Program Details

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Keynote Speaker

The Intersection of Career Services, Recruiting & Technology: Navigating the Twists and Turns of Ethical AI
Dr. Rumman Chowdhury
Technology and AI impact our lives daily as career services and talent acquisition professionals.  In this talk, Dr. Rumman Chowdhury will delve into the evolving world of career services and recruiting & hiring in the digital age. She’ll explore the unsolved problem of the relationship between humans and technology and the great potential, and simultaneous challenges, that she has seen arise in her work with global Fortune 500 clients.  In this interesting and exciting age of the AI power struggle, she’ll share actions you can take to use technology as a tool in your daily work with students.  She’ll explore how industry can leverage machine learning and data science for responsible and ethical recruiting and hiring.  She’ll also talk about the future of edtech and how technology is allowing us to approach education differently, with a highly customizable and personalized approach. By the end of this talk, you will leave with a new perspective on the intersection of technology and the human workforce as well as practical tools you can use to take full advantage of the unique insights and capabilities that AI and machine learning offer us today.

Rumman Chowdhury’s passion lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence and humanity. She holds degrees in quantitative social science and has been a practicing data scientist and AI developer since 2013.  Chowdhury is currently the Global Lead for Responsible AI at Accenture Applied Intelligence, where she works with C-suite clients to create cutting-edge technical solutions for ethical, explainable and transparent AI.  Chowdhury has been featured in international media, including the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, MIT Technology Review, BBC, and Fast Company.  She was named one of BBC’s 100 Women for 2017, recognized as one of the Bay Area’s top 40 under 40, and honored to be inducted to the British Royal Society of the Arts.  Education is a passion of hers, so she is creating a refugee train-to-work program in coordination with the UN World Food Programme's Tech for Food initiative.

Monday, June 22

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm (& Tuesday, June 23, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm)

MBA CSEA Career Services Boot Camp
This pre-conference event is designed for individuals who are relatively new to the MBA career services profession. Conference registration is not required in order to register for the Boot Camp.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (& Tuesday, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
MBA CSEA Recruiter Boot Camp
This pre-conference event is designed for employers who are relatively new to MBA/graduate business school recruiting. Experienced industry leaders will provide attendees with the tools and knowledge to “unmask” some of the challenges unique to graduate student recruiting to help ensure success in the field.

Tuesday, June 23

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pre-Conference Session for Career Center Leaders/Directors (by invitation only - please let us know if your school's Career Center Leader has not received an invitation)

Note: You must register for the Global Conference in order to attend the pre-conference session for Career Center Leaders.

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 New Member Orientation 
More details coming soon!