Queer in AI's 3rd annual workshop at NeurIPS 2020 will take place virtually on Tuesday, December 8th from 10am EST to 3:30pm EST. We have an exciting lineup of speakers and topics: two keynote talks by Anna Hoffmann and Laura Montoya, and panel discussions on "Queer AI Ethics Education", "Trans-Inclusive Academic Publishing" and "What are We Going to Do About Computer Vision?". For the full schedule, click here!

Also check out the Joint Affinity Group Poster session, featuring work from QinAI members and members of other NeurIPS affinity groups, on Monday, December 7th from 3:30pm EST to 5:30pm EST.

Queer in AI's two NeurIPS Socials will take place on Thursday, December 10th from 9pm to 11pm EST and Friday, December 11th from 8am to 10am EST. Come socialize with queer researchers and allies from all around the world. Note that we offer two different timeslots for the social, distributed so that as many people from as many time zones as possible can join.

Information on how to attend the socials will be sent via the Queer in AI Slack, and through the registration-projected NeurIPS workshop website.



COVID-19 resources

We stand in support of our community during the COVID-19 crisis.

Together with our parent organization, oSTEM, we are offering a Community Relief Emergency Fund for queer people in need of emergency resources.

  • To apply, please use this form.

  • Please consider making a donation to the fund if you are able to here.

  • oSTEM has a list of high-quality mental health crises hotlines available here

Upcoming socials

This event will be held on December 5, 6 pm HKT. This social will have a focus on queer culture in Asia-Pacific Region.

This event will be held on December 8, 7 pm CET. This social will have a focus on computational and queer linguistics.

Community Events

We are organizing virtual community events, starting with:

  • meal breaks on Mondays at 12pm Pacific / 3pm Eastern / 9pm Central European Summer time

  • co-working sessions on Wednesdays at 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern / 7pm Central European Summer time

  • meditation sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30am Pacific / 12:30pm Eastern / 6:30pm Central European Summer time

Join us on slack to find out more or to propose an event you'd like to host (to get an invitation to slack, please email queerinai@gmail.com).

We will be hosting some of the conference events planned for 2020 virtually. Stay tuned!

Mission

  • Raise awareness of queer issues in AI/ML

  • Foster a community of queer researchers

  • Celebrate work of queer scientists

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