BAI Workshop 2019

The 3rd Black in AI workshop will be co-located with NeurIPS 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver Canada on December 9th from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm PST. The workshop will feature a panel discussion and invited talks from prominent researchers and practitioners, oral presentations, and a poster session. We invite all members of the AI community to attend the workshop. Please, register at this registration link.

There will also be a reception followed by the annual BAI Dinner to facilitate networking, discussion of different career opportunities in AI, and sharing of ideas to increase participation of Black researchers in the field. The dinner will take place on December 13th from 6:30 pm - midnight at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. The dinner will feature a fireside chat with Ruha Benjamin and Charity Wayua. During the reception, Ruha Benjamin will aslo sign her book: Race After Technology.

The workshop keynote speakers include: Elaine Nsoesie, Sara Menker, and Matthew Kenney.

Important Dates

  • Tue July 30, 2019 11:00 PM UTC: Abstract submission deadline

  • Extended: Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:00 PM UTC: Abstract submission deadline

  • Wed July 31, 2019 11:00 PM UTC: Travel grant application deadline

  • Extended: Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:00 PM UTC: Travel grant application deadline

  • 30th August, 2019: Notification of travel grant approval/rejection

  • 31st August, 2019: Notification of paper submission acceptance/rejection

  • Sun October 13, 2019 11:59 EST: NeurIPS early registration deadline

  • Monday December 9th, 2019 7:00 am to 8:00 pm PST: The Third BAI Workshop

  • Friday December 13th, 2019 6:30 pm to midnight PST: The Third BAI Dinner