2018 Agenda

2018 Sage Assembly: Algorithms and the Role of the Individual

April 19-21, 2018     |     W Hotel, Seattle Washington        Great Room One, Floor 2

Thursday, April 19
12:00PM – 6:30PM REGISTRATION Great Room 1 Foyer
12:00PM – 2:00PM MEET, GREET AND POSTER SESSION Great Room 1 Foyer Selected participants, including Young Investigator Award recipients, will share their remarkable projects as posters. A light lunch will be served.
2:00PM – 2:30PM WELCOME – What is an Algorithm and How do We Interact with Them? Lara MangraviteSage Bionetworks
2:30PM – 3:30PM OPENING ADDRESSES What Does the Transition to Algorithmic Culture Mean?
Nils Gilman Berggruen Institute
Data and Algorithms as Common-Pool Resources
John Wilbanks
Sage Bionetworks
3:30PM – 4:00PM BREAK
4:00PM – 4:45PM MODERATED PANEL & PARTICIPANT Q&A – How Do We Live Together with Algorithms? Valerie Florance National Library of Medicine (Moderator)
Elaine Nsoeisie University of Washington
Anna McCollister-Slipp Scripps Research Institute
Joon-Ho Yu University of Washington
5:00PM – 8:00PM OPENING RECEPTION AND LIGHTNING ROUND TALKSGreat Room 1 Foyer RAPID FIRE PARTICIPANT TALKS – A Sage Assembly tradition! We turn over the stage to Assembly participants to share their stories in a rapid learning format. Drinks with a casual dinner buffet will be served. Confirmed speakers:  Moderator – Brian Bot Sage Bionetworks Tetsuyuki Maruyama Dementia Discovery Fund Andrea Coravos Elektra Labs Bruce Caron Earth Science Information Partners Arikia Millikan Journalist Melissa Haendel Oregon Health Sciences University Bastian Greshake Tzovaras Open Humans Janet Hall American Heart Association Matthew Trunnell Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Amel Ghoulia H3ABionet, Mozilla Fellow Gaëll Mainguy Centre de Recherches Interdisciplinaires  Rhoda Au Boston University Keith Elliston TransMart Foundation Kristi Holmes Northwestern Dave King Exaptive Pedja Klansja Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute  Heather Cole-Lewis Johnson & Johnson Dylan Wilbanks Hêtre Clifford Lynch CNI  Taylor Cusher, FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute
Friday, April 20
7:00AM – 8:00AM JOIN Sage Bionetworks team members for one of the following optional activities. Keep pace on a 3-5 mile social run.  We will take in the sights along the Elliot Bay waterfront and Sculpture Park. Meet in the W Hotel Lobby. Start your morning with boxing!  Learn the drills, footwork and punching that go into boxing with Jen and Yooree, two boxers that moonlight as Sage Bionetworks employees. Meet in the W Great Room 1 Foyer. 
8:30AM – 8:45AM WELCOME John WilbanksSage Bionetworks
8:45AM – 9:45AM ASSEMBLY ADDRESSES – The Role of the Individual and the Role of Politics Relationships of people with algorithms – building them, governing them, using them. How and where can we have agency? Forgive Us for We Know Not
Stephen Friend 
Sage Bionetworks, 4YouandMe
Bounded Justice and Health
Melissa Creary
University of Michigan
9:45AM – 10:45AM MODERATED PANEL & PARTICIPANT Q&A – Deconstructing the Clichés of AI Moderator – Justin Guinney Sage BionetworksRich Caruana, Microsoft Research
Christiana DelloRusso 
Providence Ventures
Luca Foschini 
Evidation Health
10:45AM – 11:15AM BREAK
11:15AM – 12:15PM MODERATED PANEL & PARTICIPANT Q&A – Changing Our Relationship to Algorithms in Our Lives and Our Research  Moderator – Eric Hekler UC San Diego
Dana Lewis
Aurelia Moser
Wanda Pratt
University of Washington
12:45PM – 1:45PM LUNCH ADDRESSES AND MODERATED PARTICIPANT DISCUSSION –  What Does Algorithmic Science Mean for Memory and Scientific Archives? Dorothea Salo Librarian and Educator, University of Wisconsin
Daniel Cavanaugh
University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
1:45PM – 3:00PM RAPID FIRE REPORTS FROM THE FIELD – Algorithms in Health Practice Alex Parker Mayo Clinic
Laura Germine
Harvard Medical School / Test My Brain
Nathan Price Institute of Systems Biology
Paul Boutros Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
3:00PM – 6:00PM OUT IN THE CITY – Exploring counter-indications Another Sage Assembly tradition is to take our exploration outside of the venue and work in teams on projects that explore our themes in non-traditional ways.  Venues include the Center for Wooden Boats, a local brew pub, and the Washington State Ferries. Analog Algorithms with Mya Kerner Artist Individuals As Data Subjects with Jacob Metcalf Data & Society Societal Checks for Algorithms with Eric Hekler UC San Diego Algorithms In Games with Dan Webster Sage Bionetworks Land Trusts For Data Governance with Sean McDonald Frontline MS and John Wilbanks Sage Bionetworks Losing The Cow Path with John Chaffins Wondros and Woody MacDuffie Sage Bionetworks Learn more about the Out In The City sessions.
6:30PM – 9:00PM EVENING RECEPTION  Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59 Cap your afternoon off with local brews, wine and a dinner buffet while sharing stories in the company of Puget Sound aquatic creatures. Hosted by Helmsley Charitable Trust
Saturday, April 21
8:30AM – 9:00AM REPORT OUTS from the OUT IN THE CITY Activities
9:00AM – 10:00AM ASSEMBLY ADDRESSES Reconciling the Moment – The Promise and Peril Ifeoma Ajunwa Cornell University
David Clifford
Chief AI/ML Scientist – GMIT at General Motors
10:00AM – 10:30AM BREAK
10:30AM – 11:30AM PARTICIPANT REFLECTIONS John Wilbanks Sage Bionetworks (moderator)
11:30AM – 12:00PM CLOSING  – We Collaborate, We Share, We Include Lara Mangravite Sage Bionetworks