Tuesday, May 16, 2023

ChatGPT and how companies are handling it

ChatGPT and how companies are handling it

Date:  Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Time: 1-2 pm EST

Event Description:

In this zoom-based webinar, Nicole Spence of IBM will engage in a thought-provoking conversation with Chris MacDonald, Director of the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre, about how companies are responding to the current wave of new AI-based tools.

Some of the key topics that will be explored are:

  • How are companies balancing the benefits of ChatGPT with potential ethical concerns?
  • What privacy risks are raised by AI chatbots more generally, and how can they be mitigated?
  • What lessons have already been learned, and which are yet to be discovered?


Dr. Chris MacDonald

Director, Ted Rogers Leadership Centre

Chris MacDonald is an associate professor, writer, speaker and consultant on ethics. MacDonald has been at the Ted Rogers School of Management since August 2012. His expertise in the field of ethics has led to him receiving a number of awards over the years, including being named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics,” for the past four years by Ethisphere magazine. MacDonald has also been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behaviour” by Trust Across America in 2011 and 2012. A philosopher by training, MacDonald is also the creator and co-editor of the Business Ethics Journal Review and the author of the highly-regarded Business Ethics Blog.

Nicole A. Spence CIPP/US, CIPP/E

Counsel – Data and AI, IBM

Nicole A. Spence is one of IBM’s AI policy attorneys for the US and a certified privacy professional in the US and the EU. She supports multiple cloud and cognitive software business units in the AI sector, advises on data usage and rights issues and IBM’s music licences, and provides IP support for M&A deals. Prior to IBM, Spence practised as a litigator for more than seven years, managing all phases of litigation including discovery, settlement agreements and trials in IP and insurance defence. She also had her own practice, The Spence Law Group.