The COMO Summit is a followup to the “Content Moderation And Removal At Scale Conference” held at Santa Clara Law in February 2018. The DC COMO Summit will further explore the vexing challenges that Internet platforms face in moderating content online. Recent phenomena like #deepfakes, Russian election interference, and extremist content are just some of the challenges that our experts will explore at COMO.  
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Monday, May 7 • 2:55pm - 3:45pm
What Machines Are, and Aren’t, Good At

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Many people look at the proliferation of objectionable content on UGC platforms and wonder why tech companies can't just use some "tech magic" to make it all go away. This panel will examine how, while AI and machine learning have made great strides in being able to moderate content, there are some things that machines just can't do.

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Casey Burton

Senior Corporate Counsel, Match Group
Casey Burton is Senior Corporate Counsel at Match Group, the global leader in online dating products with brands such as Match.com, Tinder, OkCupid, and others. His responsibilities include legal and compliance work for US brands across a wide range of areas, and providing legal support... Read More →
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Frank Carey

Machine Learning Engineer, Vimeo
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Ryan Kennedy

Moderation Lead, Twitch
Ryan Kennedy began his career in content moderation as a member of Twitch’s very first moderation team when the site launched in 2011. Today, Ryan is head of Twitch’s Moderation team and responsible for managing both community policy and community policy enforcement. Core to Twitch’s... Read More →
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Peter Stern

Policy Manager for Stakeholder Engagement, Facebook
Peter Stern is a Manager in the Product Policy group at Facebook in Menlo Park, California. Product Policy is responsible for writing and interpreting global policies governing what users can share on Facebook, and how advertisers and developers interact with the site. Peter leads... Read More →

Monday May 7, 2018 2:55pm - 3:45pm EDT
Showroom 1099 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20005