2019 Agenda

“Ethics at the Frontier of Technology”

June 28, 2019
Boston University Questrom School of Business, Massachusetts


8:30am – 9:00am Welcome Remarks & Introduction


Finna Huang
President Commissioner at PT Sekar Bumi, Tbk & Owner of the Jakarta Women and Children Clinic
Harry Susilo Family


Susan Fournier
BU Questrom


 Nalin Kulatilaka & Nina Mazar
Co-Directors Susilo Institute
BU Questrom

9:00am –


Opening Keynote-Bites: Thought Provoking Cutting Edge Insights from Academic Research

  • Edmond Awad, MIT Media Lab, Moral Machine Group
    Topic: Ethics of Self-Driving Cars
  • Chiara Longoni, BU Questrom
    Topic: Consumer Reluctance Toward Medical AI
10:00am –


10:15am –


Moderated Expert Panel: Industry Specific Ethical Opportunities and Challenges in a Digital World

Moderators: Nalin Kulatilaka and Nina Mazar, Co-Directors Susilo Institute

Expert Panel:

  • James Ciriello, VP Digital Innovation and Transformation, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
  • Ashley Nagle Eknaian, Chief Digital Strategist and Head of Eastern Labs, Eastern Bank
  • Steven Moy, EVP Chief Technology Officer, R/GA
  • Sarah Mueller, Managing Director, Kununu
  • David Weil, Dean and Professor, Brandeis University (former Wage and Hour Administrator, US Department of Labor, Obama Administration)
11:45am –


Lunch Keynote

Varun Gauri, Co-Head of eMBeD, The World Bank

Topic: Opportunities and Challenges of Technology in Behavioral Science-Informed Anti-Poverty Policy around the Globe

1:15am – 2:15pm Guided Roundtable Discussions

What are some of the ethical issues that are arising due to technological advances, big data, AI, and digitization in general at conference attendants’ respective organizations

2:15pm –


Roundtable Discussion Synthesis

Susilo Fellows will summarize each table’s discussion for the entire audience and open discussion

3:15pm –


3:30pm –


Closing Keynote

Magdi Amin, Investment Partner, Omidyar Network

Topic: Impact Investing

4:30pm –


Closing Remarks and Thank you

Nalin Kulatilaka and Nina Mazar, Co-Directors Susilo Institute

4:35pm –


Networking Reception