Short Bio- Keeley Crockett SMIEEE SFHEA is a Professor in Computational Intelligence at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). She gained a BSc Degree (Hons) in Computation from UMIST (1993), and a PhD in Fuzzy Decision Trees from MMU (1998). She currently leads the Machine Intelligence theme in the Centre for Advanced Computational Science. Her research interests include the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), fuzzy systems, psychological profiling using AI, fuzzy natural language processing, semantic similarity, conversational agents, and intelligent tutoring systems. She led work on Place based practical Artificial Intelligence, facilitating a parliamentary inquiry with Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics leading to the inquiry report Our Place Our Data: Involving Local People in Data and AI-Based Recovery (1/4/2021). She is currently, the PI on the EPSRC Grant – “PEAs in Pods: Co-production of community based public engagement for data and AI research.”, CO-I on The Alan Turing Institute, People-powered AI: responsible research and innovation through community ideation and involvement Grant, academic co-lead in the ERDF £6m GM Artificial Intelligence Foundry and PI on two Innovate UK KTPs, She has also received STRENGTH IN PLACES POLICY funding to engage GM business on “SME Readiness for Adoption of Ethical Approaches to AI Development and Deployment”.She is the Chair of the IEEE CIS Technical Committee on Ethical, Legal, Social, Environmental andHuman Dimensions of Computational Intelligence, Chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee, and Co-chair of the IEEE Women in Engineering Educational Outreach. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an active UK STEM Ambassador. Keeley serves as an Associate Editor on the IEEE Trans. Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, IEEE Trans. Artificial intelligence, IEEE Trans on Fuzzy systems, and IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. She was the General Co-chair for IEEE SSCI 2021, the Co-Chair of the IEEE Symposium on the Ethical, Social and Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence (IEEE ETHAI) – IEEE SSCI 2021, 2022 and will also be the Co-Chair in IEEE ETHAI 2022 in Singapore and a FUZZ-IEEE Technical Co-chair at IEEE FUZZ 2024. She has co-organized 16 special sessions, 4 workshops and authored over 130 peer reviewed publications and has co-authored 3 international textbooks in database systems. She has supervised 28 PhDs to completion and has externally examined 11 PhDs in the UK, Europe, India, and Azerbaijan.
Title: People Powered AI – Challenges and opportunities in responsible innovation