideas to make this process more inclusive for persons with disabilities.
December 1, 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (EST)
Looking for something exciting and creative for your kids in November? Coding to Learn and Create is offering a two-day workshop.
Part 1: November 18, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
Part 2: November 25, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
Panelists will discuss how machine learning models can carry bias when selecting candidates, affecting persons with disabilities and other individual differences.
November 17, 2020, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (EST)
A group of expert panellists will give an introduction to AI and machine learning with a focus on concerns for persons with disabilities and employment.
November 3, 2020, 1:30 AM – 3:00 PM (EST)
Artificial intelligence is rapidly advancing to think like us and to deep dream through machine learning, so how can it be used to improve accessibility? This three-part workshop will dig deeper into the possibilities of AI-powered assistive technology mobile apps.
Part 1: September 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
Part 2: October 7, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
Part 3: October 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
Available badges: Learner, Brainstormer, Communicator
A conversation on accessible survey platforms, hosted by the Inclusive Design Research Centre. Join the discussion with David Berman, Roland Van Oostveen, Pina D'Intino, Julia Foster, Sarah Stadder Wise, Michelle Borgal, and members of the inclusive design community.
August 4, 2020, 2:00 – 3:30 PM (EST)
Dr. Toon Calders (University of Antwerp) explains how predictions made using data mining and algorithms can affect population subgroups differently.
July 8, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (EST)
Available badges: Learner
Coded Bias explores the fallout of MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini’s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately and her journey to push for legislation in the U.S. to govern against bias in the algorithms that impact us all.
Join us for a discussion with author Steffen Mau and other panelists.